Heaven & Earth (soundtrack)

Heaven & Earth is the official soundtrack to the 1993 Golden Globe-winning film of the same name directed by Oliver Stone, with the original score composed by Japanese composer Kitarō. The score won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.

Heaven & Earth
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Film score by
ReleasedDecember 7, 1993
Genreinstrumental, folk
Length39:02
LabelDomo Records, Inc
ProducerKitarō
Kitarō chronology
Live in America
(1992)
Heaven & Earth
(1993)
Mandala
(1994)

OverviewEdit

In the score are featured exotic-sounding percussion, gongs and flutes contrasted with synthesizer and orchestral sounds. It also features Chinese huqin, Vietnamese folk tunes and chant-like vocal textures. It is additionally filled with rich orchestral timbres, and earth-shaking taiko drums.[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Kitaro.

No.TitleLength
1."Heaven And Earth (Land Theme)"7:38
2."Sau Dau Tree"3:37
3."Ahn & Le Ly Love Theme"4:55
4."Saigon Reunion"5:48
5."ARVN"3:41
6."Sau Nightmare"0:58
7."V.C. Bonfire"0:47
8."Trong Com"0:43
9."Ahn's House: Entrance/ Please Come Visit My Village of Hoa Qui"6:26
10."Destiny"1:13
11."Last Phone Call"1:40
12."A Child Without A Father"2:04
13."Village Attack/ The Arrest"1:21
14."Walk To The Village"2:59
15."Steve's Ghosts"1:31
16."Return To Vietnam"2:04
17."Heaven And Earth (End Title)"10:27
Total length:57:52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Don Heckman (January 3, 1994). "Kitaro Brings Heavenly Touch to 'Earth' : Music: The New Age composer worked a year and a half on the film, trying to capture the Asian feeling Oliver Stone was looking for". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 24, 2016.

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