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What site are his reviews on again? Not really sure where to look.As long as Steve knows to keep this score mostly melodic with little to no sound design, I'll probably be happy with it.I assume that's the official cover....<br><br>I dig it. Very Die Hard-y : )I know Clemmensen is kind of persona non grata around here (not without good reason), but he put up his review of Solo a few days ago and it's one of the best he's ever written, a fantastic in-depth analysis (and appropriately positive). Worth spending an hour or two reading and listening to help unpack this score's many complexities.Is it just me or does the “Catwoman” riff (not the main theme) in “Bar Shootout” and “Nothing Out There” sound very much like the main Scarface theme?<br><br>I’ve also noticed that Hans sometimes will write a main tune and a series of riffs for a character, but will mainly incorporate the smaller motifs in the film (Angelica’s music from OST, Megamind’s main tune, Catwoman, etc.) Definitely not a problem though, I like the variety.<br><br>Look at the evolution of Batman’s theme from Begins, where he had the 2-note motif and the actual theme, to here where it’s just the 2 notes and the chord theme. I wonder if that was Chris Nolan’s decision.
John Powell answered in Facebook there is still 45 minutes of music outside from the CD.Yep, he knows how to do BIG and small moments. He's so versatile. I'm praying rian johnson uses him for his new trilogyThank you! Glad you enjoyed it.If there is one who can replace John Williams on Star Wars than is it John Powell!!<br><br>Great Job!!It sounds great ! I think I will listen to the CD after the hamburg concert, to keep the surprise, because they will play some cues there ! <br><br>Are some french JP fans going to Hamburg next week ? It would be great to have a beer and talk about film music !
Dear Mr. Zimmer (or those interested), <br><br>  Over the years I have always enjoyed some of the higher-intensity compositions you have produced and made a point of putting my money where my mouth is and actually buying the soundtracks - money well spent. I've used specific songs of your's to get through moments of fatigue at work and also to prepare (silly as it may sound) for sporting events, even working out or running. I found them better than any rock or even electronic-type energetic music, until such a point, naturally, that I'd listened to them too many times and the magic wore off. Some of your songs rise to a crescendo that sometimes are powerful but perhaps lost on those who are unfamiliar with the corresponding movie scene ("Flight" from Man of Steel, it rises gradually but the concept you capture is magnificent, "Time" from Inception as well comes to mind). Some are obviously and undeniably potent like "A Dog Chasing Cars" or, going way back to when I learned of your work, "The Battle" from Gladiator which reminded me of "Mars, the Bringer of War", -- or even the latest "Sea Wall".<br><br>  Admittedly this is odd but I can't help but wonder if despite all the solicitations you must receive it seemed to me I might as well send the following two-fold feedback: in the same way I was pleased to learn that Daft Punk was handling the soundtrack for the modern remake of TRON (and what a fine job they did) I was also heartened to find that you were handling the soundtrack for Blade Runner 2049. It seemed a good sign to me at the time and I knew I would buy a ticket at that point. That was a movie (BR2049) I was worried they would BOTCH much in the same way they completely did whatever it was they did with remake of Total Recall (in which they completely stripped it of its cerebral essence and made it a very long chase-scene). <br><br>  All of this is to express some appreciation and also plug an obscure pianist from Montreal who has been on the CBC and all that, who, when I spoke to him after a show and compared some of his energetic imaginative work (Nostos comes to mind, and damn he hit 99% of those complex piano notes) to your's he admitted it was a dream of his to work with you under any capacity. Of course I suspect nothing will come of this but either way I think it harmless to tip my hat your way as a long-time fan who has utilized your music for motivation many, many, many times and also note that on my esoteric playlists five or six came from you and one or two came from him (Nostos, Il, Hypoctite)<br><br> Lastly, it should be noted for the historians that one time Jean-Michel Blais saved us Canadians (if you do the collective math based on viewership) a great deal of time and intellectual agony. Chevy was running commercials during the NHL playoffs (last year, not the the latest Washington Capitals win) in which an irritating scenario of "real people" were supposed to judge cars/trucks that popped out from behind sliding doors or lifted from basements (aircraft-carrier-style), and the poor fools/actors/allegedly "real people" had to say something nice about it all. It was such garbage. How splendid, how refreshing, then, that they ran a good commercial with someone just winding corners and enjoying driving the damn car to the music, which I recognized as JMB's "Hypocrite". He saved the society a good 10k hours of perniciousness.<br><br>Whew! That's all from me. Love the music, keep it up. Please give JMB a shot I think you'll find his attitude/ethic/skills refreshing. Regardless of that at least it was worthwhile of me to express my appreciation for ten years of masterful original music on your part anyway.Separate question:<br><br>Is Toby Chu part of RCP? I think he had some connections at least right?Why wouldn't Hans go all-out for something that's going to be viewed on this scale? I mean, how hard is it to compose 45 seconds of compelling, original music when you've worked on innumerable 2+ hour films?Woah, Hans actually did good work on this; it's admittedly a bit anonymous-sounding, but the combination of percussion, strings, and choir works in a way that's reminiscent of Angels & Demons (oh, those were the days...).John just precised this point, i was just too impatient ;)
Hubris: Choral Works by John Powell is now available to stream worldwide on all digital platforms! &#128526;<br><br>Also available to download in 192k/24bit high-resolution from johnpowellmusic .com<br>CDs on https ://bit.ly/2lcQ5Ig :) and coming soon to Amazon and other retailers!<br><br>Thank you, everyone, who was a part of this record!<br>Enjoy &#127926;&#127930;Mega cool :) Wann wird dieser Remix released? :)This would be really nice that as the release is only available for download, we had the choice to download it in a better quality than the CD itself. We have no material piece in the  hands, at least we would like to have such a contentment. I do have no action in Qobuz, but that should be a mandatory place for a download only music, for music lovers who like pure instrumental music. ;)<br>I'll be waiting for it !This album is absolutley wonderful!. I loved every second of it. I adore choirs in film music and an album like this is a very welcome treat!<br><br>Great job, Mr. Powell<br>10/10Absolutely delightful score. Loved it.
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Devin Watson reply Replies: 0 || 2018-06-16 08:47:04
Dear Mr. Zimmer (or those interested),

