The Magnificent Seven/Hallelujah Trail

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The Magnificent Seven/Hallelujah Trail 1:05:52 $11.98
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1 Main Title - Calvera's Visit [Elmer Bernstein] 4:06 $1.49 Buy
2 Council of War [Elmer Bernstein] 3:46 $1.49 Buy
3 Strange Funeral [Elmer Bernstein] 4:51 $1.49 Buy
4 After the Brawl [Elmer Bernstein] 2:33 $1.49 Buy
5 The Journey [Elmer Bernstein] 3:57 $1.49 Buy
6 Toreador [Elmer Bernstein] 2:30 $1.49 Buy
7 Training [Elmer Bernstein] 1:40 $1.49 Buy
8 Fiesta [Elmer Bernstein] 2:05 $1.49 Buy
9 Calvera's Return [Elmer Bernstein] 2:18 $1.49 Buy
10 Calvera Routed - Petra's Declaration [Elmer Bernstein] 3:55 $1.49 Buy
11 Ambush [Elmer Bernstein] 3:12 $1.49 Buy
12 Surprise - Crossroads [Elmer Bernstein] 7:33 44.1/16 Album only
13 Enemy Camp - Nightmare [Elmer Bernstein] 1:56 $1.49 Buy
14 Defeat [Elmer Bernstein] 3:45 $1.49 Buy
15 Showdown - Finale [Elmer Bernstein] 10:44 44.1/16 Album only
16 The Hallelujah Trail: Overture for Chorus and Orchestra [Elmer Bernstein] 7:01 44.1/16 Album only

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Original score composed by Elmer Bernstein.

Personnel: James Sedares (conductor); The Phoenix Symphony.

While Elmer Bernstein's jazzy score for Otto Preminger's junkie drama, THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM (1955), put him on the map, his compositions for THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (1960) cemented his sterling reputation. To give John Sturges's epic Western--an adaptation of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece THE SEVEN SAMURAI--a sense of sweeping musical majesty, Bernstein drew inspiration from his legendary mentor Aaron Copland, creating a score of lushly orchestral pieces that packed a serious punch. The soundtrack's most notable piece is "Main Theme and Calvera," a bold, propulsive tune featuring an undeniably catchy melody that perfectly captures the expanse of the American West and has become woven into the fabric of pop culture, recognized by many who aren't even aware of its origins. (Remarkably, this album went unreleased for decades.) The rest of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN lives up to its well-known opener, and includes such dynamic tracks as the lumbering, percussive "Fiesta" and the delicate, folk-tinged "Petra's Declaration." A stellar example of a classic Hollywood score, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN is absolutely essential for fans of American film music.