Murray Gold - Doctor Who Series 6

Doctor Who Series 6

Murray Gold

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Murray Gold - Doctor Who Series 6

This is the seventh Doctor Who release of Murray Gold’s thrilling music, a 66 track double album featuring lush performances from The BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Six years of composing riveting music for Doctor Who has led to Murray’s work being performed at a special Proms concert at the Royal Albert Hall, a celebration of the music at the Millennium Centre Cardiff and a place in the Classic FM Hall Of Fame
Murray Gold’s musical career spans cinema, TV, stage and radio and his extensive list of achievements includes Queer As Folk, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Casanova, Alien Autopsy, The Devil’s Whore, Shameless and Torchwood.
Performed by The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and conducted by Ben Foster.

Reviews

Reviews
Most fans of the phenomenal reboot of Dr. Who will need little convincing to seek
out this latest 2-disc Silva presentation of music from the British series. Murray
Gold continues to be given a broad cinematic canvas with which to work, allowing
for often stunning musical support. Series Six follows Matt Smith’s rendition of the
Doctor through his various adventures.
As with previous releases from the series, this set features a good collection of
music from the first two-part episode and highlights from the additional 10
episodes. The opening “I Am the Doctor in Utah” features one of the newer
thematic ideas, which Gold introduced in Series 5. The music boasts beautiful
vocals by Mae McKenna that cast a shadow across the series. In many respects, the
music for Series 6 builds on the innovative touches introduced the previous season.
Strong thematic writing and recurring ideas bolster the scoring as the various
stories unfold. The music connected to River Song plays an important role in
particular throughout Series 6.
The first two episodes (The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon) feature
brass writing straight out of a David Arnold Bond-score. These jazzier elements are
also reminiscent of Gold’s recent work on Hoodwinked 2; they feature more synths,
electric guitar and percussion, though the thrust of the music continues to be a
large orchestral sound.
The series’ historic or futuristic settings offers Gold many opportunities to let loose,
as in “The Curse of the Black Spot,” with its mesmerizing “Deadly Siren” and hints
at swashbuckling music. “I’ve Got Mail” from “The Doctor’s Wife” has moments of
cinematic soap opera and subtle humor. The wind writing in “My TARDIS” is
particularly striking, delivered with lush harmonies.
One of Gold’s hallmarks is the use of arpeggiated action motifs, similar to material
in Don Davis’ Matrix scores. This is on display in several big action cues. Gold’s
inclusion of ethnic instrumentation often recalls Greg Edmonson’s Firefly, but the
budget here is larger, allowing for more of an orchestral sound overall. This can be
heard in the fascinating music for the two-part episodes of “The Rebel Flesh” and
“The Almost People.”
“Loving Isn’t Knowing” has some of the most acerbic writing on the album, yet also
showcases some simple lyric beauty. “Growing Up Fast” from “Let’s Kill Hitler”
(which opens disc two) is one of the more striking smaller ensemble numbers,
reminiscent of light British romantic comedy scoring. The music for “Night
Terrors” features some of the creepiest music in this collection (especially in “A
Malevolent Estate”). This material finds a parallel reference later in “Tick Tock”
from “The Wedding of River Song.” “Closing Time” is another unique bit of scoring,
delving full on into a sentimental sensibility in “My Time Is Running Out.” Many of these dramatic turns will find their culmination in the music for the episode “The
Wedding of River Song,” which features a character track for Brigadier Lethbridge-
Stewart.
The accompanying booklet features brief comments about each episode. In an
interesting move, Gold invited fans to suggest via Twitter what musical moments
should appear on this release. Hopefully they will find their wishes fulfilled here.
Regardless, there is plenty of music to enjoy, including a little surprise from “Day of
the Moon” as a send off. —Steven A. Kennedy
FSM ****

