The Grand Budapest Hotel
New entry. Alexandre Desplat's Oscar-winning scores enters the chart at No.64
Wes Anderson's quirky blockbuster The Grand Budapest Hotel called for an equally quirky score.
Enter Alexandre Desplat.
Anderson's film is set in a fictional central European country, so, of course, Desplat set about creating a believable fictional folk music soundworld for that country.
The music for the film uses Gregorian chant, balalaikas and the hammered dulcimer — as well as simple, memorable tunes and complex rhythms found in the folk music of central Europe.
Give that man an Oscar. Oh, you already did.
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