Over the years I have always enjoyed some of the higher-intensity compositions you have produced and made a point of putting my money where my mouth is and actually buying the soundtracks - money well spent. I've used specific songs of your's to get through moments of fatigue at work and also to prepare (silly as it may sound) for sporting events, even working out or running. I found them better than any rock or even electronic-type energetic music, until such a point, naturally, that I'd listened to them too many times and the magic wore off. Some of your songs rise to a crescendo that sometimes are powerful but perhaps lost on those who are unfamiliar with the corresponding movie scene ("Flight" from Man of Steel, it rises gradually but the concept you capture is magnificent, "Time" from Inception as well comes to mind). Some are obviously and undeniably potent like "A Dog Chasing Cars" or, going way back to when I learned of your work, "The Battle" from Gladiator which reminded me of "Mars, the Bringer of War", -- or even the latest "Sea Wall".

Admittedly this is odd but I can't help but wonder if despite all the solicitations you must receive it seemed to me I might as well send the following two-fold feedback: in the same way I was pleased to learn that Daft Punk was handling the soundtrack for the modern remake of TRON (and what a fine job they did) I was also heartened to find that you were handling the soundtrack for Blade Runner 2049. It seemed a good sign to me at the time and I knew I would buy a ticket at that point. That was a movie (BR2049) I was worried they would BOTCH much in the same way they completely did whatever it was they did with remake of Total Recall (in which they completely stripped it of its cerebral essence and made it a very long chase-scene).

