The Message / Lion of the Desert

2 CD Set | Price: £ 17.95 | TADLOW008

A Double CD featuring 2 of the greatest film scores from MAURICE JARRE :
Composer of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, RYAN’S DAUGHTER, A PASSAGE TO INDIA, WITNESS.

THE MESSAGE (1976)
The epic story, directed by Moustapha Akkad, about the birth if Islam starred ANTHONY QUINN, IRENE PAPAS and MICHAEL ANSARA
The music was Nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Film Score

LION OF THE DESERT (1981)
was another epic tale directed by Akkad, this time the film related the story of the struggle in the 1920’s by Libyans to free their country from the Italian invaders. ANTHONY QUINN starred as Omar Muhktar , the leader of the freedom fighters, with OLIVER REED as General Graziani and ROD STEIGER as Benito Mussolini.

2 CD Set with full Colour Booklet
Limited Collectors Edition of 2000
THE MESSAGE was remastered from the original album master tapes
LION OF THE DESERT was remixed and remastered by from the original 24 track tapes
Features for the first time the complete score for LION OF THE DESERT including alternative versions and all the source music
140 Minutes of Music
60 Minutes of Previously Unreleased Music
Music Performed by THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and CHORUS Conducted by MAURICE JARRE
2 of the finest of all Maurice Jarre Epic Film Scores

BONUS FEATURE: THE WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING OF

GIUBILEO by MAURICE JARRE
A Cantata for Symphony Orchestra and Large Choir

Composed for the Jubilee Celebrations of the Vatican
12 Minute Work based on Jarre’s themes from LION OF THE DESERT, RIVER WILD and SOLAR CRISIS
Performed by the acclaimed CITY OF PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA and CHORUS

CD Produced buy JAMES FITZPATRICK

Catalogue Number: TADLOW008
Release Date: March 22nd 2010

Track Listing:

CD 1: LION OF THE DESERT

1. Omar the Teacher (4:26) [PLAY SAMPLE]
2. Prelude – Libya 1929 (2:24)
3. The Execution of Hamid (5:04)
4. Desert Ambush (1:46)
5. Omar Enters Camp (4:15) [PLAY SAMPLE]
6. The Empty Saddle (1:49)
7. March to Demination (5:19)
8. Ismail’s Sacrifice (2:36)
9. I Must Go (2:27)
10. Graziani’s Triumph (1:41)
11. Entr’acte (2:19)
12. Concentration Camp (3:15)
13. Italian Invasion (1:32)
14. Starvation (0:53)
15. The Hanging (1:27)
16. General Graziani (3:00) [PLAY SAMPLE]
17. Charge (1:23)
18. Phoney Triumph (4:38)
19. Omar’s Wife (3:22)
20. Omar Taken (2:38)
21. The Death of Omar (1:38)
22. March of Freedom – with Choir (3:59) [PLAY SAMPLE]

Bonus Tracks:
23. Kufra (1:39)
24. Charge – Alternative Version (1:53)
25. The Wire (1:38)
26. Omar’s Wife – Alternative Version (3:48)
27. March of Freedom – Album Version (3:47)

tt: 71:14

CD 2: THE MESSAGE

1. The Message (3:09) [PLAY SAMPLE]
2. Hegira (4:39)
3. Building the First Mosque (2:33)
4. The Sura (3:32)
5. Presence of Mohammad (2:11)
6. Entry to Mecca (3:14) [PLAY SAMPLE]
7. The Declaration (2:39)
8. The First Martyrs (2:26)
9. Fight (4:11)
10. The Spread of Islam (3:35)
11. Broken Idols (3:40)
12. The Faith of Islam (2:33)

Bonus Material

LION OF THE DESERT – Source Music
13. Bedouin Wedding Music I (3:22)
14. Bedouin Wedding Music II (2:08)

Dance Band Music
15. Sfinge (0:47)
16. Marcia Reale (0:24)
17. Giovenezza (1:00)
18. Canta Bajadera (2:08)
19. Il Foxe Della Rose (3:10)

GIUBILEO – Cantata for Symphony Orchestra and Large Chorus
20. Heri – Yesterday (4:08) [PLAY SAMPLE]
21. Hodie – Today (4:01)
22. Semper – Always (4:05)

tt: 63:42

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The Message / Lion of the Desert
2 CD Set | TADLOW008 | Price: £ 17.95

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