La-La Land Records, Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Universal Music Special Markets and Amblin Entertainment proudly present the world premiere vinyl LP release of John Williams’ Academy Award Nominated original score to the 1998 feature film SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, directed by Steven Spielberg (who received an Oscar for helming) and starring Tom Hanks, Edward Burns and Matt Damon. One of the renowned composer’s finest works, Mr. Williams’ powerful orchestral score is a deeply affecting memorial to all who gave the ultimate sacrifice on D-Day. The composer’s masterwork finds perfect pitch throughout this landmark film, whether underscoring the horrors of war or the emotional and unbreakable bonds of brotherhood forged within its fury.
Producer Mike Matessino produced this handsome double LP, newly mastered for vinyl by Bernie Grundman Mastering, with plating, stampers and pressing by RTI. Approved by both the composer and the director, this 180 gram vinyl presentation is limited to 1000 units and contains jacket interior liner notes by Matessino and art design by Jim Titus.
1 Hymn to the Fallen 6:10
2 Revisiting Normandy 4:06
3 Omaha Beach 9:15
4 Finding Private Ryan 4:37
5 Approaching the Enemy 4:31
6 Defense Preparations 5:54
7 Wade’s Death 4:30
8 High School Teacher 11:03
9 The Last Battle 7:57
10 High School Teacher (Film Version) 4:31
11 The Last Battle (Film Version) 8:02
12 Hymn To The Fallen (Reprise) 6:10
Total Album Time: 77:03