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Re: Holst
• Posted by: Steen Kaargaard Nielsen   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, October 7, 2006, at 2:39 a.m.
• IP Address: x1-6-00-0f-b5-e8-91-27.k28.webspeed.dk
• In Response to: Re: Holst (roybatty)
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I find this a truly interesting thread, fascinated as I am with Williams' 'collaborations' with dead composers, and will check out the 'borrowings' mentioned. The first time I listened to Parade of the Ewoks I immediately got the sense that it was almost composed on top of Prokofiev's March from his opera Love for Three Oranges. And The Dune Sea of Tatooine from A New Hope is more or less lifted from the beginning of the second part of Stravinsky's Sacre. But perhaps this has long been common knowledge.

I wonder whether anyone has DETAILED information about what music made up Lucas' original temp track (I mean specific cues).




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  • Holst  (11921 views)
       Rolan - Sunday, July 9, 2006, at 8:07 p.m.
    •    Re: Holst  (11794 views)
         futuremartymcfly - Thursday, August 3, 2006, at 2:42 p.m.
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           Arne Barnard - Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 8:25 p.m.
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           Rolan - Monday, September 4, 2006, at 1:38 p.m.
        •    Re: Holst  (11730 views)
             roybatty - Thursday, October 5, 2006, at 7:54 p.m.
          •    Absolutely Wrong  (11467 views)
               S.Venkatnarayanan - Monday, May 12, 2008, at 3:39 a.m.
          •    Re: Holst  (12817 views)
               Rolan - Sunday, February 25, 2007, at 10:41 a.m.
          •    Re: Holst  (11931 views)
               Alice Keymer - Sunday, December 31, 2006, at 5:53 p.m.
            •    Re: Holst  (11933 views)
                 Mister Frodo - Wednesday, February 7, 2007, at 9:07 p.m.
          •      Re: Holst  (12606 views)    We're Here
               Steen Kaargaard Nielsen - Saturday, October 7, 2006, at 2:39 a.m.


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