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Re: Film (movie) Music
« Reply #1060 on: February 09, 2018, 03:41:48 AM »
mmm...Shirley Bassey sang some pretty kick-ass Bond themes.
That's quite true but Nancy's is my all-time favourite.
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« Reply #1061 on: February 09, 2018, 06:20:38 AM »
That's quite true but Nancy's is my all-time favourite.
I have to go back and listen. Nancy is great. Shirley Bassey though, I don't know, pretty great! I guess we are lucky to have a time when pop music could really make an impression.

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« Reply #1062 on: February 09, 2018, 06:43:07 AM »
 :D
Schnittke's score for "Story of an Unknown Actor" is hauntingly beautiful, and quite a bit more accessible than his angst-ridden concert works: https://youtu.be/M3EuHTOLG8o

I absolutely love this by the same composer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKuMJL1qdnw

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Re: Film (movie) Music
« Reply #1063 on: February 13, 2018, 06:45:18 AM »
Well, this weekend I revisited Ghostbusters, which I do not believe I had seen since the season it opened.  And one half-surprising takeaway was, that while at the end of the movie you're probably humming the hit single theme song (Who you gonna call? No, really?) Elmer Bernstein's orchestral score really makes the movie the great success it is, from the ondes martenot in the opening NYPL scene, to the underscoring of the near-apocalypse finale.
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Re: Film (movie) Music
« Reply #1064 on: March 16, 2018, 12:56:23 PM »
This is rather fun - a sub-Shostakovichian pastiche but very enjoyable and not without a sense of looming tragedy and sadness at times:


The film was terrific.
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Re: Film (movie) Music
« Reply #1065 on: March 16, 2018, 01:41:42 PM »
This is rather fun - a sub-Shostakovichian pastiche but very enjoyable and not without a sense of looming tragedy and sadness at times:


The film was terrific.
How about a remake The death of Putin...
A woman voice glides like the wind
Of black, of damp, of night
And all it touches in this flight
Suddenly is over.

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Re: Film (movie) Music
« Reply #1066 on: March 16, 2018, 03:41:16 PM »
How about a remake The death of Putin...

Bring it on!
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