OnClassical | OC23066B | 2023

Tiersen, Y.: Good Bye Lenin!
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

All Recordings

Track list

Total duration: 41:29
Original audio @ 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


The popularity of the album on Spotify where higher value means the most popular.

Download & Stream!

The soundtrack of "Good Bye Lenin!" is a poignant and emotive collection of pieces composed by Yann Tiersen, enriched by the sensitive piano interpretations of Alessandro Simonetto.
"Summer 78 (1)" opens the soundtrack with a nostalgic melody, setting the tone for the film's exploration of memory and transition. The minimalist piano piece "Coma" follows, creating a moment of quiet introspection.
Throughout the soundtrack, Alessandro Simonetto's piano performances beautifully capture the essence of each composition. "Childhood (1)" and "Improvisation 1" showcase his ability to convey delicate nuances, while "From Prison to Hospital" and "Mother" carry emotional weight, expertly translated through the piano keys.
The improvisational pieces, such as "Improvisation 2" and "Improvisation 4," demonstrate Simonetto's skill in capturing fleeting moments and emotions, contributing to the overall atmospheric quality of the soundtrack.
"First Rendez-vous" and "The Decant Session" offer charming interludes, leading into more emotionally charged pieces like "I Saw Daddy Today" and "Birthday Preparation," where Simonetto's expressive playing adds depth to the narrative.
As the soundtrack unfolds, Alessandro Simonetto navigates the transitions seamlessly, from the upbeat "Good Bye, Lenin" to the contemplative "Letters, Pt. 1" and "Mother's Journey." His interpretations enhance the cinematic experience, connecting the emotional dots of the narrative.
The soundtrack crescendos with the powerful "Father and Mother," where Simonetto's playing contributes to the climactic intensity of the scene. The final piece, "Summer 78 (2)," brings the musical journey full circle, leaving a lasting impression.
Alessandro Simonetto's piano performances on this soundtrack play a crucial role in conveying the film's emotional depth, enriching the listener's experience with sensitivity and finesse. His ability to capture the essence of each composition adds a layer of authenticity to Yann Tiersen's evocative score, making it a memorable and immersive musical experience.

Good Bye Lenin!
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

Prod. No.: 377 / 2023
Cat. No: OC23066B
UPC: 685071599419
No. Album(s): 1

Recorded @ Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2023

Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
Photo/paint on cover: N/A
Artwork: OnClassical

Equipment used: N/A
Instrument(s) used: Steinway & Sohns D-274 piano, 'Audi-O'

An OnClassical prod., © 2023

Share on Social

HD Digital Distribution

In collaboration with Naxos Digital

Follow Us:

A proudly Italian company!
Designed by yumecori, © 2023