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 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 9:13 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

So I was thinking of putting together a playlist consisting of montage scenes. Looking for suggestions. My definition for this project: Usually a lengthy piece of music that accompanies a sequence of events cut into a short period of time on film. For example the construction of a building or spaceship, a journey over long distances, an athlete in training, etc. (excluding songs)

My examples:

The Construction- Explorers
Building The Barn- Witness
Money Montage- All Dogs Go To Heaven
In Training- An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 9:32 AM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)

The one that popped into my head is the "Lost in New York" montage from "Delicious," by George Gershwin. He liked what he came up with for the sequence so much that he later turned the piece into his concert hall work "Second Rhapsody."

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 9:42 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

Hey Solium, I started a thread asking for cues that score the creative process, which is sort of what you're looking for.

http://filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=87140&forumID=1&archive=0

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 9:43 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

So I was thinking of putting together a playlist consisting of montage scenes. Looking for suggestions. My definition for this project: Usually a lengthy piece of music that accompanies a sequence of events cut into a short period of time on film. For example the construction of a building or spaceship, a journey over long distances, an athlete in training, etc. (excluding songs)

My examples:

The Construction- Explorers
Building The Barn- Witness
Money Montage- All Dogs Go To Heaven
In Training- An American Tail: Fievel Goes West


Excluding songs? Oh man, WHY? There are so many great song/montage sequences! Like this:

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 10:01 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Sigerson Holmes- Thxs for the suggestion. smile

Jim Phelps- Ah! I tried searching "Montage Scenes" put didn't see any threads for that subject. I'm sure your thread will be helpful. wink

Thor- Haha! I guess we could do another list for "song montages". big grin

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 10:17 AM   
 By:   Tango Urilla   (Member)

Some ideas:

"Impossible, But Doable" - Entrapment (Christopher Young)
"Training Montage" - Spy Game (Harry Gregson-Williams)
"Kill Them First" - Skyfall (Thomas Newman)
"Setting The Trap" - Home Alone (John Williams)
"Gilraen's Memorial" - The Fellowship of the Ring (Howard Shore)

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 10:26 AM   
 By:   cinemel1   (Member)

Civil War montage at the beginning of the second part of Gone with the Wind.

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 11:12 AM   
 By:   Dr. Nigel Channing   (Member)

"The Teaching Montage" from DAVE (James Newton Howard)
"Orange Crop Montage" and "Work Montage" form CROSS CREEK (Leonard Rosenman)
"Montage" from SQUANTO (Joel McNeely)
"Adventure Montage" from WILD AMERICA (Joel McNeely)
"Search Montage" from FAMILY PLOT (John Williams)
"Montage" from JAWS (John Williams)
"Training Montage" from TOOTH FAIRY (George S. Clinton)
"Two Year Montage" from MARLEY AND ME (Theodore Shapiro)
"Montage" from SUPERMAN III (Ken Thorne)
"Shopping Day Montage" from ELOISE AT CHRISTMASTIME (Bruce Broughton)
"Cute Kitten Montage" from DUMA (John Debney)
"Message Montage" from RESCUERS DOWN UNDER (Bruce Broughton)
"Neely's Career Montage" from VALLEY OF THE DOLLS (John Williams)
"Children's Montage" from KINDERGARTEN COP (Randy Edelman)
"Animal Montage" from AMAZON (Alan Williams)
"Work Montage" from THE MOLLY MAGUIRES (Henry Mancini)
"Ceremony Montage" from AMERIKA (Basil Poledouris)
"Training Montage" and "New Owner Montage" from DREAMER (John Debney)
"Summer Montage" from FATHER OF THE BRIDE 2 (Alan Silvestri)
"Outtake Montage" from LIAR, LIAR (John Debney)
"Learning the Call" and "Plowing" from WAR HORSE (John Williams)

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 11:19 AM   
 By:   Lokutus   (Member)

Becoming one of "the people" from my avatar score. smile
The passage of time, a changing of seasons - The Bicentennial Man
For Love of a Princess - Braveheart
Small Victories - Searching for Bobby Fisher
The Wedding - Legends of the Fall
a single act of disobedience - One Night with the King
Game Montage - Dodgeball
Prologue - Anastasia (David Newman)
Who's Up for an Adventure - Journey II: Mysterious Island
Goodbye Lorch - I am Dina
Writing the Book - Mesrine
The Adoption - The Omen
Montage - David and Lisa
Bible Study - 3:10 to Yuma

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 11:22 AM   
 By:   Dr. Nigel Channing   (Member)

"Tour of the Continent" from HEARST CASTLE: BUILDING THE DREAM (Sam Cardon)
"Conrack Main Title" from CONRACK (John Williams)
"Run Forrest Run" from FORREST GUMP (Alan Silvestri)
"Getting Out the Vote" from LINCOLN (John Williams)
"Jim's New Life" from EMPIRE OF THE SUN (John Williams)

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 11:44 AM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)

Perhaps a separate "training montage" thread would be in order.


