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    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970, 2006) / Luboš Fišer [FLAC]

    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
    Valerie a týden divů / Valerie – Eine Woche voller Wunder

    The perhaps greatest musical score from the maligned Czech New Wave feature films, composed by

    Luboš Fišer




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    It has taken Andy Votel almost 12 years to finally get his grubby vinyl-magnetic mits on the original studio recordings of this previously unreleased score. A futile decade of Eastern European phone calls, continental crate digging and eventually wicked web scouring confirmed that like most Czechoslovakian film scores Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders never benefited from a commercial vinyl release and was condemned to a life imprisoned in the vaults of the original film production company sheltered from political duress and controversy for ever more… until now.

    Aided and abetted by his counter cultured compatriats at Finders Keepers a black virgin vinyl and CD duplication of the original master-tapes are now available for one and all to enjoy courtesy of the men who performed previous death defying escape missions for Stanley Myers soundtrack music to Sitting Target and providing psychedelic amnesty for buried treasures by Jean-Claude Vannier, Susan Christie and a veritable hoard of progressive Welsh folk music. And what better time and climate to unleash this Baroque folk masterpiece to an audience of bespoke music lovers as now – as our affection for traditional mystic music reaches a healthy hiatus.

    Lubos Fiser provides what is perhaps the greatest musical score of all the maligned Czech New Wave feature films with a gossamer-fragile blend of pastoral orchestral folk songs and clockwork harpsichords. From the very first delicate chord to the final crescendo this joyous sound is as addictive as the bizarre imagery seen in this seldom celebrated cinematic gem (which was screened in front of three hundred mesmerized patrons of this year’s Green Man festival).

    Naturally the list of musical pioneers who freely confess there allegiance to the score verifies it’s elevated place in contemporary pop. Birmingham’s dedicated concrete pop psych combo Broadcast recently paid homage to the soundtrack on there Ha-Ha Sound LP while groups such as Espers, Fursaxa and Marissa Nadler recently contributed to a live performance of the soundtrack as a homage to its unwaning influence on their music. Echoes of the score can also be heard in recent music by Vashti Bunyen and it has been cited as a huge influence to the likes of Tim Burton who based the carnival scene at the end of Big Fish on the original film.

    Previously unprepared for public consumption the immaculate release has been compiled in close accordance to the original storyline which was released in 1935 as a surrealist novel by Vladislav Nezval. The orchestral suites of music have been separated into 23 chapters with titles derived from the controversial novella. This seminal release comes complete with unseen archive images, original international poster designs and new and extensive sleevenotes by Andy Votel, Professor Peter Hames and Trish Keenan from Broadcast.
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    Continuing their ongoing mission to seek out old records and boldly go where no crate digger has gone before, the Finders Keepers crew have excavated another utterly essential piece of cinematic history - and this one's right up my street. Sadly I have never seen the film this soundtrack has been disengaged from before (something soon to be remedied, thank you internet shopping) but when you mention Eastern Europe, vampires, perverted monks and sexual discovery my ears and eyes are wide open. The cover itself is a rather fabulous looking blood-spattered daisy... I mean, I don't even have to hear the music and I'm sold - it's just so darned inviting. Luckily the shimmering sounds held captive beneath the legend are even more enticing than I would have realised, perfectly summing up everything I adore about library music, film music and cinema itself. We've got it all here - glockenspiels, choirs, harpsichord, string sections, flutes - every boxed is less ticked, more blotted out with a giant magic marker. Yet not once do the pieces sound overdone or cheesy, there's a tendency in this scene to lavish praise on the more 'ironic' exotic sound of 70s exploitation flicks, the whole porn music sensation. 'Valerie and her Week of Wonders' is no such soundtrack, this is so much more than cheap filler for a bad media party, don't take my word for it though, Trish Keenan from Birmingham's finest exports Broadcast gives her verdict in the liner notes claiming that she loved the film and soundtrack so much she wouldn't even copy it for her friends. I think you probably get the idea - this is life changing stuff, sitting somewhere between folk, psychedelia, choral music, avant garde classical and traditional music. Don't think you can label it though, it's a record you need to hear to truly understand its mystery and awe-inspiring atmosphere - I've said enough... you know what you have to do. (Boomkat review)


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    The file is no longer available

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    Thank you very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ohou View Post
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    What makes you think of that? The link still works for me. MEGA has some issues here and there, but it should be working.

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    thanks Maxwill

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    week of wonders indeed
    thanx for sharing this
    cheers

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    Thanks!!!

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    Yew the kink is working. Mega had the nproblem.
    Thank you Maxwill

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    Great film, great soundtrack! Thanks!

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    Valerie And Her Week of Wonders (1970) (2006) Soundtrack Score > Lubos Fiser
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    Tracklist:
    1. The Magic Yard (05:48)
    ...
    23. And The Last (05:08)
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    FLAC & MP3 320 Links added! Enjoy this masterpiece!

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    Link for flac please! Thank you very much, Maxwill!

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    Hi! I'd love to have the link, if possible.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Link sent.

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    OMG please ! This movie is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo niceeee
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    Link received! Thank you very much, Maxwill!

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    Hi there,

    Would it be possible to get a link for this one?

    Thanks in advance!

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