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Comments about the soundtrack for Braveheart (James Horner)

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Dont be an idiot
• Posted by: Niece
• Date: Saturday, February 3, 2007, at 5:03 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: The Planets. Holst is the real thief!! (roybatty)

Horner has stolen the theme. The similarities are obvious. Holst or Parry, I really dont care. That doesn´t make him less than a thief.

> Before you get into that, check out the amazing similarity between the
> "Jupiter" and Hubert Parry's hymn "Jerusalem" composed
> in 1916, bearing in mind that "The Planets" was in 1919!!!!! So
> it looks as if 'ol Gustav, THE GREAT COMPOSER, is actually more of a thief
> than James Horner in this case!!

> However, on the other hand it does sound like Horner spent a lot of time
> listening to traditional Celtic-Scottish music before he did this score as
> its influence is clear thruought. For example, he seems to have based the
> William Wallace theme on an old traditional Scottish song called "And
> I'l get to Scotland afore'ye". It has the same overall shape but he's
> arranged it differently so that it sounds heroic and triumphant.

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