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A small criticism of The Hobbit Soundtrack (and film soundtracks in general)

Radagast-Aiwendil
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Jan 11 2013, 10:10pm


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While I love the soundtrack for this film, something that annoys me about soundtrack CDs in general is the fact that they never follow the music heard in the film to the letter: bits are added in where they shouldn't be, and the tracks are not always in the correct order that you hear them in the film either (some bits aren't in the film whatsoever!)

For people like me who are able to match the individual sections of each soundtrack with particular moments in the film after two or three (sometimes even one!) viewing(s), it is frustrating as you try to imagine the film in your head listening to the music....but suddenly the music goes off track, or skips ahead to the end of a sequence in mid-flow, using the skipped bit of music later on, etc etc.

Does anyone agree with me on this,or do you prefer soundtracks in this style? Do you like the music to flow in order or to vary in terms of it's relative position in the film? (Yes, I know that the soundtrack follows in MOSTLY the right order)

"These are Gundabad Wargs! They will outrun you!"

"THESE are Rhosgobel Rabbits! I'd like to see them try...."



(This post was edited by Radagast-Aiwendil on Jan 11 2013, 10:11pm)

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A small criticism of The Hobbit Soundtrack (and film soundtracks in general) Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Jan 11 2013, 10:10pm
    Ehhhh LordotRings93 Send a private message to LordotRings93 Jan 11 2013, 11:48pm
    I understand what your saying... Curunír Send a private message to Curunír Jan 12 2013, 4:33am
    Actually, the problem is the other way around (I think) Earl Send a private message to Earl Jan 12 2013, 6:07am
        I don't even understand the title of the soundtrack hutch Send a private message to hutch Jan 13 2013, 12:56am
            It doesn't claim to be for the extended edition FlyingSerkis Send a private message to FlyingSerkis Jan 13 2013, 12:27pm
    Complete recordings herzogian Send a private message to herzogian Jan 12 2013, 9:09am
        Yes I have the complete recordings, and love them for exactly that reason// Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Jan 12 2013, 9:27am
    The Necromancer chris10112 Send a private message to chris10112 Jan 13 2013, 12:08am
        Please tell me there is something similar for hutch Send a private message to hutch Jan 13 2013, 12:51am
            Here you go: FlyingSerkis Send a private message to FlyingSerkis Jan 13 2013, 12:20pm
                N/A hutch Send a private message to hutch Jan 13 2013, 3:26pm
                    Doug Adams has spoken about it FlyingSerkis Send a private message to FlyingSerkis Jan 13 2013, 5:55pm

 
 
 

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