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Henry Mancini

Matthew Sweet talks to the daughter of Henry Mancini, one of the greatest film composers of all time, who died 25 years ago this summer.

Matthew Sweet talks to Monica Mancini, the daughter of one of the great icons of film music, the composer Henry Mancini, whose seminal scores for 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', 'The Pink Panther', 'Charade' and many others have worked their way not only into parlance of film buffs but into the hearts and minds of audiences internationally.

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Music Played

  • Henry Mancini

    Peter Gunn (1958-61) - Theme

    Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Crime-Stoppers: TV's Greatest P.I. Themes.
    • Rhino Entertainment Company.
    • 6.
  • Henry Mancini

    Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) - Moon River

    Music Arranger: Patrick Williams. Singer: Monica Mancini. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Patrick Williams.
    • Monica Mancini.
    • Warner Bros. Records.
    • 12.
  • Glenn Miller

    Moonlight Serenade

    Music Arranger: Henry Mancini. Orchestra: Glenn Miller Orchestra.
    • The Glenn Miller Story. Volumes 1 - 4.
    • Avid.
    • 20.
  • Henry Mancini

    Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) - The Monster Gets Mark

    Orchestra: Mancini Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Mancini In Surround - Mostly Monsters, Murders & Mysteries.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 5.
  • Henry Mancini

    Tarantula (1955) - Terror Strikes

    Orchestra: Mancini Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Mancini In Surround - Mostly Monsters, Murders & Mysteries.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 7.
  • Henry Mancini

    Touch of Evil (1958) - Main Title

    Conductor: Henry Mancini. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Touch Of Evil (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Varèse Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Henry Mancini

    Hatari! (1962) - Baby Elephant Walk

    Conductor: Henry Mancini. Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra.
    • Midnight, Moonlight & Magic - The Very Best Of Henry Mancini.
    • RCA.
    • 3.
  • Henry Mancini

    The Pink Panther (1963) - Theme

    Conductor: Henry Mancini. Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra.
    • Midnight, Moonlight & Magic - The Very Best Of Henry Mancini.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Henry Mancini

    Charade (1963) - Theme

    Conductor: Henry Mancini. Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra.
    • Midnight, Moonlight & Magic - The Very Best Of Henry Mancini.
    • RCA.
    • 8.
  • Henry Mancini

    Arabesque (1966) - Theme

    Performer: Shelly Manne. Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Arabesque (Music From The Motion Picture Score).
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Henry Mancini

    Two for the Road (1967) - Something for Audrey

    Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Two For The Road.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Henry Mancini

    Days of Wine and Roses (1962) - Theme

    Composer: Johnny Mercer. Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini. Choir: Chorus.
    • The Best Of Mancini.
    • RCA.
    • 10.
  • Henry Mancini

    Wait Until Dark (1967) - Theme for Three

    Orchestra: Henry Mancini Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Music From The Films Of Audrey Hepburn.
    • Giant Records.
    • 6.
  • Henry Mancini

    White Dawn (1974) - Arctic Whale Hunt

    Orchestra: Mancini Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Henry Mancini.
    • Mancini In Surround - Mostly Monsters, Murders & Mysteries.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 2.
  • Henry Mancini

    Music On The Way

    Music Arranger: Patrick Williams. Singer: Monica Mancini. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Patrick Williams.
    • Monica Mancini.
    • Warner Bros. Records.
    • 13.

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