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The Eagle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


Download links and information about The Eagle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Atli Örvarsson / Atli Orvarsson. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 48:40 minutes.

Artist: Atli Örvarsson / Atli Orvarsson
Release date: 2011
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 18
Duration: 48:40
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No. Title Length
1. Testudo 2:47
2. Highlands 2:14
3. The Return of the Eagle 2:58
4. The Ninth Legion 2:18
5. North of the Wall 2:04
6. Honourable Discharge 2:36
7. Out Swords! 2:52
8. May Your Souls Take Flight 4:10
9. The Seal People 2:38
10. Searching 3:51
11. Barbarians 2:45
12. I Will Return 2:25
13. Better Angry Than Dead 1:48
14. Eagle Lost, Honour Lost 1:33
15. Fleeing the Village 3:33
16. Edge of the World 1:53
17. Esca's Freedom 1:42
18. Beyond the Territories 4:33



Composer Atli Örvarsson says the key words in his conversations with Kevin Macdonald, the director of The Eagle, were "handmade and authentic." The film, based on the historical novel The Eagle of the Ninth, is set in second-century Britain, and in order to be handmade and authentic, Örvarsson employed period instruments and some traditional themes. In particular, he used a lot of Celtic music, played on Uilleann pipes, and lots of tribal drumming. But that is not to say that he stuck to this sort of thing. Rather, the period material acts as a flavoring to what is really largely an orchestral score. But it does give an individual feel to what otherwise might be generic. Örvarsson certainly has no trouble following the adventurous turns of the epic's plot, but the Celtic music brings things down to earth in a satisfying way.