Re: history of the ring theme and "venus" (Holst)
| || Comments about: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Howard Shore)|
> A number of similarities between themes/motifs/phrases in shore's LOTR
> score and music by other composers have been cited. However, i find it
> fascinating that nobody seems to have noticed that "the history of
> the ring theme", i.e. that mournful little theme that plays over the
> title card, distinctly resembles the tune in Gustav Holst's
> "Venus" from "The Planets" (heared about midway
> through the piece.) It's not exactly identical but it's pretty darn close
> and was enough to make me feel suspicious. Has anyone else noticed this?
Kinda, not really.
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history of the ring theme and "venus" (Holst) (views: 1943)
roybatty -- Wednesday, September 27, 2006, at 9:05 p.m.
Re: history of the ring theme and "venus" (Holst) (views: 2550)
Kevin Smith -- Monday, August 4, 2008, at 6:14 a.m.