Glass, Phillip / Jane (Original National Geographic Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Album: Jane (Original National Geographic Motion Picture Soundtrack)   Collection:Classical
Artist:Glass, Phillip   Added:Dec 2017
Label:Sony Classical  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2017-12-31 Pull Date: 2018-03-04 Charts: Classical/Experimental
Week Ending: Feb 25 Feb 4 Jan 28 Jan 21 Jan 14
Airplays: 1 1 1 2 3

Recent Airplay
1. Mar 06, 2018: Magnetized Toner
A New Generation, Grub Is Born
4. Jan 25, 2018: Sound Landscapes
Time In Gombe
2. Feb 24, 2018: Music Casserole
In The Shadow Of Man
5. Jan 18, 2018: Melange
In The Shadow Of Man
3. Jan 29, 2018: Everything A to Z Week 119
Community Divides
6. Jan 16, 2018: Waste FM
Teaming Life

Album Review
Reviewed 2017-12-26
– General Description: I guess you have to be there and see the film because as a stand-alone set of pieces they get very monotonous if you listen to them all in a row (with the exception of “Teeming Life”). Glass is Glass and describes his music for the movie “Jane” as providing “the aural background and the aural context that the film exists in”. These pieces create some mood. Play sparingly.
– FCC Compliant: YES
– Recommended Tracks: 1, 8
– Track Reviews:
1. (4:17) In the Shadow of Man: sounds like piano practice music for independence of the fingers; sums up all the rest
2. (4:50) Time of Discovery: one and two and then pulsing block chords, lots of swirling
3. (4:06) Mother: more piano practice, plus a quiet dance with the strings
4. (4:32) The Proposal: 1-2-3 with block chords riding below
5. (4:05) Serengeti: passing the motive baton around the orchestra
6. (2:46) The Aggression: running feeling and circus-y, then plodding
7. (5:34) Hugo Arrives: sad slow piano with wandering bass line
8. (3:33) Teeming Life: very similar to Elliot Goldenthal’s “Titus’ Vow” from the movie “Titus”
9. (3:48) Grub is Born: swing-set-like or teeter-totter
10. (4:12) A New Generation: similar to opening, blocky
11. (3:17) Parent and Child: Spanish Western sound
12. (3:12) Flint Dies: again with the Spanish Western sound, noble cowboy dies
13. (4:36) Time in Gombe: more open plains cowboy action
14. (1:29) Community Divides: glockenspiel and heavy bowed bass
15. (3.44) Perfect Life: the cowboys saved the town with spaceships

Track Listing
1. In The Shadow Of Man   8. Teaming Life
2. Time Of Discovery   9. Grub Is Born
3. Mother   10. A New Generation
4. The Proposal   11. Parent And Child
5. Serengetti   12. Flint Dies
6. The Aggression   13. Time In Gombe
7. Hugo Arrives   14. Community Divides
  15. Perfect Life