> This is the album that killed filmscores for me for about five years. It's
> sad, since when James Horner is actually writing new music, few can
> compare. But this prime example in unoriginality and repetition finally
> wore me out. To be sure, I still bought the occasional token of a score
> every once in a while: the occasional Williams/Spielberg collaberation, or
> "Fellowship of the Ring," but ultimately this was about the end.
> If you're new to film music, enjoy, I guess. It's not a horrible album.
> There are just so many out there that are better...
Consider this Tim, there are only so many notes in a scale. There are many songs, millions. Take a chromatic scale and change it's rhythem, and you have new music. Music is meant to be repeated, like in Bethoveen's 7th symphony or even in Snoop Dog's rap.