For the First Time on CD
Featuring Music Composed By Academy Award®-Winning Composer Dave Grusin
(April 12, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande will release the ON GOLDEN POND – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on CD for the first time on April 28, 2017. The album features original music composed by Dave Grusin (TOOTSIE, THE GOONIES).
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea’s new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms. ON GOLDEN POND (1981) was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including best picture, and won Oscars for Henry Fonda and co-star Katharine Hepburn. Dave Grusin’s memorable score also received a well-deserved nomination. It is unquestionably one of Grusin’s most effective and beautiful scores.
Academy Award®-winning composer Dave Grusin is considered a living legend in film history. His sophisticated and witty comedies include HEAVEN CAN WAIT (Academy Award nominated), TOOTSIE (Academy Award and Grammy Award nominated), THE GOONIES, MURDER BY DEATH, THE GRADUATE (Grammy Award winner), and THE GOODBYE GIRL. His award-winning scores can be heard in such movies as THE MILAGRO BEANFIELD WAR (Academy Award winner and Golden Globe nominated), REDS, and THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS (Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated, Grammy winner).
Grusin’s other nominated scores can be found in such films as THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (Grammy Award nominated), THE CHAMP (Academy Award nominated), ON GOLDEN POND (Academy Award and Grammy Award nominated), FOR THE BOYS (Golden Globe nominated), HAVANA (Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Grammy nominated), THE FIRM (Academy Award and Grammy Award nominated), The Cure (Academy Award and Grammy Award nominated), SELENA (Grammy Award nominated), and DINNER WITH FRIENDS (Emmy Award nominated). Other credits include TEQUILA SUNRISE, LUCAS, Falling in Love, The Pope of Greenwich Village, Racing with the Moon, Absence of Malice, My Bodyguard, The Electric Horseman, And Justice for All, and THE FRONT. For television, Grusin composed the retro-cool caper themes to IT TAKES A THIEF, THE NAME OF THE GAME, and BARETTA, as well as the theme for ST. ELSEWHERE.
1. On Golden Pond (Main Theme)
2. First Call (Norman)
3. Career Opportunities / Back Porch Confessional (Norman & Ethel)
4. Illicit Sex Question (Norman & Bill Ray)
5. New Hampshire Hornpipe
7. Early Bird (Ethel & Chelsea)
8. Purgatory Cove (Norman & Billy)
9. Father-Daughter Relationship (Chelsea & Norman)
10. Season’s End (Ethel & Norman)
11. On Golden Pond (Epilogue)