Pickup not available. Add to list. Add to registry. Was the first feature film composed by Phillip Lambro. Lambro was able to record with a piece orchestra to perform the score. Narrated by Ben Gazzara. Celebration is a look at the various forms of celebrations in the USA. Because of the various cultures featured in Celebration, Lambro was able to expand into a variety of musical styles to reflect the different types of cultures in the film.
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. In this case, Lambro literally established musically what was not on the screen!
His instrumental textures are primarily atonal, layered in rhythmic patterns, often driven by a percussive pulse that gives the suspense a palpably organic feel. Lambro had been hospitalized since last April, the stroke leaving him unable to speak and with limited use of his left arm. When he died last Sunday at the age of 80, he left a legacy of music, and one especially potent horror score, to be rediscovered.
He is survived by a brother.Lambro’s close working arrangement with Polanski over to months to develop the kind of score the director wanted ended with Polanski having to reluctantly abandon his music. But it’s an earlier score that I feel really sets Phillip Lambro apart. The film itself is one of those murky mélanges that Lambro was talking about – mediocre.