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Offline Daverz

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Re: What is this orchestral work?
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2018, 03:36:20 PM »
I have no clue what this is, but I can imagine this playing during a montage in some 1930s historical drama with Adolphe Manjou.

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Re: What is this orchestral work?
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2018, 03:51:45 PM »
It sounds like a sea storm scene, possibly from a movie or opera. It does have a whiff of Tchaikovsky. Who is a lesser Korngold? (It's not John Williams, Karl!)
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Re: What is this orchestral work?
« Reply #22 on: April 16, 2018, 12:09:07 AM »
I would say that who ever wrote it had heard the Introduction to Act I of Die Walkure. Now I will probably be left with egg on my face when it turns out to pre-date that work.

Change of mind, it is more like the Introduction to Act III of Siegfried but still ersatz- Wagner. It sounds vaguely similar in style to the Overture to Captain Blood by Korngold. I thought I had more Korngold film music but can't find it right now.