Ep. 4 - Elliot Goldenthal's 'Final Fantasy'
Score Cue Snapshots! • Adventure, Fantasy, Music, 17-Oct-2020
Goldenthal describes this soundtrack as combining "orchestration techniques associated with the late 20th-century Polish avant-garde, as well as my own experiments from Alien 3, and 19th-century Straussian brass and string instrumentation."
Elliot Goldenthal is a composer of contemporary classical music as well as a film composer. He won the Academy Award® for Best Original Score in 2002 for his score Frida.
Where to watch: https://letterboxd.com/film/final-fantasy-the-spirits-within/
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