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And about The Rhythm Section?, Mazzaro said the score is mastered...If there'd only been the first movie prior, I think I'd get it a bit more. But the 2nd film did have a proper score release, so the only reason at this point is that it just isn't on Nick's mind after all the delays.Whoa, why not? Every obscure random shit gets released these days but a Hans Zimmer score to a fairly big mainstream movie doesn't?I doubt there'll be a score release.The Spongebob movie is being released next Friday here in Canada, could we see a release of the album soon? Assuming of course that there will be an album at all /:
I gotta say that short film was spectacular even with I Phone 11, the score by Lorne Balfe fitted very well with the scenes introduced.I'd say that this anthem was pretty great for Zimmer to score a soccer team that has been alive for 25 years.Cheers guys, much appreciated!<br>In my mind I had some video interview though, as I always like watching those as well. I do wonder if there was an extra section on the home release of the movie where ideally there might be.Hans Zimmer is one of the biggest film composers working in the industry today.  He won an Academy Award for his work on The Lion King, and has been nominated for six other films including Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, and As Good As It Gets. With The Last Samurai he celebrates his 100th film score, and SoundtrackNet had an opportunity to talk with Hans a few weeks ago during a rare break in his busy schedule working on Something's Gotta Give.<br><br>You've scored many projects during your career, and The Last Samurai is being touted as your 100th film score…<br><br>Well, I'm terrible with math, so I'm not doing the counting. It could be more, it could be less – but apparently it's the 100th.<br><br>So how did you get involved with the project?<br><br>If you're lucky enough to get nominated for an Oscar, you get invited to the Oscar nominee's luncheon where they hand out these little nomination certificates. There are usually 150 people standing there, and people are invited up in alphabetical order, starting with the As. By the time they get to the Cs, everybody's already back at their table chatting and eating, and while the first people called get thunderous applause, you can imagine what it's like when your name starts with Z!<br><br>So Ed Zwick and I were standing there, waiting at one of these luncheons about four years ago, and we started talking to each other. I asked him what he was working on and he told me about this movie called The Last Samurai, which I thought sounded interesting and I asked him to send me a script. After the script arrived, I didn't hear from him for a long time and I thought he'd forgotten about me, not thinking about how difficult it is to set up a samurai movie these days. The other thing I liked about the project was that Tom Cruise was involved, so it was like returning home, since I've scored a bunch of his movies – I knew we were going to have a good time.<br><br>Did it end up that way?<br><br>Ed and his editor Steve Rosenblum are such gentlemen, so together and professional, and they basically did one cut of the film, screened it, and everyone loved their work. So after this, they had plenty of time to come and hang with me, and while I usually love the re-cutting process because it's a diversionary tactic to keep the director and editor out of my life, these guys were great to have around. <br><br>Of course, my sense of paranoia made me think that something was going wrong all the time, waiting for the other shoe to drop, as it were, but it never happened. Ed phoned this morning and I thought, "Oh my god – rewrite!" It's just how my brain works. But I think he and I feel a bit odd now: we've been seeing each other every day for months, and suddenly we're done. I completely understand why people have a problem finishing a movie, because there's something really nice about the process – completion is far more boring.<br><br>For Samurai, you used Japanese percussions and ethnic woodwinds, without getting too 'Japanese'.<br><br>My problem is that I feel Japanese music is really inaccessible to Western ears, and I was really struggling with this film initially, trying to figure out what I was doing. This idea popped into my head for using Western-style themes, but applying a Japanese aesthetic to them, which sounds great of course, until I had to ask myself what I meant! Actually, I think it's just my way of not overloading certain things with too many colors, or being geometrically precise about my cues and not making them too flowery.<br><br>The Tom Cruise character is one of those nasty drunks at the beginning, who obviously has some serious problems he's trying to deal with, or not deal with. He's obnoxious and restless, suffering sleepless nights and is very un-Tom. For me, this character's journey was about his need to earn tranquility and peace, so within the score there's this very romantic, overblown and passionate theme. It's like a juvenile way of dealing with life and death – the pain and liebestod.<br><br>However, to contrast with these very relentless themes, there are a number of stark, formal and sober pieces, because I wanted to take Tom's character on a journey. He comes from America and ends up in this foreign place where he doesn't speak the language or understand the culture. But at the end of the movie, I want the audience to think that there isn't a more beautiful place for him to be, that he is at home in Japan and finally at peace.<br><br>There are many useless acts of bravery we do out of misguided romanticism, and this movie is full of courageous and dignified acts of bravery. So I wanted to play off these acts, since both the American and Japanese cultures have a concept of heroism, and I just wanted to see if I could play with the nature of the two different concepts.<br><br>So you didn't want to do the stereotypical Japanese thing...<br><br>Absolutely not! Take Akira Kurosawa's Ran, for example, which has this brilliant score where Takemitsu writes Western music, but with an Eastern accent. Somebody asked me a few days ago why As Good As It Gets was European – why did I write a European score for a quintessentially American story? For me, it's because Jack Nicholson was crazy in the movie, and I felt one of the great things about America is how they always think we Europeans are crazy. So by writing a European-styled score, it's my way of saying that Jack is crazy, but it's alright!<br><br>How do you feel about people who criticize your work for not fitting into the time period, like Gladiator?