For Love of the Game [Original Motion Picture Score]

For Love of the Game [Original Motion Picture Score]

by Basil Poledouris


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For Love of the Game [Original Motion Picture Score]

Although it doesn't break past the conventions of the romantic melodrama, Basil Poledouris' score for Sam Raimi's Kevin Costner baseball flick For Love of the Game does its job well, delivering solid romantic themes and surging drama when the occasion calls for it. It doesn't stand particularly well on its own, largely because it's a little generic, but it works well in the film and is a reasonably entertaining listen as an album, even though its main strength is how it highlights Poledouris' diversity and professionalism as a film composer.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/16/1999
Label: Varese Sarabande
UPC: 0030206609226
catalogNumber: 066092
Rank: 92721

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Basil Poledouris   Primary Artist,Conductor
Ralph Grierson   Piano,Soloist
Rick Baptist   Trumpet
George Doering   Guitar
Earl Dumler   Oboe
Stephen Erdody   Cello,Soloist
Steve Forman   Percussion
Endre Granat   Concert Master
James Kanter   Clarinet
Timothy May   Guitar
Dean Parks   Guitar
Gayle Levant   Harp
Leland Sklar   Electric Bass
James Thatcher   French Horn
Brian O'Connor   French Horn

Technical Credits

Tim Boyle   Producer,Engineer
Basil Poledouris   Producer
Robert Townson   Executive Producer
Steven Scott Smalley   Orchestration

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