This is such a catchy tune that it brightens any playlist. I particularly enjoy the way that the guitar goes off and embellishes the melody. A great instrumental track. And quite different from Tyler’s orchestral scoring.
There was such excellent music composed for these original Star Trek episodes. Sequence after sequence of recognisable music that seemed to be frequently used in various episodes. And because music from these tracks was cut-and-pasted into these shows hearing them (I assume) in their original settings, short passages stand out when heard here. And a great re-recording too.
Quite an uplifting theme this one with some bright brass fanfares and full string playing, it’s quite unlike what I am used to with Small’s other works that I heard before hearing this (e.g., The China Syndrome, Klute, The Star Chamber). Read the rest of this entry »