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Comments about the soundtrack for Die Hard (Michael Kamen)

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Re: Music at the end of Die Hard
• Posted by: Tomek   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, November 3, 2005, at 1:36 p.m.
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• In Response to: Music at the end of Die Hard (Rod Hull)

> I know that the music when Karl leaps up and gets shot by Al is an unused
> cut from Aliens, but what is the piece that plays just before that where
> John and Holly embrace outside the (mostly in pieces) Nakatomi building?
> It's not on my bootleg version and doesn't seem to be listed on VS's
> limited edition either.

> Cheers in anticipation,

> Rodders

As far as I know it's a cue from John Scott's "Man on Fire", another score that was temp-tracked for Die Hard and ulimately stayed in the final cut of the film. For years (when my film music knowledge was very little, I mean very...) I thought it's Kamen's original music. Usually I'm all against any temp-tracking, but in the case of Die Hard the cues of already existing material work wonders in the film.

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  • Music at the end of Die Hard  (5481 views)
       Rod Hull - Sunday, December 12, 2004, at 1:31 p.m.
    •      Re: Music at the end of Die Hard  (8550 views)    We're Here
         Tomek - Thursday, November 3, 2005, at 1:36 p.m.

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