Mr. Popper's Penguins [Original Score]

Mr. Popper's Penguins [Original Score]

by Rolfe Kent
     
 

Director Mark Waters' big screen rendering of Richard Atwater & Florence Atwater's beloved children's novel Mr. Popper's Penguins puts elastic funnyman Jim Carrey in the title role and Rolfe Kent (Sideways, See more details below

Overview

Director Mark Waters' big screen rendering of Richard Atwater & Florence Atwater's beloved children's novel Mr. Popper's Penguins puts elastic funnyman Jim Carrey in the title role and Rolfe Kent (Sideways, Charlie St. Cloud) in the composer's chair. Kent, who possesses a Gershwin-ian lightness that can elevate even the silliest or sappiest film into a tolerable affair, casts a fine spell here, establishing some memorable themes, especially the "Popper's Life" cue, which manages to sound both grounded and magical. Elsewhere, "To the Tavern and Van Gundy" offers up a summery, jazzy vibe, while the appropriately somber "Life Without Penguins" remains just aloof enough to foreshadow the aquatic, flightless birds' inevitable return,

Product Details

Release Date:
06/28/2011
Label:
Varese Sarabande
UPC:
0030206710328
catalogNumber:
067103
Rank:
354078

Related Subjects

Tracks

  1. Radio Chat/The Streets Of New York
  2. "The Horn Of Africa"
  3. Popper's Life/Reginald And The Will
  4. A Live Penguin
  5. To The Tavern And Van Gundy
  6. Captain Runs A Bath
  7. Trying To Get Rid of Captain
  8. A New Host Of Penguins
  9. The Man From The Zoo
  10. Of Sleep And Soccer
  11. Penguins' Uncanny Tracking Ability
  12. Guggenheim Pandemonium
  13. What Advice Have You Got, Dad
  14. Training The Birds
  15. Dresses, Daughters, And Eggs
  16. Showing Amanda The Eggs
  17. Skating Date
  18. Whoever Has The Fish
  19. Kent And His Camera Phone
  20. Eggs Hatching/Captain Waits
  21. Popper's Gone Crazy
  22. Life Without Penguins
  23. The Lost Letter, And Popper Has A Plan
  24. The Escape From The Zoo
  25. A Race To The Tavern On The Green
  26. Challenge At The Tavern - Come To Popper!
  27. A Family In Antarctica

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rolfe Kent   Primary Artist,Conductor
Hollywood Studio Symphony   Performing Ensemble

Technical Credits

Greg Townley   Engineer
Robert Townson   Executive Producer
Tom Steel   Stage Manager
Tim Lauber   Scoring Recordist
Tom Hardisty   Scoring Recordist
Richard Bronskill   Orchestration
Tom Cavanaugh   Music Business Affairs
Dan Savant   Contracting
Jay Selvester   Stage Crew
Patricia Sullivan Fourstar   Mastering
Rolfe Kent   Composer,Producer
Alice Wood   Programming
Richard Wheeler   Stage Crew
Tony Blondal   Score Orchestration
Stephen Coleman   Programming,Orchestration
Denis St. Amand   Engineer
Greg Dennen   Stage Manager

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