Sep 21, 2009

Film composer: Maurice Jarre

One of the most singular of the plentiful cinematographic course of Maurice Jarre. Undoubtedly because the economic constraints stimulate its inspiration, switch towards amazing scaffolding, orchestral strange combinations, where grow his fetishes instruments: banjo, harpsichord, player piano or Martenot waves. There is a 'Jarre' typical sound of this time, broken beats, lame, obsessional waltz, close to faintness. poetry of the strange & delicious topics, exploiting in counterpoint the images of Franju's horror movies.

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