James Horner Quotes

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James Horner Quotes

When I do a film score, I am basically nothing more than a fancy pencil for hire. I dont own any of the music when I am - it belongs to the film company - and likewise, when I am done, even if I come up with something astounding that I may want to revisit ... in the world of film composition, you cant do that.
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You have to make an audience experience with the ears as well as their eyes.

— James Horner

I don't use a computer in writing at all. I'm sort of old-fashioned about it.

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My tastes went all over the place, from Strauss to Mahler. I was never a big Wagner or Tchaikovsky fan. Benjamin Britten, Tallis, all the early English Medieval music, Prokofiev, some Russian composers, mostly the people that were the colorists, the French.

— James Horner

The music's job is to get the audience so involved that they forget how the movie turns out.

— James Horner

I tend to write it and then let go emotionally.

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I'm used to working with the director and producer, and that's my relationship. It's very simple.

— James Horner

The sound world that I created for 'Avatar' had to be very different, really, than anything I ever created before. There is also three hours of music.

— James Horner

When I do a film score, I am basically nothing more than a fancy pencil for hire. I don't own any of the music when I am - it belongs to the film company - and likewise, when I am done, even if I come up with something astounding that I may want to revisit ... in the world of film composition, you can't do that.

— James Horner

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