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Comments about the soundtrack for Enemy at the Gates (James Horner)

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Re: Williams Rip-Off, but Apollo 13 too!
• Posted by: Jon Williams   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, April 19, 2001, at 8:11 p.m.
• IP Address: h-209-202-44-233.fast.escape.ca
• In Response to: Williams Rip-Off, but Apollo 13 too!! (Nick Arnstein)

....i'd just like to point out that horner's theme didn't come from Schindler's list, or apollo 13...but in fact Balto (yes a horner score but who cares!). Track 10 at 1:28 into the track you hear EATG, NOT schindler's list!

> As a fan of James Horner, I was somewhat disappointed that he not only
> 'borrowed'(Stravinski said that good composers never borrow, they steal)
> from himself, but also from another composer in his most recent effort.
> This, however was not the first time he used this theme. It was a
> recurring motif back Apollo 13! (Dust off your old scores!!!). Then, it
> was still only a year after Williams scored Schindler's List, and no
> characters were Jewish. This score is somewhat disappointing, but the lush
> orchestrations, as always, make up for all this borrowing. It is, however,
> beginning to get a little tired.




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