Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Circus of Horrors Freak Out BGT Judges

Back in 2001, Silva Screen released The Circus of Horrors soundtrack, described as a cross between Rocky Horror, Circus Archaos and Alice Cooper. The soundtrack features guest appearences by Dave Hill (Slade), Arthur Brown (Crazy World of Arthur Brown), Dani Filth (Cradle of Filth) and The King (Elvis impersonator). Anyway, the point of all this is that The Circus of Horrors have made it to the Britain's Got Talent semis, airing tomorrow (1st June), and word is they're firing up to shock the judges into putting them through to the final, by performing never before seen dangerous and no doubt revolting stunts on the telly. Roll up folks, they've got to be seen to be believed.

Monday, 16 May 2011



13 arresting TV and film themes, running across all aspects of police work from hard nosed US detectives to British bobbies on the beat.

Available on Silva Screen worldwide, this digital only release includes music from some of the best composers in the business and features era classics such as Mike Post’s languid jazzy vibes for Hill Street Blues, Lalo Schifrin’s strident Dirty Harry theme and John Parker’s genre defining ChiPs theme

Performed by:
The City of Prague Philharmonic Big Band
N.Y. Jazz Orchestra
The Daniel Caine Orchestra
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
London Music Works
Mark Ayres


1. Burke’s Law - Herschel Burke Gilbert
2. Dirty Harry - Lalo Schifrin
3. The Streets Of San Francisco - Patrick Williams
4. Kojak - Billy Goldenberg
5. Police Story - Jerry Goldsmith
6. The Sweeney - Harry South
7. CHiPs - John Parker
8. Hill Street Blues - Mike Post
9. Police Squad! - Ira Newborn
10. Cagney And Lacey - Bill Conti
11. The Bill - Andy Pask
12. Lethal Weapon - Michael Kamen
13. NYPD Blue - Mike Post

REL. DATE: 16th May 2011

Friday, 13 May 2011

The Film Music Of Hans Zimmer Vol, 2

Coming digitally on the 30th May is Silva Screen’s second, hand-picked compilation featuring The Film Music of Hans Zimmer followed later in July by a CD of the same.

With four Grammys, two Golden Globes and an award winning repertoire of scores, Hans Zimmer has cemented his name as a Hollywood heavyweight.

This second compilation showcases a variety of Zimmer’s classic scores with the addition of his more recent successes, Mutiny (Pirates Of The Caribbean, On Strangers Tides), Discombobulate (Sherlock Holmes), Aggressive Expansion (The Dark Knight), putting them side by side with classic tracks from box office hits such as, This Land (The Lion King), Red Sea (The Prince Of Egypt) and Davy Jones (Pirates Of The Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest) to name but a few.

Zimmer in a recent interview with the Independent Film Channel went on to say, “You know my life is really about sequels at the moment, I have 'Pirates' four into 'Kung Fu Panda' two, into 'Sherlock Holmes' two and of course Chris is working on another 'Batman' movie. So that's really my life, so what I'm trying to do is, I'm trying to go and figure out how we can bring something new to the party each time." (Independent Film Channel)

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

The Music of James Horner

On the 16th May Silva Screen Records are releasing the digital edition of The Music of James Horner followed by a CD of the same on the 30th of May.

With a successful string of scores already under his belt including Star Trek, Brave Heart and Apollo 13, Horner went on to win an Oscar and Golden Globe for his work composing the music to the international award winning film Titanic, the biggest grossing orchestral soundtrack of all time.

Horner continued his successful streak in creating scores for such films as The Mask of Zorro, Avatar and The Karate Kid amongst others.

The Music of James Horner brings together a hand-picked selection of his great compositions from such classic block busters as The Karate Kid, Avatar, Troy, Titanic, Deep Impact and many more.

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