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Comments about the soundtrack for Munich (John Williams)

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Re: Agreed.
• Posted by: Tomek   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, January 19, 2006, at 2:38 p.m.
• IP Address: aamd127.neoplus.adsl.tpnet.pl
• In Response to: Agreed. (thw)

> There are only 2 main themes in the soundtrack... disappointing in
> comparison to Shindler's List. There seems to be a dominance of 'filling
> material' in John Williams' music these days... a result of critics'
> bashing I suppose. Sigh...

Not necessarily. I suppose more a result of today's trends in film music, maturity of his music and developement of his minimalistic approaches to composing these days.

When there were 12 themes in a Williams score, people were compaining about the over-the-top, overblown music that all the time shouts from the speakers. When there are 2 themes in a Williams score, backed by very sophisticated and intelligent underscore people complain about lack of themes...

I think listening to the critics is the last thing Williams cares about...




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Agreed.  (2414 views)
       thw - Wednesday, January 18, 2006, at 6:20 a.m.
    •      Re: Agreed.  (2327 views)    We're Here
         Tomek - Thursday, January 19, 2006, at 2:38 p.m.


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