I have been spending so much time reviewing recently that I haven’t been listening to much else other than the titles for review. But here’s a selection of tracks I have been listening to this evening:
Bold and brassy this track. Sounds like quite an action track with the solid driving rhythm underneath the swirling strings and the blaring brass statements. A hint of Middle Eastern ethnicity for a second or two, but mostly generic action scoring.
A regal horn statement is very Lord-of-the-Rings-y to get things started. Suggests that we are seeing grand mountain vistas – maybe even snow-covered? Nice though. Then we are into a string ostinato and stabbing brass for the meat of the rescue. This is from a BBC documentary, though I can’t remember much about this sequence.
An ominous cue this one that’s quite and bare but at the same time exhibits quite a lot of Silvestri’s “mannerisms”. Quite a non-event cue really until the final string and brass swells at the end. Read the rest of this entry »