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Comments about the soundtrack for King Arthur (Hans Zimmer)

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Re: Zimmer seems to like doing that...
• Posted by: Kurt   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, July 26, 2004, at 6:42 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Zimmer seems to like doing that... (Zed)

> I disagree with you there, I love the long tracks. It makes listening to
> the music so much more enjoyable. Less silence and more music! Good music
> if not great! I think all soundtracks should be set out Zimmer style, but
> almost no composer out there can sustain a 10min track without getting
> boring. Zimmer is the only one. Horner tries but has the most weakest
> themes. I miss the old Horner of Willow. I love fim music and the reason
> why Zimmer apeals to so many movie fans is that doesn't compose in a
> classical style. He's themes are rich, melodic and sound so full, even
> when he does a sex comedy. Imagine Zimmer if he did Lord of The Rings
> which are ok soundtracks but really are lacking the power of a grand
> theme. I hate that Zimmer cops crap for not being complex in his music.
> This makes me laugh! I'd like you to give Brian Tyler crap then for being
> so simple. If the music has a good theme, sound and style who cares how
> complex it is. Zimmer keep kicking ass and let's all remember that if it
> were'nt for Zimmer and his willingness to share his ideas and help up and
> coming composers, the film music industry would'nt be where it is today!
> Take it easy all! hope there are some great soundtracks later on in the
> year.

Are you saying that the LOTR soundtracks, which utilize over 50 themes have no grand theme? Rohan, Fellowship, Gondor, Isengard....

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