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Johannsson, Johann – “Miners’ Hymns, The” – [Fat Cat]

From Icelandic composer J??hann J??hannsson. This is a collaborative score for “The Miners’ Hymns” a film about the ill-fated mining community in North East England. This was originally presented as a live performance at Durham Cathedral over two nights in July 2010 and this recording is the result of a collaboration between J??hann and American experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison. This is a dark and brooding soundscape with wonderful moments of organ, trumpet, french horn and cornets. Part modern classical, part film score and part minimal icelandic darkness, this is really amazing.

  • Reviewed by Belladonna on July 20, 2011 at 3:22 pm
  • Filed as 12-inch,Soundtrack
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