“The Salamander Key” Original Motion Picture Score
Limited Edition of 500 copies
Label: KMRCD 020
Film Date: 2011
Album Date: 2011
The Elixir of Life is the latest marvel of pharmaceutics, discovered during the research of salamanders, who can renew their cell structure. But it seems the miracle potion comes with a price… A mysterious virus that leads to suicidal tendencies is taking its victims in Moscow. An international research team travels to an island near South East Asia to analyze the virus in its original home before they encounter a group of mercenaries. When an elite SWAT team is dispatched after the missing scientists, the hardened military men and their civilian leverage face several dangers while they’re discovering more connections between the Elixir of Life and the deadly virus…
Starring Michael Madsen, Rutger Hauer and MMA champion Fedor Emelyanenko, The Salamander Key is a 2011 Russian thriller directed by Aleksandr Yakimchuk. The score is provided by Yuri Potyenko whose music lives up to the quality of contemporary American action scores. A combination of percussive action, electronic suspense and heartfelt inspirational cues, KeepMoving Record’s seventh release with the composer contain virtually the entire score. The music was recorded at Mosfilm Studios by conductor Igor Dronov and engineer Gennady Papin, with the Russian recording receiving a true Hollywood makeover in Los Angeles by mixer Tommi Vicari.