Orchestral recordings from Sir George Martin, the fifth Beatle, set to be released for the first time

A new album from the eminent producer and composer Sir George Martin is due for release this November.

Often referred to as the fifth Beatle by Paul McCartney and fans for his contributions to the Fab Four, Martin also worked with the likes of John Williams, Celine Dion, Elton John and Dire Straits during his illustrious career.

Putting it simply, he’s the king.

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An album of original film soundtracks and orchestral compositions from godlike producer Sir George Martin is on its way, due to land in November.

George Martin: the Film Scores and Original Orchestral Compositions will be released on November 10th through Atlas Realisations and PIAS Classics. It features previously unreleased recordings from Martin’s vault, as well as music from the films Yellow Submarine, Live and Let Die, Pulp, and The Mission. 

All compositions on the album were performed by the Berlin Music Ensemble, conducted by Craig Leon (the man behind Atlas Realisations).

Watch a short clip about the making of the record below:

Via Pitchfork.