Enter the Dragon (soundtrack)

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Enter the Dragon
Soundtrack album by Lalo Schifrin
Released 1973
Recorded June 1973
Burbank, California
Genre Film score
Length 25:46
Label Warner Bros.
BS-2727
Producer Nick Redman
Lalo Schifrin chronology
Rock Requiem
(1971)
Enter the Dragon
(1973)
Black Widow
(1976)

Enter the Dragon is a soundtrack album to the motion picture of the same name by Argentine composer, pianist and conductor Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1973 and released on the Warner Bros. label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review states "The opening "Theme from Enter the Dragon" is unquestionably a product of its time. While the tune is occasionally infused with Eastern-sounding chords and instrumental voicings, the adrenaline-pumping proto-funk backbeat is drenched in wah-wah guitar, dramatic brass interjections and (presumably) Lee's intimidating Kiai (battle cry) vocalizations. With the notable exception of the reprise of the "Theme From...," the remaining eight selections primarily consist of mood-enhancing sounds to accompany rather than react to -- the action taking place on screen".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Lalo Schifrin. 

No. Title Length
1. "Theme from Enter the Dragon"   2:23
2. "Sampans"   1:57
3. "The Monk"   3:25
4. "The Gentle Softness"   2:42
5. "The Big Battle"   3:36
6. "Han's Island"   2:57
7. "The Human Fly"   3:14
8. "Bamboo Bird Cage"   2:42
9. "Broken Mirrors"   2:40
10. "Theme from Enter the Dragon (reprise)"   1:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D. Lalo Schifrin discography accessed March 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Planer, L. Allmusic Review accessed March 16, 2012