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"Jonny Greenwood's musical compositions almost become another character in the film," says Variety. Best Alternative Music Album. The glissando of the strings, the descending violin lines are a very forceful thing. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score, Greenwood… "Listen to the disc front-to-back -- not a difficult task on the surface, given that it's a mere 33 minutes long -- and you won't want to listen again, at least not right away. The main problem is that more experimental scores are still not seen as ‘credible’, some people think they will destroy a film’s commercial success. Scores are always collaborative – you have to work with somebody else’s ideas – and it’s great to work with someone who challenges you. Genres: Modern Classical, Film Score. As it gets louder, we hear those strings spend extended glissandos sliding down into oblivion, finding notes dissonant with the pretty chord they started out in. “I think the music captures exactly the mood of the film. One track does highlight major keys, the really rather pretty "HW/Hope of New Fields", but it's short, and seems largely to be a setup for the highly dissonant, off-putting movement that follows it, the disconcerting "Stranded the Line".Whether you're at the beach, hanging out in the park, or stuck in a tiny flat, these 20 timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.The upcoming reissue of the Orange Peels' 1997 debut album offers 40 tracks and plenty of insights into the group's creative process. Here, as part of a new series, Hauschka discusses how Jonny Greenwood’s masterpiece soundtrack to There Will Be Blood continues to inspire him as a composer.