Eragon [Music from the Motion Picture]

Eragon [Music from the Motion Picture]

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by Patrick Doyle
     
 

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Composer Patrick Doyle, who cast a dark cloud (in a good way) over Harry Potter on the soundtrack to 2005's Goblet of Fire does just the opposite for the film adaptation of the popular young adult novel Eragon. An amalgamation of the worlds of Potter, the Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Anne Mcaffery's Dragonriders of PernSee more details below

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Composer Patrick Doyle, who cast a dark cloud (in a good way) over Harry Potter on the soundtrack to 2005's Goblet of Fire does just the opposite for the film adaptation of the popular young adult novel Eragon. An amalgamation of the worlds of Potter, the Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Anne Mcaffery's Dragonriders of Pern, Eragon is a by-the-book fantasy and it deserves a predictable score. Doyle takes a page from every schmaltzy trick in the "adventure film's composer" book, pulling the pulpy bits from John Williams and the heavy bits from Howard Shore with confidence and precision, but it doesn't make it worth listening to. The two non-orchestral pieces, "Keep Holding On" by Avril Lavigne and "Once in Every Lifetime" from singer/songwriter Jem sound exactly like what one would expect from the titles.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/12/2006
Label:
Rca
UPC:
0886970485029
catalogNumber:
704850

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Performance Credits

Patrick Doyle   Primary Artist
London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Mae McKenna   Vocals
Larry Corbett   Cello
Joel Derouin   Concert Master
Leon Pendarvis   Conductor
Ramon Stagnaro   Steel Guitar,tiple,Guitar (Nylon String)
Evan Wilson   Viola
James Shearman   Conductor
Avril Lavigne   Vocals
Steven Wolf   Percussion,Drums
Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald   Bass,Guitar,Piano
Jem   Vocals
L. Leon Pendarvis   Conductor
Jem   Vocals

Technical Credits

London Symphony Orchestra   Score Conductor
Steve Churchyard   Engineering
Jim Griffiths   Composer
Stephen Marcussen   Mastering
Lester Mendez   Composer,Producer,Instrumentation
Leon Pendarvis   String Arrangements
Patrick Doyle   Composer,Score Producer
Maggie Rodford   Score Producer
Nick Wollage   Engineering
Billy Griggs   Engineering
Chris Barrett   Engineer
Luke   Producer
Avril Lavigne   Composer
Michael Caffery   Engineering
Seth Waldmann   Engineering
Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald   Composer
Olga Fitzroy   Engineer
Keith Gretlein   Engineering
Carmine Lauri   Orchestra Leader
Matt Beckley   Producer
Tom Syrowski   Engineering
Benjamin Wallfisch   Arranger
James McWilliam   Programming
Tatiana Gottwald   Engineering
Moe Wohlmuth   Engineer
Terry McBride   Management
Nick Woollage   Engineering
L. Leon Pendarvis   String Arrangements
Mike Caffrey   Engineering
Andrew Walter   Mastering

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