Posted by: B. Robert Tanner Date: Monday, April 14, 2003, at 4:54 p.m. IP Address: dynamic-129-120-234-101.dynamic.unt.edu
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To understand why the score is basically themeless, you must understand Glass.
Here is a man who will write a film score in the morning and an ambient minimalist acoustic piece at night. Glass is all over the place, but he's pretty famous for taking an unorthodox style to tonality (when he writes tonally at all, that is).
> I do admit that this score is very good, and is completely deserving of
> its Oscar nomination, but I would like to know, where is the theme? The
> score flows nicely, but I found it hard to listen to at times, because of
> its lack of a good solid theme. Does anyone feel the same way, or is it
> just me?