Bullitt - Various - Best Screen Themes For Action And Violence
Label: Tam - MX-0028 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Stage & Screen • Style: Easy Listening, Funk, Jazz-Funk, Soundtrack, Theme
After establishing himself in the television world with the classic Mission: Impossible theme, Lalo Schifrin soon made himself equally famous in the world of film music with his work on the soundtrack of the Steve MacQueen cop thriller Bullitt. This classic soundtrack found Schifrin combining the skills he honed as an arranger for jazzmen like Count Basie with the gift he developed for writing tight, punchy themes Bullitt - Various - Best Screen Themes For Action And Violence television soundtracks like The Man From U.
The end result is an exciting score that deftly blends traditional orchestral film-scoring techniques with the rhythms and swings of classic jazz. This combination is perfectly Globetrotters - Cyril Haynes - The Spider Weaves Piano Magic on "Bullitt Main Title ," a jazz-pop instrumental that starts with an angular, staccato bass line and quickly layers on jazz guitar and controlled bursts of brass to create a tune that swings and thrills all at once.
Bullitt - Various - Best Screen Themes For Action And Violence gems in this vein include "Shifting Gears," which adds and subtracts layers of dissonant strings and brass over an insistent, percolating groove from the rhythm section, and "Ice Pick Mike," a chase theme that builds from piano and percussion to a full-blown jazz instrumental complete with a wild horn section.
Elsewhere, Schifrin effectively slows down the rhythms to craft lush instrumentals that manage to create a lighter, more pensive mood without losing their jazz edge: "The Aftermath of Love" layers gentle trumpet and flute lines over string-sweetened rhythms and "The First Snowfall" is a bright, horn-driven piece that applies the album's swinging brass section to a poppy melody. Everything on the album is visually evocative the way good soundtrack music should be, yet the individual cuts are tight and melodic enough to hold up to repeated listens.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. Bullitt Main Title. Lalo Schifrin. Room "26". Hotel Daniels. The Aftermath of Love. Music to Interrogate By. On the Way to San Mateo. Ice Pick Mike.
A Song for Cathy. Shifting Gears. Cantata for Combo. The First Snowfall. Bullitt End Title. Bullitt Main Title Lalo Schifrin. Room "26" Lalo Schifrin. Hotel Daniels Lalo Schifrin. The Aftermath of Love Lalo Schifrin. Music to Interrogate By Lalo Schifrin. Ice Pick Mike Lalo Schifrin. A Song for Cathy Lalo Schifrin. Shifting Gears Lalo Schifrin. Cantata for Combo Lalo Schifrin. Lalo Schifrin feat: Sonny Burke. Bullitt End Title Lalo Schifrin.
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