Music from Mission: Impossible

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Music from Mission: Impossible
Music from Mission Impossible.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Released1967
RecordedOctober 4, 5 & 7, 1967
Los Angeles
GenreJazz
Length29:44
LabelDot
DLP 25831
ProducerTom Mack
Lalo Schifrin chronology
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
(1967)
Music from Mission: Impossible
(1967)
Cool Hand Luke
(1967)

Music from Mission Impossible is an album featuring music composed and conducted by Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1967 and released on the Dot label.[1] The music on this album is rerecorded and extended scores that were originally commissioned for the TV series Mission: Impossible.

Reception[edit]

Schifrin was awarded two Grammys at the 10th Grammy Awards for his work on the first series (Best Instrumental Theme and Best Original Score for a Motion Picture or TV Show).[2]

The album peaked at 47 on the Billboard Albums Chart and 11 on the magazine's jazz chart in 1968.[3]

The Allmusic review states: "Any fan of the show should try and find this album at a used music shop, but more specifically fans of Lalo Schifrin (and that could be quite a few, as he remained uncredited on some of his TV themes) should definitely check the album out. It's a good buy if you can find it".[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lalo Schifrin except as indicated

  1. "Mission: Impossible" - 2:31
  2. "Jim on the Move" - 3:12
  3. "Operation Charm" - 2:55
  4. "The Sniper" - 3:20
  5. "Rollin Hand" - 2:48
  6. "The Plot" - 2:25
  7. "Wide Willy" - 2:03
  8. "Cinnamon (The Lady Was Made to Be Loved)" (Jack Urbont, Bruce Geller) - 2:36
  9. "Barney Does It All" - 2:30
  10. "Danger" - 2:44
  11. "Mission: Accomplished" - 2:40
  • Recorded in Hollywood, California on October 4, 5 & 7, 1967

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D. Lalo Schifrin discography accessed March 7, 2012
  2. ^ 1967 Grammy Awards accessed March 7, 2012
  3. ^ Lalo Schifrin Charts and Awards at Allmusic accessed March 15, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Greenberg, A. Allmusic Review accessed March 9, 2012