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Original score by Roger Bellon. Could anyone please, please tell me the name of either the episode or the music in that episode that had a 19th C soiree with a woman singing an aria accompanied on piano? It is a most beautiful duet.
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It was their first studio album to be recorded digitally, and is based on the soundtrack to the film Highlander , the first in a series directed by Russell Mulcahy. A Kind of Magic was Queen's first album to be released since they had received acclaim for their performance at the Live Aid concert. It was an immediate hit in the UK, going straight to number one and selling , copies in its first week. It remained in the UK charts for 63 weeks,  selling about six million copies worldwide , in the UK alone. Although Queen would release another two albums with Freddie Mercury , A Kind of Magic would turn out to be his last album promoted with a concert tour , due to his diagnosis with AIDS the following year. The album gained some notoriety as one of the first albums released by a major western rock group in the USSR after the beginning of perestroika. The unitary state-owned music label Melodiya purchased the reproduction license to A Kind of Magic , along with the concert film from the Magic Tour, titled Hungarian Rhapsody , filmed in Budapest. These productions enjoyed massive success in the country.
The song was written for the film Highlander , and released on the album A Kind of Magic , which also featured other selections from the Highlander song score, in In terms of musical style, the song is notable for being one of the most hard-edged tracks performed by the band, featuring a bombastic sound reminiscent of contemporary hard rock and heavy metal and vocals by Mercury akin to opera. A music video for the song, which featured Mercury sword-fighting , achieved some notoriety. The song's name comes from the original working title of the film.