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Comments about the soundtrack for A Beautiful Mind (James Horner)

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Re: The Middle School Rule: only dorks like Horner
• Posted by: Dan Sartori   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, May 12, 2002, at 1:43 p.m.
• IP Address: p-proxy-1-int0.net.wisc.edu
• In Response to: The Middle School Rule: only dorks like Horner... (Sean Raduechel)

> I think Dan has a point, although when it comes to a score I prefer a well
> balanced combination of both power and grace. One thing that I do disagree
> on, however, is the reason why Williams is so popular. I think it is
> because he has composed works for some of the most well known and well
> liked films. For example, I had not heard of Legends of the Fall until a
> few years ago, but I grew up knowing most everything about Indiana Jones
> and Star Wars, and even Jaws. It pretty much is just like being back in
> middle school, you have to like what is in or else you're not cool.

This is true, but I think to some extent at least Williams has changed his style to accomodate the desires of the general populace. I've always wondered why Williams hasn't come out with more subdued scores every once in a while. It seems to me that he uses loud and brassy a bit too much. I loved his two most notable "softer" scores (Schindler's List and The Patriot) and would like to hear more of this from John.




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