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 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:04 PM   
 By:   barryfan   (Member)

What is your favorite James Horner scored scene?

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:17 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Just one???? Do you know how hard that would be?

Well the first thing that comes to my mind would be, Battle In The Mutara Nebula from Star Trek TWOK. If I can name more I will. smile


 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:18 PM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

First one that comes to mind is the Amazing Grace / Spock's funeral scene.

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:20 PM   
 By:   BrendonKelly   (Member)

Genesis Countdown - Star Trek II
All Systems Go, The Launch - Apollo 13
Stealing The Enterprise - Star Trek III
Betrayal and Desolation - Braveheart
Samuel's Death - Legends of the Fall

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:23 PM   
 By:   Jon Broxton   (Member)

The finale of Field of Dreams.

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:27 PM   
 By:   Shaun Rutherford   (Member)

The finale of Field of Dreams.

This and the beach scene from Glory, "Preparations For Battle." Actually, all the music from that point on in Glory.

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:31 PM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

SCENE?

Yikes, that's difficult. I haven't really analyzed many Horner-scored movies over the years.

Maybe "Bishop's Countdown" from ALIENS or one of those forest scenes from AVATAR.

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:31 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

- "Main Title / Collwin's Arrival" from KRULL

- The end of FIELD OF DREAMS

- "The Ascension" from COCOON

- "Stealing the Enterprise" from STAR TREK 3

- "Final Playback / End Titles" from BRAINSTORM

- "Escape from the Tavern" from WILLOW

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 1:31 PM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

The opening credit sequence of Commando.

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 2:35 PM   
 By:   MusicMad   (Member)

Too Many Secrets from Sneakers ... film scoring perfection!

Mitch

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 2:41 PM   
 By:   Francis   (Member)

Bishop's Countdown in Aliens, the VHS tape I recorded it on was worn out on that spot (before I got the Varese album).

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 2:42 PM   
 By:   WILLIAMDMCCRUM   (Member)

The bit in 'Glory' where Shaw says goodbye to his horse on the beach.

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 3:28 PM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

Any of the scenes from YOUNG GUNS.

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 3:28 PM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

^

 
 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 3:29 PM   
 By:   Kim Tong   (Member)

^

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 3:43 PM   
 By:   YOR The Hunter From The Future   (Member)

Young Guns? Is that from Horner?

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 3:56 PM   
 By:   theOzman   (Member)

There's plenty, but off the top of my head...

KIRK'S EXPLOSIVE REPLY - from STII:TWOK
RUSTLING - from THE JOURNEY OF NATTY GANN

Oz

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 4:22 PM   
 By:   Mr Greg   (Member)

So many to choose from...but the one that sprang to mind immediately when I read your question is the car scene and subsequent training session in "The Karate Kid".

Actually that entire cue (titled "From Master to Student to Master" on the OST) is among the very best Horner has written, in my opinion.

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 4:50 PM   
 By:   ZapBrannigan   (Member)

When you get right down to it, I have to admit that Horner is my favorite composer. That's going by how often I keep returning to three CDs; the numbers don't lie.

Favorite tracks on those discs:

Genesis Countdown - Star Trek II
The Launch - Apollo 13
Rose - Titanic

 
 Posted:   May 16, 2013 - 5:29 PM   
 By:   DeputyRiley   (Member)

"Revenge" from Braveheart
"Revenge" from Legends of the Fall

No joke man...those twin revenge cues play out so skillfully and hauntingly in both films, scored for films with directors who expertly staged those particular scenes. The music and visuals for those two scenes are powerfully and intricately woven together.

 
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