23 September 2009

Science writer and ufological expert Chris Rutkowski (who hosts his own show Mysterious! on UMFM Thursdays at 9pm) joins me in the third hour to discuss music from UFO- and alien-themed movies. But first -- 90 minutes of Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman, Hollywood podiatrist and thereminist to the stars.

Set #1 - 8:00am - 9:00am

1. Dmitri Tiomkin: Thing (From Another World): Suite (1951)
Charles Gerhardt - conductor, Yvonne Loriod - ondes Martenot, National Philharmonic Orchestra
The Spectacular World of Classic Film Scores
RCA Victor, 2792-2-RG

2. Harry Revel: Lunar Rhapsody

3. Harry Revel: Moon Moods

4. Harry Revel: Lunette

Tracks 2-4 (rec. 1947)
Les Baxter - conductor, Samuel Hoffman - theremin
Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman & the Theremin Disc 1: Music out of the Moon
Basta, 30-9093-2

5. Bernard Herrmann: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Bernard Herrmann, Lionel Newman or Alfred Newman - conductor, Samuel Hoffman - theremin
The Day the Earth Stood Still Film Score
Fox Records, 07822-11010-2

Set #2 - 9:00am - 10:00am

6. Bernard Herrmann: "Alternative Theremin Mixes" & "Studio Rehearsal & Outtakes" from The Day the Earth Stood Still (rec. Aug. 1951)
Bernard Herrmann, Lionel Newman or Alfred Newman - conductor, Samuel Hoffman - theremin
Downloaded from here

7. Peter Thomas: Chariots of the Gods (1970)
The Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra
Chariots of the Gods Original Soundtrack
Polydor, 2371 035

8. Cy Coben: Alien
Leonard Nimoy - vocal
You Are Not Alone
MCA Special Products, MCAC-20409

Set #3 - 10:00am - 11:00am

9. Danny Elfman: "Main Titles" from Mars Attacks! (1996)
Artie Kane - conductor
Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Mars Attacks!
La-La Land Records, LLLCD 1096

10. Jerry Goldsmith: "Main Title" from Alien (1979)

11. Jerry Goldsmith: "Main Title (rescored)" from Alien (1979)

Tracks 10-11
Lionel Newman - conductor, National Philharmonic Orchestra
Alien: Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Intrada, B0010185-02

12. John Williams: "Wild Signals" from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
John Williams - conductor
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Collector's Edition Soundtrack
Arista, 07822-19004-2

13. Herman Stein: "Main Title", "Jet West" & "Color Blind" from This Island Earth (1955)
Masatoshi Mitsumoto - conductor, Radio Symphony Orchestra of Slovakia
This Island Earth (and Other Alien Invasion Films)
Monstrous Movie Music, MMM-1954

14. Jerry Goldsmith: "Free Ride" from Explorers (1985)
Jerry Goldsmith - conductor
Explorers: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
Varèse Sarabande, VSD-5261

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