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LA RONDE (CIRCLE OF LOVE) / LA CHASSE A L’HOMME (MALE HUNT) / A C?UR JOIE (TWO WEEKS IN SEPTEMBER)

Price(USD): $23.80

Label: MUSIC BOX
CD No: MBR-158
Release Date: 2019/07/15
Format: 1CD

World Premiere CD Release.
Remastered edition, including two orignal songs by David Gilmour.
8-page CD booklet with French and English liner notes by Nicolas Magenham.

In collaboration with EMI Music Publishing and Warner Chappell Music France, Music Box Records is pleased to present on the same album three original motion picture soundtracks composed by Michel Magne and mostly unreleased on CD: La Ronde (Circle of Love, 1964), La Chasse a l’homme (Male Hunt, 1964) and A c?ur joie (Two Weeks in September, 1967).

Between Angelique, Marquise des Anges and Fantomas, La Ronde, directed by Roger Vadim (And God Created Woman, Barbarella), stars Jane Fonda and Maurice Ronet. Heard for the first time over the beautiful credits created by Maurice Binder, Michel Magne’s main theme plays the card of a supreme and optimistic elegance, overtly imitating Mozart’s style, especially his concertos for piano. The score also features some several dance pieces (a flamboyant polka, a playful tango and some delightful waltzes). As a bonus, two other scores composed by Michel Magne and both dated from the 1960s, are also presented here for the first time on CD: La Chasse a l’homme directed by Edouard Molinaro and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and A c?ur joie directed by Serge Bourguignon and starring French film icon Brigitte Bardot.

This present edition features the same content as the original vinyl presentations and includes two original pop songs performed by Pink Floyd rocker David Gilmour and one previously unreleased track for A c?ur joie. The CD comes with an 8-page booklet with liner notes by Nicolas Magenham, discussing the films and the scores. Limited 500 copies. - from the label.

Release Date: 2019/7/15

Track List

LA RONDE
1. Generique (02:19)
2. Retour de guerre (02:35)
3. Bal champetre (Valse) (02:05)
4. Le soldat et la soubrette (Polka) (02:13)
5. La soubrette et l'etudiant (02:48)
6. L'etudiant et la femme du monde (02:18)
7. Sophie, a c?ur ouvert ! (01:39)
8. Tendresse bourgeoise (02:24)
9. Maxim's grande epoque (02:00)
10. Salon particulier (02:12)
11. Pygmalion et Galatee (03:33)
12. Le tzigane mene la ronde (02:12)
13. Le tango des folies douces (02:03)
14. Reveries orientales (03:31)
15. La ronde (La valse de l'amour) (02:53)
Total Time: 37:22

LA CHASSE A L'HOMME
16. Aubade antique (02:45)
17. Les marmites a Fernand (01:50)
18. La chasse a l'homme (01:28)
19. Seduite et repoussee (02:37)
Total Time: 08:52

A C?UR JOIE
20. A c?ur joie (02:48)
21. Le jeu de l'amour (02:58)
22. Do You Want to Marry Me (02:40)
Performed by David Gilmour
23. I Must Tell You Why (02:42)
Performed by David Gilmour
24. A c?ur joie (2e version) (02:30)
Total Time: 13:48

Total CD Time: 60:04