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Comments about the soundtrack for Memoirs of a Geisha (John Williams)

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Re: Disappointment...
• Posted by: Zephros
• Date: Monday, February 27, 2006, at 3:01 a.m.
• IP Address: cpe-58-166-16-233.vic.bigpond.net.au
• In Response to: Disappointment... (Marco)

> I really have a lot of respect for John Williams and his scores...I like
> most of his scores but I found that this one was missing heart. I listened
> to the whole thing twice and and was very disapponted. Nice theme but not
> well exploited...however, one great track (Confluence)! There should of
> been more of that.

I disagree - on the assumption you only liked Confluence because it had the traditional dramatic statement of the main theme with lush orchestration. But the film didn't call for more music like this - he served it well. It's very intimate and beautiful. Probably my favourite album of 2005.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Disappointment...  (2435 views)
       Marco - Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 7:06 p.m.
    •      Re: Disappointment...  (2196 views)    We're Here
         Zephros - Monday, February 27, 2006, at 3:01 a.m.


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