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 Posted:   Sep 13, 2021 - 6:54 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Since I was a kid there has been a closing theme that has sucked me into its high string vortex like no other...

...and I cannot say for sure why it hit my young ears and thrust me into its b&w aural netherworld, and that's all that counts.

And then when I was older I came across this piece for the first time...

...and ever since it's been the same story.

There must be film music out there with the same ambience and pull. I'm sure I'll think of some. You know I'll think of some. But for now these two will do just fine.

 Posted:   Sep 14, 2021 - 4:40 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Working my way towards cues proper. In the meantime...

...from beginning to 1:18--

 Posted:   Sep 15, 2021 - 7:09 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

The chords in that last one really do it for me. It's as if she's emerging out of morning fog into daylight.

Anyway, I could add Khachaturian's "Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia," Grofe's "Sunset" and Gershwin's "Concerto in F" --oh and Hanson's “Serenade for Flute, Harp, and Strings”--to this introductory mix. For me, each song and piece exudes a profound sense of melancholy with a bit of wonder. And yearning. With a touch of sublime. I am helplessly zoned in.


from 1:22-on

and this--

 Posted:   Sep 15, 2021 - 9:06 PM   
 By:   Joe 1956   (Member)

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea full end title.

 Posted:   Sep 16, 2021 - 7:14 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Indeed. Unforgettable if you were a kid back in the day.

 Posted:   Sep 16, 2021 - 7:23 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Maestro Newman--Alfred, that is--had so many of these kind of moments.

Pick it up from 1:04...

...and for me, it doesn't get better than this. From South Pacific (Cheers, Mr. Faiola)--

 Posted:   Sep 17, 2021 - 8:01 PM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

from a pair of Steiners--



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