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Comments about the soundtrack for The Four Feathers (James Horner)

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Horner IS a THIEF
• Posted by: Max   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 10:53 a.m.
• IP Address: ip84-30.dialup.wplus.net

Justice should be restored! RED HEAT Main Title by Prokofiev.
There is another example of Horner' s talent to steal the pieces from other composers. While Red Heat isn't among the popular Horner soundtracks, there is a track Main Title which is always impressed me with its use of chorus and unusual harmony.
-- "The opening and closing titles are nothing like I've ever heard Horner score before" -- said in Filmtracks review.

Sure. Its because he didn't write it at all! The whole piece is taken from number 2 "The Philosophers" from Sergei Prokofiev hidden satiric "Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution". Listen the example on Amazon.com. Horner added some percussion to it and re-arranged it for the movie. But it never mentioned on the film end credits or CD soundtrack. How about copyright, Mr. Horner!!!




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  •   Horner IS a THIEF  (4012 views)    We're Here
       Max - Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 10:53 a.m.
    •    GIVE IT A REST!!!!  (3732 views)
         JS Park - Saturday, July 3, 2004, at 9:21 a.m.


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