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Soundtrack Watch: Intrada’s Busy Month

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isc247B_booklet.inddCalling all soundtrack lovers: Intrada has been pretty busy in the last few weeks, reissuing or expanding three diverse scores and premiering another on CD.

The label’s most recent batch saw a pair of double-disc score sets, and the first up was James Horner’s action-packed score to 1994’s Clear and Present Danger. Based on the Tom Clancy novel, Clear and Present Danger finds the irascible agent Jack Ryan (played again by Harrison Ford, his second turn in the role after 1992’s Patriot Games) serving as acting deputy director of the CIA, only to find a covert drug war in Colombia is being conducted behind his back – and the President may be in on the scheme. Many of Horner’s dramatic action cues from this film are making their proper debut on this two-disc set, along with a few extras from the original soundtrack CD.

Inchon_mafA_600Last week also saw the reissue of Intrada’s double-disc presentation of Inchon, Jerry Goldsmith’s score to the Terence Young dramatization of the pivotal Korean War battle. Initially released on LP by the Regency International label upon initial release in 1981, Intrada oversaw a release of the original score as heard in the film on CD in 1988, and then expanded that program in 2006 as a two-disc set featuring both complete score and original soundtrack LP. That program is now available once more – and as an unlimited title, preserved in the label’s catalogue from this point. It’s another traditionally strong mid-period Goldsmith score for everyone to enjoy again.

Intrada also bowed a few single-disc sets in the weeks before their latest batch: first there was a straight remastered reissue of Maurice Jarre’s score to Dreamscape, a Dennis Quaid-anchored sci-fi film about infiltrating people’s dreams two decades before Inception, and the premiere of Jerry Fielding’s score to Beyond The Poseidon Adventure, which found a few all-star groups of explorers revisiting the half-sunken ocean liner. Full details on all four sets, including track lists and order links can be found after the jump!

Jerry Fielding, Beyond The Poseidon Adventure: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Intrada Special Collection Vol. 245, 2013 – original film released 1979)

  1. Main Title
  2. Helicopter
  3. We’ve Got Company
  4. They Go Aboard
  5. Survivors
  6. Move It Out Sarge
  7. The Money
  8. Tex
  9. They’re with Me/Susan At the File
  10. The Susan and Stefan Show
  11. Wilbur’s Secret Ailment
  12. Harold and Hannah
  13. In the Tunnel (Revised)
  14. Susan is Dead
  15. Sprague Pumps
  16. He Builds a Bridge/Blindman’s Bluff
  17. Conversations While Waiting
  18. Gun Fight
  19. Frank Buys the Farm
  20. Hannah Kroax
  21. Svevo Gets Out (Revised)
  22. Wilbur Gets a Pang
  23. Great Escape
  24. End Credits (Original)
  25. End Credits (Revised Film Version)
  26. Main Title (Promo Reel)
  27. The Money (Promo Reel)
  28. In the Tunnel (Original)
  29. Svevo Gets Out (Original)
  30. End Credits (Original Promo Reel)

Maurice Jarre, Dreamscape: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (originally released as Sonic Atmosphere LP 102/CD 302, 1984 – reissued Intrada Special Collection Vol. 248, 2013)

  1. Dreamscapes
  2. The Journey
  3. First Experiment
  4. Suspense
  5. Jealousy Merry-Go-Round
  6. The Snakeman
  7. Entering the Nightmare
  8. Love Dreams
  9. Dangerous Moments
  10. Escape
  11. Labyrinth
  12. Endless Dreams

James Horner, Clear and Present Danger: Music from the Motion Picture (Intrada Special Collection Vol. 247, 2013 – original film released 1994)

Disc 1

  1. Main Title/Clear and Present Danger
  2. President’s Mission
  3. Jack’s New Office
  4. Greer Signs Memo
  5. Cortez Arrives in U.S.
  6. Jack Briefs FBI/President
  7. Operation Reciprocity
  8. Blow Up Narcotics Plane
  9. Try Lindo Brand
  10. Fire in the Hole
  11. Moira’s Fatal Phone Call
  12. Ambush
  13. Casket Arrival
  14. The Laser-Guided Missile
  15. Jack Sees Bombing
  16. Looking for Clues (Film Ending)
  17. Cortez is Watched
  18. Greer’s Last Hospital
  19. Deleting the Evidence

Disc 2

  1. Greer’s Funeral/Betrayal
  2. Chavez Sees Prisoners
  3. Escobedo’s New Friend (Part 2)
  4. Second Hand Copter
  5. Rebuffed (Not in Film)
  6. Escobedo’s New Friend (Part 1)
  7. Cortez Kills Escobedo
  8. Finding the Prisoners (Film Version)
  9. Jack Creates Diversion
  10. Woodroom/Finale
  11. Escobedo’s New Friend (Part 3)
  12. Truth Needs a Soldier/End Title
  13. Main Title/Clear and Present Danger (Album Version)
  14. Looking for Clues (Album Ending)
  15. Finding the Prisoners

Portions of this program, including Disc 2, Tracks 13-14, released as Milan Records 71318 35966-2, 1994

Jerry Goldsmith, Inchon: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (originally released as Intrada Special Collection Vol. 35, 2006. Reissued Intrada MAF-7125, 2013 – original film released 1981)

Disc 1: Original soundtrack LP (released as Regency International LP RI-8502, 1982)

  1. Main Title
  2. Resignation
  3. The Bridge
  4. The Church
  5. The Mines
  6. Task Force
  7. Medley
  8. Love Theme
  9. The Tanks
  10. Lim’s Death
  11. The Trucks
  12. Inchon Theme

Disc 2: Complete score

  1. Prologue and Main Title
  2. The Bridge
  3. The 38th Parallel
  4. Medley
  5. Love Theme
  6. The Aftermath *
  7. The Tanks
  8. A Change of Course *
  9. The Church
  10. MacArthur’s Arrival
  11. The Harbor
  12. The Trucks
  13. Corpses
  14. The Children
  15. The Apology
  16. The Lighthouse
  17. The Clock Watcher *
  18. The Mines
  19. Resignation
  20. The Landing
  21. Lim’s Death
  22. The Scroll *
  23. Task Force
  24. Inchon Theme

* indicates track first released on Intrada CD FMT-8002D, 1988

Written by Mike Duquette

June 17, 2013 at 12:38

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