Ulee's Gold

Ulee's Gold


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The films of the underrated American independent director Victor Nuñez are renowned among cinephiles for their nuanced, thoughtful depiction of life in the rural communities of Florida's Gulf Coast region, and in longtime collaborator Charles Engstrom he's found the perfect musical accomplice -- Engstrom's intimate, richly atmospheric themes perfectly convey the quiet intelligence and emotional depth that underline Nuñez's vision. Ulee's Gold remains Engstrom's richest, most moving effort, employing piano, bass, flute, and cello to create a simple yet striking evocation of beekeeper Ulysses "Ulee" Gold's (Peter Fonda) pastoral world and the dangers that creep in from its margins -- its melodies seem to deflect attention, yet give them proper time and they sink in completely.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/09/2009
Label: Imports
UPC: 0014431073120
catalogNumber: 858420

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Emily Mitchell   Harp,Track Performer
Lamar Alsop   Viola
Abe Appleman   Violin
Julien Barber   Viola
Bruce Barth   Piano,Track Performer
John Beal   Bass,Track Performer
Sonny Kompanek   Conductor
Ann Leathers   Violin
Richard Locker   Cello,Track Performer
Sandra Park   Violin
Paul Peabody   Violin
John Pintavalle   Violin
Sue Pray   Viola
Matthew Raimondi   Violin
Richard Sortomme   Violin
Paula Bing   Flute,Track Performer
Joel Pitchon   Violin
Eric Wyrick   Violin
Richard Rood   Violin

Technical Credits

Sonny Kompanek   Orchestration
Toby Mountain   Art Direction
David Murphy   Engineer
Alex Steyermark   Executive Music Supervisor
Peter Winter   Engineer
Gary Chester   Engineer
Charles Engstrom   Composer

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