John Williams vs. James Horner 20:10 on Friday, April 02, 2004
Who is better? John Williams HAS written good stuff, and his music is nice to listen too, but he steals some ideas from other composers, listen real hard, you`ll know what I mean.
James Horner has done some good stuff as well, also nice to listen too. Who do you think is better?
Re: John Williams vs. James Horner 07:56 on Sunday, May 02, 2004
Oh please, not this argument! If you`re going to use the plagerism argument you should look straight at Horner. He`s not the worst composer, quite the contrary. But when compared to John Williams anythign is inferior. Every Williams fan knows he SELF-Plagerises, but every composer does. He has composed more sequel scores than anyone (and he also holds the most amount of Oscar nominations in the world) so this could be why. Or not.
Re: John Williams vs. James Horner 05:06 on Monday, July 12, 2004
Case Study: Williams vs. Horner
James Horner has composed one, four-note Evil motive. He has used it in almost every single one of his scores to date. He hasn`t even tweaked the pitch at ALL.
John Williams has produced similar themes or music, but not once has he ever made a blatant copy that is note-for-note. Adn before you say "Quidditch, Year Two", that was actually tracked straight from AotC, so technically is not a rip-off.
So, we`ve been provided with evidence. And Williams comes out on top. And always will.