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Magnolia: Original Motion Picture Score

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Jon Brion, Magnolia: Original Motion Picture Score

Magnolia: Original Motion Picture Score

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jon Brion
Producers:
Reprise Records
genre:
Soundtracks

We gave it a B

Aimee Mann’s song parade may have given ”Magnolia” much of its sonic pageantry, but the emotional texture was also defined by composer-producer Jon Brion’s bittersweet score. The strings-adorned music on ”Magnolia: Original Motion Picture Score” celebrates the beauty and angst of the film with harmonically tart writing and tasteful if simple orchestration. And it plays nicely on its own extra-visual merits, too. B+