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Re: In Desplat's Defense
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• Posted by: David   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, November 4, 2010, at 8:21 a.m.
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• In Response to: In Desplat's Defense (Glass)

> While I agree that the weakness of this score is how anonymous it is, I
> think there is a good reason for it.
> The anonymous nature of Desplat's score for Part I prevents obvious
> musical continuity issues between the two parts if Williams returned for
> Part II. (Although I'd prefer the same composer for musical continuity, as
> it's technically one film)

> At the same time, if Desplat does return for Part II, he could allowed
> more freedom to be more expressive with the themes he has introduced.

> I'm a bit hesitant to blame Desplat, as it seems the anonymous nature of
> his score and hoopers' scores could be the musical preferences of Director
> David Yates. Still, at least there are still some awesome standalone cues
> to enjoy (Snape to Malfoy Manor & Sky Battle).

> Thanks again Christian for a great review!

Exactly! I didn't release of what you said about Desplat preventing musical continuity, because he thinks that Williams it's going to coming back. I also think that Desplat's themes could be more developed if he makes Part 2. I can imaging the Lovegood family theme in Part 2, for the Luna Lovegood scenes.

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