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Best Movie Soundtracks - 2000s
Using the piano sonatas of Beethoven as his springboard, composer Dario Marianelli set about writing a soundtrack that sounds as if it could have actually have been heard by any of Jane Austin's characters. Indeed, given that several scenes involve some of the characters playing a piano, Marianelli found himself in the unconventional position of actually having to have music ready well before the film's completion. The soundtrack also features contributions from acclaimed pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet who was accompanied by the English Chamber Orchestra. So evocative is the music in this film that it_s difficult to shake the feeling that it would have met with the approval of Jane Austin.