Maurice Jarre Lawrence of Arabia
- Released: November 20, 2012
- Label: Warner Bros UK
Entertainment Weekly - 10/12/01, p.36Ranked #41 in EW's "100 Best Movie Soundtracks" - "...You'll hear Jarre's music leap swiftly from amber-sunrise majesty to drum-thumping violence..."
Mojo (Publisher) - 6/02, p.64Included in Mojo's "100 Coolest Movie Soundtracks" - "...Big themes, a mammoth orchestra and the latest electronic instruments combined to conjure up Arabia's desert sandscapes."
Original score composed by Maurice Jarre.
Includes liner notes by Geoff Leonard.
Composer Maurice Jarre's majestic score for David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia is as epic and grand as the 1962 Oscar-winning movie itself. Bombastic and hypnotic, balancing sweeping strings and brass with violent percussion, Jarre (who also conducts) holds back nothing, relying on the film's desert vistas to guide his soaring, Middle Eastern-inspired cues into the listener's head like a cannonball. While the Tony Bremner-conducted re-recording that appeared a few years later is of excellent quality, there is no matching the power and cinematic scope of the original. ~ James Christopher Monger
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