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The Aviator (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)


Download links and information about The Aviator (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) by Howard Shore. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 47:23 minutes.

Artist: Howard Shore
Release date: 2005
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 14
Duration: 47:23
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No. Title Length
1. Icarus (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:58
2. There Is No Great Genius Without Some Form of Madness (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:50
3. Muirfield (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:22
4. H-1 Racer Plane (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:20
5. Quarantine (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:52
6. Hollywood 1927 (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:59
7. The Mighty Hercules (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:32
8. Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:57
9. America's Aviation Hero (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:05
10. 7000 Romaine (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:22
11. The Germ Free Zone (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 2:49
12. Screening Room (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 5:27
13. Long Beach Harbour 1947 (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 3:49
14. The Way of the Future (featuring Flemish Radio Orchestra) 4:01



One would think that, after spending four years in Middle Earth providing Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy with its gargantuan Oscar-winning score, composer Howard Shore would take a little time off. Instead, the prolific Shore immediately set his sights on Martin Scorsese' s Howard Hughes biopic, The Aviator. Shore wastes little time in discarding his last project's epic choral arrangements and thunderous percussion, opting for a neo-classical feel that conjures up images of old silent films and pre-Cold War Hollywood — coincidentally, Shore's next project, Jackson's remake of King Kong, is set in the same sepia-toned period. This is Shore at his most elegant and free-spirited. From the dizzying "Icarus," with its Baroque tapestry of swirling strings giving sound to the wonder of flight, to the castanets that wander throughout, illuminating the Spanish influence that permeated the culture of 1930s southern California, The Aviator celebrates the "Golden Age" of cinema and music while simultaneously deconstructing it.