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by Elliot Goldenthal
Acclaimed composer Elliot Goldenthal (Frida, Interview with a Vampire) provides the high-octane score for the action flick S.W.A.T. starring Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, and L.L. Cool J.


Acclaimed composer Elliot Goldenthal (Frida, Interview with a Vampire) provides the high-octane score for the action flick S.W.A.T. starring Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, and L.L. Cool J.

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
For his first score since winning the Academy Award for his work on Frida, Elliot Goldenthal composed an aggressive, ambitious, and slick set of music for the summer 2003 blockbuster S.W.A.T. The music works best with the visuals, and Goldenthal often uses the contemporary action film device of opening with a theme played with rock instrumentation and following with a full orchestra to beef up the mood. A real surprise arrives immediately with the ten-minute opener, "Bullet Frenzy," which is chock-full of ideas and is almost written tightly enough to execute them all. The most memorable part of the original show, Barry de Vorzon's theme, shows up in a techno version from Danny Saber and minor quotes in Goldenthal's "S.W.A.T. Sticker" and Hot Action Cop's tribute, "Samuel Jackson." Apollo 440's slinky "Time Is Running Out" succeeds in upping the cool factor.

Product Details

Release Date:
Varese Sarabande


Album Credits

Performance Credits

Elliot Goldenthal   Primary Artist
John Clark   Horn
Emily Mitchell   Harp
James Baker   Percussion
Julien Barber   Viola
Diane Barere   Cello
Elena Barere   Violin
John Beal   Bass
Virgil Blackwell   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet
Kenneth Burward-Hoy   Viola
H. Robert Carlisle   Horn
Robert Chausow   Violin
Charley Drayton   Drums
Barry Finclair   Violin,Concert Master
Erik Friedlander   Cello
Winterton Garvey   Violin
Gordon Gottlieb   Percussion
Jamey Haddad   Percussion
Page Hamilton   Guitar
Benjamin Herman   Percussion
Jean Ingraham   Violin
Paul Ingraham   Horn
Jill Jaffe   Violin
Karen Karlsrud   Violin
Gail Kruvand   Bass
Carol Landon   Violin
Jeanne LeBlanc   Cello
Ann Leathers   Violin
Will Lee   Bass
Richard Locker   Cello
Lois Martin   Viola
William Mays   Piano
Nancy McAlhany   Violin
John Moses   Clarinet
Eugene J. Moye   Cello
Suzanne Ornstein   Violin
Joe Passaro   Percussion
Paul Peabody   Violin
Shawn Pelton   Drums
Sue Pray   Viola
Russ Rizner-French   Horn
Marcus Rojas   Tuba
Stewart Rose   Horn
Marti Sweet   Violin
John Thomas   Trumpet
Frederick Zlotkin   Cello
James Pugh   Trombone
Avril Brown   Violin
Jacqui Danilow   Bass
Krista Bennion Feeney   Violin
Charles Gordon   Trombone
Craig Mumm   Viola
Tom Sefcovic   Bassoon
Dale Stuckenbruck   Violin
Israel Chorberg   Violin
Maureen Gallagher   Violin
Ronnie Bauch   Violin
Narcisco Figueroa   Violin
Monica Gerard   Viola
Joel Pitchon   Violin
Lenard Rivlin   Violin
Antoine Silverman   Violin
Todd Reynolds   Violin
Dominic Derasse   Trumpet
Richard Hagen   Horn
John Feeney   Bass
Belinda Whitney   Violin
Daniel Culpepper   Horn
Judith Sugarman   Bass
Eliana Mendoza   Cello
Adrian Benjamin   Viola
Steven Mercurio   Conductor
William Sloat   Bass
Lisa Steinberg   Violin
David Earl Taylor   Bass Trombone
Richard Sarpola   Bass
Reginald Lawrence   Viola
Timothy Cobb   Bass
George Flynn   Trombone
Ruth Alsop   Cello
Natalie Cenovia Cummins   Violin
Abraham A. Appleman   Violin
Anja Wood   Cello
Lawrence A. Dibello   Horn
Alexandre Sipiaquine   Trumpet
Mark O. Shurman   Cello
Jonathan A. Dirklage   Violin
Roger M. Rosenburg   Clarinet
Gerard Reuter   Oboe
Diva Goodfriend-Koven   Flute
Mark Stewart   Guitar
Charles McCracken   Bassoon

Technical Credits

Barry De Vorzon   Composer
Teese Gohl   Producer,Audio Production
Howard Gray   Composer
Joel Iwataki   Engineer
Richard Martinez   Producer
Stephen McLaughlin   Engineer
Danny Saber   Arranger,Producer
Robert Townson   Executive Producer
Elliot Goldenthal   Composer,Producer,Orchestration,Audio Production
Trevor Gray   Composer
Robert Elhai   Orchestration
Lawrence Manchester   Engineer
Void Caprio   Engineer
Clark Johnson   Executive Producer
Mike Baker   Producer
Deniz Hughes   Orchestration
Sean Moritz   Executive Producer
Rob Werthner   Composer

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