Indiana Jones: The Soundtracks Collection Box set, Limited Edition, Original recording remastered
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Naturally, I'm glad to have the music on CD in any form, but this set feels like a missed opportunity when you consider the deluxe, completist treatment that the "Lord of the Rings" and 1977-83 "Star Wars" trilogies have gotten on disc. And if this sounds like nitpicking from a movie geek--well, what other audience is a 5-CD set of film music supposed to reach?
It's a great collection considering the last time I had these they were on cassette tape.
This top notch on most of the tracks.
There are a few tracks though like on "Temple of Doom" and "Last Crusade" that have a muffled sound to them. They aren't as crisp sounding as others. I guess they got it cleaned up as good as they could.
A fair warning, if you are looking for a complete soundtrack set with these you'll be disappointed.
Another reviewer said that some music is truncated (trimmed down) and missing. He's correct on that. A few tracks in "Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Temple of Doom", and "Last Crusade" have missing or truncated (trimmed down) tracks. They could have used more of the 5th disc to put these on, you'll notice if you flip the disc over there was plenty of space left. They also used "album versions" for some of the songs instead of film versions".
Even though this set isn't complete I still think its worth it because we get a few tracks that has never been released before. It's a joy to me because like I said the last time I had these 3 were on cassette. Also if your an Indian Jones fan you will love this.
Box it came in..
It's nice but its a tight fit. If your worried about tearing or damaging the sleeves I would recommend holding the box at an angle and tapping it on the back to get the individual sleeves out. Otherwise you might run a risk of tearing the edge or top of them trying to get them out.
In all I think Intrada or Film Score Monthly should have handled this production because they seem to always give %100 detail in their box sets. If you want an example their work here's a link to the Superman: The Music (1978-1988) Complete Set. [...]
Most Recent Customer Reviews
If you are a fan of the music from the cinematic classic that is the Indiana Jones Series, then this is the set for you.Published 17 months ago by starguy
One of if not THE best soundtrack compilation of all time. What more can I say. I still listen to these soundtracks almost on a daily basis!Published 18 months ago by dcrockstar2010
One of his best top five scores with all the tracks from every movie. You won't believe your ears.Published 18 months ago by Thunderstorm Entertainment
Another great sound track by John Williams. Which is the best? I don't know. they are all so good. I do seem to like the first song of Temple of Doom "Anything Goes" in... Read morePublished 20 months ago by A. M. Steiner
All the best music from Indy is inside this great music box. One of the best John Williams' job. MASTERPIECE! Lot of music published for the first time!Published 24 months ago by ivan
Great music. Poor CD packaging. Leatherette slipcase have glued label - in my copy glue is only in the center so corners will bend. Inserts do not contain anything interesting.Published on June 22, 2014 by Mateusz
There appears to be a serious flaw in the 5th disc. So far I've gotten 2 bad copies. Maybe in a few months the manufacture can resolve this or the bad discs will work their way... Read morePublished on June 17, 2014 by Casey
I don't know why Lucas has never shown the same amount of love for Indy as Star Wars in anything. You would think by now we would have a complete score two disc set per movie, but... Read morePublished on March 15, 2014 by Kenny Poturalski