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

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Re: Oi! listen to..
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• Posted by: Josh
• Date: Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 11:27 p.m.
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• In Response to: The music (Ian)

> I've read a lot of (mostly fatuous) comments about the score. Yes
> composers borrow but have I missed something? This owes an awful lot to
> Alexander Nevsky by Prokofiev, a piece of music which was all about
> russian patriotism. The review puts forward some silly theaory about the 4
> note motif - listen to Nevsky and compare!

Oi! You 'listen to Parsifal and compare!' too. It is in Parsifal. And it is probably in your Prokofiev too (sorry, I haven't heard it). And it is probably in many others as well. It is not like it is an extensive theme only a motif, a
fragment, so I didn't intend to come down hard on Horner for pinching it (if indeed he did), I meant that I was a little annoyed that he is using it so frequently in his scores. Okay? A truce?

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  • The music  (4274 views)
       annie - Monday, April 16, 2001, at 4:26 p.m.
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         Ian - Saturday, October 27, 2001, at 2:42 p.m.

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