on 29 December 2013
This is the Brunswick LP version released in the 1960s to accompany the film. And an excellent job it does too.
There have been a couple of expanded editions released previously - both of which I have - yet this is the most satisfactory version from a listening point of view.
The front sleeve is actually reproduced from the LPs back cover, but is quite evocative in its own way.
Alex North's score was a departure from the "Roman" style of Rozsa and Newman etc. and his later score for "Cleopatra" continued down the same Appian Way.
Excellent CD, at a very reasonable price.
on 23 April 2013
As with so many epic films of the 1960's, "Spartacus" stands out as one of the best loved movie greats. The power of the story
telling allows the audience a complete in-sight into great drama, action, love and even comedy. The music by Alex North
embodies all the great qualities of the story to the extent that you do not even have to see the film to understand the music.
They just do not make films like this anymore.