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The soundtrack for the episode Prophecy of Doom was composed by Shirley Walker.

Tracklist[]

No. Title Duration
01.
Prophecy of Doom
01:21
02.
Abandon Ship
Grave Danger
01:35
03.
Elevator Cliffhanger
Elevator Escape
01:49
04.
The Great Fall
Spiritual Crisis
02:35
05.
Nostromos Sees The Light
Guilty as Charged
04:28
06.
Nostromos Source (Bonus Track)
01:05
Total
12:52

Reviews[]

In 2014, John Takis reviewed the soundtrack from Prophecy of Doom as part of the 3rd Volume of Original Soundtracks from Batman: The Animated Series.

The planetarium setting provides Walker with a golden opportunity to indulge her sly sense of humor. As the giant orrery springs to life, planets arcing dangerously through the air, the orchestra begins to pound out a martial ostinato- a rythm uncannily similar to that from "Mars, the Bringer of War", the most famous movement from "The Planets (Op. 32) by English composer Gustav Holst. In the fashion of Holst, Walker uses this ostinato as a background for her themes for Batman and Nostromos. But this is not the only "Planets" reference at work: the cue begins with a flurry of rising figures that distinctly evokes the opening measures of "Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity". Digging deeper, Walker's darkly grandiose theme for Nostromos shares its first three pitches with Holst's primary "Mars" melody. Where Holst begins with a leap of faith before dropping a half-step to the tritone, Walker begins by dropping from the fifth to the tonic before leaping up to the tritone. Tuhs, from its very first notes, the score subconsciously prepares the listener for the moment when the ostinato enters and brings the gang home.

Releases[]

The soundtrack of the episode "The Forgotten" has been released as part of the following Original Soundtrack Albums:

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