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parallax game music in LOTR
• Posted by: Joern Philipp   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, January 28, 2002, at 9:52 a.m.
• IP Address: rooster-ext.wh-hauff.uni-ulm.de

Hi everybody,

it is only me or did someone else notice that Howard Shore used a theme used for a computer game for the C64 as the theme for the 'Black Riders'.
It can be heard on the CD on tracks 5, 6, and 7 -shortly before the chorus starts singing..
The name of the game was Parallax, a sci-fi adventure and the score was composed by the famous Martin Galway. In the beginning you can hear an 8 note motif - it is exactly the same as Shores motif. Nevertheless, if coincidence or not it sounds awesome in the movie...
Joern




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