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

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Re: Stealing Schindler's List!
• Posted by: Sean Raduechel   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, November 26, 2001, at 1:23 p.m.
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• In Response to: Stealing Schindler's List! (Harvey Lime)

> This one is a doosy! As Horner has not directly taken this theme from
> Schindler's List.
The main theme you hear in Enemy At The Gates is
> actually a small theme used in the "Re-Entry/Splashdown" cue of
> Apollo 13.
Now... THIS was taken almost directly from Schindler's
> List... but I guess because it was a different subject, few people
> noticed.
So do we criticise Enemy of stealing from Schindler? Or do we
> merely accuse Horner from stealing his own reworking of a theme he stole
> previously???????

I do agree with you that the theme does sound a lot like Schindler's List(especially considering that is what I am now listening to as I write). However, I have been hearing many things lately that seem to use that theme. Although the other movie I've heard it in continues to evade my memory, one that does come to mind recently is the little slice played during ads related to Harry Potter. Although it is a little more difficult recognizing it there since it is re-engineered to sound more mystical.

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • The music  (4269 views)
       annie - Monday, April 16, 2001, at 4:26 p.m.
    •    The music  (4199 views)
         Ian - Saturday, October 27, 2001, at 2:42 p.m.
      •    Stealing Schindler's List!  (4279 views)
           Harvey Lime - Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 5:29 p.m.
        •      Re: Stealing Schindler's List!  (3910 views)    We're Here
             Sean Raduechel - Monday, November 26, 2001, at 1:23 p.m.
        •    Re: Stealing Schindler's List!  (3929 views)
             Josh - Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 11:21 p.m.
      •    Re: Oi! listen to..  (4059 views)
           Josh - Sunday, November 4, 2001, at 11:27 p.m.

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