The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover [Original Soundtrack] ()

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For this, his seventh soundtrack for director Peter Greenaway, Nyman deftly orchestrates a mix of strings, horns, and voices to produce another of his fetching and romantic minimalist backdrops. The opening "Memorial" is the highlight of the lot and drives along with stuttering saxophones, an insistent string arrangement, elegiac brass solos, and the soaring vocals of soprano Sarah Leonard (Leonard would be featured on a large part of the Prospero's Books soundtrack). The piece was originally inspired by a 1985 Belgian ...

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover [Original Soundtrack]
2006, Virgin

UPC: 094636394725

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover [Original Soundtrack]
1991, Plan 9

UPC: 017046160322

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