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Re: Hey
• Posted by: Tomek   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, September 15, 2003, at 2:12 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Hey (Thomas)

O.K. I can see the INSPIRATION
> to "Duel of the Fates" being rooted in Orff, for someone to sit
> there and say it's a ripp off, or even that it sounds anything like it,
> just shows complete stupidity and ignorance with music, because it doesn't
> sound anythig like O Fortuna, and you obviously don't know jack about
> music history and theory. And as for Mr. I-Hate-John-Williams on the first
> message, you can eat and die, because you obviously have never had
> anything to do with music, never played an intrument, and have never
> composed anything in your life. If you had any real working knowledge of
> music, you'd know that there is a BIG difference between having a similar
> style to someone, and ripping off an existing piece of music. So untill
> you actually have something to do with music and know what the hell you
> are talking about, then just shut you damn mouth!!!! Because you are only
> showing your blunt stupidity to everyone on this web site!

Hey, I never said that Duel of the Fates is a Carmina Burana's rip-off!!! Nor the lyrics are rooted in Carmina Burana. In case you don't know, John Williams took for "Duel of the Fates" lyrics a gaelic poem "Battle of Trees" and then translated it to sanscrit. But those two pieces are similar in style, that is without a doubt.


Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • I've changed my mind  (9176 views)
       Ommadawn - Sunday, April 6, 2003, at 1:10 p.m.
    •    Re: I've changed my mind  (9260 views)
         Tomek - Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 3:26 p.m.
      •    Hey  (9207 views)
           Mark - 224 - Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 1:57 a.m.
        •    Re: Hey  (8943 views)
             Tomek - Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 6:34 a.m.
          •    Re: Hey  (9040 views)
               Thomas - Wednesday, August 27, 2003, at 3:37 p.m.
            •      Re: Hey  (9167 views)    We're Here
                 Tomek - Monday, September 15, 2003, at 2:12 a.m.
              •    Re: Hey  (8468 views)
                   Olly Goshen - Sunday, March 26, 2006, at 1:19 p.m.
                •    Re: Hey  (7699 views)
                     Filmfansrus1 - Friday, January 2, 2009, at 12:58 p.m.
              •    Fates better than Fortuna  (8934 views)
                   Bowie - Sunday, October 24, 2004, at 1:17 a.m.

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