Elmer Bernstein To Kill a Mockingbird [Original Motion Picture Score][VarŠse]
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- Released: July 29, 1997
- Originally Released: 1997
- Label: Varese Sarabande
Entertainment Weekly - 10/12/01, p.44Ranked #90 in EW's "100 Best Movie Soundtracks" - "...The unsurpassable template for just about every wistful and gently melodic Spielberg movie score ever."
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All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Original score written by Elmer Bernstein.
This is part of the Varese Sarabande Film Classics series.
Personnel: Christophe SauniŠre (harp); Edwin Paling (violin); Pauline Dowse (cello); John Clark (accordion); John Cushing (clarinet); Stephane Rancourt (oboe).
Liner Note Author: Kevin Mulhall.
Recording information: City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland (08/01/1996-08/02/1996).
Unknown Contributor Roles: John Grant; Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Two years after his lauded work on John Sturges's sweeping Western THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, composer Elmer Bernstein created the music for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, a 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's beloved literary classic. In contrast to the former movie's majestic sound, Bernstein's score for MOCKINGBIRD (which won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Oscar) is appropriately subtle and nuanced, with most tracks featuring delicate woodwind-and-string passages. The "Main Title" is dreamy and pensive, yet slightly foreboding at times, expertly evoking the story's larger themes. Poignant pieces such as "Remember Mama" and "Jem's Discovery" successfully convey the film's emotional weight, while more urgent songs ("Tree Treasure," "Assault in the Shadows") perfectly echo its most suspenseful moments. Though not as immediately striking as his soundtracks for THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN and THE GREAT ESCAPE, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a prime example of Bernstein at his understated best.
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