Miles Davis Ascenseur pur l'echafaud (Lift To The Scaffold) Soundtrack 180g Import 2LP
Miles Davis Ascenseur pur l'echafaud (Lift To The Scaffold) Soundtrack 180g Import 2LP

Miles Davis Ascenseur pur l'echafaud (Lift To The Scaffold) Soundtrack 180g Import 2LP

Miles Davis

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SKU:
MOVLPI419
UPC:
600753356630
Exclusively Remastered! 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Pressing! Original '58 Soundtrack + 16 Bonus Tracks!

Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud is a 1958 French film directed by Louis Malle. It was released as Lift To The Scaffold in the UK. The film was nothing special, but it did accomplish one thing: it proposed a new ideal of cinematic realism, a new way to look at a woman.

Jean-Paul Rappeneau, a Jazz fan and Malle's assistant at the time, suggested asking Miles Davis to create the film's soundtrack. He showed Davis a screening of the movie, and afterwards Miles knew exactly how to portray the smoky hazed or frantic scenes through sonic imagery.

On December 4 1957, he brought four French Jazzmen (Barney Wilen / tenor saxophone, René Urtreger / piano, Pierre Michelot – bass and Kenny Clarke – drums) to the recording studio "Le Poste Parisien Studio" without having them prepare anything. Davis only gave the musicians a few rudimentary harmonic sequences he had assembled in his hotel room. Eventually Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud has become a great achievement of artistic excellence.

For the first time since its original release in 1958, Music On Vinyl combined the original soundtrack and the additional recordings and created an essential 2LP set with the original artwork.

Features:
• Exclusively Remastered
• 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Pressing
• Gatefold Jacket
• Original '58 Soundtrack + 16 Bonus tracks
• Import

Selections:
LP1 - Side 1:

1. Generique
2. L'Assassinat de Carala
3. Sur l'Autoroute
4. Julien Dans L'Ascenseur
5. Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees
LP1 - Side 2:
1. Diner Au Motel
2. Evasion De Julien
3. Visite du Vigile
4. Au Bar Du Petit Bac
5. Chez le photographe du motel

LP2 -Side 3:
1. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 1)
2. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 2)
3. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 3) (Generique)
4. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 4) (Florence sur les Champs-Elysees)
5. Assassinat (take 1) (Visite du Vigile)
6. Assassinat (take 2) (Julien dans l'ascenseur)
7. Assassinat (take 3) (l'Assassinat de Carala)
8. Motel (Diner au motel)
LP2 - Side 4:
1. Final (Take 1)
2. Final (Take 2)
3. Final (Take 3) (Chez le photographe du motel)
4. Ascenseur (Evasion de Julien)
5. Le Petit Bal (Take 1)
6. Le Petit Bal (Take 2) (Au bar du Petit Bac)
7. Sequence Voiture (Take 1)
8. Sequence Voiture Sur L'Aut (Take 2) (Sur l'autoroute)
Description
Exclusively Remastered! 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Pressing! Original '58 Soundtrack + 16 Bonus Tracks!

Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud is a 1958 French film directed by Louis Malle. It was released as Lift To The Scaffold in the UK. The film was nothing special, but it did accomplish one thing: it proposed a new ideal of cinematic realism, a new way to look at a woman.

Jean-Paul Rappeneau, a Jazz fan and Malle's assistant at the time, suggested asking Miles Davis to create the film's soundtrack. He showed Davis a screening of the movie, and afterwards Miles knew exactly how to portray the smoky hazed or frantic scenes through sonic imagery.

On December 4 1957, he brought four French Jazzmen (Barney Wilen / tenor saxophone, René Urtreger / piano, Pierre Michelot – bass and Kenny Clarke – drums) to the recording studio "Le Poste Parisien Studio" without having them prepare anything. Davis only gave the musicians a few rudimentary harmonic sequences he had assembled in his hotel room. Eventually Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud has become a great achievement of artistic excellence.

For the first time since its original release in 1958, Music On Vinyl combined the original soundtrack and the additional recordings and created an essential 2LP set with the original artwork.

Features:
• Exclusively Remastered
• 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Pressing
• Gatefold Jacket
• Original '58 Soundtrack + 16 Bonus tracks
• Import

Selections:
LP1 - Side 1:

1. Generique
2. L'Assassinat de Carala
3. Sur l'Autoroute
4. Julien Dans L'Ascenseur
5. Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees
LP1 - Side 2:
1. Diner Au Motel
2. Evasion De Julien
3. Visite du Vigile
4. Au Bar Du Petit Bac
5. Chez le photographe du motel

LP2 -Side 3:
1. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 1)
2. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 2)
3. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 3) (Generique)
4. Nuit sur les Champs-Elysees (Take 4) (Florence sur les Champs-Elysees)
5. Assassinat (take 1) (Visite du Vigile)
6. Assassinat (take 2) (Julien dans l'ascenseur)
7. Assassinat (take 3) (l'Assassinat de Carala)
8. Motel (Diner au motel)
LP2 - Side 4:
1. Final (Take 1)
2. Final (Take 2)
3. Final (Take 3) (Chez le photographe du motel)
4. Ascenseur (Evasion de Julien)
5. Le Petit Bal (Take 1)
6. Le Petit Bal (Take 2) (Au bar du Petit Bac)
7. Sequence Voiture (Take 1)
8. Sequence Voiture Sur L'Aut (Take 2) (Sur l'autoroute)
Genre
Soundtrack
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Miles Davis
Title
Ascenseur pur l'echafaud (Lift To The Scaffold)
Composer
Additional Artists
Barney Wilen, Rene Urtreger, Pierre Michelot, Kenny Clarke
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
02-13-2013
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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