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The Sound of 'Brokeback Mountain'

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The Sound of 'Brokeback Mountain'

The Sound of 'Brokeback Mountain'

The Sound of 'Brokeback Mountain'

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Producer Derek Rath speaks with composer Gustavo Santoalalla, the man behind the music for the upcoming film Brokeback Mountain.

The film follows the lives of two cowboys who share a physical and emotional relationship that haunts their lives.

In an unusual reversal of how a film is commonly scored, Santoalalla says the music was created first and used as an inspiration for the film's shooting and for the actors.

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Album
Brokeback Mountain
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Verve Records
Released
2005

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