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Re: James Horner regularly steals
• Posted by: Nick   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2007, at 10:45 p.m.
• IP Address: cpe001111e92573-cm000f9fe571a8.cpe.net.cable.rogers.com
• In Response to: James Horner regularly steals (Olly)

> I haven't listened to the comparison so am not sure whether Horner stole
> from Arnold, but Horner regularly uses music by other composers when he
> can't be bothered to come up with anything original. See particularly
> 'Sneakers' where he rips out a bleeding chunk from Shostakovich 5, and
> 'Jade' where he uses Stravinsky's Rite of spring. Mind you, if 'Titanic'
> is an example of his original music, I think I prefer it when he steals
> from others....

Wrong.

Horner had nothing to do with the "Rite Of Spring" music in JADE - his score was replaced with that music. The only significant music of Horner's in that film is the opening titles, and any sort of soft synth choir you might hear from time to time.

Funny how NO ONE EVER mentions the similarities between David Arnold's theme to "Independence Day" and Horner's "Legends Of The Fall" - which Horner wrote first two years earlier.

It cuts both ways, Horner haters.




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