> Not quite. The theme was used in "Glory" a few years earlier
> (1989), which itself probably ripped it off of a Ralph Vaughn Williams
> piece. Try listening to "Fantasia on a Theme by T. Talis" by VW
> and then "Burning the Town of Darien" (I believe, though it
> might be "The Whipping," I've forgotten) and you'll hear the
> same four notes that David Arnold later used in Stargate.
I already knew about "Burning the Town of Darien," and orginally thought Horner was elaborating on that theme in "Troy," but Arnold's theme in "Stargate" is a much closer match to what Horner later did in "Troy."