The Jurassic Park theme slowed down 1,000% is a minimalist masterpiece

12 August 2016, 15:14

By Tim Edwards

Some genius has found a new way of appreciating one of John Williams's finest film scores - and it's an eye-opener.

The Jurassic Park theme is one of the most majestic film scores of all time. From its stately opening fit for the largest animals ever to have roamed the Earth to the epic crescendo, it's one of John Williams's finest film scores. Surely it cannot be improved?  

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Maybe not, but slow it down 1,000% and that crescendo is even more monumental. Skip to 9:20 to enjoy it in its sheer monolithic awesomeness:

Jurassic Park theme slowed down 1,000%:

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