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Comments about the soundtrack for Titanic (James Horner)

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Re: One more thing.
• Posted by: Trevor Jensen   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, October 9, 2005, at 10:32 p.m.
• IP Address: 67-150-100-129.stkn.mdsg-pacwest.com
• In Response to: One more thing. (Marek)

> A just read Mr Zachary Behrendt's review of this score and I totally agree
> with him!!! Synthesized music, bagpipes, Horner don't give a about the
> movie, he just wants his music to sound VERY COOL. But, I hate this movie
> so that's not a big problem in this case. The movie is without any
> emotions, just like Horner's music. It's a well packed, money-making
> product. James Horner is false, his a pretender. He's non-original, he's a
> thief. His music is empty, It just sounds nice. Well, correct me, it TRIES
> to sound nice.

Sorry, but I cannot agree with you. Horner used the synthesizers to have an effect of going back in time to when the Titanic was born. I think you may be to harsh. Listen to #7 again. Especially at 4 minutes,20 seconds. Can't you feel the panic in the workers trying to escape?

Oh, and if you read the history of the the passengers aboard the Titanic, you would read how a lot of the lower third class people like Jack, were from Ireland. Though he was not. I kind of think of the bagpipe solo on #1 to be ready to put back in time to the era of the Titanic. Also, in #8, the emotion is pure sadness as he captivates the seperation between two people in love, and the constant struggle to not let go at about a minute fourty. Horners music is pretty full of emotion, especially in #5 as he captures the majesty of the Titanic's size and the celebration by the onlookers and the passengers.




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  • Boring score.  (5889 views)
       Marek - Monday, March 15, 2004, at 3:05 a.m.
    •    One more thing.  (5787 views)
         Marek - Monday, March 15, 2004, at 3:23 a.m.
      •      Re: One more thing.  (5133 views)    We're Here
           Trevor Jensen - Sunday, October 9, 2005, at 10:32 p.m.
      •    Re: One more thing.  (5489 views)
           Rich - Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at 5:17 p.m.
        •    Re: One more thing.  (5098 views)
             Josh Philippi - Thursday, May 25, 2006, at 11:28 p.m.


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