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Mission Accomplished!
2016-03-11 07:06
Finally, a decent score to a Mission Impossible movie! Well, that’s an understatement. Joe Kraemer’s score to Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is both suspenseful, inventive, and… Read More
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Score
2012-12-16 11:37
Here it is, my initial thoughts about the score for the first installment of The Hobbit—An Unexpected Journey—with Howard Shore back in the role as the composer. Going straight f… Read More
2012-04-15 19:28
About one and a half year ago I attended three quite different concerts in rapid succession at two different continents. Even though the concerts were of varying quality, I made some interes… Read More
2010-08-12 00:23
Earlier today, Camilla and I were looking at the the programme for the Edinburgh Fringe, a relatively hefty tome at 340 pages, and trying to decide what we should go to. Among other things… Read More
2010-07-26 17:36
Pinnock’s is the most entertaining recording I’ve heard of Händel’s Royal Fireworks Music. The prominent drums, breakneck tempo and impeccable playing all contribute t… Read More
2010-06-28 19:51
Philips’ Complete Mozart Edition has now been made available on Spotify. Initially released in 1990-91, to celebrate the bicentenary of Mozart’s death (5th of December, 1791), it… Read More
2010-05-31 16:26
In this post about Clint Mansell’s score for The Fountain, I compared one track to Philip Glass’ score for The Hours. To me this is one of the truly great scores out there and it… Read More
2010-04-30 14:18
I want to draw your attention to some great reissue-series. Australian Eloquence of Universal music have started a grand reissue programme in order to get good recordings back into the catal… Read More
2010-03-27 15:45
Yesterday I attended a performance of Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and conductor Eivind Aadland. I had listened to the work—or more correctly… Read More
2010-03-08 17:51
It’s now one year since the first post was published at musicride.org. Before that, the first three reviews were published on testsites at Blogspot and WordPress; Mozart: Complete Work… Read More

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