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Comments about the soundtrack for Casino Royale (David Arnold)

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Re: John Barry tribute
• Posted by: G.K.
• Date: Friday, December 8, 2006, at 5:35 p.m.
• IP Address: p5494d62f.dip.t-dialin.net
• In Response to: Re: John Barry tribute (Brendan Anderson)

> Oh I wouldn't say that at all. Arnold's style is unmistakable at this
> point. There are elements of his writing that run throughout all his
> different genres...you can hear it most often in his accompaniment figures
> such as:

> -His melodic layering is his most telling characteristic. No matter what
> is happening in the melody or accompaniment, it always involves some form
> of melodic theme or motif. Almost more than any other film composer
> working today, Arnold maintains melody all throughout his writing and also
> layers melodies on top of melodies to create a very "busy"
> sound.

I wouldn't call melodic writing an exclusive Arnold- trademark. It is a pity that not more composers do it, but that doesn't automatically make it a unique trademark.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • John Barry tribute  (5920 views)
       Eric - Wednesday, December 6, 2006, at 11:49 p.m.
    •    Arnold has his own style  (5774 views)
         SomeGuy - Thursday, February 15, 2007, at 5:33 p.m.
    •    Re: John Barry tribute  (5825 views)
         Brendan Anderson - Thursday, December 7, 2006, at 11:23 a.m.
      •    Re: John Barry tribute  (5937 views)
           SomeGuy - Thursday, February 15, 2007, at 5:35 p.m.
      •      Re: John Barry tribute  (5933 views)    We're Here
           G.K. - Friday, December 8, 2006, at 5:35 p.m.
      •    Re: John Barry tribute  (5926 views)
           Eric - Thursday, December 7, 2006, at 11:43 a.m.
        •    Re: John Barry tribute  (6049 views)
             Brendan Anderson - Thursday, December 7, 2006, at 1:00 p.m.
          •    Re: John Barry tribute  (5765 views)
               Eric - Thursday, December 7, 2006, at 3:13 p.m.
            •    David Arnold  (5638 views)
                 kingdomcome - Wednesday, December 20, 2006, at 2:50 p.m.
              •    David Arnold  (5576 views)
                   kingdomcome - Thursday, December 21, 2006, at 11:49 p.m.


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