Saturday, January 16, 2010

Mike Batt
Watership Down TV Serie Soundtrack

 ©2000 Polydor
256 Kbps CD Rip
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The TV series based on Richard Adams' novel "Watership Down" was scored by Mike Batt. He orchestrated and conducted the score for a full (80 piece) symphony orchestra. It was recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom Mike has worked many times. In 2003, the second season was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Series
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The soundtrack to "Watership Down" is well worth a listen but very hard to find for a reasonable price. If you don't want to pay $70,00 but wants to have it anyway you can press the downloadbutton.
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Watership Down: The Beginning (Overture) (4:41) / Bright Eyes (vocals: Stephen Gately) (3:58) / Thank You, Stars (vovals: Cerys Matthews) (3:32) / On Watership Down (Folk Theme) (6:07) / (When You're) Losing Your Way in the Rain (vocals: Art Garfunkel) (3:40) / Military Theme and Development (5:26) / The View from a Hill (3:26) / Fantasia on a Flying Theme (6:51) / Chase Adventure from Watership Down (5:46) / Baroque Tune (0:38) / Frith's Blessing (vocals: Gary Martin) (2:55) / Winter on Watership Down (6:40) / Winter Song (vocals: Paul Carrack) (4:00) / A Kind of Dream (Choral Fantasy) (6:24) / Bright Eyes [Steve Mac Version] (3:47)
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3 comments:

Mieke said...

Great share, thanks very much! :)

dewoz said...

Thank you - Look forward to listening to it!

the saucer people said...

I still remember crying my eyes out as a kid when I was taken to the cinema to watch Watership Down and I still get emotional whenever I hear Art's theme tune....I remember the TV series but I cannot recall the music so looking forward to hearing this...weird, I have been listening to the Mike Batt Caravan a lot recently and it really stand the test of time...

thanks for sharing this rarity, its most appreciated