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The Greatest Game Ever Played (Original Score)

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Download links and information about The Greatest Game Ever Played (Original Score) by Brian Tyler. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 29 tracks with total duration of 55:15 minutes.

Artist: Brian Tyler
Release date: 2005
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 29
Duration: 55:15
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Main Title Overture / The Greatest Game Ever Played 2:54
2. Immigrant's Theme 2:45
3. Determination 1:47
4. The Amateur 3:44
5. Broken Dreams 1:58
6. A Call to Arms 1:58
7. The Greatest Game Ever Played 1:47
8. Dog Leg 2:11
9. Angel 1:55
10. Invitation 1:21
11. Broken Dreams (Reprise) 2:04
12. Ouimet Trails By One 1:38
13. Ride the High Country 1:20
14. Indecision 0:48
15. Heads Turn 0:45
16. The Game Is Afoot 1:20
17. An Unlikely Outcome 3:13
18. A Chance Encounter 1:59
19. And Then There Were Three 1:39
20. Ride the High Country (Reprise) 1:21
21. True Valor 1:02
22. A Quiet Dignity 0:45
23. Duel 0:38
24. Showdown 2:24
25. Sunset 1:56
26. Angel (featuring Dawn Upshaw) 3:22
27. The Band Played On (featuring Amick Byram) 2:06
28. Hello Hello Who's Your Lady Friend (featuring Joe Jackson) 1:48
29. End Title Overture / the Greatest Game Ever Played 2:47

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Actor/director Bill Paxton's weepy golf drama concerning the underdog-led 1913 U.S. Open is treated with ample sentimentality and sepia-tone goodness by composer Brian Tyler (Bubba Ho-Tep, Darkness Falls, Constantine). With echoes of similarly themed sports dramas like The Natural, Miracle, and Field of Dreams, Tyler's score is rousing, lush, and romantic to a fault, with a sweeping main theme that conjures up images of trophies being thrust into the air with credits rolling over them. Tyler, to his credit, doesn't fully succumb to the "soaring strings" complex, as his tendency to insert liberal amounts of piano and acoustic guitar give the soundtrack a much needed identity. Opera star Dawn Upshaw and an almost sneering Joe Jackson — he also appears briefly in the film — perform a couple of standards, "The Band Played On" and "Hello Hello Who's You're Lady Friend," respectively, while Jackson contributes his own "Angel" for Upshaw to sing.