Stanley Myers http://wrti.org en 60th Anniversary Classical CD Highlight: Myers, Cavatina (Theme from The Deer Hunter) http://wrti.org/post/60th-anniversary-classical-cd-highlight-myers-cavatina-theme-deer-hunter <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">The </span><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">Cavatina</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> by Stanley Myers, used as the theme to </span><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">The Deer Hunter</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">, performed by guitarist Norbert Kraft, is featured on CD 3 in the </span>WRTI<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> </span>60th<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> Anniversary Classical 3-CD set.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Film composer Stanley Myers scored <em>The Walking Stick</em> in 1970, and then guitarist John Williams convinced him to work up one bit of it for guitar. Williams played it eight years later on the sound track of one of the greatest movies of all time, <em>The Deer Hunter</em>.<br><br>Juxtaposing this bittersweet song against the struggle with brutality and love—in Southeast Asian jungles and Pennsylvania mountains—is as piercing now as it was in the years following the Vietnam War. Norbert Kraft performs the solo guitar arrangement with a graceful, glowing sound.&nbsp;</p><div> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 03:18:24 +0000 Kile Smith 6440 at http://wrti.org 60th Anniversary Classical CD Highlight: Myers, Cavatina (Theme from The Deer Hunter)