FAT MAN AND LITTLE BOY: LIMITED EDITION

(2-CD SET)

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La-La Land Records presents the world premiere release of acclaimed composer Ennio Morricone's (THE MAN WITH NO NAME TRILOGY, THE THING, ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, THE MISSION, THE UNTOUCHABLES) original score to Paramount Pictures' 1989 docudrama FAT MAN AND LITTLE BOY, starring Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz and John Cusack, and directed by Roland Joffe. Never before released in any format, Mr. Morricone's hauntingly beautiful and complex orchestral score receives a definitive, 2-CD treatment that demonstrates the composer's notable skill in emotionally interpreting what is at once an amazing and tragic chapter in mankind's history - the birth of the atom bomb. Full of dramatic suspense, passion, sadness and gravitas, this is a notable, major Hollywood work by Morricone that is ripe for discovery - especially since some of it has never before been heard, as several cues and portions of others were dropped from the final cut of the film. Produced by Dan Goldwasser and mastered by Mike Matessino, this special 2-CD release includes source cues, alternates and exclusive, in-depth liner notes by film music writer Daniel Schweiger. This is a limited edition of 3000 units.

TRACK LISTING:

DISC 1

Original Film Score Source Cues

  1. Above the Clouds (Theme from Fat Man and Little Boy) (5:58)
  2. Fat Man Logo* / Main Titles / Mysterious Meeting / A Faustian Bargain* / Arrival at Camp (6:47)
  3. Fat Man and Little Boy / We Are People, Not Numbers** (2:41)
  4. 2 A.M. News / Groves' Advantage / First Accident (2:22)
  5. No Options / Madness and Suspicion / Oppie's Reflections (3:13)
  6. One Thousand Times Love / Love is Ended (4:31)
  7. Icy Fusion Fizzles* (1:02)
  8. Groves' Madness (1:49)
  9. Implosion Test / Bad News / In the Tank (1:46)
  10. Human Indecision (3:15)
  11. Give 'Em Dignity / Secret File* / Guillotine (2:10)
  12. Second Explosion / Pressure Oppie / Oppie's Indecision / Against the Test (3:44)
  13. In the Train* (2:21)
  14. Critical Mass / Innocent Love* (2:16)
  15. Merriman's Accident (2:38)
  16. Will to Survive (2:21)
  17. Why Me? (2:23)
  18. Do It! / It's A Go! / Kathleen's Goodbye (2:51)
  19. Hiroshima and Nagasaki** (3:02)
  20. Finale / End Title (film version) (5:43)

Disc 1 Time: 63:40

DISC 2

Source Cues

  1. First Expectation (1:25)
  2. Piano Source (0:42)
  3. Celebration (1:01)
  4. Fireworks (1:46)
  5. Slow Dancing (0:38)
  6. Go Dancing (1:26)
  7. Radiation Blues* (1:37)
  8. Sonata #17 in D Minor (Opus 31, No. 2 "Tempest") (L. Beethoven) (1:03)
  9. Danse Villageoise from “Dix Pieces Pittoresques” (E. Chabrier) (1:13)

Alternates

  1. We Must Not Forget (6:10)
  2. Mysterious Meeting (alternate) (0:54)
  3. A Faustian Bargain (alternate) (1:41)
  4. Icy Fusion Fizzles (alternate) (1:01)
  5. Final Celebration (unused finale) (1:40)
  6. Higher and Higher (5:51)
  7. Innocent Love (two alternates) (1:33)
  8. Why Me? (alternate) (2:24)
  9. Final Celebration (alternate) (1:41)
  10. One Hope (6:01)

Disc 2 Time: 40:29

* not in film

** contains music not in film

Total Album Time: 104:09

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