Before the Rains [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
South African-born composer Mark Kilian, who moved to the U.S. to do graduate work in film and TV scoring at USC, has built up a reputation for being able to mix traditional movie soundtrack music with elements of world music, as he did in his music for Rendition. In director Santosh Sivan's Before the Rains, set in India in the 1930s, he employs elements of traditional Indian music, using, for instance, percussionist Sivamani, along with orchestral scoring. A thoughtful drama presented by Merchant Ivory, the film requires subtle background music to tell its story about the interactions between the British and the Indians during the period of colonialism, and Kilian's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
South African-born composer Mark Kilian, who moved to the U.S. to do graduate work in film and TV scoring at USC, has built up a reputation for being able to mix traditional movie soundtrack music with elements of world music, as he did in his music for Rendition. In director Santosh Sivan's Before the Rains, set in India in the 1930s, he employs elements of traditional Indian music, using, for instance, percussionist Sivamani, along with orchestral scoring. A thoughtful drama presented by Merchant Ivory, the film requires subtle background music to tell its story about the interactions between the British and the Indians during the period of colonialism, and Kilian's music, employing wordless vocals and sometimes ambient sounds, provides what is needed.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/22/2008
  • Label: Lakeshore Records
  • UPC: 780163402223
  • Catalog Number: 34022
  • Sales rank: 396,026

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Main Titles (3:56)
  2. 2 Honey Drive (0:50)
  3. 3 Hand Lines (3:41)
  4. 4 Funeral (2:45)
  5. 5 Sacred Dragonfly (1:34)
  6. 6 Sajani In Water (3:52)
  7. 7 The Search Begins (3:28)
  8. 8 Before The Rains (3:46)
  9. 9 The Kammadan (3:28)
  10. 10 Sajani's Struggle (3:08)
  11. 11 Down The River (1:01)
  12. 12 Did You Kill Her? (2:27)
  13. 13 All Quiet (1:21)
  14. 14 Chase And Standoff (3:36)
  15. 15 Reminiscence (2:21)
  16. 16 Feeling The Loss (1:51)
  17. 17 Coming For TK (2:21)
  18. 18 The Prayer (3:29)
  19. 19 End Credits (3:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark Kilian Primary Artist
Deepak Ram Tabla, Bansuri
Vaijayanti Limaye Vocals
Aboli Thosar Vocals
Arun Ingle Vocals
Technical Credits
Casey Stone Score Mixer
Skip Williamson Executive Soundtrack Producer
Chinmaya Harshe Engineer
Brian McNelis Executive Soundtrack Producer
Anthony Focx Mastering
Mark Kilian Composer
Stephanie Mente Art Direction
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