> 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.
Actually, Dvorak's Symphony No. 8, beginning of Allegro con Fuoco starts with the exact two-note theme. This dates back to 1889.