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The Tree Of Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Soundtrack


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After composing the music for over 50 European films and being nominated for 2 Cesar Awards, ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, burst onto the Hollywood scene in 2003 with his evocative score to GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARRING (starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth), which earned him nominations from the Golden Globes, BAFTA and European Film Awards.

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  • Audio CD (May 23, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: Lakeshore Records
  • ASIN: B004V9J4L2
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #60,250 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Childhood
2. Circles
3. Clouds
4. River
5. Awakening
6. Emergence of Life
7. Light & Darkness
8. Good & Evil
9. Motherhood
10. City of Glass
11. Fatherhood
12. Temptation
13. Skies

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On it's own however, it's very boring to listen to.
Jason F. Buchholtz
I don't know if this is being released out of some contractual necessity, or just as a marketing gimmick, but this is not the soundtrack.
carlm78
There are 38 musical pieces in the movie and all the good ones aren't on the CD.
Gabriel

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394 of 402 people found the following review helpful By R. Katbamna on July 9, 2011
Format: MP3 Music
"Funeral Canticle"
Written by John Tavener and Mother Thekla
Performed by George Mosley, Paul Goodwin
and the Academy of Ancient Music
Courtesy of Harmonia Mundi USA

"Cosmic Beam Take 5"
Written and Performed by Francesco Lupica
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

"Symphony No. 1"
Written by Gustav Mahler
Performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Halász
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q

"Morning Prayers"
Written by Giya Kancheli
Courtesy of ECM Records

"Faunophonia Balkanica"
Written, Performed and Produced by Arsenije Jovanovic
Courtesy of Arsenije Jovanovic

"Wind Pipes"
Written and Performed by Michael Baird
Courtesy of Sharp Wood Records

"Approaching"
Written, Performed and Produced by Arsenije Jovanovic
Courtesy of Arsenije Jovanovic

"Ta Há 1"
Written and Performed by Klaus Wiese
Courtesy of Aquamarin Verlag GmbH, Germany

"Snapshot from the Island"
Written and Performed by Tibor Szemzo
Courtesy of Leo Records

"Lacrimosa 2"
Composed by Zbigniew Preisner
Performed by Elzbieta Towarnicka (soprano) and the Sinfonia Varsovia
and the Varsov Chamber Choir, conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk
Courtesy of New Music B.V.
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250 of 268 people found the following review helpful By carlm78 on July 3, 2011
Format: Audio CD
i understand that the composer Alexandre Desplat is very talented and wants his original score to be heard. however, his original score barely made it into the film. the music everyone hears in the film and makes a connection with is by Smetana, Mahler, Gorecki, Berlioz, Respighi, Bach, Couperin, Brahms, Holst, John Tavener, Zbigniew Preisner, and a host of others. I would venture to guess that of the wall to wall music in the perhaps 140 minute film, only 5 minutes of it, if that, was composed by Alexandre Desplat. I don't know if this is being released out of some contractual necessity, or just as a marketing gimmick, but this is not the soundtrack. If they wanted to really make some money, they would put The Moldau, the two selections from Berlioz's Requiem, Preisner's Lacrimosa from the creation sequence, Respighi's Siciliana, the Couperin piano adaptation, and a few others (perhaps the Brahms and Mahler excerpts), and make a double album out of it. but this is just a travesty releasing this and pretending like it's the soundtrack, when it's not even close to it. bad business.
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88 of 108 people found the following review helpful By ct mom on August 8, 2011
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I have never returned anything on amazon before. never had to. when i saw the tag, "tree of life soundtrack", I thought I would indeed get a comp disc of something at least resembling the music used in the movie I had just seen. I placed the one click order without reading any reviews or looking at the listing of song clips and now I'm a sucker who just got played. I'm going to have to return the shipment as soon as it comes because the soundtrack I just ordered is alexander desplat and not the great classics used throughout the movie. What a shame. This is shockingly deceptive and supremely disappointing. It's ultimately my own fault for not reading below the fold but there's also clear deception at work here. Not every consumer will take the time to ameliorate their error by writing a cautionary review and going through the amazon return process. Some marketers base entire business models off this particular phenomenon, one with which they can make a modest profit off of lazy orderers (a group which includes myself) and plain old inertia that keeps folks from complaining and returning. I'll let you know how the returns process goes.
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Ken Gruberman on June 2, 2011
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This is an amazingly reflective score from Desplat -- at times sonorous and deep, at others somewhat edgy. It all follows the director's request to have the music "flow like a river" throughout the film. For those complaining about the omission of the classical pieces heard in the film, anyone with a brain knows why: rights problems. It's possible there may be another album featuring that music, but most likely not from the same orchestras and conductors as heard in the film. The best idea would be to simply get a listing of the pieces used and find them elsewhere here on Amazon or other services. Shouldn't be that hard to do.

I have downloaded dozens of albums from the Amazon MP3 store without a hitch ... until this one. BEWARE: the transfer from original to MP3 was not done accurately, and "dropouts" abound throughout the tracks, especially the last one "Skies." It almost sounds like tape dropouts, if you remember what those were like. Of course they are not, but they are disconcerting all the same. I've filed a complaint with the appropriate Amazon customer service department; we'll see how that goes.

In the meantime, if this appeals to you it might be a better idea to just get the CD and be done with it.
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