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Comments about the soundtrack for The Mists of Avalon (Lee Holdridge)

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Re: religious aspect should have been omitted
• Posted by: Erin Mills
• Date: Sunday, December 8, 2002, at 12:11 p.m.
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• In Response to: religious aspect should have been omitted (Robin Von Kreiger Ph.D.)

> Music-was good for the mood. The pageantry in Camelot is preferable. The
> book does speak how a knighted becomes knighted in those days. This
> embodies all man's dream of Utopia. It is a study of man's ambition,
> greed, lust, power,dreams, which remain today & is still the root of
> problems..I find the evil sister akin to Cardinal Richlieu during the
> French Revolution. I think you had a done a good job of it. I think the
> religious aspect should have been omitted. Thank you for a good bed time
> story!

What's your native language, man? Because if you actually have a PhD,I don't think it's English. Your ideas are....interesting, but I think they're totally off base. The Mists of Avalon is not a bed time story, it's a spiritual novel written for older readers. It's not especially historically accurate, but it's a beautiful retelling and, for me, it brought a whole new religous outlook.I don't think the religous aspects should have been omitted, I think that would completely destroy the point of the story, and as someone who has read the book, I think that the movie distorted and left out a lot of the important details which made the novel so interesting. By the way, I do think the soundtrack is awesome. The movie introduced me to Loreena McKinnet.

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