Ryuichi Sakamoto – Music For Film - Brussels Philharmonic - Dirk Brossé - 2016 Classical Soundtrack - Black Vinyl - 2LP
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Music For Film Brussels Philharmonic Conducted By Dirk Brossé
Label: Silva Screen – SILLP1524
2 x Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
''This Record has been manufactured without shrink wrap''
Conductor – Dirk Brossé
Orchestra – Brussels Philharmonic
Presenter – Film Fest Gent
Producer – Valerie DobbelaereBarcode: 7 3857215247 5
Released: May 17, 2019
Genre: Classical, Stage & Screen
A1 Main Theme From Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
A2 Endroll (From The Last Emperor)
A3 Rain (From The Last Emperor)
B1 Main Theme From The Sheltering Sky
B2 Main Theme From High Heels
B3 Main Theme From Wild Palms
C1 Acceptance (From Little Buddha)
C2 Main Theme From Snake Eyes (Long Version)
C3 Bolerisch (From Femme Fatale)
D1 Bibo No Aozora (From Babel)
D2 Small Hope (From Hara-Kiri: Death Of A Samurai)
D3 Opening Theme From Yae No Sakura
3:02D4 Main Theme From The Revenant
''Throughout his artistic career, Sakamoto has collaborated with David Bowie, David Sylvian, dramatist Robert Wilson, author William S Burroughs, His Holiness The Dalai Lama and more recently with electronic artists Alva Noto, Christian Fennesz, Christopher Willits, and Taylor Deupree. Sakamoto also wrote music for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and the 400th anniversary of the city of Mannheim, Germany and his stirring film opus includes Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor, Little Buddha and The Sheltering Sky, Almodóvar’s High Heels, Brian De Palma’s Snake Eyes and Femme fatale, Iñárritu’s Babel and The Revenant.The 'Main Theme' from The Sheltering Sky is so obviously a homage to the great Bernard Herrmann's work, while the music for Little Buddha is very similar to John Williams's score for Schindler's List. Both films were released in 1993.'' (ReviewGraveyard)
Those that love to collect soundtracks are bound to have at least a handful of Ryuichi Sakamoto's scores in their music libraries. His work is subtle and beautiful, melancholic and incredibly soothing. So, for those who don't own any of his work, this album acts as the perfect introduction to the legendary composer. If you don't buy at least a couple of albums on the back of these highlights, then you're missing out on some incredible music.
From the subtle 'Acceptance' from Little Buddha, to the heart wrenchingly beautiful 'Main Theme' from The Sheltering Sky, not only is this a wonderfully diverse look into the world of Sakamoto, but it also an impressively performed and conducted collection of stunning music.
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