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Memoirs of a Geisha (CD)

By: John Williams


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1   Sayuri's Theme Buy Buy
2   The Journey To The Hanamachi Buy Buy
3   Going To School Buy Buy
4   Brush On Silk Buy Buy
5   Chiyo's Prayer Buy Buy
6   Becoming A Geisha Buy Buy
7   Finding Satsu Buy Buy
8   The Chairman's Waltz Buy Buy
9   The Rooftops Of The Hanamachi Buy Buy
10   The Garden Meeting Buy Buy
11   Dr. Crab's Prize Buy Buy
12   Destiny's Path Buy Buy
13   A New Name... A New Life Buy Buy
14   The Fire Scene And The Coming of War Medley Buy  
15   As The Water... Buy Buy
16   Confluence Buy Buy
17   A Dream Discarded Buy Buy

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Director Rob Marshall hired three of Asia's most fabulous stars (Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, and Gong Li) for this Japan-set movie, so one wonders why he didn't put in a call to a local composer as well. Was Tan Dun's line busy? Was Joe Hisaishi otherwise engaged? In any case, John Williams won the assignment, and he didn't end up with egg on his face. Mercifully, Williams left the bombast at home and put cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Itzhak Perlman to good use in this sensitive score. The lovely "Sayuri's Theme" resurfaces at regular intervals, and it's good to hear Williams keep his showier instincts in check through a good chunk of the movie, as he delivers a more subdued sound. One of the most dramatic moments happens during "The Fire Scene and the Coming of War." By then Williams has basically reverted to the familiar, brooding mode he uses for ominous scenes, when suddenly the track integrates an excerpt from "The Folding Fan as a Target," a traditional piece for voice and the Japanese lute known as biwa. Though Williams is right to err on the side of low key, it would have been nice to get more of these stark sounds in his competent but ultimately unmemorable compositions. --Elisabeth Vincentelli





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