Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (soundtrack)

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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Soundtrack album by Kronos Quartet, Michael Riesman
Released 1985
Genre Classical
Label Nonesuch Records
Producer Kurt Munkacsi

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is the soundtrack to the 1985 film Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters. It features music written by Philip Glass and performed by, among others, Kronos Quartet. Sections from the soundtrack have been featured in other films, including the piece 'Mishima / Opening', which was used to score the end credits of Peter Weir's 1998 film The Truman Show.

It was produced by Kurt Munkacsi and distributed by WEA through the Elektra Records subsidiary label Nonesuch Records.[1]

Tracks[edit]

All music composed by Philip Glass.

No. Title Length
1. "Mishima / Opening"   2:46
2. "November 25: Morning"   4:08
3. "1934: Grandmother & Kimitake"   3:37
4. "Temple Of The Golden Pavilion (Like Some Enormous Music)"   3:06
5. "Osamu's Theme: Kyoko's House"   2:58
6. "1937: Saint Sebastian"   1:05
7. "Kyoko's House (Stage Blood Is Not Enough)"   5:00
8. "November 25: Ichigaya"   2:11
9. "1957: Award Montage"   3:56
10. "Runaway Horses (Poetry Written With A Splash Of Blood)"   9:09
11. "1962: Body Building"   1:29
12. "November 25: The Last Day"   1:30
13. "F-104: Epilogue From Sun And Steel"   1:59
14. "Mishima / Closing"   2:57

Credits[edit]

  • Michael Riesman – Conductor
  • The Kronos Quartet – String Quartets
  • Don Christensen – Assistant Recording Engineer
  • Dan Dryden – Recording Engineer
  • Kurt Munkacsi – Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philip Glass, Mishima". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 

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