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Comments about the soundtrack for Tears of the Sun (Hans Zimmer)

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Re: Filmtracks Objectivity is Precious to Me
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• Posted by: Amuro
• Date: Friday, June 6, 2003, at 7:35 p.m.
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• In Response to: Filmtracks Objectivity is Precious to Me (Eric James)

> I would have to say that ever since I discovered I've been
> able to make better judgements about purchasing scores than ever before.
> Seriously, I WANT Clemmenson's opinion on things. I want to know how he
> feels about the score before I purchase it to judge whether I would have
> an opinion. It doesn't mean I agree, in fact I could disagree and buy it
> anyway and enjoy it. But the point is, helps me make that
> decision.

> Now that I'm studying composition (I'm finishing up freshmen year) I
> really want to know what REAL people are doing. What is my future when my
> generation takes over Horner, Williams, etc? I've done a little poking
> around myself to come to trust Clemmenson's ability to judge and interpret
> the composer's career as well as their score. The best reviews are the
> ones which analyze music IN CONTEXT of everything; in the film, in the
> composer's life, and as an experience.

> Hardcore fans have their say, sure they do not agree but then why come
> here to bicker? This site is devoted to an objective look on everything
> where no bias exists. I don't know where accusations of John Williams
> fanaticism comes from because from reviews I've read about Williams'
> recent scores, Clemmenson has written in disappointment which I agree
> with. What he does hold is regard for past achievements. National Public
> Radio always reminds you "all music was once new."

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