All of this is to express some appreciation and also plug an obscure pianist from Montreal who has been on the CBC and all that, who, when I spoke to him after a show and compared some of his energetic imaginative work (Nostos comes to mind, and damn he hit 99% of those complex piano notes) to your's he admitted it was a dream of his to work with you under any capacity. Of course I suspect nothing will come of this but either way I think it harmless to tip my hat your way as a long-time fan who has utilized your music for motivation many, many, many times and also note that on my esoteric playlists five or six came from you and one or two came from him (Nostos, Il, Hypoctite)

Lastly, it should be noted for the historians that one time Jean-Michel Blais saved us Canadians (if you do the collective math based on viewership) a great deal of time and intellectual agony. Chevy was running commercials during the NHL playoffs (last year, not the the latest Washington Capitals win) in which an irritating scenario of "real people" were supposed to judge cars/trucks that popped out from behind sliding doors or lifted from basements (aircraft-carrier-style), and the poor fools/actors/allegedly "real people" had to say something nice about it all. It was such garbage. How splendid, how refreshing, then, that they ran a good commercial with someone just winding corners and enjoying driving the damn car to the music, which I recognized as JMB's "Hypocrite". He saved the society a good 10k hours of perniciousness.

Whew! That's all from me. Love the music, keep it up. Please give JMB a shot I think you'll find his attitude/ethic/skills refreshing. Regardless of that at least it was worthwhile of me to express my appreciation for ten years of masterful original music on your part anyway.

Jon Rob reply Replies: 1 || 2018-06-14 15:59:38
Hi,

I don't know exactly who to contact here... but here is my audio folio (orchestal mainly).

https://www.jon-rob.com/

Thanks by advance

J


Aytaç Korkusuz2018-06-14 22:38:45
One of the best composers ever. It's spiritually beautiful. For example, I listen to inception and interstellar music for hours. The Great Hans Zimmer! I send you my love from Istanbul!

Daniel Linder reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-12 13:05:25
Hallo zusammen,

habe auf der "World auf Hans Zimmer" - Tour zum ersten mal das Lied Aurora zu hören bekommen. Wo kann man dieses eine Lied kaufen ? Finde im Web nichts mehr.

Gruß
D.Linder

Hejoka reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-08 11:19:24
Hallo Herr Zimmer,

wir waren bei "World of Hans Zimmer" in Stuttgart. Es war einfach atemberaubend!

Machen sie weiter so!

Der Soundtrack von Interstellar gehört zu meinen Favoriten!

Viele Grüße

superultramegaa reply Replies: 5 || 2018-04-27 20:18:05
I'm all for banning trolls, but the Balfe guy honestly didn't say anything that bad this time. He just seemed like he was expressing an opinion not spouting the same "Hans Zimmer's music sucks now wah, wah, wah" argument. Granted he was kind of being a dick about it, but not sure if it was worth a ban.


Olive2018-04-28 02:26:03
I disagree. The guy uses several different "screen names", including some already-known screen names, to make provocative comments. Do you want to be accepted? Use a single name and discuss what you get without being a coward.


superultramegaa2018-04-28 02:45:54
Okay, I'll be devil's advocate here for once.

1. He uses screen names now because Hybrid was banning him, though there is no reason why he used different people's names other than to be a dick so I'll agree with that.

2. If he ever wants to discuss things seriously he can't because he'll get banned. I think it's possible that he might've wanted to discuss more on John Powell's Solo.

However I'll agree that it is cowardly to constantly change his name. If he does want to peacefully discuss, he should stick to one name every time he comes back. Plus he was shitting on Kawczynski and Balfe, but part of me thinks it might be interesting to hear his opinions instead of him just shouting about people he hates.

His comment on the Transformers score of his admiration of Jablonsky's use of choir for the Decepticon theme was interesting, and hearing some of his criticisms of Balfe was insightful as I didn't know Balfe consistently used samples and had a cheaper aesthetic as I've never gotten invested in a Balfe score.

His problem is his aggressive presentation. I just think he would be an interesting cynic to hear from regarding RCP. Then again we have Meta for that and he's not nearly as much of a dick about it.


Hybrid Soldier2018-04-28 07:35:52
I don't care what he wants to say. He went too far, he's a no go.

