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Comments about the soundtrack for Van Helsing (Alan Silvestri)

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Choirs aren't exactly new
• Posted by: Canamic   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, April 29, 2004, at 7:20 p.m.
• IP Address: 68.116.251.5.ts46v-01.dntn.tx.charter.com
• In Response to: Re: ...continued (Tomek)

Where did you people get the idea that prominent choral parts in film music is a relatively new development? Many of the first Golden era film composers were highly influenced by European opera and orchestral works from people like R. Strauss, Wagner, and Mahler. So no, I think choirs in film music dates quite a bit before Goldsmith.

On another note, its downright silly to say there's too much choir in film music today. That's like saying your sick of the string section.




Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • It's Okay Nothing More  (5738 views)
       Mark - Monday, April 26, 2004, at 8:50 p.m.
    •    Re: It's Okay Nothing More  (5691 views)
         Tomek - Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at 12:25 a.m.
      •    LotR?!  (5785 views)
           Pogel Adler - Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at 5:19 a.m.
        •    Re: LotR?!  (5394 views)
             Christian Kühn - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 11:59 a.m.
          •    Re: LotR?!  (5373 views)
               Pogel Adler - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 12:44 p.m.
        •    Re: LotR?!  (5380 views)
             Tomek - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 12:46 a.m.
          •    Re: LotR?!  (5454 views)
               Pogel Adler - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 12:50 p.m.
        •    ...continued  (5425 views)
             Pogel Adler - Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at 5:43 a.m.
          •    Re: ...continued  (5314 views)
               Christian Kühn - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 12:02 p.m.
          •    Re: ...continued  (5334 views)
               Tomek - Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at 12:57 a.m.
            •      Choirs aren't exactly new  (5260 views)    We're Here
                 Canamic - Thursday, April 29, 2004, at 7:20 p.m.


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