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Comments about the soundtrack for Band of Brothers (Michael Kamen)

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Re: Nixon's Walk
• Posted by: Jam   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, November 25, 2002, at 12:44 p.m.
• IP Address: ppp-225-24-175.friaco.access.uk.tiscali.com
• In Response to: Re: Nixon's Walk (Sarah)

> (I am no expert on early opera but heard this music on a set of music
> tapes I was listening to. I then had to seek out the opera to get this
> particular piece. The point of the tapes discussing this piece is that the
> descending scales in it are universally recognized in Western music as the
> music of death.)

I thought for a while that it was a piece by Michael Kamen, as it doesn't credit anyone else for it on the CD.

I love this piece so much. I think it has to be one of the most dramatic and powerful pieces on the CD. I can't believe it seems to have got poorer reviews than, say, 'Austria', which I think is lovely, but not among the best on the soundtrack.

The problem is I just can't remember what footage, or storyline it was written for! Obviously it has something to do with Nixon, and I believe this is the episode where his alcoholism really becomes obvious, but I can't think what it may be actually referring to! Can anyone help?! Please email me directly if you can! Thanks!




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       Stymee - Friday, March 15, 2002, at 9:26 a.m.
    •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (6141 views)
         xx - Thursday, May 13, 2010, at 5:06 a.m.
    •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (8727 views)
         Staffan Nilsson - Tuesday, January 3, 2006, at 5:35 a.m.
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         Sarah - Sunday, June 16, 2002, at 9:55 a.m.
      •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (8891 views)
           galkep - Tuesday, September 21, 2004, at 1:09 p.m.
      •      Re: Nixon's Walk  (8815 views)    We're Here
           Jam - Monday, November 25, 2002, at 12:44 p.m.
        •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (8874 views)
             Twinks - Wednesday, November 27, 2002, at 10:14 a.m.
          •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (9294 views)
               YozmAn - Saturday, April 5, 2003, at 6:42 a.m.
            •    Re: Nixon's Walk  (8699 views)
                 Victor Foxtrot - Friday, June 27, 2003, at 10:35 a.m.


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