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Comments about the soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Hans Zimmer/Various)

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Re: That review is poor.
• Posted by: Jens   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, May 16, 2014, at 8:19 p.m.
• IP Address: c-71-56-62-243.hsd1.ga.comcast.net
• In Response to: Re: That review is poor. (JFC)
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> [Ö] Good orchestral
> music IS DEAD. A conerstone of music that has stood for 500 years is dead.
> Symphony orchestras are going bankrupt, popular music is getting more and
> more simplistic and idiotic. And guess what? I never thought I would say
> this; SO ARE THE FILM SCORES! Yes this review is poor, but so is the
> music.

Itís true that complex orchestral scores are more on the fringes now. Donít look for one in a blockbuster, unless someone like Desplat or Giacchino is at the helm. Hollywood is stagnant, but old-fashioned film music is still de rigueur in Japan and Europe, and video games love to evoke the classic movie style.

Thereís so much great new music out there if you care to look. Also, the collectorís market is insanely active, and wonderful old scores are being released every week. I for one am looking forward to The Peacemaker Complete.




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