music can improve a fine film,
but it can never make a bad film
good. We composers are not
magicians. We write music."
May 12, 2012 - La-La Land Records has released Mommie Dearest, which has been available only as a promo for a few collectors, now with source cues and alternate cues. Kudos!
January 31, 2012 - What a great start of the year! Kritzerland will release the complete soundtrack of : The Molly Maguires, plus the unreleased score for the film by Charles Strouse.
March 21, 2011 - Intrada does it again! Complete soundtrack of :
Trail of the Pink Panther, thumbs up!
June 10, 2010
has released a 2-on-1 CD with
Angels & The Theme Scene. Mancini's
Angels is released in CD format.
March 23, 2009 - Finally a new release! Varese Sarabande is releasing on April 6yh, Nightwing. This is another unreleased score from the guys at Varese Sarabande. For more information, go to Varese's site.
July 23, 2008
- Got the The Man Who Loved Women CD and it is great. Very much in the 80s feel and I have included partial liner notes. The parts where they talk about the music or Mancini
June 11th, 2005 - Our site has a new location. Here, at SoundtrackFan.Com domain. From now on, all updates will be uploaded here.
March 21st, 2005 - Last week I launched a new site called Live Scores. This site was made to serve as a reference to TV and movie appearances of film composers, also live recordings, radio programs, interviews, printed materials and some website links. Of course, there is a section on Henry Mancini, take a look!
January 8th, 2005 - The information on Bachelor in Paradise soundtrack has the proper cover now ! Not the Penelope cover. And I have transcribed a part of the liner notes. If you still not have it, I hope that this will help you decide and get while you can ! To order the CD go to the Film Score Monthly website.
23th, 2004 - The year is almost over
and it is a good time to revisit the Mancini cds
released this year. Let's see, there was the Ultimate
Mancini tribute CD, Oklahoma
Crude reissue, Pink
Panther's Penthouse Party and Midnight,
Moonlight & Magic compilation. Also,
Woods and Carl Saunders recording of
Mancini tunes. The official websites about Henry
Mancini and The
Pink Panther. So, what would have made
this year, a remarkable one ? If we only had
more soundtrack releases, even reissues!
25th, 2004 - And the winner of the contest
is ... Dan Miles. Congratulations !
23st, 2004 - The contest has started
! You have until two weeks, that is, until
September 6th, to submit your answers to the Questionnaire.
The prize is one (1) copy of the book Case
History of a Film Score by Henry Mancini - The
Thorn Birds. The
book is provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Publications and
winners are judged, chosen, and notified by
April 26th, 2004 - Today we are celebrating what could have been Mr. Mancini's 80th Birthday. Let's celebrate his music by remember him and his music. Let's play some Peter Gunn, Moon River, Pink Panther, The Party and many other tunes on this day.
March 28th, 2004 - Varese Sarabande has announced the upcoming release of the soundtrack of The Thorn Birds, a 2CD edition on April 27th. A long-awaited release coming one day after the anniversary of Mr. Mancini's birth. Great ! The day of release is set on May 4 of this year.
March 24th, 2004 - The tribute Cd, Ultimate Mancini has been officially launched and it is available in many stores, including Amazon. Although there is not much information yet, it is supposed to featured Monica Mancini singing in many of the tracks with the exception of Moon River performed by Take Six and Stevie Wonder on the harmonica. Also, Plas Johnson and Tom Scott on the saxophones.
2004 - Well, 2004 is already
here and we expect great Mancini events for this
From The Films Of Audrey Hepburn
liner notes were transcribed by Stephan
December 22th, 2003 - Transcribed more liner notes.
Look out for 2004 ! The Mancini Year. Celebrating the 80 years since the born of the Maestro, the US Postal Service will issue a commemorative stamp on April 13, 2004. There will many events such as a tribute cd: Ultimate Mancini, a tribute concert, reissue of Did They Mention The Music ?, rededication of Star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Mancini in the Schools - a CD-Rom to be sent to 30,000 schools and the first event will be on December 23 of 2003, at the new Walt Disney Hall celebrating Xmas. These and more news and events here: http://www.henrymancini.com/
August 24th, 2003 - New location for this website, now in the domain ferhiga.com. Also, we're ready for the Intrada release of Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation. A rare occasion with a soundtrack never released before with two bonus tracks. Also, track listings and covers from the only two bootlegs that I know from Mr. Mancini's works: Lifeforce Expanded and Breakfast at Tiffany's.
July 17th, 2003 - Welcome the first two fan contributions to the section: Fan Comments. It is a great contribution, just go and see what other Mr. Mancini fans felt about his music. If you also want to place your comments go to the Instructions.
4th, 2003 -
Created a new section:
It will feature up to 3 pages of
Mancini's fan comments on his
music, what music was the one
that made you a fan, your oldest recording, well, you have the
idea. Come on and share with
others your passion ...
April 17, 2003 - Added links to Amazon CDs and books, and corrected minor errors. .
July 17, 2002 - Added some quotes over the main pages from Mr. Mancini and added more Mancini's own recordings.
30, 2002 -
Launching of this site :
with the first section devoted to
a film composer:
There are some sections that are
only partially completed.
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