R.I.P. John Barry

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R.I.P. John Barry

Postby michelanCello » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:20 pm

I just read in shock that composer John Barry has died at the age of 77 of a heart atack... :cry:
And if you're asking yourselves right now who the hell this man was, than perhaps you should watch the James Bond movies again, 'cause it was him who made the soundtrack for those (which I think everyone knows really well, even if you haven't seen a single James Bond movie...) Of course he composed several other beautiful movie soundtracks beside JB, like Dances with wolves and Out of Africa...

Let's take some time (10 minutes, to be quite exact, that's not so much to ask for, is it?) to remember him and all the beautiful scores he left us as his legacy... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYQ7dxwRkUM

May he rest in peace... :(
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Postby pip » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:22 pm

The soundtrack is so important to a lot of films and takes a true genius to get it right.

May he rest in peace .
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Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:48 pm

A sad loss, one of the great film composers, thanks for finding that clip MC
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:56 pm

They've been playing lots of his music on Classic FM today. I particularly like The Beyondness of Things by him.

RIP :(
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Postby DaveC » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:01 pm

Thats sad. :( When my brother tried to learn the violin, the James Bond theme was the only piece if could get the hang of. :)
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Postby deldaisy » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:20 pm

Thanks for posting that mC.... his music will still be with us. RIP
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Postby Finomans » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:18 pm

he is my favourite composer :( ive been listening to "On her majesty's secret service" all day R.I.P John Barry ;(
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:26 pm

R.I.P. John Barry :(
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Postby deldaisy » Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:45 am

His death has made it up there in the top five news items here... pretty amazing considering the other news we have here at the moment!
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Postby spideyGirl » Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:57 pm

sad news indeed :cry:
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