San FranciscoAtmospheric track that builds from nothing to a dramatic climax at 30 seconds with dynamic piano, percussion and strings. The piece comes to a head at 1:45 and again at 2:55 with added vocals. Tubular Bells meets Moby.
Keywords: A Beautiful Mind, About A Boy, Amelie, American Beauty, Aphex Twin, Chilled, Cristian Vogel, Da Vinci Code, Discovery, Dramatic, Exciting, Expansive, Exploration, Genealogy, Imagination, Juan Atkins, Mark Isham, Matthew Herbert, Moby, Orbital, Philip Glass, Space Exploration, St Germain, The Similou, Thievery Corporation, Thriller, Underwater Search
Austerity JamSensible austere and earnest acoustic guitar, with pulsating 'Charriots of Fire' - style synth, builds to uplifting and emotive full band version with drums and bass and returns home.
TimeCinematic track with suspended strings, synths, piano and a big, prominent beat (at 1:00). Builds from a quiet intro into a meaningful and epic movement.
Tomorrow BrighterA dreamy string loop permeates this track that conjures images of distant places. Simple bass line and accordion accompaniment. Beautiful and relaxing it slowly builds in intensity.
A Little Love GrowsUplifting, melodic track with three movements beginning with nylon string guitars, breaking into a thoughtful piano and ending in a climactic indie pop style rhythm.
Growing StrongerBittersweet ambient pop track with emotive piano, strings and light guitars throughout. Drums at 1:00 add vigour.
Keywords: 20th Century Fox, A Beautiful Mind, About A Boy, Animals, Antarctic, Art House Movie, Blue Planet, Blue Skies, Brooding, Coldplay, Corporate, Emotional, Film, Heart, Hollywood Romance Movie, Ice Melting, Indie Film, Rainy Day, Reflection, Remembrance, Reminiscent, Underground, Underwater, Vangelis, Wistful
In The Deep EndA Grandiose, upbeat orchestral cue with full orchestra, bells and dulcimer. A quiet opening with solo violin leads to a dramatic entrance of the main theme at 0:49, with crash cymblas and hectic woodwind flourishes, building throughout.
Keywords: 20th Century Fox, About A Boy, Amelie, Battle, Big Ending, Bouncy, Chase, Danny Elfman, Dramatic, Escape, Exciting, Harry Potter, Hectic, Jurassic Park, March of the Penguins, Monsoon Wedding, Pirates, Pressure, Racing, Showdown, Star Wars, The Four Musketeers, Thriller, Ticking Bomb, Underwater Chase, Vibrant
Higher GroundThis atmospheric, uplifting piece begins with a rhythmic acoustic section with powerful bass drums. Bagpipes introduce the melody at 0:17 before strings, wind and guitars join in at 0:50. Gradually builds towards the end.
Keywords: About A Boy, Balkan, Band of Brothers, BBC, Big Ending, Braveheart, British, Ceilidh, Cheerful, Danny Elfman, Dramatic, Edinburgh, Europe, Exciting, Expansive, Expedition, Film, Garden State, Grandiose, Hans Zimmer, Highlands, Highlands, Historic Movie, History, Hollywood Action/Adventure Movie, Hope, Hornpipe, Journey, Joyful, Landscape, Last Of The Mohicans, Scotland, Showdown, The Chieftans, The Pogues, Thriller, Tribal, Uplifting, War, War Film, Wildlife Documentary, Winter
Returning HomeSoft beginning that opens into beautiful, lush orchestra. Positive feel, building to a gorgeous, wide ending.
A Significant WordInspiring post-rock track that builds from a soft and ambient beginning with piano and guitar to a feeling of victory and triumph using synths, lots of delay and big drums.
Rhode Island Tea PartyA happy, mid-tempo track with plucked, muted guitars and fluttering synths. Light, indie-pop drums and a whistling melody add to the feel-good vibe.
Keywords: A Beautiful Mind, About A Boy, Blue Planet, Blue Skies, Break Up, Brian Eno, Chilled, Coming of Age, Cry, Dramatic, Emotional, Environmental, Hollywood Romance Movie, Mark Isham, Missing, Ocean, Parting, Relaxation, Road to Perdition, Sigur Ros, Slow Motion, Summer, Sunrise, Sunset, Sunshine, The Orb, Underwater, Vangelis, Wildlife Documentary