Kitaro / Randy Miller

The Soong Sisters [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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AllMusic Review by Heather Phares

Kitaro's score for The Soong Sisters, the story of three sisters who grew up in pre-communist China, were educated in America, and ultimately married some of China's most powerful men, mixes Eastern and Western melodies and instruments into sweeping, often romantic pieces like "Dr. Sun and Ching-Ling" and the title track. The score also shows a surprising amount of variety, moving from tense, percussive tracks such as "Man on Fire" to lively, melodic pieces like "Waltz and War." Very little of the new age sound that Kitaro crafts in his albums appears in the score, although the soaring melodies of "The Bonfire" and "The Scroll is Read" share an affinity with his main work. A highly dramatic score, The Soong Sisters is the most successful when it focuses more on its Eastern roots, but overall should please most film music fans, as well as most people who enjoy Asian-inspired music.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 04:44 Amazon
2 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 02:51 Amazon
3 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 02:36 Amazon
4 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 03:40 Amazon
5 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 04:03 Amazon
6 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 03:53 Amazon
7 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 03:48 Amazon
8 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 01:48 Amazon
9 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 01:21 Amazon
10 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 04:04 Amazon
11 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 02:55 Amazon
12 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 02:21 Amazon
13 Kitaro / Randy Miller feat: Northwest Sinfonia and Chorus 04:38 Amazon
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