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Comments about the soundtrack for Enemy at the Gates (James Horner)

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Re: Enemy@the Gates, Schindler's List, Balto
• Posted by: EnglishNed   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, May 31, 2001, at 10:52 p.m.
• IP Address: ct243331-a.lxintn1.ky.home.com
• In Response to: Enemy@the Gates, Schindler's List, Balto (ien)

> Does anyone know the source of the repeated motif used in the Enemy @The
> Gates, Schindler's List and Balto. I saw in one of the threads that it was
> based on a Jewish folk song. Anyone know the name of it?

...Noticed the same. Sounds like some sections of this soundtrack are more Williams-ish than Horner. I surmised that it is the same source material (there are moments when I swore I was listening to Shinder's List again), but I cannot recall the folk music either, if that is indeed the source. Methinks Horner might have unconsciously (or purposefully) lifted the motif from Williams, being another prominent WWII film set away from the American side of the war...

-EnglishNed




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