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• Posted by Smalltown_Poets
• Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at 10:11 p.m.
• IP Address: ac881312.ipt.aol.com
• In Response to: Re: The real ultimate Power: Africa scores (docile)


> How does "Endurance" compare to other Powell scores? This one
> has been on my list for about five years, but it is slowly disappearing so
> I need to act fast.

I don't have enough Powell scores to really say how it compares with his other stuff. Powell's largely hit-or-miss with me, so I only have a few of his scores. There's definitely some Media Ventures influences like those staccato orchestra hits and such. Still, the score feels very vibrant to me and the finale track is just wonderful.

> What about Tears of the Sun, Out of Africa (does this even count), A World
> Apart, Congo? I like all of those.

Ah, I had forgotten about Tears of the Sun... it bores me a bit, unfortunately. I like Out of Africa, but there's not much African influence there. And the main theme is nearly exactly the same as his own High Road to China, which I like better. I do need to check out A World Apart and Congo.

> Yeah. Joel Goldsmith is one of those composers that I like everything I've
> heard from them, but for some odd reason I just don't get around to buying
> any of their CDs. Now I'll at least have one Joel Goldsmith CD. Yay!

Have you heard his unreleased stuff from "Star Trek First Contact" like the Phoenix Flight track? Fantastic!

-Jon



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