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Re: Overall,a good score
• Posted by: mike   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, September 4, 2010, at 2:16 p.m.
• IP Address: 0x57368ecd.aaanqu1.dynamic.dsl.tele.dk
• In Response to: Overall,a good score (Sheridan)

I agree the end credit track is amazing.
So powerful and beautiful music themes. amazing stuff!

> This soundtrack is often criticised for being a lot of elements taken by
> Silvestri from Forrest Gump,of course,in a changed form.However,I think it
> is one of Silvestri' s most enjoyable scores alongside with Forrest
> Gump.Here Silvestri proves what the critics say he can never prove:write
> nice and highly enjoyable action cues.These cues are Ellie' s Bogey and
> Good To Go.There are extremely good string play - which is no
> wonder,considering the string music of Forrest Gump long before this
> one.There are a couple of outstanding cues:the dark Heart Attack with a
> haunting choir,and Media Event is starts out quietly,but then become a
> joyful musical piece.No Words features an interesting middle percussion
> section with strings.Most cues are relaxing,apart from the action cues.In
> Small Moves,the string play even surpass the usual string play standard of
> Silvestri' s scores.Contact - End Credits contains the best music from the
> album,even performed better than the first time.I think this soundtrack is
> a real treat to any film music lovers.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Overall,a good score  (3086 views)
       Sheridan - Wednesday, August 16, 2006, at 9:44 a.m.
    •      Re: Overall,a good score  (1739 views)    We're Here
         mike - Saturday, September 4, 2010, at 2:16 p.m.


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