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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 1 "The Land Before Time"

For this final selection on my Top 10 James Horner music retrospective, I found myself compelled to speak on two tracks from the same film, as I think both are necessary in order to comment fully on James’ unique skill in the matter of making what could otherwise be seen as childish, entirely epic. 851 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 2 "Battle in the Mutara Nebula"

I have heard this song played in the background of numerous videos online, as it is a fan-favorite for all men and women who love sci-fi, and especially… 228 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 3 "In Training"

Now granted, I could have featured the “Building the Secret Weapon” sequence from the first American Tail. But that particular track seems to be left out of the official soundtrack to that film. 273 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 4 "Krull - Main Title"

If you have ever seen Krull (I’ve only managed to make it through half of it), you may have noticed how confused, haphazard, and completely confusing it is. 336 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 5 "The Machine Age"

This song is quite surprising. What I think it manages to do is something that a lot of opening themes don’t really do anymore: foreshadow the ups and downs of the entire movie. 392 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 6 "Heritage of the Wolf"

Now truth be told, the Balto soundtrack does not have as many easily memorable pieces or singable tracks as all of the others that I will be featuring here, but it nonetheless still has one of the strongest soundtracks and most notable on James Horner’s discography. 266 more words

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The Legacy of James Horner: No. 7 "Once Upon a Time With Me”

Getting on to our more whimsical and heartfelt songs, we have here the ending lyrical piece from 20th Century Fox’s Once Upon A Forest, brought to us by David Kirschner, from the same executive producer of both American Tail films. 389 more words

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