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Just saw There Will Be Blood. Fabulous movie. Daniel Day-Lewis is just unbelievable, as he always is. An amazing actor to watch. Run to your video store or add this to your Netflix queue immediately. It’s that good.

The soundtrack is not at all what you expect, but it fits perfectly with the film. It was created by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead. But there was also a piece of classical music played during part of the film and during the end credits. It was beautiful and I wanted to know what it was. So, quickly Googling the movie’s title brought me to the IMDB page. And wouldn’t you know the first FAQ about the film is about this piece of music. And the kind soul who answered the question not only identified the piece — third movement of the Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 77 [1878] by Johannes Brahms — but included a link to the exact recording used in the movie. One PayPayl screen later and now the CD is on its way to me.

I love the Internet.

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