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The Shining Soundtrack

The Shining Soundtrack

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Shelley Duvall huddles in the bathroom as Jack busts in...

Songs

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The following song tracks were featured in The Shining


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Henry Hall and the Gleneagles Hotel Band
Midnight, the Stars and You
Al Bowlly & Ray Noble Orchestra
It's all Forgotten Now
Al Bowlly & Ray Noble Orchestra
Masquerade
Jack Hylton
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Instrumental Score

Primary Composer(s): Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind

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The following instrumental score tracks were featured in The Shining


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Lontano
Gyorgy Ligeti
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
Bela Bartok
Utrenja (Excerpt)
Krzysztof Penderecki
The Awakening of Jacob
Krzysztof Penderecki
De Natura Sonoris, No. 2
Krzysztof Penderecki
De Natura Sonoris, No. 1
Krzysztof Penderecki
Polymorphia
Krzysztof Penderecki
Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind
Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind
Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind
Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind
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Thanks to Duane Busa
The music used throughout The Shining is the third movement from Bela Bartok's "Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta", Polish avant-garde composer Krzystoff Penderecki's Polymorphia, de Natura Sonoris 1 and 2, the Awakening of Jacob and Utrenja and Lontano by Gyorgy Ligeti. The opening score is by Wendy Carlos who refrences "The Dream of the Witches Sabath" from Symphony Fantastique by Hector Berlioz.



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