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

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

  1. Ssosmcin

    Ssosmcin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Man, so many favorites, but as far as full scores, these are my go to's for scores I never feel the need to skip tracks.

    1. The Doomsday Machine
    2. The Enemy Within
    3. Where No Man Has Gone Before
    4. The Man Trap
    5. Elaan of Troyius

    But, honestly, except for Tribbles and I, Mudd, I love them all a great deal. Tribbles is good in a few spots, but I really don't like I, Mudd. Comedy scores just don't work for me.

    Almost two years on and I never tire of this. I'm always playing at least some of it.
     
  2. Indysolo

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    Gerald Fried's scores to "Catspaw" and "Friday's Child" are available now from iTunes.

    Neil
     
  3. Tallguy

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    Interesting! So that's pretty much disc 6, right?
     
  4. Indysolo

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    I prefer to call it Season 2, Disc 1.

    Neil
     
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    While I love Fried's music, what's up with the "hard-boiled gumshoe in the big city" arrangements of the Star Trek theme in Catspaw? It sounds more like it was written for some detective drama rather than ST.

    Anyone else notice this?
     
  7. Christopher

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    ^Well, they didn't actually get used in the episode, for the most part. The opening and closing cues were replaced with a couple of Alexander Courage's library cues. So I guess the producers agreed with you that they didn't quite work.
     
  8. ZapBrannigan

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    I've found the unused cues less to my liking in general. For instance, I didn't like Steiner's rejected NYC cue in COTEOF.

    A notable exception is the beginning and end of "Sad and Thoughtful on Captain's Theme" (S2D5), which never made air. That's pretty good once you get hold of the elusive melody. The middle part used in "Mirror, Mirror" is fantastic.
     
  9. Ssosmcin

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    Actually, the beginning of "Sad and Thoughtful" used in Gamesters of Triskelion as Kirk talks to Shanna about the stars. It is a lovely piece, but they do end it after the midway flourish.
     

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