Ad Astra | To The Stars | Max Richter
Max Richter’s unparalleled talent as a composer shines through in Ad Astra, a film that explores the depths of human emotion and existential themes. Known for his unique blend of classical and contemporary influences, Richter’s approach to scoring the film is a masterstroke, enhancing the visual narrative with his meticulously crafted compositions.
Ad Astra’s setting in space demands a score that encapsulates the vastness, solitude, and mystery of the cosmos. Richter’s music achieves precisely that, employing ethereal textures, haunting melodies, and orchestral grandeur to transport viewers into the depths of outer space. The music creates an atmosphere of wonder, contemplation, and cosmic beauty, enhancing the film’s visual grandeur.
Duration: 3.30 min
Instrumentation: 2(1.=picc),2,2+1bcl,2 – 4,0,3,1 – timp, 3perc – synth,hp – strings