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    "There Will Be Blood" Score Scores as Scene-Setter and Stand-Alone Piece

    Jonny Greenwood's score for There Will Be Blood is out in the UK today, and musicOMH says the music sets the scene well for the film's early-2008 release there. "As scene setting goes," writes reviewer Ben Hogwood, "this is something pretty exceptional, the rising melody lingering in the memory even after the first listen." Come Oscar time, he says, "the judges would do well to consider this fine piece of film writing."

    Even so, there's no need to wait till then to give the soundtrack a listen, for, as Hogwood writes, "As a piece of music in its own right the group of pieces works handsomely ... There's an urgency and tension throughout that makes it difficult to ignore ..."

    To read the review, visit musicOMH.com.

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"There Will Be Blood" Score Scores as Scene-Setter and Stand-Alone Piece

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Jonny Greenwood's There Will Be Blood soundtrack is out in the UK today, and musicOMH says the music sets the scene well for the film's early-2008 release there. "As scene setting goes," says the site, "this is something pretty exceptional, the rising melody lingering in the memory even after the first listen." Come Oscar time, "the judges would do well to consider this fine piece of film writing." Regardless, "As a piece of music in its own right the group of pieces works handsomely ... There's an urgency and tension throughout that makes it difficult to ignore."

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Jonny Greenwood's score for There Will Be Blood is out in the UK today, and musicOMH says the music sets the scene well for the film's early-2008 release there. "As scene setting goes," writes reviewer Ben Hogwood, "this is something pretty exceptional, the rising melody lingering in the memory even after the first listen." Come Oscar time, he says, "the judges would do well to consider this fine piece of film writing."

Even so, there's no need to wait till then to give the soundtrack a listen, for, as Hogwood writes, "As a piece of music in its own right the group of pieces works handsomely ... There's an urgency and tension throughout that makes it difficult to ignore ..."

To read the review, visit musicOMH.com.

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