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Comments about the soundtrack for Die Hard (Michael Kamen)

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• Posted by: Richard Kleiner   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, May 15, 2009, at 8:59 p.m.
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• Now Playing: Assault on the Tower

I must have seen this movie far too many times, because I totally enjoyed this score. My personal favorites are "Gruber's Arrival", "Assault on the Tower", The Battle" and "Gruber's Departure", both scenes and music, even before I knew a CD was even released.

By the way, if the orchestra credited in the CD is the Hollywood Studio Symphony, why is the sound quality poor? Although I may be mistaken, I remember the orchestra being founded way after Die Hard was produced, which w2ould mean this is a re-recording, not the original version.

Either way, I actually learned about Michael Kamen's name after watching Die Hard. And I did enjoy the score a lot.

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