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Re: Favourite parts...
• Posted by: Jason   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, April 27, 2006, at 11:48 a.m.
• IP Address: your-f8387228bf.missouristate.edu
• In Response to: Re: Favourite parts... (Wedge)

The entire Empire Strikes Back score is probably my favorite movie score of all time. More specifically I love the 20-minute-ish segment for The Battle of Hoth through The Asteroid Field.

But most specifically, my favorite part would probably have to be "The Imperial Walkers" which used to be "The Battle of Hoth" in the old recordings. The fact that Williams has a battery of 8 percussion, 2 grand pianos and 3 harps is amazing. And that 3 minute segment is scored like nothing else in the entire movie. It's metallic, haunting, and stands out from the rest of the score.

I am hoping to be able to rent the score and parts for that entire 20 minute segment "The Battle of Hoth through The Asteroid Field" to perform with my orchestra. Doubtful that it will happen, but it won't hurt to try.




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  • Favourite parts...  (5876 views)
       carl gonzalez - Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at 6:28 p.m.
    •    Re: Favourite parts...  (5294 views)
         Rolan - Friday, June 30, 2006, at 7:27 p.m.
    •    Re: Favourite parts...  (5674 views)
         Eelco de Beukelaer - Thursday, April 21, 2005, at 5:44 p.m.
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         Tomek - Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at 5:10 a.m.
      •    Re: Favourite parts...  (5421 views)
           Wedge - Friday, February 3, 2006, at 11:09 a.m.
        •      Re: Favourite parts...  (5217 views)    We're Here
             Jason - Thursday, April 27, 2006, at 11:48 a.m.


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