No matter what his "name" on the site is.


superultramegaa2018-04-28 15:06:33
Fair enough. I agree it's his fault anyway if he did want to actually discuss anything.


Olive2018-04-29 03:29:55
Yeah, it's a question of ID. But for us, who are mere readers, the "name" is important.
Well, after all, I was not always "Olive" (bullshit name xD / it's my surname).

Andrew reply Replies: 1 || 2018-04-27 05:23:53
Does anyone know if the melody of God U Takem Laef Blong Mi is Hans Zimmer’s original composition or a traditional melody? Thanks!


Edmund Meinerts2018-04-27 09:39:46
It's traditional.

miser peccator reply Replies: 0 || 2018-03-25 08:58:07
Why was the video "
Eric Whitacre - Time - Ft Hans Zimmer - Itunes Festival - 2014" taken down? It was previously at https://youtu.be/gX_CFHR14PU.

Geoffrey reply Replies: 0 || 2018-03-19 17:13:42
Ola team !
Maybe you do know Joe Kramer won't return to score Mission Impossible 6. And no one seems to know who will.
So here's my question : any chance to see someone from RC doing this ?

Thanks for reading me. Keep goin' your good job here, it's appreciated. :)

Greg reply Replies: 0 || 2018-03-18 19:06:36
Hello great team of Hans Zimmer,

I was recently listening to "The Might of Rome" (Gladiator soundtrack) and I am craving to listen the long version of the piece around 2:38 - 2:48 (something like an oriental flute). Does it exist as a standalone composition? Is it inspired from some third party artist, if yes, can you please tell my which one?

Thanks!

Christian Jäger reply Replies: 0 || 2018-03-03 15:32:03
Hello Hans,

best greatings from Germany, Munich.
You are one of the greatest composer of our time. Keep on with your fantastic work! You are opening souls. Thank you very much for your creations!

Faithfully
Christian

Martin reply Replies: 3 || 2017-10-14 21:30:40
Hi everyone. Does anybody know where i can get the Interstellar Complete Score ? It says Unofficial Release so I can't find it in any shop.


Damien, Moderator2017-10-15 12:45:41
Take a look at top of this page www.hans-zimmer.com/index.php?rub=discography&bt=3&numid=1
This is the reason why you can't find it in any shop and you will not get an answer here.


Martin2017-10-15 18:41:41
Thanks for reply. I asked Watertower Music and they said they did limited edition and that it may be sold out. I was looking if somebody got it from them or if it's just a mistake on their part.


ARoss292018-02-20 08:24:48
pos software comparison

MeltingBride reply Replies: 0 || 2018-02-12 21:11:28
Hans Zimmer, wow, was für ein Musiker. (Musiker sind für mich alle, die eine ausführende Rolle innerhalb dieser Kunstform spielen). Er trifft den Kern, verstärkt und bereichert, was filmisch schon da ist. Ein Faszinosum für mich, denn ich liebe Filme, besonders wenn sie mit seiner Filmmusik untermalt sind.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-30 18:24:38
Dark Phoenix.

X-MEN is a dream. Those characters are living in a dream.

Make it fun. Make it light. Keep a treadmill beat. And love at the Lord.

alan ingles reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-28 04:01:02
Any thoughts of playing in Seattle by chance?

Louise G reply Replies: 1 || 2018-01-18 12:15:38
Any word on a release date for Batman V Superman Expanded Score?


Edmund Meinerts2018-01-18 17:53:53
No. The tracklist here is for archival purposes and to my knowledge there has been no expanded score release announced. It may or may not leak in future, but there is no way of predicting if and when that would happen.

Louise G reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-18 12:15:38
Any word on a release date for Batman V Superman Expanded Score?

Silvia reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-18 09:30:25
good morning, in the meantime I apologize for my English, I'm Italian. I have a wish that I would like to achieve, but I do not know how.
March 16th I marry, my husband and I love Hans Zimmer and all his works.
it would be a beautiful thing if there was a way to get an autograph with a dedication from Mr. Zimmer. it would be a joy for me and a surprise for him. can anyone advise me?

