If... - Bill Ryder-Jones
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8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

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  1. Feb 21, 2012
    9
    ... moves more like a river than a pond and its movement avoids the error of anti-climax that is all too common in quiet music. This record gets.... http://bit.ly/zIj0W5
  2. Feb 13, 2012
    8
    This is well-written, mostly instrumental music. I enjoyed the mood and melodies of this set...very peaceful and moving, at times. I too believe Ryder-Jones will go on to larger productions based on this effort. Makes me wonder if I have missed the boat on soundtracks and instrumental music in the past.
  3. Jan 15, 2012
    8
    "If..." is my Album of the Week at mattneric: http://mattneric.wordpress.com/2012/01/16/bill-ryder-jones-if/

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81

Universal acclaim - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 13
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  1. Jan 17, 2012
    70
    If… is a wonderful piece of music.
  2. Jan 12, 2012
    70
    Ryder-Jones deserves to make the leap from imaginary films to the real thing.
  3. Jan 11, 2012
    80
    If...'s successful melding of epic vision and intimate solemnity marks an exciting new beginning. [Dec. 2011 pg. 95]