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The Spiderwick Chronicles (Original Motion Picture Score)

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Download links and information about The Spiderwick Chronicles (Original Motion Picture Score) by James Horner. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 01:11:30 minutes.

Artist: James Horner
Release date: 2005
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 15
Duration: 01:11:30
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Writing the Chronicles 3:03
2. So Many New Worlds Revealed 5:12
3. Thimbletack and the Goblins 5:15
4. Hogsqueal’s Warning of a Bargain With Mulgarath 5:16
5. Discovering Spiderwick’s Secret Workshop 3:24
6. Dark Armies from the Forest Attack 3:06
7. Burning the Book 2:43
8. A Desperate Run Through the Tunnels 4:47
9. Lucinda’s Story 6:01
10. The Flight of the Griffin 6:55
11. Escape from the Glade 4:44
12. The Protective Circle Is Broken …. ! 2:07
13. Jared and Mulgarath Fight for the Chronicles 4:17
14. Coming Home 6:17
15. Closing Credits 8:23

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James Horner's score for The Spiderwick Chronicles is suitably dramatic, if not particularly inspired. It seems odd that the composer who also provided the evocative score for Titanic wouldn't use the opportunity of a children's fantasy film to create at least one memorable theme, but that seems to be the case here — unlike similar scores (John Williams' iconic music for the Harry Potter series comes to mind), there are no recurring movements on The Spiderwick Chronicles that signal or symbolize characters and plot twists. Despite its resemblance to some of Williams' more whimsical works, the score ends up feeling restrained and unable to keep up with the adventurous plot it's meant to accompany. The Spiderwick Chronicles sounds fine, but there isn't much heart in it.