<br><br>The reason I take these jobs is because I'm interested in foreign cultures, and every time I get to work on a movie I'm thrown into the adventure of whatever that culture is, the time, and wherever the story's taking place. So one of the things I'm very careful about is not to be historically correct to the culture, but, on the other hand, not to insult the underlying aesthetics of that culture either. I remember watching Chariots of Fire and thinking how brilliantly the music worked, never missing that it wasn't period instruments! I grew up listening to Bach played by a symphony orchestra – it's the wrong sized orchestra with the wrong instruments, but I don't think that's the point.<br><br>With Gladiator, Pietro Scalia brought in a CD saying "this is Ancient Roman music," and I said, "Says who? You went to the Ancient Roman music store and bought an Ancient Roman music CD? Bullshit!" We're not anthropologists. Look at he costumes Ridley Scott had: they were more Napoleonic than Roman, which was perhaps fitting since Napoleon had stolen all of his good ideas from the Romans regarding how to make his generals look cool – and so did Hitler! So I got criticized for making the "Entry into Rome" cue too Leni Riefenstahl – but that was the joke! I am allowed to have a sense of humor in my music!<br><br>Earlier this summer your credit on Pirates of the Caribbean was "Score Overproduced by". What was the deal with that?<br><br>Well, I thought honesty was a virtue! But seriously, Jerry Bruckheimer quite rightly asked me not to give him "that old-fashioned Pirate music," and Gore Verbinski, who I adore and did The Ring with, said, "Well, it is a pirate movie, so we have to disguise it." In the end, I spent a day and a half writing tunes, Klaus Badelt wrote a lot of stuff, and we rolled up our sleeves, got drunk, behaved in a debauched way, and produced a score!<br><br>There was a lot of criticism regarding that score, but in the end it had to serve the film - which it did. You seem to get a lot of criticism on any project you do.<br><br>I had the misfortune of going onto the Film Score Monthly web site recently to look something up and vanity made me type in my own name. I suddenly realized that you can't ever get it right. Who do people want me to be? The guy that writes Matchstick Men? Or the guy that writes The Rock? Or the guy that writes Driving Miss Daisy? My need is ultimately to write for myself. I mock myself and I'm ironic about the way I speak about it because if I take it too seriously, it would be a pompous and boring thing to do. But at the same time I take each note I write very seriously – none of them are random.<br><br>The Internet Movie Database always lists you as being attached to multiple projects, so I was curious, what's Sharktail?<br><br>I complained to Jeffrey Katzenberg that I couldn't cross any more Red Seas, or deal with any more horses that can't speak – I wanted to do one of the fun animated movies instead. There's also a hip-hop element in Sharktail, and I haven't been there yet, so it's new territory! King Arthur is still in production, and I literally just got the first bits of footage just before you came here.<br><br>Are you working on all of these projects simultaneously?<br><br>I'm thinking about them! I'm also working with Jim Brooks on his new comedy, Spanglish.<br><br>And speaking of comedies, you recently did Matchstick Men for Ridley, which had a very Nino Rota vibe to it....<br><br>And I gave him credit! I thought, what if Nino had written the theme and I was just doing the variations? But I bet I'm going to get criticized for that because it's not like Gladiator.<br><br>So when did you last have a vacation?<br><br>Well, I went to Japan for a couple of days at the end of November for the Japanese premiere of Samurai, but look, I love what I do! In January I'll travel to Morocco because Ridley will be shooting his next movie, Kingdom of Heaven, so that's like a holiday!<br><br>My family and I are going away at Christmas, and what we used to do would be to rent a house in the mountains and go on these skiing holidays. It would be a crappy house, not as nice as the one we live in, my wife was still going to the market, and we're still washing our plates – so it wasn't a vacation, it was a lot of work! It's taken us a long time, but we just figured it out: we're not practical with vacations – we're staying at hotels! But while the Zimmer family isn't talented when it comes to vacations, we're talented when it comes to work!<br><br>I sat through Samurai the other day, and for the first time watched the whole movie from top to tail with everything finished and completed. It felt really good, better than a vacation. But luckily there were enough things wrong for me to think that I learned something from the experience, and now I can't wait for the next project to try these new ideas out.<br><br>The soundtrack to The Last Samurai is available from Elektra Records, and the film is currently in theaters. Matchstick Men is available on Varese Sarabande Records.<br><br>With thanks to Chet Mehta at Chasen & Co, Jason Cienkus at Warner Brothers, and Nina Lynch and Mark Wherry at Media Ventures for helping with this interview. And, of course, special thanks to Hans.Mulan get his release... through Disney+, 4th September.
Mulan is being released on sept 4th. Can't wait to hear Harry's score!!!!Here's an interview about Last Samurai from Soundtrack.net https: //www.soundtrack. net/content/article/?id=112You can find an interview with Hans on his process for TLS on soundtrack.net somewhere, back in 2003 or 2004The tracklist they posted has 58 tracks and yours contains only 54<br>interesting thing, He never really spoke about Last Samurai. but you have to realize, even when He speaks, its not always the truth. <br><br>The only thing I know, in 2013 doing press for Rush, He really said the hardest job was Last Samurai, well its not true according to himself, if you watch the behind the scenes stuff from Matchstick Men from 2003, right there He says that he was working on 3 huge films, (tears of the sun / Pirates / last samurai) and Mathstick men was the absolute hardest for him.<br><br>also Ed Zwick talks about working with Hans on the dvd commentary sometimes, but nothing really fancy.<br><br>Im sure there is an interview for this film with him, since he was at the premier
I am struggling to find an interview where Hans speaks about this soundtrack. Does it even exist? <br>I spent the last hours digging but nothing. I always desired to hear some comments about it, like he does for the other works he's done.<br>I know it's a far stretch for Hans To release docu scores, but am really curious as to what Brave Miss World, Believer and Jalous of the Birds sound like...<br><br><br>@Mephariel<br>You can find Great Bear Rainforest on bleedingfingersmusic.com under Anze RozmanMondo only offered to send me a return label and a refund. No info yet on if they plan to fix it. :-/Mine arrived today and is definitely sped up.LOL klaus badelt hardly composed pirates 1
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Satya Siva Kanth reply Replies: 0 || 2020-07-30 20:23:46
The website obviously needs a redesign and a merchandise section would be nice.

