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The World's Greatest Music
Star Trek: Into Darkness has finally arrived, and it's got another fantastic Michael Giacchino-penned soundtrack. But what other musical gems have come out of the blockbuster sci-fi series?
James Horner was only 28 when he was hired for the second instalment's soundtrack. Was he selected for his fresh artistic vision? Maybe his incredible harmonic sophistication and knack with an anthemic tune? No. Sadly, Horner was hired because he was cheaper than Jerry Goldsmith and Miklos Rosza. Interestingly, he was told by producers to shun the music from the Goldsmith original, and instead adapted the Alexander Courage music from the TV show for certain sections.
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