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哀愁の湖/TAKE CARE OF MY LITTLE GIRL
LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN / TAKE CARE OF MY LITTLE GIRL

価格(税込): ¥2,849

レーベル: KRITZERLAND
品番: KR-20025-6
発売日: 2013/04/14
フォーマット: 1CD

初の完全版でのリリースとなる「哀愁の湖」と、今回世界初リリースとなる「TAKE CARE OF MY LITTLE GIRL」をカップリング収録。収録。音楽はどちらもアルフレッド・ニューマン。「哀愁の湖」はFSMレーベルからリリースされたCDに約12分ほどの音楽しか収録されていませんでしたが、今回は第1世代の音源から音質を向上して完全収録。限定1000枚。

『哀愁の湖』・・・夫の愛を独占しようと夫の弟を見殺しにしたり、自分の子供を死産させるなど異常な行動を起こす女の姿を描いた、ベン・エイムズ・ウィリアムズ原作の小説を映画化したドラマ作品。ジーン・ティアニー、コーネル・ワイルド、ジーン・クレインほか出演。第18回アカデミー賞撮影賞を受賞。監督:ジョン・M.スタール。1945年米。

Kritzerland is proud to present a new limited edition soundtrack CD release of a classic score to a classic film, complete for the first time on CD, and coupled with a world premiere release:

LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN

and

TAKE CARE OF MY LITTLE GIRL

Music Composed and Conducted by Alfred Newman

What becomes a psychopath most? Well, in the case of Leave Her to Heaven (1945), it wasn’t moody black-and-white, it was ravishing Technicolor and the radiant Gene Tierney. But can Technicolor and film noir walk hand in hand? In Leave Her to Heaven the answer is a resounding yes. Based on the successful novel by Ben Ames Williams, Twentieth Century-Fox gave Leave Her to Heaven the class treatment all the way down the line. In addition to a wonderful behind-the-camera creative team, Fox assembled a perfect cast, which included Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, and character actors Chill Wills, Ray Collins, Gene Lockhart, and Reed Hadley and you had the recipe for success. And what a success it was - audiences flocked to the film and it was Fox’s highest grossing film of the 1940s. The film received rave reviews for all concerned and, in addition to Gene Tierney’s Oscar nomination for Best Actress, received three other Oscar nominations: Best Art Direction - Interior Design - Color, Best Sound, Recording, and Best Cinematography - Color. Leon Shamroy took home the prize for his stunning work on the film.

Over the years, Leave Her to Heaven’s reputation has only continued to grow. Martin Scorsese has said it’s one of his all-time favorite movies. Of course, what helps make Leave Her to Heaven the classic it is is yet another great score from Alfred Newman. It’s short, but what’s there is choice Newman, beginning with the three ominous tympani hits leading into a classic Newman main title, and then his beautiful underscore at just the right moments. Half of what great film scoring is about is where, when and how to use music and no one was better at understanding that than Alfred Newman.

The previous release of Leave Her to Heaven on FSM presented only about twelve minutes of the score - here we present it complete and in improved sound from first generation elements, with the exception of the cue “Danny,” which was taken from the only available source, which wasn’t quite of the quality of the rest.

Because of the brevity of Leave Her to Heaven, we’ve paired it with the never-before-released Newman score to the Fox film Take Care of My Little Girl. While the two films couldn’t be further apart, they do share a few similarities - Jeanne Crain appears in both, and one source cue from Leave Her to Heaven ended up in Take Care of My Little Girl and we present that cue as the bridge between both scores. The 1952 Technicolor film was directed by Jean Negulesco, with a screenplay by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein (from the novel by Peggy Goodin), and starred Jeanne Crain, Dale Robertson, Mitzi Gaynor, Jean Peters, and Jeffrey Hunter.

We’re thrilled to present the first ever complete release of Leave Her to Heaven alongside a new-to-CD Newman score - another Newman treasure unearthed.

Leave Her to Heaven/Take Care of My Little Girl is limited to 1000 copies only. - Kritzerland

トラックリスト

LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN

1. Prelude
2. Ash Ritual
3. Danny
4. Erotomania
5. The Seductress
6. Bar Harbor
7. Unrest
8. Homicide
9. Arsenic
10. Redemption

BONUS TRACK
11. Marie (In the Middle of a Night in June) ? Version 1

TAKE CARE OF MY LITTLE GIRL

12. The Old Maine Bell/Home Town
13. Liz and Joe
14. Sorority Row
15. Tears
16. Ruth
17. Liz
18. The Plebes
19. Sobs
20. The Search
21. Take Care of My Little Girl - Finale

BONUS TRACKS
22. Jug Room Theme
23. Marie (In the Middle of a Night in June) ? Version 2
24. Jug Room Theme (alternate)
25. “Vorspiel” from Lohengrin (Richard Wagner) stereo
26. The Old Maine Bell - stereo
27. Crown Us Gently, Gently (The Tri-U Song)
28. Finale (alternate orchestra)