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Comments about the soundtrack for The Mummy Returns (Alan Silvestri)

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Re: Goldsmith wasnt coming,wt did you th
• Posted by: Don Smith   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, May 11, 2001, at 11:58 a.m.
• IP Address: bess-proxy01.wiu.k12.pa.us
• In Response to: Goldsmith wasnt coming,wt did you think? (Bobb)

> When You heard that Jerry Goldsmith wasn`t coming back to score The Mummy
> Returns,what did you think about it?

> Well,I am a huge movie fan,a huge film music fan and a huge Jerry
> Goldsmith and Alan Silvestri fan.I love the The Mummy movies(The Mummy and
> The Mummy Returns)and Goldsmith`s music in the 1st Mummy.When I heard a
> sequel was being made I admit that I was sad to hear Goldsmith wasn`t
> going to score it.But when I heard Silvestri was going to score I was like
> all right,we`re not in trouble no more.But I admit that I didn`t know how
> Silvestri would do it.I know he did Predator and Back To The Future but I
> just couldn`t think how in the world he would score it.Well I found out MY
> answer and I am not one bit disapointed.Ofcorse Goldsmith`s themes isn`t
> here but Silvestri has his own!
In MY opinion both scores are
> great,neither is greater than the other but their some of the greatest
> music a person will ever hear!

I completely argree with what you said. I was, however sad to hear that Silverstri would not uses Rick's theme from the original. I was hoping he would somehow lift it and add a new spin on it. But he did make up for it with a great brass theme of his own for Rick. It is used the best in track 9. The music from both is neither greater than the other.

I couldn't have stated it better. Bothe get ***** in my book!




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  • Goldsmith wasnt coming,wt did you think?  (2828 views)
       Bobb - Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at 1:16 a.m.
    •      Re: Goldsmith wasnt coming,wt did you th  (2750 views)    We're Here
         Don Smith - Friday, May 11, 2001, at 11:58 a.m.


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