Beginners

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Beginners is a quirky, low-key comedy of sorts about a man whose dog can talk via subtitles, anyway and whose aging father abruptly declares himself to be gay after being widowed. The story requires a suitably quirky soundtrack, and it gets it by means of a Bach suite played on a horn, some early jazz recordings from the likes of Jelly Roll Morton and Hoagy Carmichael, and some scoring by Dave Palmer and Roger Neill. Palmer and Neill contribute an elegant piano waltz in "Moon Waltz" and a stride piano piece in "Veronica's Blues." Their eight-minute "Beginners Theme Suite" brings out some of the film's melancholy aspects that go along ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Beginners is a quirky, low-key comedy of sorts about a man whose dog can talk via subtitles, anyway and whose aging father abruptly declares himself to be gay after being widowed. The story requires a suitably quirky soundtrack, and it gets it by means of a Bach suite played on a horn, some early jazz recordings from the likes of Jelly Roll Morton and Hoagy Carmichael, and some scoring by Dave Palmer and Roger Neill. Palmer and Neill contribute an elegant piano waltz in "Moon Waltz" and a stride piano piece in "Veronica's Blues." Their eight-minute "Beginners Theme Suite" brings out some of the film's melancholy aspects that go along with its oddball humor.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/31/2011
  • Label: Relativity Music Grp
  • UPC: 854727002331
  • Catalog Number: 700233
  • Sales rank: 79,366

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael (2:28)
  2. 2 Everything's Made for Love - Gene Austin (3:01)
  3. 3 Bach Suite (4:34)
  4. 4 1955 - Dave Palmer (2:14)
  5. 5 Sweet Jazz Music - Jelly Roll Morton (1:43)
  6. 6 That Da Da Strain - Mamie Smith (2:51)
  7. 7 Mamanita - Jelly Roll Morton (4:14)
  8. 8 Moon Waltz - Dave Palmer (1:30)
  9. 9 Veronica's Blues - Dave Palmer (2:05)
  10. 10 Breezin' Along with the Breeze - Josephine Baker (2:56)
  11. 11 Beginner's Theme Suite - Dave Palmer (8:00)
  12. 12 Buddy Bertrand's Blues - Jelly Roll Morton (4:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joseph Meyer French Horn
Daniel Rosenboom Trumpet
Tina Guo Cello
Dave Palmer Piano
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Jelly Roll Morton Composer
Howard Johnson Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
Roger Neill Arranger, Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Brian Reitzell Composer, Producer
Michael Perfitt Engineer
Charles Tobias Composer
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Seymour Simons Composer
Al Sherman Composer
Edgar Dowell Composer
Jordan Butcher Art Direction
Mike Mills Liner Notes, Artwork
Daniel Hersch Mastering
Dave Palmer Composer, Engineer
Theo Medina Composer
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