Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Newly Expanded Edition) Soundtrack, Extra tracks
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Audio, Cassette, Original recording, Soundtrack, 1982
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- Sound Quality was slightly sub-par.
- The CD has been out of print for a while.
With this release, we not only have the complete score, but we have dramatically improved sound quality, and some of the most informative and detailed liner notes seen for a Star Trek score.
The additional material provides more of Khan's dark, brooding material (The Eels of Ceti Alpha V), with some moments of beauty (Spock (Dies), The Genesis Cave) and some great action cues (Enterprise Attacks Reliant), and missing key moments (Captain Terrel's Death, Buried Alive, Amazong Grace), and it makes for an interesting listen.
In some cases, it is possible to hear separate instruments where a vague notion of one instrument could be heard before.
For those that love the GNP Crescendo CD arrangement, the information is included on how to arrange the cues to match that release.
James Horner's music for Star Trek II has (like the movie itself) always been a personal favorite of mine, in that it defines, for me, what Star Trek is mainly about. The first real, deep impressions I had of Star Trek, when I was an (impressionable) child, were not from the original series, but from seeing this movie and hearing this music, on television. It took a while to sink in, but I was hooked. Emotionally grabbed. Where I adore the the mystery, wonder, eeriness and graceful beauty of the music of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, I equally love the grandeur, drama and deep emotionality of the music for Star Trek II: it is more about the 'human element' in Star Trek (especially the relationship between Kirk and Spock. For better or for worse, the above-mentioned impressionable child within me is still alive ...Read more ›
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I bought this album for Amazing Grace only, a short 1.5 minute song or so, on bagpipes, nice, on the violins orchestra, it has me in tears, so beautiful that melody, made in Heaven... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Davan Deep Starwalker
I've wanted this for so long and I'm glad I finally got it. Khan a better movie better movie than the Motion Picture but I like the Motion Picture soundtrack better than the Khan... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marshall L. Royse
This collection probably shares the dubious honor of being the most expensive CD I've ever purchased (the other being Glass Hammer's Evermore). Forty bux for a single disc? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen Mann
Great condition with no scratches. I nice companion to the film, and one of my favorite soundtracks! I really miss memorable soundtracks like this.Published 2 months ago by Matthew Gillett
AWESOME Soundtrack! Very pleased with additional scene music, a GREAT enhancement to an already awesome album!Published 2 months ago by Gary D. Smith
WOW! If you are a ST:WOK fan or a lover of the orchestral music of James Horner - run out and buy this! Read morePublished 4 months ago by rikkma
This album is terrific. The newly expanded edition really satisfied my craving for the full original soundtrack. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kronos One
The original soundtrack for WoK is one of my favorites ever. This edition expanded on that by adding all the tracks from the movie and placing them in the proper order. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gary
so .. yeah we who wanted had heard it 1000 times in digital.. but if you're into it vinyl, this is 100% the same + very nice bootleg :) and its vinyl , right :)Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer