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A Dry White Season

A Dry White Season

Limited Edition of 1,000 Copies
Kritzerland (KR20017-8)

Release Date: February 1, 2011

Conducted by Dave Grusin

Format: CD

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Track Listing

1. Happier Times 01:01
2. Grandfatherly / Demonstrations 02:39
3. Aftermath / Dead Children 02:08
4. He's My Child / I Never Saw Him / Gordon's Arrest 01:47
5. Torture 01:22
6. Monsters Win / Funeral Parlor 02:41
7. Wife Waffles / Flashbacks 02:30
8. Gordon Tortured 02:11
9. The Search / Christmas In The Park 03:30
10. Without Slap / Emily's Beating 01:26
11. Father And Son 02:19
12. Garage Explodes / Ben Knows 01:55
13. Father And Daughter / Stoltz And Suzette 02:37
14. Ben's Death 01:54
15. Stanley Kills Stoltz 00:58
16. The Search (Alternate) 00:54
17. Source Music 1 02:04
18. Source Music 2 01:24
19. Ben's Death (Alternate) 00:50
  Total Album Time: 36:10

From the Manufacturer

Adding immeasurably to the project is Dave Grusin's score. Grusin proved to be the perfect choice, and in a career filled with great scores (The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Heaven Can Wait, Tootsie, The Goonies, On Golden Pond, The Milagro Beanfield War, Three Days Of The Condor, The Goodbye Girl, Murder By Death, and on and on), A Dry White Season is one of his best moody, haunting, tension-filled, and extremely moving like the film, it really gets under your skin.

The score as used in the film is quite short. However, some cues went unused, some were truncated, so this CD uses the cues as they were originally written and recorded, which results in a longer playing time and in a more satisfying musical presentation. We've included two bonus tracks alternate versions of two cues and two cues of great Grusin source music.

Dave Grusin is one of those composers who can do everything. And he has from dramatic film scoring to his great work in television (It Takes A Thief, Maude, Good Times, Baretta, The Name Of The Game, Columbo, etc.), to wonderful light comedy scores, as well as his jazz and arranging/conducting projects for such incredible people as Quincy Jones, Paul Simon, Sergio Mendes, Al Jarreau, Patti Austin, Billy Joel and many others. He is a multiple Grammy Award-winner, a multiple Academy Award nominee (he won the Oscar for The Milagro Beanfield War). Now in his mid-70s, he's still the coolest guy in any room, and he's still going strong.

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