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July 11th, 2005, 04:23 PM
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BSG Season 1 Music CD Review (http://www.musicfromthemovies.com/review.asp?ID=5500)

Reviewed by: Mikael Carlsson
July 11, 2005

Newcomer Bear McCreary wrote additional music for the Battlestar Galactica miniseries scored by Richard Gibbs and has also written some music for films such as My Baby’s Daddy and Johnson Family Vacation. However, the scores for Sci-Fi Channel’s Battlestar Galactica series is his biggest gig to date and, maintaining and developing Gibb’s approach in the original miniseries, has resulted in a certain cult following.

The score is highly interesting in terms of the approach. Fans of ”traditional” space music will be astounded when they hear the beautiful celtic theme in ’A Good Lighter’, for instance. Is this really from a science fiction story? And where do all of the heavy taiko drums fit in? How about the handclapping, the asian flutes and Middle-Eastern chanting? And what happened to the good old Gustav Holst approach to space music?

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