World Music & Soundtracks

The Music of the Great Smoky Mountains: A Tribute to America

The Music of the Great Smoky Mountains: A Tribute to America

In Celebration of The Great Smoky Mountain 25th Anniversary from Real Music’s “The National Park Series™

“A multiple Emmy award winning composer, Gary brings a wealth of thematic genius to this latest in the National Park Series from Real Music. An instant contemporary classic, the Music of the Great Smoky Mountains is Malkin’s best work to date, and an absolute must-have!”   The New Age Retailer Review

Music Composed, Performed, and Produced by Gary Malkin
Orchestrated by Gary Malkin, Dan Alvarez, and Kim Scharnberg
Programmed, Engineered, and Mixed by Dan Alvarez

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Total Time: 69:10

Thrive I: What on Earth Will it Take? Original Soundtrack

Thrive I: What on Earth Will it Take? Original Soundtrack

Full Length Documentary Original Music Soundtrack

Winner, 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Awards for Original Soundtrack for Full Length Documentary Division

Original Music by Gary Malkin and Dan Alvarez

THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s really going on in our world by uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Thrive I’s re-sequenced and newly mastered soundtrack is now available to relive this mind-bending rabbit hole through the singular vortex of its music.

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47 Tracks, Total Time: 111:25

Munay: The Power of Love – Musical Shamanic Journey

Munay: The Power of Love – Musical Shamanic Journey

Celebrated Peruvian musical shaman, Tito La Rosa melds his traditional Andean instruments in a rare integration with composer Gary Malkin’s piano supported by Ian Dogole’s percussion stylings, transporting the listener to a lost paradise that inspires feelings gratitude for music and life itself.

“Sound is luminous vibration that lets you leave your shadows …so that you can be renewed and returned to life. Luminous vibrations can connect you to the Divine and with your essence.” — Tito La Rosa

(Tito la Rosa, Gary Malkin and Ian Dogole, 2005)

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Total Time: 73:03

Raising The Ashes

Raising The Ashes

The soundtrack for the 1997 film “Raising the Ashes”.

(Gary Malkin, 1997)

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15 Tracks, Total Time: 38:30

Thousand Pieces of Gold

Thousand Pieces of Gold

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1991)

(starring Chris Cooper and Rosalind Chao)
the story of a young Chinese girl sold into marriage in Idaho

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17 Tracks, Total Time: 38:33

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