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Scooped by Christopher Coleman
May 11, 2012 11:11 AM
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Alan Silvestri on Thematic Material in Avengers | 1450 WHTC

Alan Silvestri on Thematic Material in Avengers | 1450 WHTC | Soundtrack | Scoop.it

AS:...But even the Tesseract, which is kind of the energy underpinning the Marvel world, had its own theme. Which remained for The Avengers. It was established in Captain America. The way the world of scoring works is, they had that theme whether they had me or not. For instance, the Captain America theme. But I think it was because of the working relationship. They very definitely wanted thematic material for The Avengers, as you might imagine. So I think all things considered, it seemed to them to possibly be a good fit...

 

MP: That's what fascinates me: they've tried to fit all of these people in the same world and seemingly as a way of doing that, avoided developing themes for their heroes in individual movies. Captain America stands in opposition to that plan. I can hum the Cap theme. Not so for the rest of the Avengers. Was that a plan on Marvel's part to be able to bring them together? Was there ever pushback on introducing a theme for Captain America?

 

AS: Well, we had talked about the whole range. I think, just in theory, everyone agreed early on that the idea of everyone having their clearly definable theme would probably be more distracting than helpful. What we discovered in Captain America is that there is a blessing and a curse to a clearly definable theme. The blessing is, it's clearly definable. The curse is, it's clearly definable! And so, a little of it goes a long, long way.

 

You can grow tired very quickly of, every time you see someone, hearing, 'Ba ba-ba ba bum!' [Laughs] No. It's like, 'Oh my God I'll kill myself if I hear that again.' So, we kind of went through the experiment on Captain America. And we discovered that a little goes a long way. And you can reference the theme, you can be a little more abstract with it, and still retain a kind of presence with it. For instance, in The Avengers, the Captain America full-on theme really doesn't appear....

 

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http://whtc.com/news/articles/2012/may/11/avengers-composer-alan-silvestri-bringing-heroes-t/

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Scooped by Christopher Coleman
March 27, 2012 2:40 PM
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Amazon.com: Avengers Assemble: Various Artists: Music

Avengers Assemble is music from and inspired by the upcoming motion picture THE AVENGERS is slated to release on May, 2012.  This is reportedly the same day of the original score by Alan Silvestri.

 

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April 21, 2012 1:12 PM
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MOVIE MAGIC DARK SHADOWS AND AVENGERS ASSEMBLE RADIO PREMIERE

"Alan has provided a score that is so specific, so narrative-based, but still has the undeniable power and fluidity of those more diffuse accompaniments. You can hear the themes, the moments...and just bathe in the greatness." Joss Whedon speaking about Alan Silvestri's score for his movie, Avengers Assemble. In this week's Movie Magic i'm proud to present 5 minutes worth of this new score, exclusively, thanks to Intrada & Disney. You'll also hear Danny Elfman's superb new offering for Tim Burton's Dark Shadows and old favourites from Marvel's 2011 films.

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