Tag: Roman Polanski

Third Ear Band: Music From Macbeth (Esoteric)

Director Roman Polanski tapped British progressive collective Third Ear Band to compose the music for Macbeth, his first production after the murder of his wife and friends at the hands of Charles Manson. Through use of improvisation in the blending of old and new musical techniques, they provided the bleak, heavy score the film needed.

Macbeth (Criterion)

Roman Polanski’s first work following the brutal murder of his wife and her friends was a superb, dark take on Shakespeare’s darkest play.