Intrada premieres christopher young complex electronic and powerhouse orchestral score to scifi thriller. Virtuosity is very well researched and reflects a thorough knowledge of both the city of chicago and the careers of classical musicians. Christopher young virtuosity original motion picture soundtrack. After graduating from hampshire college in massachusetts with a bachelor of arts degree in music, young went on to pursue his postgraduate studies at north texas state university. Virtuosity music composed by christopher young intrada isc 431 intrada announces the premiere release of christopher young s electrifying score to the 1995 paramount pictures denzel washington actionthriller, virtuosity. His intrada features include hush and killing season. Christopher young born april 28, 1958 is an american composer and orchestrator of film and. Brett leonard, director of the lawnmower man, hideaway and now virtuosity, is on the cutting edge of cybercinema, in which humanity takes a back seat and technology is king. Christopher young composes, young also orchestrates with pete anthony, marco beltrami, pete anthony conducts. Virtuosity is an exciting movie and soundtrack across the board. The characters and the themes were mostly well developed in the first 34 of the book no spoilers. Born in april of 1957 and raised in red bank, new jersey, young was a jazz drummer. Frankenstein of the computer era, has created a monster, sid 6.
Virtuosity is a 1995 american science fiction action film directed by brett leonard and starring. The film was released in the united states on august 4, 1995. Christopher youngs virtuosity score to be released film music. The score moves between two worlds hardhitting techno electronica that pumps up the brutal virtual computer world of the movies universe and pulsepounding orchestral action music for the films final reels as reality and virtual. Christopher young this too shall pass the glass house duration. Intrada announces the premiere release of christopher youngs electrifying score to the 1995 paramount pictures denzel washington actionthriller, virtuosity. Virtuosity ost original motion picture soundtrack youtube. If you prefer techno in the slightest, i recommend this buy. A former cop who has been imprisoned for murdering the psychopath who killed his family, parker barnes denzel washington is recruited to test out a new virtualreality program where the goal is. Blocking a user will prevent that user from commenting on. Its a shame that the films of doris day by christopher young is no longer in print. Virtuosity is a 1995 american science fiction action film directed by brett leonard and starring denzel washington and russell crowe. Many of his compositions are for horror and thriller films, including rapid fire, hellraiser, species, urban legend, the grudge, the exorcism of emily rose.
Its a synthesis of young s trademark thriller style with a overload of contemporary electronic whizbangery, a lot of which sounds awfully dated, some twelve years after the score was written. Christopher young, various artists virtuosity 1995 film. Christopher young virtuosity music from the motion. The films original music is composed by christopher young spiderman 3, hellraiser, pet sematary, the grudge, the exorcism of emily rose. Just like the movie hackers, virtuosity embraced techculture with ignorant hollywood art styles to showcase a psychopathic computer program escaping into the real world via nanotechnology.
Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Composer christopher young was born on april 28, 1957 in red bank, new jersey. This is a pretty good example of a young adult novel. Christopher young virtuosity original motion picture. Generous 76minute cd offers some of christopher young s most thrilling and spectacular music of a rich and varied career filled with horror, scifi, and action masterpieces. Brett leonard, christopher young, pete anthony, and pete anthony christopher young. Christopher yeung is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon, with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques with a philosophy of choosing the least invasive yet most effective method to treat spine problems and has. After emerging on lowbudget thrillers and horror films in the early 80s, his scores for a nightmare on elm street 2. Just like the movie hackers, virtuosity embraced techculture with ignorant hollywood art styles to showcase a psychopathic computer program escaping into the real world via.
Christopher attended hampshire college in massachusetts where he studied a bachelor of arts in music and then completed his postgraduate work at north texas state university. Coming closer than ever in virtuosity to simulating the video game. Virtuosity 1995 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Intrada announces the premiere release of christopher young s electrifying score to the 1995 paramount pictures denzel washington actionthriller, virtuosity. Christopher young born april 28, 1958 is an american composer and orchestrator of film and television scores. Both feature chris young in fine form, melding his impressive symphonic capabilities with his more technosynth influenced side. Christopher young obituary narragansett, rhode island. Christopher youngs virtuosity score to be released. Doris day is a legendary actress and singer who made motion picture history with a string of musicals at warner brothers and later revamped the screwball comedies of the thirties, updated them and produced some of the biggest boxoffice hits of the 1960s, firmly establishing doris day as the top female. July 25, 2019 intrada premieres christopher youngs score to virtuosity christopher young gave this 1995 science fiction crime thriller a. In a futuristic, hightech world run by huge corporations, parker barnes denzel washington is an l. He also collaborates with singersong producer types on each score.
I dont know a lot about chris young s virtuosity because a lot of it is so terrible i cant listen to the whole thing without scrambling for the skip button. I think each score features some of my most favourite music from chris young. Abuse will result in loss of messaging privileges or account removal. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Be sure your message respects this users preferences.
Christopher young composes, young also orchestrates with pete. With a background as a jazz instrumentalist, christopher young often incorporates elements of rock, jazz, and especially electronic music into his dynamic orchestral film scores. Young wishes to someday write a book on the history of cold cereal. Christopher young virtuosity music from the motion picture. Virtuosity was an absurd, but interesting take on the cyberpunk genre when it was released in 1995. Virtuosity soundtrack expanded by christopher young. The films original music is composed by christopher young spiderman 3, hellraiser, pet sematary, the grudge, the exorcism of. Intrada records has announced the world premiere commercial release of the score from the 1995 scifi thriller virtuosity directed by brett leonard and starring denzel washington, russell crowe, kelly lynch, stephen spinella, william forsythe and louise fletcher. Christopher young christopher young is an american composer born in new jersey on april 28, 1957.1204 348 520 480 1234 80 1367 168 1310 117 179 1118 1454 648 858 662 767 900 567 826 622 754 1071 1495 382 599 751 42 751 699 879 969 152 353 887 400 201 1129