Sunday, March 19, 2023

Jerry Goldsmith - Love Theme from "Chinatown"

Chinatown may be the ne plus ultra of Film Noir.  Scoring 11 Oscar nominations (including for best Score), it has memorable quotes ("Forget it, Jake.  It's Chinatown.") and great acting.  Uan Rasey's haunting trumpet on this piece mostly exceeds our ability to describe it: "lush" and "romantic" are both true but fall far short.


libertyman said...

I was wondering if you ever played that on the trumpet?

I forget most,if not all, of that movie. I saw it in the theater when it came out. I am not sure I will watch it again, but I may at least, order some Chinese food this week.

blogger said...

Libertyman, my trumpet skills were never up to playing that.

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