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      Donation time at JWFan   01/16/18

      Hello!

      For those who may not know, JWFan relies entirely on donations to keep running.  Donations pay for our server bills, as well as keeping our domain and Invision Powerboard fees.
      As an incentive to donate, I am offering a series of free CDS to anyone who donates over a certain amount!   Last time this was a modest success, where I raised $500 of our desired $1,000 and mailed out 3 free CDs to lucky JWFanners.  This time I'll be doing the raffling a littler different!   Our goal is $1000 once again, and I will have four tiers of free CDs you can win once again.  But this time, the more you donate, the more entries into each raffle you'll get!   Each $10 you donate gets your name put into the raffle mug once for the $10 pool, twice for the $20 pool, thrice for the $30 pool, and five times into the $50 pool.  Here is the list of CDs you can win - and I have more to add at a later time when I get a little more organized (I'll post what they are by Friday at the latest)   The $10 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you one ticket into this pool) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $250 donated Tyler Bates - God of War; Ascension (OST, La La Land Records) Danny Elfman - Planet of the Apes (OST, Sony) Danny Elfman - Taking Woodstock (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Identity Thief (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (OST) Michael Giacchino - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (OST, Varese Sarabande) Dave Holmes & Various - Ocean's 11 (OST, WB Records) Joel McNeely & Various - Hollywood '94 (Varese Sarabande) Joe Kraemer - Jack Reacher (OST, La La Land Records) John Williams - Born on the Fourth of July (OST, MCA Records)   The $20 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you two ticket into this pool, must donate at least $20 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $500 donated John Barry - First Love (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - The Challenge (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - In Harm's Way (2009 Intrada edition) Jerry Goldsmith - The Red Pony (Varese) Alan Silvestri - Dutch (La La Land) Shirley Walker - Willard (La La Land) John Williams - Family Plot (Varese Sarabande) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $30 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you three ticket into this pool, must donate at least $30 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $750 donated James Horner - Gorky Park (OOP Kritzerland Edition) James Newton Howard - Outbreak (2CD, Varese Deluxe Edition) Laurence Rosenthal - Clash of the Titans (2CD, Intrada) John Williams - The Fury (2CD, La La Land) John Williams - Jane Eyre (OOP, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $50 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you five ticket into this pool, must donate at least $50 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $1,000 donated Jerry Fielding - The Wild Bunch (3CD, FSM) Ira Newborn - The Naked Gun trilogy (3CD, La La Land) Shirley Walker and Various - Batman: The Animated Series Volume 3 (4CD, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer     All shipping will be paid by me to anywhere in the world!   I will pull names from a hat for each pool, and you get to pick whatever CD set you want if I pull your name!   To be eligible, leave your JWFan username in the comments area of your donation.  If you want to donate but not be in the running for a free CD, mention that in the comment.   Use this link or the link on the mainpage.       Thank you!   Jason, Ricard, and Andreas.

Hauben

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  1. Star Wars Prequel Music Resource (part 2)

    Some interesting discussions about the AOTC score over here. Up until today, it’s still kinda unbelievable how badly edited the score for AOTC was: the looping, the tracked music on places where it wasn’t needed at all. The edit during the 2nd part of the meadow picnic is quite absurd and I still don’t get it why they didn’t use the original transition from the fire place scene to the “rainy ramp” scene. I have another question. In the movie, the transition between “Visiting prime minister” & “first kiss” contains some tracked music form the beginning of that cue. Could it be that the original transition is heard at the beginning of the “extended Naboo arrival” deleted scene? It contains some music I can’t really place and continues with the music heard at the island retreat balcony. I’ve been wondering this for some time.
  2. Hello

    Thanks! It depends on the subject really. I try to use as much variation as possible. For strings I like to use Memoirs of a Geisha/Schindler's list/Far and Away, for brass & woodwinds mostly Star Wars/Indaian Jones/The Terminal, for celesta Home Alone/Harry Potter... Most of the time my students know the music and are really surprised that it's all been written by one guy. Around christmas, we always sing "somewhere in my memory", which they really like. And in one group, I do some thematic classes around film scores, in which we watch Last Crusade and discuss the music (themes - functions of music...). After we've done that, they have to pick one movie themselves and do a little review of the film score. They really enjoy doing that. Welcome, How big is your class? Thanks! It depends on what group I teach, usually around 15 - 25 pupils or so.
  3. Some John Barry Bond scores like Moonraker, You Only Live Twice. The Prince of Tides from James Newton Howard.
  4. SCORE: The Terminal (John Williams, 2004)

    Nice review. I have been listening a lot to the Terminal lately. As said above, the love theme really stands out. Apart from that I really like the nostalgic music (the homesickness cue?) after the national anthem of Krakozhia and a that small, but very sweet cue just before the bridal march in the wedding of officer Torres track (around 3:50). And the fountain scene is some great relaxing music!
  5. Hello

    Thanks! It depends on the subject really. I try to use as much variation as possible. For strings I like to use Memoirs of a Geisha/Schindler's list/Far and Away, for brass & woodwinds mostly Star Wars/Indaian Jones/The Terminal, for celesta Home Alone/Harry Potter... Most of the time my students know the music and are really surprised that it's all been written by one guy. Around christmas, we always sing "somewhere in my memory", which they really like. And in one group, I do some thematic classes around film scores, in which we watch Last Crusade and discuss the music (themes - functions of music...). After we've done that, they have to pick one movie themselves and do a little review of the film score. They really enjoy doing that.
  6. Hello

    Hello! I’m from Belgium (Europe), 27 years old and a fan of film scores, John Williams’ scores in particular. I’m a music teacher in a high school and use a lot of soundtracks in my classes. Obviously, there’s a picture of John Williams on the class wall! Apart from that, I play the piano and from time to time, I like to write a bit of music. I found out about this place some years ago and thought I’d finally join the discussions.