Popular Hong Kong TV & Movie Themes | Marco Polo 8225846

Popular Hong Kong TV & Movie Themes

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Label: Marco Polo

Cat No: 8225846

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 9th September 2016



Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra


Varujan Kojian


Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra


Varujan Kojian


Prior to the Chinese language becoming an official language in 1974, Chinese operas, later Mandarin pop songs and English pop songs dominated the music market in Hong Kong.

In the 70s, with the rise of television, TV drama series became very popular. After the huge success of the first Cantonese TV theme song The Wedding with Cries and Laughs sung by Sandra Lang written by Joseph Koo with lyrics by Yip Siu Dak, it became a trend to attach each of them with a theme song sung in Cantonese. Most of them ended up topping the local charts.

This recording features the theme songs of the most popular TV dramas and movies in Hong Kong in the 70s and early 80s.

Track listing:
Koo, Joseph Ka Fai
1. Legend of the Condor Heroes, Part I: Main Title Song
Lai, Michael
2. Hong Kong Gentlemen, Part I: Episode, ‘There is No Excuse’
Chan, Danny
3. Echo: Main Title Song, ‘Encore’
Lai, Michael
4. The Trio: Main Title Song, ‘Young Trio’
Koo, Joseph Ka Fai
5. The Legend of Master So: Main Title Song, ‘Forgets All of One’s Heart Sentiment’
6. The Bund, Part I: Main Title Song, ‘Shanghai Bund’
Wang, Fuling
7. Love Without End: Main Title Song, ‘Everlasting Love’
Lai, Michael
8. Tears of Love: Main Title Song, ‘Tears of a Fallen Woman’
Wong, James
9. Once Upon a Time: Main Title Song
Lai, Michael
10. Gone with the Wind: Main Title Song
Kwan, Sing-yau
11. Tiger Hill Trail: Main Title Song, ‘Go to Fu Shan Again’

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