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Munich soundtrack


Munich (2005)
 
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 60249879142
Label: Decca
Label number: 609302
Running time: 62m44s
Shipping date: December 27th, 2005
Original score by John Williams
 
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Munich, 1972
2. The Attack at Olympic Village
3. Hatikvah (The Hope)
4. Remembering Munich
5. Letter Bombs
...see complete tracklist
Additional soundtrack info
Conducted by John Williams. Vocal solo, Lisbeth Scott. Piano solo, Gloria Cheng. Cello solo, Steve Erdody. Oboe solo, John Ellis. Guitar solo (track 10), Adam del Monte. Recorded and mixed by Shawn Murphy at Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, California.

Liner notes by Steven Spielberg.


Trivia
Oscar-nominated score.

"A Prayer for Peace" wins Grammy award for "Best Instrumental Composition"


Press Quotes
"Spielberg shoots Munich without showy virtuosity, yet his camera seems to be everywhere at once, and John Williams' score is like a telltale heartbeat."
Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly

"John Williams' subdued, flavorful score is perhaps as atypical as is his concurrent one for Memoirs of a Geisha, the film Spielberg once intended to make himself."
Todd McCarthy, Variety

"Normally, I love any film -- The Dirty Dozen being the template -- in which a number of disparate die-hards club together to whack a common enemy. Spielberg himself embellished the genre in Saving Private Ryan, and I had high hopes for his band of brothers in Munich. And what do we get? The Friendly Five. The precedent is set at the men's getting-to-know-you dinner: as the dialogue fades out, we watch them laughing and chomping en bloc, with a surge of guitar and strings, courtesy of John Williams, egging them along."
Anthony Lane, The New Yorker

"Designer Rick Carter never shows off period details, Michael Kahn's editing builds suspense in the individual sequences in a Hitchcockian manner as John Williams' muted score quickens the pulse."
Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter


Soundtrack Q & A
Q: What is the song playing when he turns on the radio, and who is it by please? (from babs in chester)
A: I had been looking for the same song!! I finally figured it out: Al Green singing "Let's Stay Together" (thanks to Kim, NYC, NYadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song they are playing when smoking in the living room, with the collapsed lamp? (from Stefano in rome italy)
A: "Ain't No Sunshine" is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am. (thanks to Francis, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australiaadd more info

Q: What is the music playing on the radio in the safe house scene in Greece when it changes from the Arabic music playing?
...from Giovanni in Firenze,Italy (answer Giovanni's question)

Q: What is the Arabic song playing on the radio during the safe house scene? Thanks
...from Jibran in London (answer Jibran's question)

Q: What song is playing at the beginning of the movie? (from Sourabh in India)
A: Remember Munich (thanks to Sourabh, Indiaadd more info

Q: What song is playing in the scene in Athens when Eric Bana can't sleep and talks to the Islamic guy in the stairs?
...from Marco Mazza in Naples, Italy (answer Marco Mazza's question)


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