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Old June 11 2009, 05:00 AM   #1
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Star Trek IV: Giacchino-style

I was listening to "Enterprising Young Men" again today and had a little idea. Here's what the finale of The Voyage Home is like with Giacchino's Star Trek score.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9PmTyLnTTw
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Old June 11 2009, 05:51 AM   #2
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That was awesome! Good job
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Old June 11 2009, 05:54 AM   #3
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Re: Star Trek IV: Giacchino-style

Good job, but thank god that score wasn't on Star Trek IV. I liked 4's score a lot more than XI.
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Old June 11 2009, 06:02 AM   #4
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Re: Star Trek IV: Giacchino-style

Thanks guys. I love Giacchino's score. It's weird because I was initially uneasy about the whole concept behind JJ's take, but I came around pretty quickly, and it was the same for the Enterprise, and for Giacchino's score. It is different, but I think its pretty good score. I hope he lets loose for the sequel.

I bought Rosenman's score for TVH about seven or eight years ago. It was the last of the classic film scores I had to buy, and it's never been a favorite. It has its moments, but I definitely enjoy Giacchino's score more.
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Old June 11 2009, 06:43 AM   #5
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Re: Star Trek IV: Giacchino-style

The choice of score when they're cruising in Spacedock, about to find their "new" ship, makes it sound like the Big 7 are about to go kick some ass. LOVED it. Funny how a change of score can bring change of context, too.
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Old June 11 2009, 06:51 AM   #6
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Re: Star Trek IV: Giacchino-style

I thought the same thing, too. One of the best examples of how much a score affects a scene is in the music documentary on the Extended Edition DVD of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. The moment after Sam gives his speech in the finale, when the close-ups of Frodo, Sam and Gollum are on screen, was originally scored differently, and the final version is only slightly different, but the scene changes dramatically.

I think the Giacchino score works really well in this context. Kinda makes me think its not so different after all.
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Old June 11 2009, 10:55 PM   #7
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JonnyBoy wrote: View Post
I was listening to "Enterprising Young Men" again today and had a little idea. Here's what the finale of The Voyage Home is like with Giacchino's Star Trek score.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9PmTyLnTTw
Nicely done.
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