The Ladykillers : music from those glorious Ealing films.
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|The ladykillers (1996) a suite for orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Whitfield Street Studio, London, on 7 Jan 97.
|Tristram Cary||Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Kenneth Alwyn|
Duration: 61 min.
Contents note: The man in the white suit / Benjamin Frankel -- Passport to Pimlico / Georges Auric -- The cruel sea / Alan Rawsthorne -- Whisky galore / Ernest Irving -- The captive heart / Alan Rawsthorne -- The Titfield thunderbolt / Georges Auric -- The man in the sky / Gerard Schurmann -- Kind hearts and coronets / Mozart, arr. Philip Lane -- The Lavender Hill mob / Georges Auric -- Saraband for dead lovers / Alan Rawsthorne -- The ladykillers / Tristram Cary -- The overlanders / John Ireland.
I. Main titles; Mrs Wilberforce meets the professor -- II. Plots & preparations; The robbery -- III. Disasters & discoveries; The demise of the gang and triumph of Mrs Wilberforce; End titles.
Includes soundtracks from films made by Ealing Studios, London, during the 1940s and 1950s.
Booklet includes historical notes on Ealing Studios, and programme notes.
Performers: Royal Ballet Sinfonia ; Kenneth Alwyn (conductor).
Capture session: Recorded at Whitfield Street Recording Studios, London, January 1997.
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