Alberto reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-09 21:11:41
Hi, i just want to say that in my country movie composers don't come very often, not even to countries neer mine. Hans, like James Horner (RIP), James Newton Howard, Steve Jablonsky, Ilan Eshkeri, and more others, i just want to say that it would be awesome to come to my country. Chile needs some of this. I know that is almost imposible to happen something like that writing just one messege in one page, i just want to express myself. I hope it does. Greetings to all.

Bert reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-04 10:24:57
Hi. Anybody knows if it's possible to obtain / purchase the choir sheet music from the live tour? I would love to sing along :-)

Novi reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-04 07:55:30
Any news on the release of the complete motion picture score of Batman v Superman?

Arslan reply Replies: 0 || 2017-12-31 16:43:24
Hello! Happy New Year! Could you tell us when we can see your tour dates in 2018?

Glen Saville reply Replies: 0 || 2017-12-26 13:58:05
I just wanted to post an appreciation of Hans work I watched Dunkirk and his score really rattles the nerves to create that sense of foreboding the soldiers must’ve felt on the beaches of Dunkirk - brilliant!

TheGringe reply Replies: 2 || 2017-12-21 17:59:48
So, Hybrid Soldier = Stéphane Humez...


Hybrid Soldier2017-12-21 19:09:55
Crazy huh !!


TheGringe2017-12-21 20:12:20
nah, just cool to see you're finally showing yourself up here :)

Lee Brubacher reply Replies: 0 || 2017-12-21 17:28:08
Hi there.
Was the "Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" soundtrack score made available for purchase anywhere? Thanks

Steffen Glombitza reply Replies: 5 || 2017-11-20 16:28:21
Hallo,
ich hätte eine Frage zu "Man of Steel", Track 2: "Oil Rig".
Da ist bei meiner Kaufversion (Download bei google) eine Stimme zu hören bei Sekunde 17 Bevor der Beat losgeht. Es hört sich an wie eine Kinderstimme die "O...O..." ruft. Ich finde es witzig, wüsste aber gerne wie die Stimme da rein kommt.
War das Absicht, gibt es eine Story dazu, oder ist es eine Fehler in der Aufnahme?
Weiß jemand was dazu?

LG


Bibi2017-11-27 15:29:39
It's Snyder's daughter in the studio when music was recorded.


Steffen Glombitza2017-12-08 15:36:57
Oh Thanks a lot!
How did you know this?
Is there any version without?
Although i think it's funny!


Der-Profl2017-12-08 15:55:42
Hahaha, that's funny. I didn't hear her until now. I think it's cool. Cause it's at a very fitting place in the song. Hahaha.


Bibi2017-12-11 14:28:39
I know this from IMDB's trivia about M.O.S. Before I knew this, I was always thinking it was some tribal dude lol


Steffen Glombitza2017-12-18 09:31:18
That's funny!
Thanks a lot!
Merry Cristmas!

FaresTdkr reply Replies: 0 || 2017-12-17 08:58:15
Any news about Hans Next project?

flovia reply Replies: 0 || 2017-12-17 01:19:23
Does Hans compose music for releasing as his own records? I wish he'll make some

Barry Wang reply Replies: 1 || 2017-12-12 05:36:51
Hello,I'm a Chinese,there is a problem coufusing me,could I define a piece of music originally composed for a movie as BGM?Looking forward to your reply or other guys.thanks


flovia2017-12-17 01:13:44
I think BGM stands for any sort of background music, e.g. caffe music, game themes and, sometimes, film scores. But, IMO, "score" sounds way beter than "BGM"

p.s. Plz, do not my English, imma russian...

Ralf reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-28 00:34:37
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer,

besteht die Otpion, das CD-Cover von "Interstellar" von ihnne signiert zu bekommen, wenn man es ihnen schicken würde?

is there an option to have the CD cover of "Interstellar" signed by you when I send it to you?

Mit freundlichem Gruss,

Ralf

Dear Mr Zimmer,

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