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JAMES HORNER FILM MUSIC | March 31, 2017 |

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  • 1.  	Main Titles (03:02) 2.  	Beata viscera (02:21) traditional - performed by counter tenor Charles Brett 3.  	First Recognition (02:32) 4.  	The Lesson (04:21) 5.  	Kyrie (02:24) traditional - performed by The Choir of the Choir School Maria Schütz, Pasing - conducted by Kurt Rieth 6.  	The Scriptorium (03:54) 7.  	Veni sancte Spiritus (03:14) traditional - performed by The Choir of the Choir School Maria Schütz, Pasing - conducted by Kurt Rieth 8.  	The Confession (03:12) 9.  	Flashbacks (02:05) 10.  	The Discovery (02:29) 11.  	Betrayed (02:57) 12.  	Epilogue (06:09) 13.  	End Titles (03:12)



  • Sound engineer: Harry Schnitzler
    Music editor: Robert Hathaway
    Assistant music editor: Rainer Standke
    Synthesizer programming: Ian Underwood

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