Update: Oz The Great and Powerful [2013], Those Calloways [2013] and Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome [2013]

Intrada: Oz The Great and Powerful [2013]
by: Danny Elfman
Everywhere, magical Elfman melody abounds! Contrasting music for iconic witches amongst many highlights. Dennis Sands records large forces with stunning clarity at Sony Scoring Stage. Marc Mann conducts choir, Pete Anthony conducts orchestra.

Released By: INTRADA
Intrada: Those Calloways [2013]
by: MAX STEINER
Intrada CD offers complete score in stereo from actual 1/2" three-channel scoring session masters preserved in mint condition in bountiful Disney vaults. Colorful "flipper" packaging allows choice of front cover artwork! Max Steiner conducts.

Released By: INTRADA
La-La Land Records: Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome [2013]
by: Bear McCreary
Acclaimed composer McCreary returns to the BSG universe with his amazing musical arsenal, launching a breathtaking score that recalls his famed GALACTICA sound while energizing it in exciting new sonic directions.

Released By: LA-LA LAND RECORDS

Okay I was able to listen to these three great scores and found them to be a typical release from Elfman, that is completely fine. Some feel he should be reaching new levels of his composing career, for me it's his style I like and feel he does grow from each release. Steiner's release is long overdue and I am pleased that Intrada is pulling out all of the stops working with Disney and able to bring this score/soundtrack to us. Last McCreary has been doing the scores for Battlestar Galactica for several years and for me it is his strongest work. Bear brings the strong vibe and allows us to dream ourselves to other worlds and brings it home... I hope there will be a few more hidden treasures soon.

Bravo to the labels!
-Jeremy [Retro-Z]

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