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The Man Who Wasn't There (Sountrack from the Motion Picture)


Download links and information about The Man Who Wasn't There (Sountrack from the Motion Picture) by Carter Burwell. This album was released in 2001 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 45:43 minutes.

Artist: Carter Burwell
Release date: 2001
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 14
Duration: 45:43
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No. Title Length
1. Birdy's "Pathetique" (Opus 13) (featuring Soundtrack) 1:17
2. Le nozze di Figaro, K.492: "Che soave zeffiretto" (featuring Edith Mathis, Gundula Janowitz, Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Karl Böhm / Karl Bohm) 3:33
3. Bringing Doris Home (Piano Sonata, opus 79) (featuring Soundtrack) 1:18
4. I Met Doris Blind (featuring Soundtrack) 1:15
5. Ed Visits Dave (featuring Soundtrack) 1:03
6. Ed Returns Home (Piano Sonata, Opus 79) (featuring Soundtrack) 1:57
7. I Love You Birdy Abundasl (featuring Soundtrack) 0:42
8. Nirdlinger's Swing (featuring Soundtrack) 5:12
9. "The Moonlight Sonata" (Opus 27) (featuring Soundtrack) 2:29
10. The Fight (featuring Soundtrack) 3:01
11. The Bank (featuring Soundtrack) 1:03
12. "Pathetique Sonata" (Opus 13), Adagio Cantabile (featuring Soundtrack) 5:33
13. The Trail of Ed Crane (featuring Soundtrack) 3:52
14. Piano Trio No. 7 In B-Flat, Op. 97 "Archduke": III. Andante cantabile, ma però con moto - Poco più adagio (featuring Beaux Arts Trio) 13:28



Among their various cinematic talents, filmmakers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen have not generally included the construction of great soundtrack albums, usually depending on composer Carter Burwell to write appropriate genre music for their genre-exploding movies. But that all changed with O Brother, Where Art Thou?, which featured a collection of traditional country tunes, producing a soundtrack that was still at the top of the country charts by the time of the release of their next film, The Man Who Wasn't There. The Coens are not given to repeating themselves, at least as far as music is concerned, and this modern film noir, shot in black-and-white and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, and James Gandolfini, is awash not in country music, but in familiar classical works, including some of Beethoven's more famous piano sonatas and the "Che soave zeffiretto" aria from Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro. The latter is presented in a 1968 recording by Edith Mathis and Gundula Janowitz with the Orchestra of the Deutschen Oper Berlin, conducted by Karl Bohm, while Beethoven's "Archduke" is a 1980 recording by the Beaux Arts Trio. The rest are new recordings, with Jonathan Feldman serving as piano soloist. There are seven music cues by Burwell, and they are typically serviceable. "I Met Doris Blind" is a lush, string-filled piece; "The Fight" is ominous; and "Nirlinger's Swing" is a big-band swing composition. But it is the classical music that dominates this collection.