Screen Archives Entertainment Screen Archives Entertainment    
   Home  Shipping Rates  Order Info  Contact Us  Links  Change Style
  search tips
   [log in]   [new customer?]  [join mailing list]
 

Site Security
provided by


  
Our Price: $7.95
Bookmark and Share
Label:
Name: KRITZERLAND
Number: KR200211

THE TRIAL (1000 EDITION) (CD)
Composed by: Jean Ledrut

Sample Tracks
Name Number
Adagio d’Albinoni 01
Air Sentimental 02
Ouverture d’Operette 03
Jazz Sur L’Adagio D’Albinoni 07
Play All Tracks

Music and Arrangements by Jean Ledrut

In 1962, Orson Welles brought The Trial to the screen in what he himself called “the best film I ever made.” Whether one agrees with that assessment or not, The Trial is Welles at his Wellesiest, with brilliant imagery and atmosphere so thick you can cut it with a knife. Filmed in gorgeous black-and-white, featuring a screenplay by Welles, and incredible performances by Anthony Perkins as the persecuted Joseph K., Romy Schneider, Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Akim Tamiroff, and Elsa Martinelli, The Trial truly captures the Kafka spirit while also being uniquely Wellesian. The film is a nightmare of paranoia and persecution, along with unexpected moments of Wellesian humor. It is an astonishing film, where every component comes together to create a world that is bleak, desolate, and ultimately futile.

One of the elements that contributes heavily to the atmosphere and feeling of the film is the score by Jean Ledrut, using both original music and adaptations of Tomaso Albinoni’s stunning and iconic “Adagio in G minor.” Ledrut only scored a handful of films, including Abel Gance’s 1960 film The Battle of Austerlitz. Ledrut’s score relies heavily on variations of the Albinoni “Adagio,” as well as some wonderfully atmospheric original cues. There are several jazz-flavored pieces, as well (played by the great jazz pianist and composer Martial Solal, he of Breathless fame), and it all works splendidly, especially as a listening experience.

The Trial was originally released on both an EP and LP. The latter is one of the rarest of all soundtrack LPs. The CD is mastered from a ¼ inch tape source in excellent condition. - Kritzerland

1. Adagio d’Albinoni

2. Air Sentimental

3. Ouverture d’Operette

4. Adagio Slow

5. Sentimental Slow (with the Martial Solal Trio)
6. Ambiance Kafka
7. Jazz Sur L’Adagio D’Albinoni
8. Jazz Hallucination
9. Diabolic K (with the Martial Solal Trio)
10. Concerto a Cinque, Opus 5, N° 12
11. Adagio d’Albinoni (for baroque organ)

  
Customers who bought this title also bought:
ANIMALS UNITED (KONFERENZ DER TIERE) (SCORE)
$15.95
 
THE FIRST GEORGES DELERUE'S 45 RPM RECORDS
$19.95
 
THE SAND PEBBLES (2 CD)
$24.95
 
  
Last Items Viewed:
 YOUR CART
  Your cart is empty.
 TOP WEEKLY TITLES
1 THE BLOB (1988) LIMIT 1 COPY PER CUSTOMER
2 OUR MAN FLINT / IN LIKE FLINT
3 HOLIDAY IN SPAIN (SCENT OF MYSTERY) PLUS BONUS SCORE CD
4 SUMMER OF '42 / PICASSO SUMMER (2CD)
5 RIO CONCHOS (1200 EDITION)
6 UNDER FIRE (1983)
7 THE VANISHING (1993)
8 LA BAMBA (1987)
9 THE KILLER ELITE (1975) / NOON WINE (1966)
10 MAN HUNT (1500 EDITION)

 
© 2014 Screen Archives Entertainment