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Score Guide – Home Alone (1990)

Join Will & Wend for their first Christmas Score Guide! In their final episode of 2017 they merrily explore a childhood classic, the 1990 comedy chrimbo movie, Home Alone, composed and conducted by masterful maestro, John Williams.

Your festive hosts shall be pulling back the composer’s christmassy curtain for you our loyal listener, to reveal themes, identify leitmotifs, and gush over instrumentation and all those sparkling musical moments that make this soundtrack so well-loved the world over.

Crowbars up, snow shovels at the ready, let’s feel that gingerbread feeling!

Merry Christmas everyone!

Release

Home Alone 25th Anniversary Limited Edition La-La Land Records (2015)

Timestamps

Intro Tag: Xander Stobbs

Disc One

6:15 – 1. Home Alone (Main Theme)

9.57 – 2. Go Pack Your Suitcase/Introducing Marley/In Good Hands

14:50 – 3. Banished to the Attic

16:44 – 4. We Slept In/Hard Count

18:43 – 5. Making the Plane

19:44 – 6. The Basement

23:35 – 7. Target Practise/Sledding on the Stairs

26:49 – 8. Lights On/Guess Who’s Home/Paris Arrival

30:47 – 9. The Man of the House/Police Check

32:44 – 10. The Bookshelf

34:48 – 11. Phone Machine/Drug Store/Escape Across the Ice

38:45 – 12. Follow That Kid! [Film Version]

41:47 – 13. Listening to Carson

42:41 – 14. Cleaning Clothes/Kitchen

44:10 – 15. Scammed by a Kindergartner [Film Version]

46:55 – 16. Somewhere in my Memory (Walking Home) [Film Version]

49:34 – 17. O Holy Night [Film Version]

52:19 – 18. Star of Bethlehem [Film Version]

54:05 – 19. Carol of the Bells

56:03 – 20. Setting the Trap

1:01:22 – 21. The Attack Begins

1:03:37 – 22. Marv Enters the Basement/A Hot Hand/Sore Head

1:04:09 – The Chess Game (Harry Potter and the INSERT NAME Stone)

1:05:14 – 23. Paint Cans

1:06:41 – 24. Clothesline Trapeze/Marley to the Rescue

1:09:06 – 25. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas [Film Version]

1:09:58 – 26. The Next Morning/Mom Returns/Finale

1:14:04 – 27. We Wish You a Merry Christmas/End Title [Film Version]

Links

Anthony O’Toole’s Transcription & Analysis of Setting the Trap