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Comments about the soundtrack for Planet of the Apes (Danny Elfman)

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Re: Mars
• Posted by: ChrisAfonso   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2005, at 12:55 p.m.
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• In Response to: Mars (Nancy Wake)

> Did anyone else notice the resemblance of the recurring brass mtoif to
> Holst's "Mars"? - I think the horns play almost, if not exactly,
> the same motif.
Does anyone think that Burton could have wanted this
> and asked Elfman to use it?

Near the end of track 13 there's a very bold statement of the "main theme"/motif from "Mars" in the brass (up a fifth - down a half-tone). This sounds very intentional.

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Mars  (3492 views)
       Nancy Wake - Thursday, March 21, 2002, at 6:03 p.m.
    •      Re: Mars  (3822 views)    We're Here
         ChrisAfonso - Tuesday, October 25, 2005, at 12:55 p.m.
    •    Re: Mars  (3471 views)
         karen - Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 5:30 a.m.

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