Thursday, December 23, 2010

12/23 Einige Vorschau mit Beethoven (Some Trailers with Beethoven)

I've mentioned a couple times before how Beethoven's music seems especially suited to modern film.  Here are a few movies (trailers, actually) which used a good helping of LvB...

Immortal Beloved Trailer (hmmm..who should we get to score this one?)

The Fall (2006) trailer (7th Symphony Allegretto AGAIN!)

In L'Âge d'Or (The Golden Age), a 1930 surrealist film directed by Luis Buñuel (written by Buñuel and Salvador Dalí) there are a couple scenes with Beethoven's music. This one uses the Eroica slow movement about at about 5:24.

Die Hard with a Vengeance (Ode to Joy)
(thanks to Paul from Super-Conductor for reminding me about Die Hard)

Not a trailer but a really cool video using NYC photography:

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