What Dreams May Come

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
For reasons never made entirely clear, Ennio Morricone's completed score for the 1988 afterlife fantasy What Dreams May Come was rejected by producers just weeks prior to the film's arrival in theaters. Composer Michael Kamen was recruited to replace Morricone at the 11th hour, and for a rush job, it's a remarkably accomplished and creative work, beautifully conveying the possibilities of life after death in a manner that's neither heavy-handed nor ponderous. By turns upliftingly radiant and suffocatingly melancholy, What Dreams May Come boasts a dreamlike lyricism that successfully captures the otherness of director Vincent Ward's onscreen milieu. At the same time, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
For reasons never made entirely clear, Ennio Morricone's completed score for the 1988 afterlife fantasy What Dreams May Come was rejected by producers just weeks prior to the film's arrival in theaters. Composer Michael Kamen was recruited to replace Morricone at the 11th hour, and for a rush job, it's a remarkably accomplished and creative work, beautifully conveying the possibilities of life after death in a manner that's neither heavy-handed nor ponderous. By turns upliftingly radiant and suffocatingly melancholy, What Dreams May Come boasts a dreamlike lyricism that successfully captures the otherness of director Vincent Ward's onscreen milieu. At the same time, however, Kamen communicates the universal emotions at the story's core, evoking love and loss with genuine compassion and sensitivity.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/13/1998
  • Label: Beyond Records
  • UPC: 639857803924
  • Catalog Number: 578039

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Kamen Primary Artist, Conductor, Oboe, Performing Ensemble
Mick Hucknall Track Performer
Phil Palmer Guitar
Robert Elhai Performing Ensemble
Charles Thompson Choir Master
Andrew Schulman Cello
London Metropolitan Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Stephen McLaughlin Engineer
Michael Price Producer
James Brett Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Classical Music Lover

    I loved the movie, it was outstanding. The soundtrack is simply amazing and is one everyone who enjoyed the movie or who enjoys classical music must buy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I highly recommend this movie and the soundtrack!

    This Cd is extraordinary! The wonderful songs featured from the movie ''What Dreams May Come'' will be enjoyed by everyone of all ages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2009

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