These are decent quality samples but do not constitute
The best thing about the 'Hollywood Studio Symphony' union
way of recording is that the orchestra members are detailed in liner notes.
Excellent for any enthusiast! Here's the details:
Violins (30), violas (14), cellos (14), double basses (8),
flutes (3), oboes (2), clarinets (3), bassoons (3), horns (12), trumpets
(4), trombones (6), tubas (2), percussion (5), timpani, harps (2), 01
piano, 01 EVI
Result: a well-proportioned orchestra with an emphasis
on brass and percussion, but not grotesquely so.Presumably a chorus was
Score published by Solpix Music, Inc.
On film: cues scored by other composers and credited:
"Demonstration" and "Runaway train"
- Christopher Young and Danny Elfman
"Special delivery" and "Take girl"
- John Debney
Pre-existing song "Raindrops keep falling on my head"
was even included on the score CD, though added by the editor. Perhaps
the film was even slow-moed slightly to fit the rhythm of the music.
The DVD, released 2004.11, contains a documentary that
includes a section on sound and music. Images include the orchestra playing,
cue sheets, a page of score, and Elfman interviewed. Since this time,
though, more enlightening interviews with Elfman and Young have touched
on the approach the music took and the background to the new cues written
for scenes in the movie