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Best Movie Soundtracks -1990s
Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, this film may have had an American playing one of Jane Austen’s most iconic characters, but the score was all down to a Brit - Rachel Portman. Expressive and playful, Portman’s score captured the sweetness and mischievous of the main character as she charmingly, if frustratingly, meddles in her small group of acquaintances. Portman caught the feel and wit of romantic period music and the personality of Austen with oboes and clarinets taking the melodies and violins and cellos creating the light-hearted atmosphere.