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Comments about the soundtrack for The Patriot (John Williams)

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Re: Great Score
• Posted by: Crichton   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, January 5, 2002, at 9:38 a.m.
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• In Response to: Great Score (Laurie Chapman)

> However, like most John Williams scores for action films, they sound quite
> simlar. "Tavingtons Trap" does sound similar to The Lost World's
> "Visitor in San Diego" But the music effectively builds up
> tension and therefore does its job, so what does it matter?

Even though Williams has composed similar pieces, at least he doesn't bombard almost every score with signature accents ala James Horner. After listening to the same four-note trumpet run in Willow, Wrath of Khan, and (ridiculously so) Enemy at the Gates, I'm about to write the guy off. But then along comes something like The Rocketeer (or even Titanic) and I stick around a little longer.

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Great Score  (2732 views)
       Laurie Chapman - Thursday, March 29, 2001, at 9:58 a.m.
    •      Re: Great Score  (2641 views)    We're Here
         Crichton - Saturday, January 5, 2002, at 9:38 a.m.

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