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Comments about the soundtrack for A Beautiful Mind (James Horner)

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Re: FYI, this is "THE" Hornerism
• Posted by: antizimmerhorner   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, December 5, 2004, at 3:25 p.m.
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• In Response to: FYI, this is "THE" Hornerism (Bowie)

> Just in case you WERE curious, the three practically identical Horner
> tracks are, in chronological order:

> 1) Sneakers (1992), Track 01: "Main Title"
2) Bicentennial
> Man (1999), Track 01: "The Machine Age"
3) A Beautiful Mind
> (2001), Track 01: "A Kaleidoscope of Mathematics"

> There are other examples of different rip-offs, but since I had nothing
> better to do (and I much prefer Williams' rewardingly cerebral, constantly
> inventive and colourful score-long masterpieces), I thought I'd share this
> one particular, perhaps most famous, Hornerism.

Well, I think the same. I used to like James Horner's Music...but now I prefer John Williams (despite he is a thief too! But when he borrows some Stravinsky's, Bartok's or Olivier Messiean's music, it is always justified.)

Here are some piece of information about Horner:

Willow's Theme = Schumann's 3rd Symphony
Willow's First Track = Mozart's Requiem
The land Before Time Track 3 = Nuages by Debussy
Apollo 13's second theme = Appalachian Spring by Copland
Braveheart+Bicentennial Man climax builder (when Little Miss get married and the Robot wears clothes for the first time) = "Jupiter" (mes.193) from the Planets by Holst
etc,etc,etc...when I have time to waste I'll continue this list;)

Let's sum up:
Casper=Braveheart=Titanic=other horner's score (same music but dofferent covers:)

John Steven,
Film music Lover

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • FYI, this is "THE" Hornerism  (4069 views)
       Bowie - Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 3:49 a.m.
    •      Re: FYI, this is "THE" Hornerism  (3921 views)    We're Here
         antizimmerhorner - Sunday, December 5, 2004, at 3:25 p.m.

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