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The Music of Raymond Scott: Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights

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The Music of Raymond Scott: Reckless Nights And Turkish Twilights

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Raymond Scott
genre:
Pop

We gave it an A

Written in the ’30s and ’40s as straitlaced swing tunes, Raymond Scott’s frenetic melodies on The Music of Raymond Scott: Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights have been used in hundreds of old Warner Bros. cartoons. You’ll instantly recognize the mechanistic ”Powerhouse” and the cat-and-mouse dance, ”Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals,” among others. Even divorced from animated antics, they’re irresistibly loony. A