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Comments about the soundtrack for King Arthur (Hans Zimmer)

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Re: No elegance at all...Crap. Another classical buff!
• Posted by: Disappointed
• Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2004, at 1:42 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: No elegance at all...Crap. Another classic... (Zed)

> I'm sick of you guys who say the crap you said! I don't need to say much
> but that you classical nuts don't understand the world of film composition
> and that film music isn't spose to be scored like classical music. If u
> want classical music don't say your a film music fan because if you were a
> film music fan you would enjoy the classical composers like Williams,
> Horner etc aswell as the more contemperary composers like Zimmer, Powell,
> Badelt.

No, I love Williams and Horner..except when Horner self-plagarizes. Also James Newton Howard and Basil Pouledouris. Zimmer USED to be good. But Media Ventures is not 'artists'. It's cheap and easy mix-and-match film scores that, as many have said, substitute noise and volume for composition. Some of the "Pirates" pieces were downright unlistenable noise.

>If it weren't for Zimmer the film music genre wouldn't be where it
> is today!

Got that right. Like I said, Media Ventures has degraded it to "Let's sound like The Rock AGAIN" and add in some Enya-esque bits, too.

>And if Zimmer wasn't good....He wouldn't get the job
> to score some of the biggest films around.

Money and insider politics. Cut-and-paste scores from Media Ventures is the result.

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