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Men In War

CD (Item 138139) Kritzerland, 1957 — Condition: Used
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A war-themed soundtrack from Elmer Bernstein – but one that has many of the same flourishes as his best jazz scores of the 50s! The Bernstein sense of drama is in place right from the start – some great stop/start orchestrations that move forward beautifully – inflected by rich horn passages that twist and turn to bring in some really deep feelings – way past the usual for the time, and with a sense of tone and color that's simply breathtaking! We're normally not huge fans of scores for war films, but this one really stands out – and is an essential addition to any collection of Elmer Bernstein's music for movies. Titles include "Impassioned Argument", "Run For Cover", "Men In War Theme", "Sounds Of War", "The Last March", and "Salute To Heroes".  © 1996-2023, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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