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‘Silence’ Score: Listen to the Ambient Soundscape Accompanying Martin Scorsese’s Religious Epic

Kim Allen Kluge & Kathryn Kluge composed the unconventional soundtrack.



Silence” isn’t in theaters until Christmas Day, but you can now stream the score to Martin Scorsese’s latest film. Kim Allen Kluge & Kathryn Kluge have hardly composed a conventional soundtrack, however, melding birdsong and other ambient noise into the kind of textural soundscape that blends into the background. Listen here.

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Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson star in the religious drama as a trio of Jesuit priests who travel from Portugal to Japan to spread the good word — not that everyone is ready to hear it. Scorsese has wanted to make the film, an adaptation of Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel of the same name, for nearly 30 years; it was previously adapted by Masahiro Shinoda in 1971. Here’s the tracklist:

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  1. “Meditation”
  2. “Sea Bells”
  3. “Sea Monks”
  4. “Confession”
  5. “Whispers in the Dark”
  6. “Drowned Chorus”
  7. “Disrupting the Glimmering Air”
  8. “Rain Falls Unceasingly on the Sea”
  9. “Saints & Heroes”
  10. “Cosmic Ocean”
  11. “Ferreira in the Pit”
  12. “Silence”
  13. “Cicada Voices in His Head”

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