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Comments about the soundtrack for The Missing (James Horner)

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Jaw harps and Legends of the Fall
• Posted by: sleepyhollowman
• Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at 7:18 p.m.
• IP Address: cpe-66-191-179-164.spa.sc.charter.com

It took me a while, but I finally noticed the jaw harps tonight, they kinda sound like samples of the chanting being altered electronically, but are really the jaw harps - an extra creepy effect.

Question:
I always loved the LONG, Last track of Legends of the Fall, especially when the whole orchestra drops out, when Alfred saves his brother and father's life, and there is a glorious few notes from the brass section followed by passionate strings (near to the beginning of the track after the rythmic panpipes)
Now, in the Missing, in the " long ride home" there is (after the action music part), another glorious statement of an echoing theme by french horn and then trumpets and back and forth! I absolutely love when Horner lets the brass go at the melody once in a while!
Now, which "suite" is better and did anyone else think that he should do this amazing brass work more often?




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