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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 [Limited Edition Collector's Set]

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>Desplat, Alexandre : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), film score
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track

Album Summary

>Desplat, Alexandre : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), film score
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
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Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Abbey Road Studios.

The seventh and penultimate entry into the internationally successful Harry Potter franchise is also one of the series' darkest, and composer Alexander Desplat (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Queen, The Painted Veil) infuses the young wizard's world with the appropriate amount of gravitas. It's been a decade since John Williams set the tone for the films, and his original theme exists only in the shadows of Harry Potter & Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1. Desplat's score is both subtle and huge, lending quiet emotional depth ("Harry & Ginny"), playful wickedness ("Death Eaters"), and tense, robust action ("The Oblivation") with masterful precision. Film series that employ this many different composers (and directors, for that matter) rarely find cohesion, and this first installment of Deathly Hallows does nothing in the way to tarnish that achievement. ~ James Christopher Monger



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>Desplat, Alexandre : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), film score
  • Performers: David Miller (Theorbo); David Miller (Lute); Clive Bell (Shakuhachi); Jakob Lindberg (Theorbo); Alexandre Desplat (Piano); Piers Adams (Recorder); Katie Trethewey; Annabel Knight (Recorder); Alexandre Desplat (Percussion); Jill Kemp (Recorder); Rebecca Gilliver (Cello); Alison Stephens (Mandolin); Alexandre Desplat (Flute); Paul Clarvis (Percussion); John Parricelli (Guitar); Eoghan McNelis; Gabriella Kitto
  • Conductor: Alexandre Desplat
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score

>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
  • Period Time: Modern

>Desplat, Alexandre : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1), film score
  • Performers: John Parricelli (Guitar); Alexandre Desplat (Percussion); Alexandre Desplat (Flute); Alison Stephens (Mandolin); Paul Clarvis (Percussion); Eoghan McNelis; Gabriella Kitto; Alexandre Desplat (Piano); Rebecca Gilliver (Cello); Clive Bell (Shakuhachi); David Miller (Theorbo); David Miller (Lute); Jill Kemp (Recorder); Jakob Lindberg (Theorbo); Piers Adams (Recorder); Katie Trethewey; Annabel Knight (Recorder)
  • Conductor: Alexandre Desplat
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score