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Comments about the soundtrack for Van Helsing (Alan Silvestri)

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I don't think they're guitars.
• Posted by: Thomas Gaff   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 1:10 a.m.
• IP Address: ip68-104-99-146.lv.lv.cox.net

Everyone keeps talking about the "traveling theme" and saying that the instrument playing underneath is a classical guitar, but i think this is probably wrong. For those of you taht actually play music, or are composers yourslef like me, it honestly sounds more like either a mandolin, which it might be, or even a sitar. It sounds more like a sitar then anything, and you can tell from the slight twang that it gets out of it. Please Christian, I respect you as a reviewer, but learn something about music itself before trying to talk about the orchestration of a piece. So for the record, I say it's more then likely a sitar, or slight chance, a mandolin. If anyone knows where we can find out exactly what it was, then we can settle this finally.




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  •   I don't think they're guitars.  (2600 views)    We're Here
       Thomas Gaff - Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 1:10 a.m.


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