Ep. 126 - Thomas Newman's 'The Good German'
Based on a True Story • Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, 19-Jan-2022
There is absolutely something exquisite about this score by Thomas Newman. It's the combination of solo violin, sweeping melodies combined with subtle melancholy that captures your emotion.
The score was nominated for an Academy Award, and we feel, is one of Newman's best scores. Enjoy!
Where to watch: https://letterboxd.com/film/the-good-german/
Listen to the score: https://open.spotify.com/album/3LWFEVXg6zUAFptoToPmuX?si=hzwArSZwTeOKwfNgNrxdQg
Every Monday and Wednesday, SCORE CUE SNAPSHOTS brings you iconic scenes married to the corresponding score cue without dialogue and SFX, thus allowing anyone to appreciate how the score works with what you see unfold on-screen.
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