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Atonement soundtrack

Atonement (2007)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 02894766195
Label: Decca
Label number: 982802
Running time: 50m29s
Shipping date: December 4th, 2007
Original score by Dario Marianelli
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Briony [1:45]
2. Robbie's Note [3:06]
3. Two Figures by a Fountain [1:17]
4. Cee, You and Tea [2:27]
5. With My Own Eyes [4:41]
...see complete tracklist
Oscar-winning score

Soundtrack Q & A
Q: What is the song playing in the trailer for this movie? (from Grace in Florida)
A: The song playing at the very beginning of the trailer is called "Briony." It's right on the soundtrack. But the song playing more towards the end of the trailer (which is my favorite and took me forever to track down as well) is called "The Vision" by X-Ray dog, a song made the just for the trailer. (thanks to XOExotiic88, Rhode Islandadd more info

Q: What's the name of the song/hymn the group of soldiers sang in the pagoda on the beach? (from graham in perth australia)
A: The song they're singing is called "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind." (thanks to XOExotiic88, Rhode Islandadd more info
A: The hymn the soldiers sing in the Pagoda on the beach is not "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind," but rather a hymntune entitled "Repton." It can be found in most mainstream Protestant hymnals, such as Presbyterian, Anglican, Lutheran, and Methodist. The sheet music can be downloaded for free here. (thanks to apbaio, Seattle, WA - USAadd more info
A: In the Episcopal hymnbook, the Repton tune is an alternative setting for John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind." (Hymn 653). That is the tune and words which are sung by the soldiers in the Dunkirk scene in Atonement. (thanks to GW Rogers, Lubbock, Texas, USAadd more info
A: It's Hymn #653 in the Episcopal Hymnal (thanks to Cindy, Lexington, KYadd more info
A: To clarify: the hymn tune itself is called "Repton," and its composer is Charles Hubert Parry, a very well known figure in English Victorian church music. To my ear, it has a very English feel to it. Perfect for the movie. (thanks to Ingram, Handen CTadd more info
A: Significantly, it is a hymn commonly sung at English weddings. (thanks to Alert Speed, Ohioadd more info
A: I feel you're looking for the "Elegy for the Dunkirk" (thanks to Benny, Iranadd more info

Q: What is the organ music playing as Paul Marshall and Cee's cousin leave the church at the end of their wedding? (from Greg in Los Angeles)
A: There is organ music in the original score by Dario Marianelli. Find it in the latter half of track 11, "Come Back." (thanks to SoundtrackHolmes, 221B Baker Stadd more info

Q: Who performs "O Soave Fancuilla" played by Robbie in his room? (from STEPHANIE in CANADA)
A: That song is from La Bohème and it's written by Giacomo Puccini. (thanks to XOExotiic, Rhode Islandadd more info
A: The duet is performed by Victoria De Los Angeles and Jussi Bjorling. (thanks to waverly, Californiaadd more info
A: Available on the Sir Thomas Beecham conducted recording af La Boheme from 1956. (thanks to A fan, DKadd more info

Q: Is the organ music part in track 11 written specifically for this movie, or is it part of some other, larger piece? (from Jonathan in Sweden)
A: I have the same question... although the answer to an above question seems to hint that it was written into the score by Dario Marinelli... is this right? (thanks to ben, australiaadd more info

Q: Where can I find the cello sheet music for "Love Letters" or any other pieces from this film?
...from Heather in NY (answer Heather's question)

Q: Who is the artist sing the song when Robbie is in the bath and C is getting ready for the big dinner party? He has such a beautiful voice I would like to purchase a CD. (from mary in Australia)
A: It's a duet performed by Victoria De Los Angeles and Jussi Bjorling from La Boheme, called O soave fanciulla. I believe it's from a film made in 1956 and can be found on the soundtrack. (thanks to Gay Geisha, United Kingdomadd more info

Q: What's the song the soldiers sing in the bar when in Dunkirk??? (from lucy in london)
A: In "Elegy for Dunkirk", the song that the soldiers can be heard singing is called "Whittier Hymn". Lyrics:
Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways!
Re-clothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives thy service find,
In deeper reverence praise. In deeper reverence praise.

In simple trust like theirs who heard, Beside the Syrian sea, 
The gracious calling of the Lord, Let us, like them, without a word 
Rise up and follow thee. 
Rise up and follow thee.

O Sabbath rest by Galilee! O calm of hills above, Where Jesus knelt 
to share with thee The silence of eternity, Interpreted 
by love! Interpreted by love!

Drop thy still dews of quietness, Till all our strivings cease; 
Take from our souls the strain and stress, And let our ordered lives 
confess The beauty of thy peace. The beauty of thy peace.

Breathe through the heats of our desire Thy coolness 
and thy balm; Let sense be dumb, let flesh retire; Speak through the 
earthquake, wind, and fire, O still small voice of calm! 
O still small voice of calm! 
(thanks to IceColdBuddha, St. Paul, MNadd more info

Q: What is the song that starts off as typing from a type-writer and builds with a piano tune? Present in the movie and in the trailer. (from .brn in Portugal)
A: It's in the first track on the CD. (thanks to TWOONZadd more info

Q: Is the music played heard in the ending credits included on the soundtrack? I've listened to all the samples and it doesn't seem to be.
...from Julia in North Carolina (answer Julia's question)

Q: In the song "Come Back" on the album, what hymn are the men singing at the beginning?
...from Pk in Uk (answer Pk's question)

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