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#1129296 - 05/09/07 05:02 AM What style of music is this?
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How do you classify the music of modern composers,like phillip glass and the japanese composer nobuo uematsu?I really like sort of modern film and game score type of music,and am just wondering what it is classified as

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#1129297 - 05/09/07 09:16 AM Re: What style of music is this?
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Philip Glass = minimalism
"If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him." (John Holt)


#1129298 - 05/09/07 09:19 AM Re: What style of music is this?
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Nothing like a terse but accurate response! \:D

Though didn't glass reject the label?

#1129299 - 05/10/07 01:57 PM Re: What style of music is this?
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I'd be curious to find an answer to Nobuo Uematsu part of the question as well. I personally am not a big fan of classical music, but love "classical" soundtracks like Nobuo Uematsu's Final Fantasy, or Jame Horner's soundtracks like Braveheart.


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