Kenyon Hopkins

Kenyon Hopkins: The Hustler (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Artist: Kenyon Hopkins

Artist: Kenyon Hopkins
Title: The Hustler (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Product Type: VINYL LP

The Hustler (1961) was the first truly iconic film of Paul Newman's career. It was nominated for nine Academy Awards: Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction and two for Best Supporting Actor. The beautiful Jazz score, finally re-released on vinyl, is by the composer Kenyon Hopkins (Baby Doll, 12 Angry Men, the Fugitive Kind). a great and much-underrated composer of Jazz-inflected film scores and musical portraits, Hopkins worked in television beginning in the mid-1950 's and branched out into film scoring soon after. Hopkins was particularly adept at using Jazz themes, Rhythms, and Orchestrations in his scores, often paralleling the down-and-out subjects and settings on-screen with what Basic Hip has called, "smoky, gritty, rotten-to-the-core Jazz."

1.1 Main Title (Stop ; Go) 1:52
1.2 Minnesota Fats 2:07
1.3 The Loser 3:23
1.4 Sarah's Theme 2:04
1.5 4 Flights Up 1:20
1.6 Fast Buck 2:10
1.7 Small Time Charlie 2:29
2.1 Bert's Theme 1:51
2.2 Contract With Depravity 2:08
2.3 All Thumbs 1:45
2.4 Dining Out 1:17
2.5 Derby Time 2:53
2.6 Lipstick On A Mirror 2:04
2.7 The Winner 1:33
2.8 End Title 1:04

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