James Horner Famous Quotes & Sayings

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14 James Horner Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

James Horner Sayings: I think people hire me for the slightly weird angle that I bring. Part of I think people hire me for the slightly weird angle that I bring. Part of the trick is keeping it sort of simple; you have to give the impression of not that much music playing when there's really a lot.
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James Horner Sayings: I don't use a computer in writing at all. I'm sort of old-fashioned about it. I don't use a computer in writing at all. I'm sort of old-fashioned about it.
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James Horner Sayings: I'm a fanatic about Irish music. I love its moody, modal and timeless quality. I'm I'm a fanatic about Irish music. I love its moody, modal and timeless quality. I'm different from some other composers, because I don't look at this as just a job. I think of music as art.
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James Horner Sayings: When I do a film score, I am basically nothing more than a fancy pencil 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 Sayings: The music's job is to get the audience so involved that they forget how the The music's job is to get the audience so involved that they forget how the movie turns out.
James Horner Sayings: My tastes went all over the place, from Strauss to Mahler. I was never a 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 Sayings: To me, writing and composing are much more like painting, about colors and brushes; I To me, writing and composing are much more like painting, about colors and brushes; I don't use a computer when I write, and I don't use a piano. I'm at a desk writing, and it's very broad strokes and notes as colors on a palette.
James Horner Sayings: The sound world that I created for 'Avatar' had to be very different, really, than 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 Sayings: I tend to write it and then let go emotionally. I tend to write it and then let go emotionally.
James Horner Sayings: You have to make an audience experience with the ears as well as their eyes. You have to make an audience experience with the ears as well as their eyes.
James Horner Sayings: I'm sure that I was influenced by Goldsmith's large orchestral scores when I started out, I'm sure that I was influenced by Goldsmith's large orchestral scores when I started out, and that was because the people who employed me wanted that kind of sound. I wasn't in a position to say, 'Go to Hell!'
James Horner Sayings: I think very abstractly when I'm writing. Then, as the project moves on, it becomes I think very abstractly when I'm writing. Then, as the project moves on, it becomes more like sculpting.
James Horner Sayings: I'm used to working with the director and producer, and that's my relationship. It's very I'm used to working with the director and producer, and that's my relationship. It's very simple.
James Horner Sayings: I am a musicologist, a doctor of music. Therefore I listened to, studied and analysed I am a musicologist, a doctor of music. Therefore I listened to, studied and analysed a lot of music. I also enjoy metaphors, the art of quoting and of cycles.