电影《出埃及记》主题曲(The Exodus Song)

弦上的凝思 于 2007-11-26 推荐

一首生命力超越了电影本身的电影主题

有的电影音乐必需要依附电影而存在,有的却恰恰相反,它因为某部电影而生,但最终它却脱离了电影的束缚而独立存在,它所具有的完美程度大于一部电影所能给予它的,于是它获得了自由、独立以及长久的生命力,《出埃及记》的电影主题曲就是这样的比电影本身影响更深远的后者。
本来要推荐的是电影原声,但是今天临推之前才发现老莫已经推过了(尽管那时的音质并不好),所以临时换上安迪威廉姆斯演唱的版本,也不算重复。但其实以下的推荐内容主要还是针对电影原声而写的。
这是一首非常大气磅礴的音乐,最早听到此曲还是在八十年代初理查克莱德曼的专辑里。《出埃及记》是1960年由保罗.纽曼主演的、依据《圣经》中《出埃及记》故事改编的一部电影,影片中有种族冲突、信仰的冲突、灾难、追杀,长达近四个小时。这部片子我没看过,也不曾打算去看。但《出埃及记》的主题音乐却是最感人、最悲壮的电影音乐之一,它已经摆脱了那部几乎被人们遗忘的电影《出埃及记》,获得了一种永恒的生命力,足以用来诠释某种更为广博、更为深刻、更为苦痛但却更为深沉和坚韧的人与事。  
乐曲的一开始就是悲壮的叙述,让人想象出许多人艰难前行的情景,随后,是那种悲郁、沉重的主题,和偶然凸现蕴含着希望和努力振奋的乐句;那是一种被压抑的愤怒,一种觉醒后的期待,终于,它积聚成了一种强大的力量,这种力量不断前行,最终到达它极盛的顶峰,最终在一个具有结论意义的最强音符上嘎然而止。
  最后是静默,那是对苦难的静默,对我们自身无法超越的事物的静默。我们自身的经历在这种震撼人心的音乐中变得渺小,心中升起一种伟大的感动……
值得一提的是曲作者美国电影作曲家Henry Mancini。这位传奇性人物集作曲、编曲和指挥数职于一身,纵横乐坛40余年,共获得4座奥斯卡小金人和20座葛莱美奖,美国词曲创作协会特将电影音乐终身成就奖颁予了他。悦耳动听可以說是Henry Mancini音乐的基本特色,在他的众多作品中,影片《顽皮豹-The Pink Panther》的配乐脍炙人口,而赫本主演的《蒂凡尼的早餐》中令人魂萦梦牵的《月亮河》主题更是深入人心,《罗密欧与朱丽叶》、《谜中谜》等一些极其成功的作品都足以使他名留史册。关于大师的一段英文介绍请详见背景资料。

      歌词:

      The Exodus Song

      From the Movie "The Exodus"
      Performed by Andy Williams

      This land is mine
      God gave this land to me
      This brave and ancient land to me
      And when the morning sun
      Reveals her hills and plains
      Then I see a land
      Where children can run free

      So take my hand
      And walk this land with me
      A nd walk this lovely land with me
      *Tho'I am just a man
      When you are by my side
      With the help of God
      I know I can be strong

      (Repeat *)

      To make this land our home
      If I must fight, I'll fight
      To make this land our own
      Until I die, this land is mine

      背景介绍:

      Henry Mancini was born in Alquippa, Pennsylvania, on April 16, 1924. He grew up there, and then attended the Julliard School of Music in New York. He served in the military from 1943-1945. He married Ginny O'Connor. Mancini sadly died of cancer of the liver on June 14, 1994 in Beverly Hills, California. "Mancini was a skilled composer who used lots of violins," said Howard Johnson. Mancini's most famous work is from Edward's television series, "Peter Gunn." It won two Grammys and an Emmy nomination for its theme. It featured a jazz ensemble of eleven players-only eleven because of a money shortage, though it still came to be one of the most famous works of television history. Mancini also composed music for "The Glen Miller Story" in '54, which was nominated for an Academy Award, and "The Benny Goodman Story" in '56. His breakthrough was "Touch of Evil" in '58. Other works include themes and music from "Mr. Lucky," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Moon River," "Days of Wine and Roses," "Hatari," and "The Pink Panther." In total, Henry Mancini won twenty Grammys, two Emmys, and four Oscars. He had fifty albums and over five hundred works published. By early 1964, Henry Mancini was the best known and most successful film composer of his time.


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      <电影《出埃及记》主题曲(The Exodus Song)> 有 7 条留言

      1. 此电影是讲述以色列1948年立国前的事跡才对

      2. 同意楼下的意见,DJ们谁传个马克西姆版的吧!经典!

      3. 最喜欢的还是马克西姆版本的同名钢琴曲,气势恢弘,激昂悲壮。堪称完美的演绎!!!

      4. 可能先入为主的缘故吧,觉得用英语(还是现代英语)演唱,似乎更象007电影的爱情插曲,不大能感受到Exodus的境界,嘿嘿。