Raise The Titanic - Suite. Body Heat - Main Theme. Octopussy - Palace Fight. The Cotton Club - Suite. High Road To China - Suite. Out Of Africa - Main Theme. Chaplin - Main Theme.
Among so many classics it is difficult to single out individual tracks, but to demonstrate the wide range of Barry's output, we can point to the theme song for "Born Free", the unforgettably melancholic "Midnight Cowboy", the love themes for "Somewhere in Time" and "Out of Africa", the sultry "Body Heat", the jazz music for "The Cotton Club" and the expansive "Dances with Wolves".
Above all this collection is excellent value for money, and an unmissable opportunity to sample John Barry's unique talent for establishing the mood of a movie in his own inimitable style. Body Heat - Main Theme Frances Octopussy - Palace Fight Out of Africa - Main Theme 4.
Dances with Wolves - The Buffalo Hunt 7. Chaplin - Main Theme 8. Moviola 9. Indecent Proposal - Main Theme The Scarlet Letter - Love Theme Cry the Beloved Country - Main Theme Silva America SSD Directed by Cy Enfield.
Directed by Terrence Young. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Directed by Sydney J. Directed by Richard Lester. Directed by Ronald Neame. Directed by Bryan Forbes. Upon completing his national service, he formed his own band in , The John Barry Seven.
He came to the notice of the makers of the first James Bond film Dr. No , who were dissatisfied with a theme for James Bond given to them by Monty Norman.
This started a successful association between Barry and Eon Productions that lasted for 25 years. Barry completed his last film score, Enigma , in and recorded the successful album Eternal Echoes the same year.
He then concentrated chiefly on live performances and co-wrote the music to the musical Brighton Rock in alongside Don Black. Barry was married four times and had four children. He moved to the United States in and lived there until his death in His mother was a classical pianist.
His father, John Xavier "Jack" Prendergast, from Cork , was a projectionist during the silent film era, who later owned a chain of cinemas across northern England. Serving in the British Army , Barry spent his national service playing the trumpet. By Barry was gaining commissions to arrange music for other acts, starting with a young trio on Decca, coincidentally called the Three Barry Sisters, though unrelated both to Barry and the more famous Barry Sisters duo in America.
He was employed by EMI from until arranging orchestral accompaniment for the company's singers, including Adam Faith ;  he also composed songs along with Les Vandyke and scores for films in which Faith was featured.
When Faith made his first film, Beat Girl , Barry composed, arranged and conducted the score, his first. His music was later released as the UK's first soundtrack album.
Barry also composed the music for another Faith film, Never Let Go also , orchestrated the score for Mix Me a Person , and composed, arranged and conducted the score for The Amorous Prawn also In , Barry transferred to Ember Records , where he produced albums as well as arranging them.
These achievements caught the attention of the producers of a new film called Dr. No who were dissatisfied with a theme for James Bond given to them by Monty Norman. Barry was hired and the result was one of the most famous signature tunes in film history, the " James Bond Theme ". Credit goes to Monty Norman, see here. When the producers of the Bond series engaged Lionel Bart to score the next James Bond film From Russia with Love , they discovered that Bart could neither read nor write music.
Though Bart wrote a title song for the film, the producers remembered Barry's arrangement of the James Bond Theme and his composing and arranging for several films with Adam Faith. The Wrong Box Born Free The Quiller Memorandum You Only Live Twice Deadfall Disc 2 1. The Lion In Winter 2. On Her Majestys Secret Service 3. On Her Majestys Secret Service 4. Midnight Cowboy 5. Midnight Cowboy 6.Apr 29, · John Barry: The Collection - 40 Years Of Film Music; Writers John Barry; Licensed to YouTube by Entertainment One U.S., LP, The Orchard Music (on behalf of Silva Screen Records); CMRRA, EMI Music.