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Comments about the soundtrack for Crimson Tide (Hans Zimmer)

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Zimmer and Goldenthal
• Posted by: Kyri   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, August 1, 2002, at 4:46 a.m.
• IP Address: la-5-93.cytanet.com.cy
• In Response to: Re: You cannot measure the quality... (Pawel Stroinski)

> I must say that I read this thread with growing interest. But it became a
> "who's better" rant. Personally, I'm against such rants.

We got over all of that. Try reading the more recent posts.

Goldenthal is good orchestrally. His scores are
> dodecaphonic, though (please correct my spelling, if I'm wrong). In other
> words you prefer contemporary works (Williams, Schoenberg, early
> Penderecki, maybe Lutoslawski) than classical (Mozart) or romantic
> (Berlioz or Dvorak). As you wrote, Goldenthal wrote some serious work
> himself.

Wrong. I prefer any kind of music when the music is done good. I enjoy listening to Contemporary music the same way as i enjoy studying classical(i'm a music student). It's just that i can tell when i listen to serious music that's serious. And it's not just me saying that, because i find Goldenthal' music more to my taste. When i listen to his music(not just film scores) i find that i get rewarded once i understand it. Try it.It's a very unique feeling.

> Every composer seeks inspiration in serious works, for instance Zimmer in
> Hannibal was inspired by Bach, Mahler and Strauss).

Yes, but when you listen to a lot of classical music you will discover that Zimmer all he does is basically copy those composers (like Horner). I don't find that his works have a very distinctive neoclassical style that will persuade me (you might say they do, but IMHO Goldenthal does it way better). Take for example Mr.Goldenthal's Final Fantasy score: He uses 19th Century Straussian orchestration with heavy brass, yet you can very distinctively hear that it is Goldenthal music. It has a certain style that persuades you as a listener.

Thanks for reading.

k




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