Lalo Schifrin’s ‘Bullitt’ is the soundtrack album to the eponymous motion picture, recorded on December 6 & 7, 1968 and released In 1969 by Warner Bros.
Track Listing : 1.Bullitt (Main Title) (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:08 . 2.Room 26 (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:23 . 3.Hotel Daniels (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:53 . 4.The Aftermath Of Love (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:49 . 5.Music To Interrogate By (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:50 . 6.On The Way To San Mateo (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:31 . 7.Ice Pick Mike (Lalo Schifrin) – 03:00 . 8.A Song For Cathy (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:13 . 9.Shifting Gears (Lalo Schifrin) – 03:17 . 10.Cantata For Combo (Lalo Schifrin) – 03:05 . 11.The First Snowfall (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) – 03:03 . 12.Bullitt (End Title) (Lalo Schifrin) – 02:39
Musicians : Lalo Schifrin – Conductor . John Audino – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Bud Brisbois – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Tony Terran – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Milt Bernhart – Trombone . Dick Noel – Trombone . Lloyd Ulyate – Trombone . Lew Mccreary – Trombone . Bud Shank – Reeds . Ronnie Lang – Reeds . Gene Cipriano – Reeds . Bill Perkins – Reeds . Jack Nimitz – Reeds . Mike Melvoin – Piano, Organ . Howard Roberts – Guitar . Bob Bain – Guitar . Ray Brown – Bass . Carol Kaye – Electric Bass . Max Bennett – Electric Bass . Larry Bunker – Drums
Production : Produced By Jimmy Hilliard . Lee Herschberg – Engineer
Package : Ed Thrasher – Art Direction
Recorded On December 6 & 7, 1968 At A Studio In Hollywood, California.
Released In 1969 By Warner Bros..
The film is judiciously spotted, with relatively little “action” music (the famous car chase is unscored) but several atmospheric and evocative source cues. Schifrin himself described it as “very simple” and “completely based on the blues.” […]
If you’re wondering, “Shifting Gears” (track #2) is the backdrop for the introduction to the famous San Francisco car chase scene, perhaps the most famous of its kind in all cinematic history. But what’s interesting – and more than a little gutsy – is that most of that scene features no music at all. No dialogue, either: just the roar of engines, the squeal of tires and related sounds […]
This unique combination makes Bullitt one of the finest achievements in the Lalo Schifrin catalog and one of the best action film scores ever written. [Collector’s Note: […]