Originally Posted by Mr.G
Since no one else wants this - it's an excerpt from Howard Hanson's Symphony No.2 ("Romantic").
Nice piece of trivia I wasn't aware of, I had always thought Goldsmith composed this. It's beautiful.
It's used in the final climactic moments of Alien
, and then again for the credits. It was always so lovely in the theater, after that wrenching rollercoaster ride, to drift out on Hanson.
-BillEdited by wmcclain - 4/18/13 at 2:55pm