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hmmm....
• Posted by: John Williams
• Date: Thursday, September 5, 2002, at 10:26 a.m.
• IP Address: ppp-93-171.30-151.libero.it

Well, no offence, but I think, like some other people, that the soundtrack of LOTR is a bit overrated. I appreciated the film very much, I think it is one of the greatest films ever made (under all the aspects), but in my opinion it could have deserved a better musical score. It works quite well, but it is not the kind of music that stands in your imagination for years after the release of the film. For example, I personally can't imagine any scene of Star Wars or E.T. separated from its music, which is, however, fantastic also to be listened to as a "pure" music piece. In the case of LOTR, I think that it's not the same thing. And I didn't like the partecipation of Enya, I fear that this will transform this score in a "full-commercial" thing, like Titanic with Celine Dion. In my opinion, John Williams would have scored it better. However,for Shore this is probably the first very important assignment, perhaps the soundtrack to the next film will be better!




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  •   hmmm....  (3874 views)    We're Here
       John Williams - Thursday, September 5, 2002, at 10:26 a.m.
    •    Ah, composers!  (3641 views)
         Ashi-taka469 - Friday, September 13, 2002, at 8:16 p.m.
      •    Re: Ah, composers!  (3601 views)
           John Williams - Sunday, September 15, 2002, at 1:24 p.m.
    •    Are you Crazy?????Re: Hmmmm............  (4169 views)
         The Contesse - Saturday, September 7, 2002, at 4:17 a.m.
      •    Re: Are you Crazy?????Re: Hmmmm............  (4233 views)
           John Williams - Sunday, September 8, 2002, at 2:54 p.m.
        •    Maybe your not Crazy.........Re:Hmmm..........  (3748 views)
             The Contesse - Monday, September 9, 2002, at 4:30 a.m.
          •    OK  (3646 views)
               John Williams - Monday, September 9, 2002, at 2:29 p.m.
            •    okay then  (3667 views)
                 The Contesse - Thursday, September 12, 2002, at 4:59 a.m.
              •    Re: okay then  (3653 views)
                   John Williams - Thursday, September 12, 2002, at 12:19 p.m.
                •    But, but.......  (3627 views)
                     The Contesse - Friday, September 13, 2002, at 6:29 a.m.
                  •    Re: But, but.......  (3652 views)
                       John Williams - Sunday, September 15, 2002, at 1:43 p.m.
                •    Re: okay then  (3695 views)
                     Brandon Tanner - Thursday, September 12, 2002, at 2:18 p.m.
                  •    Mr. Tanner  (3658 views)
                       The Contesse - Friday, September 13, 2002, at 6:02 a.m.
                    •    Re: Mr. Tanner  (3542 views)
                         Brandon Tanner - Friday, September 13, 2002, at 9:33 a.m.
                      •    Re: Mr. Tanner  (3724 views)
                           The Contesse - Saturday, September 14, 2002, at 1:17 a.m.
                        •    Re: Mr. Tanner  (3706 views)
                             Brandon Tanner - Monday, September 16, 2002, at 5:20 p.m.
    •    Re: hmmm....  (3723 views)
         rw - Friday, September 6, 2002, at 12:08 p.m.


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