With five songs and an orchestra bolstered with a heavy dose of choir, Alan Menken musically narrates the fable of Rapunzel. The results are a classic score that stands on equal ground with the best of his 90s output for Disney.
When I was invited to talk at ASMAC’s Horner tribute in September of 2020, Dan Redfeld and I talked a lot about what we wanted to say concerning Horner’s musical style. One film that kept coming up was Sneakers.
Star Trek is one of Goldsmith’s most stunning, most awe-inspiring, and thematically rich scores. Every one of the 473 pages of orchestration reveal a mind that was able to create engaging music that perfectly suits the film.