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Memoirs of a Geisha soundtrack


Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
 
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 82876747082
Label: Sony Classical
Label number: 74708
Running time: 61m11s
Shipping date: November 22nd, 2005
Original score by John Williams
 
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. Sayuri's Theme
2. The Journey to the Hanamachi
3. Going to School
4. Brush on Silk
5. Chiyo's Prayer
...see complete tracklist
Additional soundtrack info
Conducted by John Williams. Violin solos by Itzhak Perlman. Cello solos by Yo-Yo Ma. Shakuhachi solos by Masakazu Yoshizawa. Koto solos by Masayo Ishigure, Hiromi Hashibe. Recorded and mixed by Shawn Murphy at Royce Hall, UCLA and Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, California.

Trivia
Golden Globe winner, "Best Original Score"

Grammy winner, "Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media"

Oscar-nominated score.


Soundtrack Q & A
Q: What would you say is the style of this music and what type of ensemble performs this music? (from Lena in Norristown)
A: The style of this music is orchestral, or oriental (depends on what exactly you were asking) and an orchestra performs this music, one with all (needed) instruments present. (thanks to em , phoenixadd more info

Q: What music is playing when Sayuri (zang ziyi) dances with an umbrella on a stage while snow is falling? (from carl in manila,philippines)
A: "Kabuki" (original Japanese theater) (thanks to arthur, Amsterdamadd more info


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