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Poll: Types of Film Music

Which kind of music used in film soundtracks do you usually like most?

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    John Williams

    (INSTRUMENTAL) ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

    Famous examples include:

    Gone with the Wind (1939) The Magnificent Seven (1960) Psycho (1960) Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Star Wars (1977) The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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    Joseph Cotten in The Third Man (1949)

    I prefer individual instruments or smaller orchestras, as in CHAMBER MUSIC, JAZZ, SIMPLE PIANO or GUITAR MUSIC

    Famous examples include:

    The Third Man (1949) Touch of Evil (1957) Breathless (1960) Local Hero (1984) Dead Man (1995) Million Dollar Baby (2004)

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    Hans Zimmer in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)

    SYNTH MUSIC

    Famous examples include:

    Apocalypse Now (1979) The Fog (1980) Blade Runner (1982) Scarface (1983) The Social Network (2010) Inception (2010)

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    Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Edward Bunker, and Lawrence Tierney in Reservoir Dogs (1992)

    ALREADY EXISTING SONGS OR PIECES OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

    Famous examples include:

    The Graduate (1967) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Easy Rider (1969) Goodfellas (1990) Pulp Fiction (1994) Drive (2011)

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    Al Pacino and Charles Durning in Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

    I prefer no or very little music.

    Famous examples include:

    M (1931) 12 Angry Men (1957) The Birds (1963) A Woman under the Influence (1974) Dog Day Afternoon (1975) No Country for Old Men (2007)