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Re: Williams "Two note" theme
• Posted by: tim   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2004, at 3:56 p.m.
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• In Response to: Williams "Two note" theme (Mark)

Call me nuts, but I've always thought the two-note motif is slightly reminiscent of Dvorak's Ninth Symphony. What's funny, I knew the score's theme before I heard Dvorak. When I heard the Dvorak my initial reaction was that HE ripped it off from WILLIAMS?

> Before you all get over excited about the orginality of William's two note
> theme listen agin the Franz Waxman's "Dr.Jeckle and Mr. Hyde"
> score and you will find exactly the same gesture and interval, used for a
> very similar purpose.

> Cordially,

> Mark

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