Posted by: Paul Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 11:20 p.m. IP Address: ip-83-149-3-22.nwgsm.ru
In Response to:
Thinly veiled Prokofiev references(Phillip Cheah)
> Erm, not 'perhaps' Prokofiev but DEFINITELY Prokofiev. The opening minute
> or two of 'Stealing the Enterprise' is a DIRECT quotation from 'Romeo and
> Juliet'. There's another reference to 'Nevsky' (i.e. Battle on the Ice) in
> 'The Wrath of Khan' in the 'Battle in the Mutara Nebula'.
Interesting that 'Romeo and Juliet' quotation in 'Stealing the Enterprise'(as Clemmenson wrote foreshadowing Willow's whimsy) was ultimately removed from the film version of the cue.