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Grammy® award-winning American composer Eric Whitacre’s symphonic work Deep Field was inspired by the world’s most famous space observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and its greatest discovery – the iconic Deep Field image. The new film – Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe – illuminates the score by combining Hubble’s stunning imagery, including never-seen-before galaxy fly-bys, with bespoke animations to create an immersive, unforgettable journey from planet Earth to the furthest edges of our universe.

The soundtrack features a new, epic Virtual Choir representing 120 countries: over 8,000 voices aged 4 to 87, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Eric Whitacre Singers.

The score and film paint the incredible story of the Hubble Deep Field. Turning its gaze to a tiny and seemingly dark area of space (around one 24-millionth of the sky) for an 11-day long period, the Hubble Space Telescope revealed over 3,000 galaxies that had never previously been seen, each one composed of hundreds of billions of stars. The film is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Grammy® award-winning composer & conductor Eric Whitacre, producers Music Productions, scientists and visualizers from the Space Telescope Science Institute and multi award-winning artists 59 Productions.

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Release Date: 16 November 2018

Composer & Artistic Director
Eric Whitacre

Executive Producer
Music Productions

Music
Composer & Conductor…….Eric Whitacre
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Eric Whitacre Singers
Virtual Choir 5

Audio Production
Produced by…….John Powell
Recorded by…….Mike Hatch, Floating Earth
Mixed by…….John Traunwieser
Mixed at 5 Cat Studios, Los Angeles CA
Virtual Choir Editing by…….John Michael Caldwell

Film By
59 Productions
Space Telescope Science Institute

Label: UNQUIET, UNQ011

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Track Listing

1. Deep Field (Complete Version) 23:10
2. Deep Field: Cathedral of Reason
Eric Whitacre & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
01:27
3. Deep Field: The Pillars of Creation
Eric Whitacre & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
04:07
4. Deep Field: Impossible Magnitude
Eric Whitacre & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
04:04
5. Deep Field: Earth Choir 04:54
Deep Field

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