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The Shawshank Redemption soundtrack

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 07464666212
Label: Epic Soundtrax
Label number: EK 66621
Running time: 53m31s
Shipping date: September 20th, 1994
Original score by Thomas Newman
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1. May [0:33]
2. Shawshank Prison [1:52]
3. New Fish [1:51]
4. Rock Hammer [1:51]
5. Inch of His Life [2:49]
...see complete tracklist
Soundtrack Q & A
Q: What is the name of the opera song the two women are singing? Thanks. (from Lisa in TN)
A: The opera song you ask about is "The Marriage of Figaro" (thanks to Nicholas, Shingle Springs CA add more info

Q: Yes, what is the name of the opera song sung by those two ladies? (from frank dechirico in panama city beach, florida-USA-32408)
A: Mozart's Figaro (thanks to Marek, Slovakiaadd more info

Q: There is some "Melancholy" theme played twice throughout the movie. First when warden Norton leaves Andy's cell after the visitation and the second time it appears in the scene before they shoot Tommy. This theme doesn't appear on the CD. What is the name of it?
...from Marek in Slovakia (answer Marek's question)

Q: There is a scene where Andy locks himself in the office where he has access to music and the intercom and plays an aria or opera while the guard is using the restroom. Do you know the name of this song or opera, etc? (from fan in tallahassee, fl usa)
A: It's Mozart's Figaro (thanks to firemanonbottom, woonsocket rhode islandadd more info

Q: The opera song from the movie is "The Marriage of Figaro," but what song on the album is it? There are about 30 songs on the album "Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro." Any help would be great (from Capp in Long Island, NY)
A: It is an aria and I believe the name is the "Sull Aria." I like it too. (thanks to CMartin, Ohioadd more info
A: It's Duettino Act III Scene 10 (thanks to Nod, Ohioadd more info
A: The Marriage of Figaro: Duettino - Sull'aria, performed by Edith Mathis, Gundula Janowitz, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Karl Böhm (dir.) (3:32) (thanks to Obi, Nigeriaadd more info
A: The correct answer is "Sual'aria, che soave zeffiretto" from Le Nozze di Figaro sung by Anna Moffo. (thanks to Donna H., Dallas, TXadd more info
A: It is "The Marriage of Figaro," Duettino-sularia performed by Edith Mathis and Gundula Janowitz and the Deutsch oper Berlin/Karl Buhm (thanks to Tjam, Eseex ,Englandadd more info

Q: Was this score performed by British musicians? In any case, who are the musicians (a group), and/or, what country do they come from? Where was the soundtrack recorded?
...from bill in phoenix, az (answer bill's question)

Q: My dad is a big fan of the movie and insists one of the songs played over the loudspeaker in the movie is a Concerto by Brahms. I think he is confusing Brahms with Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. Is there any Brahms in the movie? Would all music be on the soundtrack? Thanks. (from Danielle in Sydney, Australia)
A: The piece is called "Sull ari" from Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro... or The Marriage of Figaro (thanks to Raine, UKadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Andy escapes and stands under the rain? From the scene depicted on the image we see on this website of the CD cover.
...from ron in india (answer ron's question)

Q: The music that plays beginning with Andy's polishing of the warden's shoes and ending with him waiting in his cell with the rope does not appear on the soundtrack. Where might this music be found?
...from yieldhog in California (answer yieldhog's question)

Q: What is the melancholy or score that is heard when Brooks is released from prison? It plays a couple times in the movie and I have heard it in other movies before, too...
...from djveyron in Pretoria (answer djveyron's question)

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