Muppets From Space [Original Motion Picture Score]

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A collection of outlandish but well-executed parodies of classic movie themes, Muppets from Space is an odd entry in the venerable Jim Henson franchise -- its broad, often bizarre humor will appeal more to adults than children, unless those kids have recycled their copies of Highights magazine in favor of a subscription to Cahiers du Cinema. Brazenly quoting greats from Herrmann to Goldsmith to Williams, composer Jamshied Sharifi dashes through the history of movie music like an axe-wielding maniac, lopping off familiar melodies and motifs from some of the greatest scores of the 20th century -- half the fun is spotting his influences and inspirations, while the remainder ...
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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
A collection of outlandish but well-executed parodies of classic movie themes, Muppets from Space is an odd entry in the venerable Jim Henson franchise -- its broad, often bizarre humor will appeal more to adults than children, unless those kids have recycled their copies of Highights magazine in favor of a subscription to Cahiers du Cinema. Brazenly quoting greats from Herrmann to Goldsmith to Williams, composer Jamshied Sharifi dashes through the history of movie music like an axe-wielding maniac, lopping off familiar melodies and motifs from some of the greatest scores of the 20th century -- half the fun is spotting his influences and inspirations, while the remainder derives from the symphonic bombast of the London Metropolitan Orchestra, which performs with an intensity and grandeur even those ornery old bastards Statler and Waldorf would applaud.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1999
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206606027
  • Catalog Number: 6060

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jamshied Sharifi Primary Artist, Conductor
James Brown Track Performer
The Commodores Track Performer
The Isley Brothers Track Performer
Billy Preston Track Performer
The O'Jays Track Performer
G. Love & Special Sauce Track Performer
George Clinton Track Performer
Gonzo Track Performer
The Dust Brothers Track Performer
Rupert Gregson-Williams Conductor
The Getaway People Track Performer
Jeymes Track Performer
London Metropolitan Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Rod Stewart Composer
Jeff Golub Composer
Chuck Kentis Composer
Carmine Rojas Composer
Jamshied Sharifi Composer, Producer
Robert Townson Executive Producer
Maggie Rodford Score Producer
Rupert Gregson-Williams Composer, Producer
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