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Comments about the soundtrack for The Lone Ranger (Hans Zimmer/Various)

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Re: the Finale
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• Posted by: Edmund Meinerts
• Date: Monday, July 29, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
• IP Address: p5b25984f.dip0.t-ipconnect.de
• In Response to: Re: the Finale (Jacque)

> I'm a little wary of all the praise for "Finale". The references
> to Zimmer's themes are clever but ultimately Rossini is the one
> responsible for the enjoyability of the track. He wrote all that great
> overture material. I'm confused why Clemmensen chose to give the score
> another star based on the track alone, it's just a placement of a famous
> classical piece that used to be the theme song for Lone Ranger. You don't
> have to work very hard when a dead composer has done most of the work for
> you.

But it's the way the overture is used and weaved in and out of the Zimmer themes and material that's so ingenious. It's certainly not "just" a placement of an existing cue.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • the Finale  (3095 views)
       whez08 - Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 10:52 p.m.
    •    Re: the Finale  (3082 views)
         Jacque - Monday, July 29, 2013, at 8:26 a.m.
      •    Re: the Finale  (2912 views)
           whez08 - Monday, July 29, 2013, at 11:46 a.m.
        •    Re: the Finale  (2776 views)
             Victor L. - Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
        •    Re: the Finale  (3000 views)
             Daniel Zuko - Thursday, August 1, 2013, at 6:46 p.m.
      •      Re: the Finale  (2910 views)    We're Here
           Edmund Meinerts - Monday, July 29, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
    •    Re: the Finale  (2832 views)
         BruinRogue - Sunday, July 28, 2013, at 4:46 p.m.
      •    Re: the Finale  (2766 views)
           Pawel Stroinski - Monday, July 29, 2013, at 4:20 a.m.


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