Ep. 73 - Jerry Goldsmith's 'The Mummy'
It's Halloween! • Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Music, 16-Jun-2021
With another spectacular cue by Jerry Goldsmith this week, we are featuring "Imhotep" from the 1999 film, "The Mummy". This cue is one of our favorites and highlights such a dynamic sequence ranging from adventure, tenderness, and tragic loss. There is also very extensive brass and percussion elements with work very well with what unfolds on-screen. Enjoy!
Listen to the score https://open.spotify.com/album/5npe6B2eEGqG4g6jYk71Kb?si=6uyPNVZXSTyTsSJDST_lDQ&dl_branch=1
Where to watch: https://letterboxd.com/film/the-mummy-1999/
Every Monday and Wednesday, SCORE CUE SNAPSHOTS brings you iconic scenes married to the corresponding score cue without dialogue and SFX, thus allowing anyone to appreciate how the score works with what you see unfold on-screen.
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