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Tango0114 Apr 2018 12:22 p.m. PST

"The Western movie genre is the epitome of the American spirit. They are the stories of the frontier, the wild west, love, violence, and adventure. It's a genre that has not only come to define part of American culture, but has also left an impact on other societies, spreading throughout other countries and producing sub-genres. But one of the most captivating and influential aspects of the Western is the music. Western movie music is a definitive genre that creates specific imagery and transports the listener to the Western frontier. On the edge of civilization is the the opportunity of adventure and manifesto. This is what Western movie music portrays. So what is the history of it? And how can you produce your own Western theme? Let's travel to the wild west to discover…"
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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 2:14 p.m. PST

No one who thinks the movie was called "Highnoon" and who mentions neither Newman, Bernstein nor Tiomkin is qualified to have an opinion on the music of Westerns.

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 11:27 a.m. PST


Oh, well said, Brother!

Hear! Hear!


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