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 Posted:   May 6, 2020 - 5:39 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Ermm...sounding like Thor but didnt we have a sax thread maybe less than a year ago? wink
Where is that Norwegian to find the link when you need him ? Drinking, probably. big grin


Not Thor nor less than a year ago but...
https://filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=117545&forumID=1&archive=0

 
 
 Posted:   May 6, 2020 - 7:39 PM   
 By:   Paul MacLean   (Member)

I didn't think the samples were that good in 1982. Always thought it was Morrissey on alto. Huh. Do you remember where you read that?

It sounds very much like a sample to me (and not even that good a sample). Vangelis does a very good job of mimmickry but the intonation isn't that of a wind instrument. The E-Mu Emulator was an early but very good sampling keyboard, and Vangelis had one in his studio at that time.

 
 
 Posted:   May 28, 2020 - 1:45 PM   
 By:   Per   (Member)

Bird On A Wire (Zimmer), Rain Man (Zimmer)

It's the only two I could think of right now that has moments of sax in them, haha


Rain Man of course.

I can't remember much sax in BOAW though.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFRUosL-6RY


Ok, I see. Wonder if it is the same sax player as on Rain Man...


I don't know. But sounds like it.

 
 Posted:   May 28, 2020 - 2:04 PM   
 By:   First Breath   (Member)

Marc Russo is the BOAW sax player.

 
 
 Posted:   May 28, 2020 - 2:09 PM   
 By:   villagardens553   (Member)

A couple of things maybe not mentioned:

The List of Adrian Messenger

Tom Jones

 
 
 Posted:   May 28, 2020 - 3:05 PM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

Is it a sax that carries the main Commando theme by James Horner, throughout the film?

 
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