MASTERS OF HORROR - The Richard Band Scores
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Dragon’s Domain Records presents a new release featuring newly recorded music from MASTERS OF HORROR. MASTERS OF HORROR includes music composed by Richard Band (RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND, TROLL) from the 2005 – 2007 series created by director Mick Garris (THE STAND (TV), THE SHINING (TV), SLEEPWALKERS), from three episodes specifically, presented on two discs. From the first season, ‘Dreams In The Witch House’ and from the second season, ‘Valerie On The Stairs’ and ‘The Washingtonians’.
From the first season of MASTERS OF HORROR, ‘Dreams In The Witch House’ was adapted from the short story by H.P. Lovecraft and aired in November 2005. This episode reunited composer Richard Band with director Stuart Gordon, continuing their collaboration on Lovecraft material that began with the theatrical release RE-ANIMATOR in 1985. This episodes tells the story of Walter Gilman, a college student renting an old room in a boarding house who discovers a sinister plot by otherworldly forces to sacrifice his neighbor Frances’ baby, Danny to unlock the ancient Necronomicon.
From the second season of MASTERS OF HORROR, ‘Valerie On The Stairs’ was adapted from a short story by Clive Barker and aired in December 2006. This episode was directed by Mick Garris. Rob Hanisey, an unsuccessful writer, rents a room in the Highberger House to write a novel and discovers there are fates worse than literary anonymity when he encounters Valerie,a mysterious woman and a stalking demon spawned from the imagination of three of the tenants.
Also from the second season, ‘The Washingtonians’, from a short story by Bentley Little and directed by Peter Medak (THE CHANGELING). In this episode, Mike Franks finds his family in danger after he discovers a strange letter hidden behind a portrait of George Washington which contains a shocking secret about the United States of America's founding fathers, in which a secret society is hell-bent on keeping quiet at any cost.
Dragon’s Domain Records presents the original scores from MASTERS OF HORROR, featuring music from three key episodes composed by Richard Band for the first time on compact disc, digitally mastered by James Nelson at Digital Outland, featuring liner notes written by director Mick Garris.
MASTERS OF HORROR is a limited edition release of 500 units. MASTERS OF HORROR is expected to begin shipping the week of January 10, 2022.
The first 50 copies ordered through the buysoundtrax.com website will be autographed by the composer at no extra charge.
01. Episode Main Title (2:18)
02. The Room / Bedtime / Impossible Angles / The Rat (3:26)
03. Hole in the Wall / Tea with Frankie / Meeting Masurewicz (2:37)
04. Babysitting Danny (1:15)
05. Witch is Revealed to Walter (2:43)
06. Engraved Invitation / Nightmare / "Sign!" (4:47)
07. The Witch Demands A Sacrifice / Breaking the Angled Wall (5:02)
08. Beyond The Wall of Sacrifice (6:58)
09. The Coda (2:54)
10. Episode End Credits (1:27)
11. Main Title / Welcome to Highberger House (2:42)
12. Strange Knocking / Is This Place Haunted?/ Valerie There & Gone (3:58)
13. Memories of Anna/ Valerie & The Beast / Ghost Words (4:21)
14. Typing / Embracing Valerie (6:07)
15. Secret Manuscript/ Spineless Bruce/ Beast Gets Patricia (8:46)
16. Releasing Valerie (10:03)
17. Paper Man (2:21)
18. Episode End Credits (1:23)
Total Time CD 1 - 73:55
01. Intro / Episode Main Title / House (5:15)
02. Entering House / "I'm not afraid of you" / Painting Falls (3:02)
03. The Letter/ "Human bone, maybe" / To Funeral / Service / Coffee (3:21)
04. Letter in Coffee Shop / Sleep on it / Pulse in the Basement/ "Restaurant cannibals?" / Door Open / Heart (4:19)
05. From Police to Washington / Attempt to Break-In House (6:13)
06. Finger Sting / Professor Out on Letter/ "Let me show you" and Past History (5:17)
07. Interior Van / Hallway/ Banquet Room Feast / To the Display/ The Painting (6:34)
08. They All Get Shot / The Aftermath / Professor Returns the Letter/ 6 Months Later/ New Dollar Bill (2:13)
09. Episode End Credits (1:23)
Total Time CD 2 - 37:59