Kin in Aladdin's Palace

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A charming children's score by David Michael Frank, Kin in Aladdin's Palace boasts an epic scope uncommon to the family film genre -- even if the City of Prague Philharmonic's performance doesn't quite achieve the cumulative power the music demands, it's still a far more impressive effort than you might expect. Frank employs a series of ethnic melodies and instruments to capture the film's mythical Arabian setting, vividly evoking the vast panoramas of the desert milieu -- the themes are clever and the arrangements are complex, at times suggesting a grown-up adventure more than a kid-friendly B-movie. However, with only 34 brief tracks, the score never fully stretches out,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A charming children's score by David Michael Frank, Kin in Aladdin's Palace boasts an epic scope uncommon to the family film genre -- even if the City of Prague Philharmonic's performance doesn't quite achieve the cumulative power the music demands, it's still a far more impressive effort than you might expect. Frank employs a series of ethnic melodies and instruments to capture the film's mythical Arabian setting, vividly evoking the vast panoramas of the desert milieu -- the themes are clever and the arrangements are complex, at times suggesting a grown-up adventure more than a kid-friendly B-movie. However, with only 34 brief tracks, the score never fully stretches out, and Frank introduces a number of memorable thematic ideas that move by all too quickly -- still, it's worth a listen for kids of all ages.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2005
  • Label: Citadel
  • UPC: 795817711729
  • Catalog Number: 77117
  • Sales rank: 243,367

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Desert Opening - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (2:10)
  2. 2 Cave of Wonders - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:07)
  3. 3 Sealing The Cave - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:35)
  4. 4 Special Delivery - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:09)
  5. 5 Market Chase - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (2:17)
  6. 6 Calvin From Reseda - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:30)
  7. 7 Harem Delights - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:54)
  8. 8 Secret Passage - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:36)
  9. 9 Camel Companion - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:34)
  10. 10 An Oasis - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:03)
  11. 11 Winging It - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:42)
  12. 12 Sweet Dreams - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:04)
  13. 13 Sea Of Sand - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:32)
  14. 14 Burger Mirage - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:45)
  15. 15 Sandstorm - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:15)
  16. 16 Searching - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:53)
  17. 17 Love Blooms - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:18)
  18. 18 Luxor Sees All - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:04)
  19. 19 Valley of Death - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:27)
  20. 20 Guardians Of The Key - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:17)
  21. 21 Princess Sherry - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:49)
  22. 22 The Key Fits - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:09)
  23. 23 Entering the Cave - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:47)
  24. 24 Betrayed - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:20)
  25. 25 Ali Baba's Theme - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:34)
  26. 26 Slam Dunk - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (2:38)
  27. 27 Change of Heart - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:43)
  28. 28 Raging Waters - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:51)
  29. 29 A Royal Beheading - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (2:32)
  30. 30 High School Hero - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:30)
  31. 31 Luxor Escapes - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:53)
  32. 32 Aladdin Awakes - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (1:26)
  33. 33 Final Goodbyes - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (2:03)
  34. 34 Date For The Dance - Prague Philharmonic Orchestra (0:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
David Michael Frank Primary Artist
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
David Michael Frank Producer, Orchestration
Juraj Durovic Engineer
William Motzing Orchestration
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