Originally Posted by El Payaso
Always heavily based on Elfman's previous work.
It's less Elfman-heavy than her work on TAS
, which in its early days at least utilized Elfman's main theme quite a bit. Mask of the Phantasm
, however, only uses Walker's own themes and material, creating a sound that is reminiscent of the Burton films but still goes beyond it. When I listen to the score, I hear Batman music than transcends specific directors and cinematic takes on the character, and instead hear the Batman of all eras and incarnations.