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Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes & Pressed at RTI!
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Gatefold Jackets! Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
Sunset Boulevard is Franz Waxmans 1950 Academy Award-winning masterpiece. During his career, Waxman received 12 Oscar nominations, winning in consecutive years for Sunset Boulevard and A Place in the Sun.
Sunset Boulevard, the 1950 Billy Wilder film, was scored by Franz Waxman. His theme for Norma Desmond was based on tango music, inspired by her having danced the tango with Rudolph Valentino. This style was contrasted with Joe Gillis's bebop theme. Waxman also used distorted arrangements of popular film-music styles from the 1920s and 1930s to suggest Norma Desmond's state of mind.
The American Film Institute ranked Waxman's score for Sunset Boulevard #16 on their list of the greatest film scores.
Charles Gerhard conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. Recorded by the legendary Kenneth Wilkinson at Kingsway Hall in London.
A series of original orchestral film scores by various greats from the Golden Age of orchestral soundtracks - Bernstein, Herrmann, Tiomkin, Waxman, etc. These may well be the best sounding recordings of orchestral music ever made. Stupendous bass, soundstage, dynamics, low level detail and imaging.
Newly remastered by Bernie Grundman on his completely upgraded all analogue mastering system and reissued on audiophile 45rpm LP for the first time!
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Double Gatefold Jackets
Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
Audiophile 180g, 45rpm Vinyl
Pressed at RTI
Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes!
London Symphony Orchestra
Charles Gerhardt, conductor