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Comments about the soundtrack for Beyond Borders (James Horner)

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Re: if you remove track 6, this is a perfect 5 star score - a moving innocence and pur
• Posted by: Nick   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, April 1, 2005, at 8:31 p.m.
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• In Response to: if you remove track 6, this is a perfect 5 sta... (Brian)

> Excellent from beginning to end. The main theme is so moving especially
> when performed by the children's choir. It gives it such an innocence and
> purity. In a way you can sense the spirits of the children in third world
> countries who have nothing.
The oboe used from time to time is so
> carefree and when (in track 3 and 12) it leads into the main theme, it's
> truly awe-inspiring.
The secondary theme is also very memorable and
> performed in several different ways with different instruments.
The
> reviewer complained about the electronics, and i agree track 6 is somewhat
> disturbing -- but that is really the only track with such a problem. If
> you remove it, this is a fanastic listen from beginning to end.
Beyond
> Borders is a superb score and is right next to Glory as my favoirte James
> Horner scores. It's a shame it has gone so unnoticed.

And to me, especially after seeing the film, Track 6 is as good and important as the rest...though quite subdued in the film.

I'm definetly with you there about the main theme, I get chills of joy at the half way point, when the choir ends and the bass strings take over...it's a perfect theme that needs to be discovered by all!




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