Capricorn One [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although the film in question is largely forgotten, Jerry Goldsmith's music for the sci-fi opus Capricorn One looms as arguably the most influential and imitated action score of the late 20th century. An exhilarating work that evolves with masterful purpose and precision, its densely percussive arrangements remain synonymous with adventure and suspense decades after the fact. Where followers like Alan Silvestri and James Horner rely almost solely on sensory assault to convey danger and dread, Goldsmith sculpts the music of Capricorn One via complex orchestration and meticulous sound effects, building and expanding his central themes to create genuine drama. Tightrope-taut ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although the film in question is largely forgotten, Jerry Goldsmith's music for the sci-fi opus Capricorn One looms as arguably the most influential and imitated action score of the late 20th century. An exhilarating work that evolves with masterful purpose and precision, its densely percussive arrangements remain synonymous with adventure and suspense decades after the fact. Where followers like Alan Silvestri and James Horner rely almost solely on sensory assault to convey danger and dread, Goldsmith sculpts the music of Capricorn One via complex orchestration and meticulous sound effects, building and expanding his central themes to create genuine drama. Tightrope-taut and brilliantly paced, the soundtrack is more vividly cinematic than its accompanying celluloid images themselves. It's a virtual master class in the art of film music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/22/2009
  • Label: Collector's Choice
  • UPC: 617742205725
  • Catalog Number: 2057

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Main Title (2:51)
  2. 2 Bedtime Story (3:05)
  3. 3 Docking (2:59)
  4. 4 No Water (2:30)
  5. 5 The Message (4:37)
  6. 6 Break Out (3:17)
  7. 7 Kay's Theme (3:21)
  8. 8 The Station (3:34)
  9. 9 The Snake (3:41)
  10. 10 The Long Climb (3:57)
  11. 11 The Letter (2:56)
  12. 12 The Celebration (3:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jerry Goldsmith Primary Artist, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Jerry Goldsmith Composer
Paul N. Lazarus III Producer
Jason Ankeny Liner Notes
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