RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 147,736
Posts: 5,843,136
Members: 26,187
Currently online: 444
Newest member: firstresident

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: Non Sequitur
By: Michelle Erica Green on Sep 4

Two The Next Generation Bobble Heads
By: T'Bonz on Sep 4

September-October 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Sep 4

Official Starships Collection Update
By: T'Bonz on Sep 3

Star Trek Night At Fenway Park
By: T'Bonz on Sep 3

New Star Trek Merchandise
By: T'Bonz on Sep 2

Perth Mint Voyager Coins
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Face Off To Feature Trek Makeup
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Pegg Omaze Video Features Outtakes
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Vulcan Ale – The Genesis Effect
By: T'Bonz on Aug 31

Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.

Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy All your nerd stuff goes here.

Thread Tools
Old April 30 2012, 06:58 PM   #1
Fleet Admiral
Location: Hollywood, CA
RIP Joel Goldsmith

I saw Screen Archives and Varese posting about this last night, so I thought I'd start a thread here.

For those who don't know, Joel did some work on the score for Star Trek: First Contact, as well as being mostly responsible for scoring Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, as we ll as the sequel films, and as far back as the old syndicated series Super Force and The Untouchables (which if you grew up in the '90s and were a TNG fan, you'll remember used to air right before TNG in most markets.)

Also, probably more well known, is that he was the son of the great Jerry Goldsmith. (I think he wrote some popular soundtrack too, can't remember which ).

More detailed info:

RIP Joel. Thanks for the catchy theme song for Atlantis and Untouchables, and for being another great in the musical landscape of TV and film.

Last edited by doubleohfive; April 30 2012 at 07:10 PM.
doubleohfive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 30 2012, 07:08 PM   #2
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: RIP Joel Goldsmith

Oh man, that is sad. His was a name I had gotten used to seeing in the credits for all sorts of things.
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 30 2012, 07:47 PM   #3
Re: RIP Joel Goldsmith

Damn. It just won't be the same without a Goldsmith soundtrack...
Tiberius is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 30 2012, 09:47 PM   #4
Lieutenant Commander
Re: RIP Joel Goldsmith

Gee... RIP Joel.
This is a sad news.
butch101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 30 2012, 11:23 PM   #5
Candlelight's Avatar
Location: New Zealand
Re: RIP Joel Goldsmith

First Jerry now Joel, that's sad.
"I'd rather be judged by twelve than carried by six."
Candlelight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 1 2012, 01:46 AM   #6
The Wormhole
The Wormhole's Avatar
Re: RIP Joel Goldsmith

Damn. Joel Goldsmith's work on the Stargates really was excellent. The end credits theme for SG-1, the Atlantis theme, the Asgard theme and the Replicators theme really stand out. For that matter, Daniel Jackson's ascension theme, Ba'al's theme, and that song Teyla sang in Critical Mass are also excellent examples of his work. Sad news indeed.
"Internet message boards aren't as funny today as they were ten years ago. I've stopped reading new posts." -The Simpsons 20th anniversary special.
The Wormhole is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:06 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.