Silva America presents - "MUSIC FROM STIEG LARSSON'S MIILLENNIUM TRILOGY" (2009) [Soundtrack] --- Scoring was given to veteran Danish composer Jacob Groth, fresh off past original music who gave us "The Eagle" (2004-2005 - TV series) and "The Ugly Duckling and Me!" (2006 - TV series) and the list could go on --- Groth has in the past served up his musical styling all over the "Millennium Trilogy" by scoring all three films in the original Swedish trilogy, and creating the television theme for the show "Millennium."
In the "Millennium Trilogy" check out the themes from all three films "The Girl Who Played With Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" along with "on this first soundtrack compilation from the franchise --- Groth's disconcertingly at the earth's core blend of orchestral, mixed with rock to eerie and unsettling electronic effects, is indelibly stamped in Millennium and seeps eerily into everything that follows --- This is not for traditional soundtrack and film score collectors, but does create an atmospheric listening sensation that fills the bill for most fans of the popular cult following series.
This collection gives us a sample of the various themes featuring the Slovak National Orchestra conducted by Allan Wilson, surfacing is the electronic sounds which is which adds another layer weaving the symphonic tapestry --- There is as much action and suspense to be found here as there is emotionality --- Groth has taken a full body of work from three films along with the theme for "Millennium" and given this a new life of its own, totally recommend to all and soon to be fans of original film music.
Total Time: 41:10 mins on 11 Tracks ~ Silva America 1331 ~ (09/14/2010)