La-La Land to release 15-disc original series score set

Discussion in 'Star Trek - Original Series' started by Harvey, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. CaptainStoner

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    1. Load all tracks onto a device
    2. Consume the LSD
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    4(b). Smoke marijuana any time Courage theme heard or musically quoted
    5. You're on your own from here.....
     
  2. TREK_GOD_1

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    Nothing like an information-loaded reply! ;)

    All kidding aside, there's a soft, almost melanholy cue--very brief--in Day of the Dove as the entity is seen leaving the Enterprise (and before the usual season 3 executive producer credits closing begins). I'm wondering if that was part of a larger piece unused on the series?
     
  3. OneBuckFilms

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    News of this release prompted me to listen to the classic TOS scores from GNP.

    I have to say, I'm really enjoying The Cage score a lot more than I did when I first had the CD some years back.

    I guess I'm on a kick ...
     
  4. Indysolo

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    Good, then you'll immediately realize how much better sounding our release is. Seriously, it's night and day.

    Neil
     
  5. OneBuckFilms

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    Can't wait ... but I must ...
     
  6. RandyS

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    Annoying isn't it? I have almost completely finished putting away the money for this, (I'll have it all on November 1), and that money is already burning a hole in my wallet.
     
  7. RandyS

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    Neil, can I assume this to mean that the old Cage/Where No Man Has Gone Before CD is a re-recording the same as everybody claims The Empath soundtrack is?

    Those sure fooled me all these years. They sound like the real thing.
     
  8. Harvey

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    The GNP releases weren't re-recordings. Neil is suggesting they were just poorly mastered compared to these new releases (which I don't find hard to believe).
     
  9. Indysolo

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    Correct. The GNP was the real deal and probably the best they had at the time. The increase in quality is not subtle with our new release though.

    Neil
     
  10. Christopher

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    I'm looking at the liner notes on the GNP pilot album which was produced by Neil Norman (isn't that you, Indysolo?), and they say:
    (Of course, since this was originally a vinyl LP release, "digital form" would refer to the processing/mixing rather than the final playback medium.)

    And I do recall the audio quality being about what these notes describe -- the tapes did "show their age."

    So the question is, have better, more intact masters for the pilot scores been found since 1985, or is it simply that modern restoration/remastering techniques enabled a much better cleanup of the same masters?
     
  11. Indysolo

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    Better tapes have been found.

    I'm not Neil Norman, either. I'm Neil S. Bulk.

    I'm also not Jackson Roykirk.

    Neil
     
  12. doubleohfive

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    "He's James T. Kirk! Don't you read history?"
     
  13. RandyS

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    Oh, I didn't ask you because I assumed you were Neil Norman. I asked you because you're the guy who worked on this CD set.

    And I know for a fact you're not Jackson Roykirk.

    I am.
     
  14. Indysolo

    Indysolo Commodore Commodore

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    Christopher thought I was Neil Norman. It's probably a simple mistake to make. How many Neil's are there involved with TOS music releases?

    Neil
     
  15. Christopher

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    Cool. (Gives me hope that maybe those Filmation tapes might still be out there.)


    Okay. Sorry for the mixup.


    But are you Spartacus?
     
  16. doubleohfive

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    No. Liam McIntyre is.
     
  17. Ssosmcin

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    Both Wolf in the Fold (the seance) and A Private Little War (the Mako root) used a rerecording of music from The Cage; mostly that piece when Pike is first in the Rigel 7 illusion. The original cue was also left off the GNP album, so neither pilot score was complete, sadly.

    Funny; September went by like a shot, but getting to this release is taking forever...
     
  18. Harvey

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    "Wolf in the Fold" also reuses "Vina's Dance" at the beginning, as I recall.
     
  19. Ssosmcin

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    Yep, that's right. Forgot that one.
     
  20. Christopher

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    Oh, that's right, I forgot those.