reznor-rossPBS announced today that Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are composing the music for the upcoming docu-series The Vietnam War. The 10-parter directed by Ken Burns (Brooklyn BridgeThe Statue of Liberty) and Lynn Novick (Frank Llyod Wright) also features new music arranged and performed by cellist Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble. Additional music in the show was composed by David Cieri and Doug Wamble, both of whom are longtime collaborators with Florentine Films. Also featured in the series are more than 120 popular songs by artists including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Simon & Garfunkel, Janis Joplin, Ben E. King, Donovan, Johnny Cash & more. The Vietnam War story tells the story of the Vietnam War through testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides. The series is written by Geoffrey C. Ward and produced by Sarah Botstein, Novick and Burns. The show will premiere this September.

Here’s a clip from Reznor’s & Ross’ music from the show:

Reznor’s & Ross’ latest scoring project, Patriots Day, is opening nationwide this weekend.