Miracle (Original Soundtrack)

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Trumpeter and composer Mark Isham rises to the occasion with his score for director Gavin O'Connor's Miracle. The film chronicles the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team's rousing victory over the supposedly superior then Soviet Union. Isham engages instantly with the anthemic "The Team," a spirited and memorable slice of Copland-esque Americana that echoes Randy Newman's score for The Natural, and lays the groundwork for what turns out to be a simplistic yet delightful piece of work. Too often composers overwrite their less complex subjects, causing an awkward juxtaposition between the visual and audio aspects of films that should have remained two-dimensional. That...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Trumpeter and composer Mark Isham rises to the occasion with his score for director Gavin O'Connor's Miracle. The film chronicles the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team's rousing victory over the supposedly superior then Soviet Union. Isham engages instantly with the anthemic "The Team," a spirited and memorable slice of Copland-esque Americana that echoes Randy Newman's score for The Natural, and lays the groundwork for what turns out to be a simplistic yet delightful piece of work. Too often composers overwrite their less complex subjects, causing an awkward juxtaposition between the visual and audio aspects of films that should have remained two-dimensional. That Isham succeeds without appearing either jaded or sentimental is a testament to his talents and obvious emotional investment in the film's characters. Like the film itself, Miracle the soundtrack is an underdog of sorts, and definitely worth rooting for.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2004
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • UPC: 720616243829
  • Catalog Number: 162438

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Team (7:16)
  2. 2 Training (17:28)
  3. 3 The Games (4:42)
  4. 4 The Miracle (15:35)
  5. 5 (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Öyster Cult (5:09)
  6. 6 Must of Got Lost - J. Geils Band (2:58)
  7. 7 Thunder Island - Jay Ferguson (3:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark Isham Primary Artist
Jim Walker Flute
Bruce Dukov Violin
Phil Ayling Oboe
Charlie Bisharat Violin
Darius Campo Violin
Brian Dembow Viola
Arni Egilsson Bass
Alan Estes Percussion
Armen Garabedian Violin
Pamela Goldsmith Viola
Clayton Haslop Violin
James Kanter Clarinet
Katie Kirkpatrick Harp
Dane Little Cello
David Low Cello
Rene Mandel Violin
Michael Markman Violin
Edward Meares Bass
Bruce Morgenthaler Bass
Simon Oswell Viola
Katia Popov Violin
Geri Rotella Flute
Steve Schaffer Percussion
Kurt Snyder Horn
Doug Tornquist Tuba
Cecilia Tsan Cello
Ken Yerke Violin
David Riddles Bassoon
Andrew Shulman Cello
Sebastian Toettcher Cello
John Walz Cello
Drew Dembowski Bass
Lisa Sutton Violin
Michael Hoffman Trombone
Norm Hughes Violin
Natalie Leggett Violin
Gary Bovyer Clarinet
Christian Kollgaard Bass
Rafael Rishik Violin
Rich Ruttenburg Keyboards
Yu Tong Sharp Violin
Shawn Mann Viola
Darrin McCann Viola
Armen Anassian Violin
Antony Cooke Cello
David Parmeter Bass
Emily Bernstein Clarinet, Soloist
Irina Voloshina Violin
Roberto Cani Violin
Tim Morrison Trumpet
Michael Valerio Bass
Thomas Dienner Viola
Liane Mautner Violin
Steve "Syco Steve" Williams Trombone
Galina Golovin Violin
Piotr Jandula Viola
Ralph Williams Clarinet
Allen Savedoff Bassoon
Jennifer Levin Violin
Aimee Kreston Violin
Gregory Goodall Percussion
Phillip Yao Horn
Dave Walther Viola
Ana Landauer Violin
Hollywood Studio Symphony Performing Ensemble
Marina Manukian Violin
Cassandra Richburg Viola
Shalini Vijayan Violin
Andrew Malloy Trombone
Julia Ann Gigante Violin
Songa Lee Violin
Judith Farmer Bassoon
Michele Richards Violin
Kenneth Kugler Conductor
Victoria Miskolczy Viola
David Duke Horn
James Thatcher Horn
Paul Cohen Cello
Steven Edelman Bass
Franklyn D'Antonio Violin
Marc Sazer Violin
Steven Becknell Horn
Calvin Price Trumpet
Matthew Funes Viola
David H. Speltz Cello
Jon Lewis Trumpet
Brian O'Connor Horn
Technical Credits
Mark Isham Composer, Producer, Score Producer
Peter Wolf Composer
Jay Ferguson Composer
Seth Justman Composer
Stephen Krause Engineer
Frank Macchia Orchestration
Donald Roeser Composer
Mitchell Leib Music Executive
Pat Sullivan Mastering
Desirée Craig-Ramos Soundtrack Manager
Andy Ackland Digital Editing, Pro-Tools
Kenneth Kugler Orchestration
Monica Zierhut Producer
Stephan Krause Engineering
Gavin O'Connor Liner Notes
Cindy O'Connor Logistics
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