The Crucible

by Erik Friedlander

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This is a track I originally completed as a cue for a feature film. Film work is challenging and not everything I write, no matter how much I like it, is accepted by a director. Part of the challenge is accepting that you will not always agree with a director or a music supervisor and the best way to proceed is to work to understand the director's vision and how you can execute that vision while retaining the integrity of your process. I liked "The Crucible" when I wrote it and I kept it for future use. It now appears, reworked and with new parts added, as February 2019's track of the month.


released February 1, 2019
Track created and arranged by Erik Friedlander


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Erik Friedlander New York, New York

Cellist Erik Friedlander is a prolific solo artist, bandleader and film composer. Having been a sought after studio musician and improviser in New York’s downtown music scene for years, Friedlander has recently become well known for his work scoring film and television. He most recently scored an episode of Matthew Weiner’s (Mad Men) new show The Romanoffs in the fall of 2018. ... more

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