OnClassical | AE18048 | 2020

Tiersen, Y.: Amélie & Other Works
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

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Total duration: 67:18
Original audio @ 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


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Yann Tiersen's piano compositions, featured in various films, showcase his extraordinary ability to capture emotions through music. In "La pièce vide," he crafts a poignant musical moment that could seamlessly complement a reflective scene in a film.
"Naomi," with its solo piano arrangement, possesses a delicate beauty that could enhance intimate and emotional scenes on the big screen. Tiersen's short yet powerful piece, "La vieux en veut encore," could provide a perfect backdrop for a fleeting, introspective moment in a film.
The "Comptine d'été" series, known for its playful melodies, could find a home in films seeking to convey a sense of nostalgia or the warmth of summer. These compositions could be particularly effective in scenes depicting carefree moments or fond memories.
"Sur le fil" and "La dispute," transcribed for solo piano, could serve as compelling accompaniments to scenes marked by tension or emotional complexity. Their evocative nature could add depth to the narrative.
"L'échec," with its concise duration, could be employed to punctuate a scene with a sense of resolution or reflection. The extended piece "La chute" could provide a cinematic journey with its immersive and evolving soundscape.
The tracks inspired by "Amélie," such as "La valse d'Amélie" and "Le moulin," carry a whimsical charm that could contribute to the enchanting atmosphere of a film. These compositions have proven their cinematic appeal through their use in the original soundtrack.
"Comptine d'un autre ete. L'apres midi" and "Summer 78," both transcribed for solo piano, offer emotional depth and nostalgia that could resonate in film scenes exploring themes of reflection and memory.
Pieces like "I Saw Daddy Today" and "First Rendez-Vous," from the "Good Bye Lenin!" soundtrack, bring a touch of sentimentality and introspection, making them suitable for films that explore family dynamics and personal journeys.
"La plage," "Mary," and "Plus d'hiver" provide nuanced and intimate moments, ideal for enhancing the emotional impact of scenes in a film. These compositions could underscore moments of tenderness, love, or introspection.
In summary, Yann Tiersen's piano compositions offer a versatile and emotive soundtrack for a range of cinematic scenarios, from intimate reflections to whimsical and nostalgic moments.

Amélie & Other Works
Alessandro Simonetto, Piano

Prod. No.: 256 / 2020
Cat. No: AE18048
UPC: 634065038267
No. Album(s): 1

Recorded @ Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2018

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., © 2018

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