There was this rare Williams excursion into '80s cheese:



Similar training scene in Conti's "The Right Stuff":

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 1:10 PM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

So why on earth hasn't anyone mentioned Vince DiCola's Training Montage from Rocky IV??

 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 1:32 PM   
 By:   filmsonwax   (Member)

Vince DiCola's "Training Montage" from ROCKY IV (film version).
"Battle in the Mutura Nebula" from STAR TREK II.

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 1:48 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

A handful of my favorites, some maybe already mentioned.

"Building the Deathcoaster" - Army of Darkness (Joseph LoDuca)
"Howling Commandos Montage" - Captain America (Alan Silvestri)
"The Construction" - Explorers (Jerry Goldsmith)
"Setting the Trap" - Home Alone (John Williams)
"Preparing the Cage" - Jaws (John Williams)
"Native Montage" - Quigley, Down Under (Basil Poledouris)
"Fixing the Old Beaver" - Six Days, Seven Nights (Randy Edelman)
"Costume Montage" - Spider-Man (Danny Elfman)



 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 1:51 PM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)

Excluding songs? Oh man, WHY? There are so many great song/montage sequences!


Come to think of it, Conti's "Gonna Fly Now" song cue ("Rocky" & "Rocky II") must be considered one of the standard-setting training montage pieces.

Randy Newman wrote a comic swing number for the losing streak montage in "The Natural." Here's a fan-edit of the scene emphasizing their favorite shot, I guess:



I think there was another cue for the winning streak later in the film.

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 20, 2013 - 2:10 PM   
 By:   Smitty   (Member)

"Training" from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
"The Baptism" from The Godfather
"Main Title" from Commando

 
 Posted:   Oct 21, 2013 - 1:18 AM   
 By:   johnbijl   (Member)

So I was thinking of putting together a playlist consisting of montage scenes. Looking for suggestions. My definition for this project: Usually a lengthy piece of music that accompanies a sequence of events cut into a short period of time on film. For example the construction of a building or spaceship, a journey over long distances, an athlete in training, etc. (excluding songs)

LOL! I did a quick search in my iTunes library and came up with 110 (!) hits. A track titled training montage alone is on Rocky IV, Dreamer, Diggstown, SpaceCamp, The Next Karate Kid and *cough* supposed to be in the Highlander-score.

Let me see this afternoon if I can export such a listing. In the mean time: http://www.totalfilm.com/features/50-greatest-movie-montages/

With inspiration for Rambo II (and therefore: Gremlins II), Rudy, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Up and the opening for Commando!


By the way: I know we're excluding songs, but I stil would like a shout out for the great song montages of the eighties as in Real Genius (Chaz Jankel's Number One), Ghostbusters (Mick Smiley's Magic), and that Montage-fest called Top Gun (Danger Zone, Playing with the Boys and basically every frickin' scene!).

 
 Posted:   Oct 21, 2013 - 1:28 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

"Hercules: The Legendary Journeys"
Joseph LoDuca

Cue: "Rebuilding" (on Volume 3)

Cue: "Faith's Song" (on Volume 3)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4iCt_vch-8

Here is the scene with "Faith's Song":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGkOgQGz_nM (0:53 in)

I don't remember the name of this cue, but it's on Volume 3 as well; 10:39 in:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtA3T2NknOg
(the ending on this cue, was changed in the episode editorially)


Volume 3 is the best volume Varese released.

 
 Posted:   Oct 21, 2013 - 2:47 AM   
 By:   David Kessler   (Member)

So why on earth hasn't anyone mentioned Vince DiCola's Training Montage from Rocky IV??

Was thinking the same...this IS the montage scene King period!!!

 
 Posted:   Oct 21, 2013 - 2:47 AM   
 By:   David Kessler   (Member)

sigh *doublepost*

 
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