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Comments about the soundtrack for Children of Dune (Brian Tyler)

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Re: beautiful, yet it misses something
• Posted by: Mike
• Date: Friday, May 9, 2003, at 6:46 a.m.
• IP Address: dhcp-134-250.bowdoin.edu
• In Response to: beautiful, yet it misses something (jonathan)

I can see your point that the Children of Dune doesn't climax as one might expect but there's two reasons for that. 1) I was disappointed with the "climax" of the mini-series itself. It was fast and pretty anticlimatic, though I did still think it worked. 2) The tracks on the cd are out of order, therefore, as a listening experience it may be a better mix of styles, but all the action material from the last parts are interspersed throughout. Anyway, I love this score as well as all of Tyler's music. Check out this website for more on him: https://tyler.filmmusic.com/

Mike

> Well I think that I can speak for everyone when I say that Brian has done
> a good job. It's a difficult task to score the music for Frank Herberts
> epic saga and he has done rather well I think. His orchestrated themes fit
> very will in the dune universe, HOWEVER I have this feeling that the
> tracks lack the actual climax. I keep expecting just one step more in
> climax parts. Maybe this is because I've been listening Toto's scoring for
> so long now. I admit that this score has really set itself with the Dune
> Universe. Logic since it was the first score written on the saga. I don't
> know if I stand alone in this, but in my opinion the OST misses something.
> Nevertheless, it's great work: every dune fan should have it (I should get
> mine soon, hard to get here)




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  • beautiful, yet it misses something  (2743 views)
       jonathan - Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 6:34 a.m.
    •      Re: beautiful, yet it misses something  (2503 views)    We're Here
         Mike - Friday, May 9, 2003, at 6:46 a.m.


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