Rivers and Tides (soundtrack)

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For the film of the same name, see Rivers and Tides.
Rivers and Tides
FredFrith AlbumCover RiversTides.jpg
Soundtrack album by Fred Frith
Released 2003 (2003)
Recorded 2002, Germany
Genre
Length 40:51
Label Winter & Winter (Germany)
Producer Fred Frith
Fred Frith chronology
Prints
(2002)
Rivers and Tides
(2003)
Eye to Ear II
(2004)

Rivers and Tides: Working with Time is a soundtrack by English guitarist, composer and improvisor Fred Frith, of the 2001 Anglo-German documentary film, Rivers and Tides by Thomas Riedelsheimer[1] about the British landscape sculptor Andy Goldsworthy.[2]

Frith composed all the music for the soundtrack[3] and incorporated sound clips of water from the film in the final mix.[4] The music has been described as chamber[4] and features Frith and a German trio of Karoline Höfler, Bernd Settelmeyer and Wolfgang Stryi.[3]

Reception[edit]

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

In a review of the album, AllMusic had this to say of Frith: "Rivers and Tides demonstrates that Frith is not only a skewed pop genius and fearless improviser, but a remarkably empathetic soundtrack composer as well."[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Part I" (Frith) – 10:08
  2. "Part II" (Frith) – 3:10
  3. "Part III" (Frith) – 2:22
  4. "Part IV" (Frith) – 1:25
  5. "Part V" (Frith) – 4:40
  6. "Part VI" (Frith) – 4:15
  7. "Part VII" (Frith) – 11:31
  8. "Part VIII" (Frith) – 3:20

Personnel[edit]

Sound and art work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramond, Michel; Roussel, Patrice; Vuilleumier, Stephane. "Discography of Fred Frith". New York Downtown Scene and Other Miscellaneous Discographies. Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  2. ^ "Rivers and Tides". riversandtides.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Credits "Rivers and Tides"". riversandtides.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  4. ^ a b Waxman, Ken. "Fred Frith, Rivers and Tides". Jazzword reviews. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  5. ^ a b Westergaard, Sean. "Rivers and Tides: Working With Time". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-02-13.