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|Stephen Warbeck, Catherine Bott|
Shakespeare in Love
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Soundtracks
Perhaps best known for his soundtrack to Mrs. Brown, Stephen Warbeck's score for Shakespeare in Love follows a similar pattern: Elizabethan themes and light string melodies work together to span a spectrum of moods. And th... more »
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Perhaps best known for his soundtrack to Mrs. Brown, Stephen Warbeck's score for Shakespeare in Love follows a similar pattern: Elizabethan themes and light string melodies work together to span a spectrum of moods. And the romantic comedy, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes, benefits from this sonic treatment. Drama is added (the opening "The Beginning of the Partnership" simply soars), but the score never gets too serious. --Jason Verlinde
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Michael J. Mazza | 10/30/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This album is amazing! So rich, so joyful, so painful, so full of life... so Shakespeare. Enjoy it."
One of my favorite Soundtracks throughout the years
Braindrops | Germany | 05/20/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Even though the release of the movie, which had me enraptured, is now six years in the past, I still enjoy listening to this soundtrack as much as ever.
After having seen the film I listened to the listening samples of the soundtrack available online over and over; the melodies really haunted me and I wanted desperately to be transported back into the escapist world of Shakespeare in Love by listening to its music. The Soundtrack, which I then bought, enabled me to do so over and over again, but over the years I find it has qualities beyond those linked to the motion picture, and it has become one of my favorite CDs to read, study and relax by.
Anyone who loved the film will enjoy remembering it by means of the music, and re-experiencing the fun, fast, multi-layered, stimulating and inspiring story again (and again and again)."
Warbeck meets Shakespeare
Michael J. Mazza | Pittsburgh, PA USA | 05/24/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)
""Shakespeare in Love," a witty tale of love and theater in Elizabethan England, was one of the most delightful films of the late 1990s. This CD contains the film's musical score, composed by Stephen Warbeck.I think that this music works better as a backdrop to the film, rather than as a stand-alone composition; I found much of the CD to be somewhat forgettable on its own. Still, there are some genuinely memorable tracks, and the score overall is quite pleasant. The opening track (appropriately called "The Beginning of the Partnership") has a lovely, romantic sweep to it. And "The De Lesseps' Dance" is a wonderful piece that evokes an Elizabethan social gathering. If you are a fan of the film, give the CD a try."