Endre reply Replies: 1 || 2017-06-01 23:56:26
Dear Hans Zimmer,

I just came home from your 2017.06.01 Budapest concert. I have to say that the first half of your concert was superb (which included Gladiator and Pirates of the Caribbean), but the second half was a huge disappointment. It resembled more a heavy metal concert than an actual symphonic concert. I could scarcely recognize any musical themes during the second half, seemed like you just left your talent in the first half. Also I deeply missed the music of King Arthur, which is one of your (if not) best score. Please next time try harder and leave out the heavy metal stuff, your audience loves you for your melodic orchestra and not the brainless bass.

Sincerely: Endre


Péter2017-06-02 14:39:46
Hello Hans Zimmer,

We visited your concert yesterday here in Budapest. Unfortunately it was a big disappointment. The first half was OK, but the second half was terrible. It was like a very loud heavy metal concert, we had to cover our ears and not just our ears, but we also had to close our eyes, because of the constant, annoying stroboscope. It was harmful for both eyes and ears and we have seen children and even a pregnant woman in the concert. I am sure it was not healthy for them either. We had to leave 10 minutes before the end because my wife got sick.

What a disappointment...

Regards, Peter

Gary Burkhart reply Replies: 0 || 2020-05-04 09:54:04
Just watched THE RHYTHM SECTION and the music was great. Can the music not the songs be published so we can enjoy more than once ?

Caroline reply Replies: 0 || 2020-05-03 19:50:08
Hi, Have you got any advice for a mature student who would wish to study Music and Film in University yet have been advised by friends and relatives to seek another career path because of their age?

