ANDREA CERA – WORKS 2015 – SOUND OF MUSIC
I created the soundtrack for “Sound of Music” by Yan Duyvendak). A work inspired by Broadway musicals, where extremely grim lyrics describing the end of our civilization are used in songs which musically synthesize the happiness, the joy, the optimism which are the trademark of the musical comedy.
My job here was to create songs and arrangements which had to sound atemporal, too much corny, artificial. The singers were a great cast from Germany, which embodied each song with the stardom, the gloss, the everlasting smile that only the showbiz can provide.
Needless to say that I had gigantic fun jumping from a genre to another, quoting everything I know, hiding bouts of melodies, chord sequences, arrangement topoi from songs ranging from the 40’s to the 80’s, and to mimic the sounds of the worst Muzak we are fed intravenously day and night.