A Dry White Season
Limited Edition of 1,000 Copies
Release Date: February 1, 2011
Conducted by Dave Grusin
|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|
|6.||Monsters Win / Funeral Parlor||02:41|
|7.||Wife Waffles / Flashbacks||02:30|
|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|
|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|
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.
This release is limited to 1000 copies only.
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