Ison Willis reply Replies: 0 || 2020-03-28 17:16:30
Your Music is the most inspiring art in the past twenty years. i wanna thank you so much for doing this an i hope you keep doing it...

Helia reply Replies: 0 || 2020-04-07 21:18:41
I have a playlist on Spotify that I listen to while reading my books and I had “It’s Complicated” track from “The Holiday” movie and other tracks from this movie on that playlist and enjoyed listening to it very much. But it’s been a few months that it has become unavailable on Spotify and I don’t understand why since other albums are accessible from Hans Zimmer except for this album, there’s only one track available in The Holiday album. I’ve contacted the Spotify for help but they said it has nothing to do with Spotify. I really like that track and I’d be grateful if it became available again. Thank you for your amazing music!

Phil reply Replies: 0 || 2020-04-09 11:06:00
i would like to know the lyrics of the choir part in Pearl Harbor Sountrack, in "December 7th". I guess it's a sort of religious song. What is the title of this hymn? thank you for your help!

Jo&#227;o Gabriel Junqueira Franco reply Replies: 0 || 2020-04-16 20:55:12
Hello my name is Jo&#227;o Franco, I'm from S&#227;o Paulo.

I am requesting the authorization to use the soundtrack Interstellar Main Theme, in a non-commercial project, this project is just an expression of art.



Thank you.

Jamie M. reply Replies: 0 || 2020-03-22 20:19:17
This is merely what I’m sure is a ridiculous suggestion from someone who has no conception of what Mr. Zimmer’s life and schedule are like.
Given the powerful and hypnotic music of works such as “Man of Steel”, “Interstellar”, “Batman Begins”, and “Gladiator”, I’m one of the many diehard fans who selfishly crave more of such music from Mr. Zimmer.

Has he ever considered doing his own music set to The Trojan War?
With the romance, battles, and various gods involved, I can only imagine how amazing his music for that story would be.
I’d gladly pay $20 for that, or more for any kind of extended project, and I’m very sure there are many fans in the world who would do the same.

Just wishful thinking...

Soundtrackcollector reply Replies: 0 || 2020-02-29 22:34:31
Hi, I have a little question?

The Tracklist from the complete Score of Max Q - Emergency Landing, where did you get the information about how each track was named?

Greg reply Replies: 0 || 2020-02-29 00:42:23
Hey man, I'm sure you already know this, but you are awesome! I just watched your Vanity Fair video from two years ago. Your take on life and your music is amazing, keep up the good work!

Nicholas reply Replies: 0 || 2020-02-26 11:04:25
To whom it may concern...

Is it possible to download or in any other way purchase the Hannibal (Expanded) score somewhere? I have the original motion picture soundtrack, but would LOVE to have them both..

Best regards

Nicholas

Mia reply Replies: 0 || 2020-01-09 05:42:22
I am looking for a copy of Secretariat by Nick-Glennie Smith, preferably a digital one, but I cannot find it anywhere. Is it available for purchase? If so, where could I find it?

Naomi reply Replies: 1 || 2020-01-08 11:10:49
Can I use the Videos for your Web for my Referat about Hanz Zimmer? thank you for your Replay!


Naomi2020-01-08 11:11:18
from your Web! sorry...

Bryan Sha' reply Replies: 0 || 2019-12-10 15:43:37
Epic Trailer Music | Film Music

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Ferhan Isbilir reply Replies: 0 || 2019-12-07 12:38:33
Dear Mr Antas,
I am a young 19 years old boy who lives in Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz). I am asking for permission to use the music ´Time´ by Hans Zimmer. It will be used as background music for a motivational speech. I would give the credits of course and everything what I have to do, to use that music. Because I am in love with the music you produce and publish. What can I do for you for using it ? On what should I pay attention while publishing or creating my video?

Your sincerly
Ferhan Isbilir

Shawnie reply Replies: 0 || 2019-11-26 18:01:14
Hello Mr.Hans Zimmer,

Big fan, I love your work. I saw you April 2017 at the Microsoft Theater, dream come true. Is there a chance you can please come again to Los Angeles?

