The Music for WoT

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time TV Show' started by Arn Oakenskye, Apr 4, 2019.

  1. Arn Oakenskye

    Arn Oakenskye Gaidin

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    So I've been sitting here listening to the old soundtracks from Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Crouching Tiger, Last Samurai and other films and thinking about how great music just on it's own can drop you into the atmosphere of a production.

    WoT covers a lot of different cultures and I think it'll be essential that each environment has an appropriate sound to accompany the imagery. The Two Rivers, Aiel Wastes, Borderlands, Seanchan, The White Tower should all feel different musically. I want the level of music to make me look over my shoulder as the party moves through Shadar Logoth.

    Has there been official talk about this anywhere? Is there a budget for a full and varied orchestra?

    Does anyone know of/have examples of TV/Streaming productions that have produced music befitting WoT?
     
  2. Elyss Koh'inor

    Elyss Koh'inor Aes Sedai

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    I don't have answers for any of your questions, but I love film scores and I agree that the music will be an important aspect of the experience.
     
  3. Juliya Karisu

    Juliya Karisu Accepted Forum Moderator

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    Same, I love listening to movie soundtracks. I find I haven't listened to many TV soundtracks though, maybe because they don't seem as available? I'm hoping for a great soundtrack for WoT!!
     
  4. Ignis al'Caleum

    Ignis al'Caleum Novice

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    I think there is a lot of opportunity to do some really cool things here musically. It will be cool to hear some of the songs like "Jak o'the Shadows" in there as well as a musical score itself.
     
  5. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    I'm really looking forward to Jak o' the Shadows and Wash the Spears! :yes
     
  6. Keisha al'Benn

    Keisha al'Benn Aes Sedai

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    Sa'sara music!!
     
  7. Narysse a'Jahar

    Narysse a'Jahar Aes Sedai

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    There are SO MANY CULTURES to be able to represent musically! That's one of the things I'm really excited about with the show. Hopefully they do a better job than the Robert Barry soundtrack. That's just one interpretation but it's more from the point of view of the Transiberian Orchestra style rather than from a cinematic orchestra.
     
  8. Miridyth Al'Landerin

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    Vangelis would be awesome if they are still around. They did the score for Chariots of Fire and Blade runner. At least one song!!
     
  9. Avyanna Sarat

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    I would love to hear some of the fan music in the background during some of the scenes...like Tinker in the Kitchen by Reflections of Sound Music...that would be super cool!