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Comments about the soundtrack for Titanic (James Horner)

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the so-called "damn pipes"
• Posted by: copernicus
• Date: Monday, December 15, 2003, at 9:58 p.m.
• IP Address: ip68-1-215-108.dl.dl.cox.net

I disagree with the statement about the pipes being out of place in the score or whatever he said in the review up there. Bagpipes (or uillean pipes, I am not sure which he used) is one of the most haunting instruments I have ever heard. I think they fit perfectly in the context of the score, especially since one of the main characters was Irish. Horner was trying to incorporate some of the Irish culture into the music, something that I thoroughly enjoyed. If anyone who reads this does not listen to Celtic music, I suggest that you check into it immediately. The Riverdance soundtrack composed by by Bill Whelan is one of my personal favorites, and includes one of the most beautiful pieces of music I have ever heard, played on the uillean pipes (I think it has two L's).

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