Marie W. reply Replies: 0 || 2019-10-24 00:00:32
Dear administrators,
may I ask why the biographie of Mr Zimmer on this page feels kind of outdated? It feels a bit strange in 2019 that it states 'Madagascar' ot 'Batman Begins' are still 'upcoming pojects'...
Mr Zimmer - I'd like to thank you so much for your wonderful work.
If I'll ever be asked, what the most inequity on earth is, I'd say 'That Hans Zimmer didn`t receive more Academy Awards for the fabulous work he's doing" (Pirates of the Carribean?? Inception?? etc...) Please continue in enriching our lives in the way you`re doing it right now.
Looking forward to the next concert 'World of Hans Zimmer' in Hamburg, 2019!!!

Emre reply Replies: 0 || 2019-11-11 23:00:26
Un artiste qui a une force mais d'une puissance ! Bravo depuis la France !

Ralph reply Replies: 0 || 2019-10-30 20:34:48
Dear Mr. Zimmer,
I just bought your excellent "Man Of Steel"-Soundtrack-Album where I found a download Code for the Z+ app (DTS X Headphone).
Here in Germany, this app is not available anymore in Apple´s app store. How can I get this app for my headphone? Because of the very good Reviews of this app I am very interested to listen to your Soundtrack in this Special mode on my headphone. I would appreciate your help in this case. Thank you very much in advande. Kind greetings, Ralph

pamela reply Replies: 0 || 2019-10-30 16:29:05
Dear Mr. zimmer , please send information about concert in Chile in 2020, regards .

Sam Whitacre reply Replies: 0 || 2019-09-05 00:23:26
Dear Mr. Zimmer,

You're actually good at scoring other movies. Will Lorne Balfe score Godzilla vs. Kong after Bad Boys for Life? I think he'll do it after this. Thanks for scoring the live-action version of The Lion King and Dark Phoenix. Hope you'll have a wonderful day. Again, thanks for everything.

Sincerely,
Sam Whitacre

Jadon King reply Replies: 0 || 2019-09-04 05:01:00
Dear Mr. Zimmer,

Thank you for your song "Time" from Inception. I recently (half an hour ago) discovered it and have fallen madly in love with it. I laid down on the floor of my office and turned off the lights and just listened. I swear to you that I felt the vastness of time and space itself forge on past me while I listened. As a senior in high school, it's helped me appreciate even more the fact that time is always moving and that I must take advantage of every possible opportunity that comes my way both this year and in life. Words can't really describe how your song made me truly feel.

Thank again,
Jadon King

farzin again reply Replies: 0 || 2019-08-20 14:57:06
Hi dear hans , i'm farzin a film composer from iran , i composed many films & tv series in my country also winning some awards and some of them are in IMDB , but music comunity is verry small here and i think i'm wasting my time & music here , its pleasure to be your assistant or working with you or anything you think i can be useful (sorry my english language is not good). please please just listen to one track of my music (i will send some for you if you reply me with email) and if it was qualified email me and let me know , also i have to travel to california this December cause my family lives there. i'm always thankful hans for your help & attention. Email : farzingharahgozloo@yahoo.com

Konstantin reply Replies: 0 || 2019-08-11 23:07:15
Dear Mr. Zimmer!
Your music is beautiful. I will definitely come to your concert in Moscow. I can not find information about the composition of your orchestra. What are the names of the girls who play the first violin?

Alex reply Replies: 0 || 2019-07-27 01:14:40
Dear Mr. Zimmer!
When I listen to your ost for Interstellar it reminds me of the time I have with my children. They are still young but the music puts the perspective of time and the fact that they will grow up. The music helps to step back from the day to day life and take a look at the big picture: life and time itself. Some day we will look back and think of this moment and would wish to return to now. Thank you

László MÁRKUS reply Replies: 0 || 2019-06-27 16:27:04
Dear Mr. Zimmer!
I found a very nice music, but unfortunately I do not know who the author is and on what disc! I guess you wrote it! I've been trying to ask for information in many places, and many friends, but unfortunately I don't know!
Unfortunately, I can't send this detail to this address! Can I request an email address where I can upload a detail?
Yours sincerely, László

Alekzande reply Replies: 0 || 2019-06-06 12:25:09
Hello, found plagiarism on your work from the game Crisis 2, plagiarism in the trailer of the Russian TV series Chernobyl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kAlT42m9r8

Octavio reply Replies: 0 || 2019-05-31 19:06:53
Dear Zimmer,

I am going to your concert at Barcelona in December 2019, can I suggest some OST to the list:
- Interstellar (very important, one of your best works)
- Journey to the line (also very important)


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