A Time for Us

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All Music Guide - Patsy Morita
Silence, on joue! is a gathering of familiar themes from the movies, some of which -- like John Williams' "Schindler's List" and "Memoirs of a Geisha" -- originally featured the violin, but most of which have been arranged for Angèle Dubeau and her ensemble La Pietà. What is appealing about this album is that even though the music is often bittersweet or tender, there is little bathos in the way the musicians play it. Their sound is lush, warm, and expressive without being too overpowering, allowing the music to generally speak for itself and the listener to construct his/her own images to go with it. The arrangements are also done interestingly enough so that not ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Patsy Morita
Silence, on joue! is a gathering of familiar themes from the movies, some of which -- like John Williams' "Schindler's List" and "Memoirs of a Geisha" -- originally featured the violin, but most of which have been arranged for Angèle Dubeau and her ensemble La Pietà. What is appealing about this album is that even though the music is often bittersweet or tender, there is little bathos in the way the musicians play it. Their sound is lush, warm, and expressive without being too overpowering, allowing the music to generally speak for itself and the listener to construct his/her own images to go with it. The arrangements are also done interestingly enough so that not everything is a simple melody with orchestral accompaniment. There is also a pleasant sprinkling of whimsical humor "Concerning Hobbits" and dance "Suite Far and Away" and "Por una Cabeza - La Cumparsita". Some might still argue that this is a saccharine collection, but the album would suit many casual movie fans looking for background ambience with some recognizable melodies.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2012
  • Label: Analekta
  • UPC: 774204873325
  • Catalog Number: 28733

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Angèle Dubeau Primary Artist, Violin, Conductor
La Pietà Ensemble
Technical Credits
Nino Rota Composer
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Composer
John Williams [composer] Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Gabriel Yared Composer
James Horner Composer
John Barry Composer
Charlie Chaplin Composer
Carlos Gardel Original Material
Ennio Morricone Composer
Howard Shore Composer
Carl Talbot Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Gerardo Matos Rodriguez Original Material
Alberto Iglesias Composer
Joe Hisaishi Composer
Angèle Dubeau Liner Notes
François Dompierre Composer
Julie Fournier Production Director
Luc Robitaille Cover Art
François Mario Labbé Executive Producer, Artistic Director
Peter Christensen translation
Various Composers Composer
Lucie Renaud Liner Notes
Annie Protin translation
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