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I wonder if this composer listened to Far and Away?


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#1 indy4

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 05:27 AM



At 1:14 there's a theme that sound sort of similar to William's love theme from Far and Away. The theme and the piece in general are different enough that I don't think it comes close to being a rip-off, but I also wouldn't be surprised if the composer was subconsciously channeling some JW. It's a nice piece of music, btw.
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:49 AM

Sounds like a regular irish-tingled theme. It's not that JW invented those in 1992.
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:58 AM

It's not the Irish-tinge that sounds similar, it's the structure. The rhythm and shape of the line starts off almost exactly the same.
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 04:02 PM

I wonder if Williams listened to The Hobbit...



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Posted 08 February 2012 - 01:21 AM

I've met this composer before and he conducted a piece we played of his a long time ago. I like his music very much, and I definitely hear the similarities you're talking about. Who knows? John Williams is everywhere, whether you know it or not ;)

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 01:25 AM

John Williams is everywhere, whether you know it or not ;)

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