118Re: Death of a Salesman recording?
- Mar 25, 2005--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, boarsheadtavern
>Heh, I'd love to get a hold of that, fortunately there's a DVD out of
> I'm trying to find a recording of the music from Arthur
> Miller's "Death of a Salesman" - as composed by Alex North.
> He first composed it for the Broadway play that premiered in 1949,
> and then I believe the same music was transferred over to the 1951
> film version starring Fredric March.
> There is a much more well-known film, done for TV in the 80s with
> John Malkovich & Dustin Hoffman - and North also composed a slightly
> altered score for that version, as well, as far as the research I can
> find tells me.
> However, I cannot find a stand-alone recording of any of this music.
> There are the films, of course (the earlier hasn't even be released
> on VHS or DVD, it's so unpopular) - but I'm not interested in those
> films per se, just the music.
> Might anbody be able to help me out, direct me where to go, if it
> exists at all?
the 80's film, that's the best I've got of this masterpiece score.
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