Posted by: Sam Van Eerden <Send E-Mail> Date: Sunday, May 28, 2006, at 1:33 p.m. IP Address: cpe-65-31-176-16.wi.res.rr.com
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End of the Spear!!!!(#1HornerFan)
Regarding the "End of the Spear" soundtrack....it is quite good, and I give it an easy 3.5 stars out of five. The only thing keeping it from a solid four 1/2 is the fact that the composer Ron Owen did not have access to a premiere orchestra...which would have really helped to flush out his incredible themes and melodies!!
> I happen to enjoy the New World..but it is truly not a classic....though
> highly relaxing and enjoyable..
if you are interested in hearing a
> great ethnic score that came out around the same time..
check out END
> OF THE SPEAR...
this music is gorgeous
there is the "feel
> good" Horner sound to it..but also the tragic..and beautiful
> melancholy of Hans Zimmer..
also actiony choir music..in the realm of
> Ennio Morricone (think the Mission) and Jerry Goldsmith....
> this score..and say it is one of the best of the year...check it out! i
> don't think you'll be dissapointed...
acoustic guitar, vocals..usually two women..beautifully interwoven,
> ethnic flutes, and orchestral flutes, and choir...violin is also used