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Re: Hey
• Posted by: Filmfansrus1   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, January 2, 2009, at 12:58 p.m.
• IP Address: cache-los-ad08.proxy.aol.com
• In Response to: Re: Hey (Olly Goshen)

That's right he took three bars - perfectly legal - and made a crap piece of Dvorak music into a wonderous melodic masterpiece!

> Williams can't think for himself. He came up with the theme for E.T. by
> ripping off a line from Dvorak's Dumky Trio (the cello line in the last
> movement, anyone???). As a result, countless people my age will hear the
> last few lines of the Dumky Trio and think of a corny movie about an
> alien... In this way, Williams has ruined a great piece of music. Shame on
> him.




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  • I've changed my mind  (9091 views)
       Ommadawn - Sunday, April 6, 2003, at 1:10 p.m.
    •    Re: I've changed my mind  (9182 views)
         Tomek - Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 3:26 p.m.
      •    Hey  (9130 views)
           Mark - 224 - Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 1:57 a.m.
        •    Re: Hey  (8864 views)
             Tomek - Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 6:34 a.m.
          •    Re: Hey  (8963 views)
               Thomas - Wednesday, August 27, 2003, at 3:37 p.m.
            •    Re: Hey  (9088 views)
                 Tomek - Monday, September 15, 2003, at 2:12 a.m.
              •    Re: Hey  (8387 views)
                   Olly Goshen - Sunday, March 26, 2006, at 1:19 p.m.
                •      Re: Hey  (7620 views)    We're Here
                     Filmfansrus1 - Friday, January 2, 2009, at 12:58 p.m.
              •    Fates better than Fortuna  (8853 views)
                   Bowie - Sunday, October 24, 2004, at 1:17 a.m.


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