Category Archives: Soundtrack

Reissue of the Sorcerer soundtrack coming!

Tangerine Dream’s score for Sorcerer is being reissued on vinyl by Waxworks Records. “Waxwork Records is thrilled to present the complete Sorcerer soundtrack by Tangerine Dream, re-mastered from the original source audio, and pressed to 180 gram “Rainforest Green and Black” … Continue reading

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RIP, Edgar Froese.

Edgar Froese, one of the founding members of Tangerine Dream — and one of the composers of the Sorcerer score — has passed away at 70. You can read more here.

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Friedkin introduces Tangerine Dream’s performance of the Sorcerer score.

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Tangerine Dream to perform Sorcerer score.

This is a good time to be a Sorcerer fan. 1977 shoulda been like this.

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The other Sorcerer soundtrack.

Someone who worked on Sorcerer must’ve had a copy of Keith Jarrett’s Hymns/Spheres. Recorded in 1976 at the Benedictine Abbey in Ottobeuren, West Germany, Hymns/Spheres is a double LP of solo improvisations on the Karl Joseph Riepp “Trinity” Baroque pipe organ. … Continue reading

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Photo opp: William Friedkin and Edgar Froese, 1976.

A really terrific thing has happened with this blog — you’re sharing your Sorcerer stuff. I’d been wondering what would happen when my supply ran low. So, thanks to Andy King, here’s William Friedkin with Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream. … Continue reading

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Tangerine Dream in Contemporary Keyboard, 1981.

Tangerine Dream’s Peter Baumann and Edgar Froese on their Sorcerer score. From Contemporary Keyboard magazine, April 1981. The image above is the Italian soundtrack LP. Thanks to Jacob’s Tangerine Dream blog. Peter Baumann: “The soundtrack itself, we like, but we … Continue reading

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Reminder: Sorcerer is a Seventies film.

To me, Sorcerer seems every bit as fresh and exciting as it did back in the summer of 1977. There’s not much in it to date it, aside from a lapel or two, when you think about it. But here’s … Continue reading

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Poster Gallery: UK Sorcerer soundtrack advertisement.

This ad ran in the July 16, 1977 issue of New Musical Express. Source: Jacob’s Tangerine Dream Blog.

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Scoring Sorcerer.

From a 1994 Sound On Sound article: Christoph Franke: “William Friedkin had heard our music in Los Angeles. He rang up and said he liked it, that it was innovative and new, and that he’d like to do a film … Continue reading

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