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Behold A Pale Horse

LP (Item 57879) Colpix, 1964 — Condition: Used
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4.80 12

A spare and dramatic score for this film that starred Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, and Omar Sharif – penned by Maurice Jarre with some slight Spanish touches, to fit the setting of the narrative! Light guitar is used on many numbers – but with a very high-register sort of sound that almost feels like harpsichord at moments – and other tracks feature an isolated flute snaking along the tunes slowly, carving out some nice moods and colors with a fair bit of subtlety. Orchestrations are relatively subdued throughout – and for the time, the music is wonderfully understated – especially for Jarre! Titles include "Manuel In San Martin", "Paco Leaving Spain", "Spanish Street", "Manuel Studies Map", and "Father Francisco In Hospital". (White label promo. Cover has a spot of old tape on the spine and a bit of pen.)  © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Used Vinyl Grades

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Additional Marks & Notes

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