Tracklisting

CD Double Album (SILCD1375)
    1. Murray Gold - I Am The Doctor In Utah
    2. Murray Gold - 1969
    3. Murray Gold - The Impossible Astronaut
    4. Murray Gold - Trust Me
    5. Murray Gold - Help Is On Its Way
    6. Murray Gold - Another Perfect Prison
    7. Murray Gold - Greystark Hall
    8. Murray Gold - Apollo 11
    9. Murray Gold - Day Of The Moon
    10. Murray Gold - I See You Silence
    11. Murray Gold - You're A Dead Man
    12. Murray Gold - Deadly Siren
    13. Murray Gold - Perfect Reflection
    14. Murray Gold - All For One
    15. Murray Gold - The Curse Of The Black Spot
    16. Murray Gold - I've Got Mail
    17. Murray Gold - My TARDIS
    18. Murray Gold - Run, Sexy
    19. Murray Gold - Locked On
    20. Murray Gold - The Chemical Castle
    21. Murray Gold - Which One Is The Flesh?
    22. Murray Gold - Scanning Me
    23. Murray Gold - Ransacked
    24. Murray Gold - Always With The Rory
    25. Murray Gold - Double Doctor
    26. Murray Gold - Tell Me The Truth
    27. Murray Gold - Loving Isn't Knowing (The Almost People Suite)
    28. Murray Gold - River's Waltz
    29. Murray Gold - Pop
    30. Murray Gold - Tell Me Who You Are
    31. Murray Gold - Melody Pond
    1. Murray Gold - Growing Up Fast
    2. Murray Gold - The Blush Of Love
    3. Murray Gold - Terror Of The Reich
    4. Murray Gold - The British Are Coming
    5. Murray Gold - A Very Unusual Melody
    6. Murray Gold - When A River Forms
    7. Murray Gold - Pay Attention Grown Ups
    8. Murray Gold - The Enigma Of River Song
    9. Murray Gold - Bedtime For George
    10. Murray Gold - Tick Tock Round The Clock
    11. Murray Gold - A Malevolent Estate
    12. Murray Gold - Night Terrors
    13. Murray Gold - Apalapucia
    14. Murray Gold - 36 Years
    15. Murray Gold - Lost In The Wrong Stream
    16. Murray Gold - The Hotel Prison
    17. Murray Gold - Room Of Your Dreams
    18. Murray Gold - Fear Enough
    19. Murray Gold - What's Left To Be Scared Of?
    20. Murray Gold - Rita Praises
    21. Murray Gold - Stormageddon, Dark Lord Of All
    22. Murray Gold - Definitely Going
    23. Murray Gold - Over Your Shoulder
    24. Murray Gold - Ladieswear
    25. Murray Gold - Fragrance
    26. Murray Gold - My Time Is Running Out
    27. Murray Gold - Tick Tock (Vocal Track)
    28. Murray Gold - 0.709722222222222
    29. Murray Gold - The Head Of An Enemy
    30. Murray Gold - My Silence
    31. Murray Gold - Brigadier Lethbridge - Stewart
    32. Murray Gold - Forgiven
    33. Murray Gold - Time Is Moving
    34. Murray Gold - The Wedding Of River Song
    35. Murray Gold - The Majestic Tale (Of A Madman In A Box)
    Download Album (SILED1375)
    1. Murray Gold - I Am The Doctor In Utah
    2. Murray Gold - 1969
    3. Murray Gold - The Impossible Astronaut
    4. Murray Gold - Trust Me
    5. Murray Gold - Help Is On Its Way
    6. Murray Gold - Another Perfect Prison
    7. Murray Gold - Greystark Hall
    8. Murray Gold - Apollo 11
    9. Murray Gold - Day Of The Moon
    10. Murray Gold - I See You Silence
    11. Murray Gold - You're A Dead Man
    12. Murray Gold - Deadly Siren
    13. Murray Gold - Perfect Reflection
    14. Murray Gold - All For One
    15. Murray Gold - The Curse Of The Black Spot
    16. Murray Gold - I've Got Mail
    17. Murray Gold - My TARDIS
    18. Murray Gold - Run, Sexy
    19. Murray Gold - Locked On
    20. Murray Gold - The Chemical Castle
    21. Murray Gold - Which One Is The Flesh?
    22. Murray Gold - Scanning Me
    23. Murray Gold - Ransacked
    24. Murray Gold - Always With The Rory
    25. Murray Gold - Double Doctor
    26. Murray Gold - Tell Me The Truth
    27. Murray Gold - Loving Isn't Knowing (The Almost People Suite)
    28. Murray Gold - River's Waltz
    29. Murray Gold - Pop
    30. Murray Gold - Tell Me Who You Are
    31. Murray Gold - Melody Pond
    32. Murray Gold - Growing Up Fast
    33. Murray Gold - The Blush Of Love
    34. Murray Gold - Terror Of The Reich
    35. Murray Gold - The British Are Coming
    36. Murray Gold - A Very Unusual Melody
    37. Murray Gold - When A River Forms
    38. Murray Gold - Pay Attention Grown Ups
    39. Murray Gold - The Enigma Of River Song
    40. Murray Gold - Bedtime For George
    41. Murray Gold - Tick Tock Round The Clock
    42. Murray Gold - A Malevolent Estate
    43. Murray Gold - Night Terrors
    44. Murray Gold - Apalapucia
    45. Murray Gold - 36 Years
    46. Murray Gold - Lost In The Wrong Stream
    47. Murray Gold - The Hotel Prison
    48. Murray Gold - Room Of Your Dreams
    49. Murray Gold - Fear Enough
    50. Murray Gold - What's Left To Be Scared Of?
    51. Murray Gold - Rita Praises
    52. Murray Gold - Stormageddon, Dark Lord Of All
    53. Murray Gold - Definitely Going
    54. Murray Gold - Over Your Shoulder
    55. Murray Gold - Ladieswear
    56. Murray Gold - Fragrance
    57. Murray Gold - My Time Is Running Out
    58. Murray Gold - Tick Tock (Vocal Track)
    59. Murray Gold - 0.709722222222222
    60. Murray Gold - The Head Of An Enemy
    61. Murray Gold - My Silence
    62. Murray Gold - Brigadier Lethbridge - Stewart
    63. Murray Gold - Forgiven
    64. Murray Gold - Time Is Moving
    65. Murray Gold - The Wedding Of River Song
    66. Murray Gold - The Majestic Tale (Of A Madman In A Box)