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Comments about the soundtrack for Gods and Generals (Frizzell/Edelman)

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Re: Gettysburg was better
• Posted by: Bryant Hinkle Opeil   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, May 2, 2005, at 11:04 a.m.
• IP Address: adsl-2-234-57.mia.bellsouth.net
• In Response to: Re: Gettysburg was better (Nate)

> Actually, we CAN blame Randy because, much like Vangelis, Randy has always
> relied heavily on synthesizers. I hav eyet to hear a full, or nearly full
> orchestra score by him

Yes the Gods and Generals had a bigger ochestra and was larger in scale, but the score to Gettysburg had a distinct sound to it. Gettysburg had emotional motifs in its score while it seems that Gods and Generals was all over the place. There were times while listening to the score and watching the movie when I had to roll my eyes at hearing a certain motif. It was like going throught he motions of war cliches. I was expecting a Gettysburg like score and instead got a notoriously boring score, much like the movie. Gettysburg had a better score and script and the two went together nicely. I don't understand what went wrong and why Gods and Generals gets five stars and Gettysburg only three. It should be the other way around.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Gettysburg was better  (4410 views)
       Philip Zamora - Friday, March 21, 2003, at 10:51 a.m.
    •    Re: Gettysburg was better  (4462 views)
         Ashi-taka469 - Thursday, April 17, 2003, at 11:32 a.m.
      •    Re: Gettysburg was better  (4276 views)
           Nate Jackson - Friday, April 18, 2003, at 8:31 a.m.
        •    Re: Gettysburg was better  (4323 views)
             Nate - Monday, April 21, 2003, at 10:22 p.m.
          •      Re: Gettysburg was better  (3920 views)    We're Here
               Bryant Hinkle Opeil - Monday, May 2, 2005, at 11:04 a.m.
          •    Re: Gettysburg was better  (4186 views)
               Ashi-taka469 - Monday, May 5, 2003, at 11:19 a.m.


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