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Comments about the soundtrack for Van Helsing (Alan Silvestri)

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Re: I don't think they're guitars.
• Posted by: Chris   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 7:36 a.m.
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• In Response to: I don't think they're guitars. (Thomas Gaff)

> 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.

A friend of mine plays sitar and is quite sure there is a sitar on this track but with a strange sound (maybe modified by computer...)

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • I don't think they're guitars.  (2604 views)
       Thomas Gaff - Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 1:10 a.m.
    •      Re: I don't think they're guitars.  (2574 views)    We're Here
         Chris - Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 7:36 a.m.

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