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Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer, <br>Hallo Hans,<br>  <br>ich habe einige ihrer Konzerte gesehen, Prag jedoch, war wirklich, ich kann es nicht in Worte fassen, unglaublich. Top Musiker und eine super performance!<br>Ihre Musik ist eine Inspiration.<br>Hoffentlich hören wir noch viele Stücke von Ihnen...<br><br>Hochachtungsvoll und liebe Grüße<br>StefanYeah, 30-ish seconds into Do You Bleed?"Reminiscent Therapy" is amazing in the way it incorporates a lot of Williams' classic stuff making it feel very natural and organic, like it's part Powell's themes, like he does with "The Adentures of Han".<br><br>This is a really great scoreHe is the chosen one, the one who will bring balance to the film music world...Thats just 'do you bleed?' with a small insert?
Haha, It's as the prophecy foretold.John Powell, the great uniter of film music fans@MrZimmerFan<br><br>I actually like Rogue One, and I do understand why it leans so heavily on the original themes. Here the themes are incorporated more as fan service, but Powell is able to do wonders with interpolating them with his material. <br><br>And something I forgot to mention, this score reminds me so much of Pan in the action sequences. The percussion and brass writing is great lolim surprised how Powell uses his ANTZ percussion in this!<br><br>The track Train Heist, Into The Maw is good example of it.<br><br>This is the only score that will please the gang at JW and HZ alike.When JWFan and HZ.com are discussing the same score....
'but not as heavily as Rogue One'<br><br>Because Rogue One have conections with certain aspects or characters from the OT?<br><br>An here you have a track with three themes (or cues) with no conections with the OT, Rogue One have more sense... but the score is fricking awesome :)So first impressions:<br><br>JP knocked this one out of the park! The whole score has this excellent swashbuckling vibe, which is surprisingly aggressive during the action sequences (entirely due to his trademark percussion).<br><br>The writing style is really interesting, it’s basically John Powell doing his usual style but with some Williams flourishes, especially during the softer cues. The Star Wars themes do return, but not as heavily as Rogue One. And of course the JW cue is great, although surprisingly structured more as an action cue as opposed to a concert suite.<br><br>And for some reason the Han theme sounds vaguely similar to Poe’s theme from Force Awakens.Let’s just say “Reminiscience Therapy”.... hold onto your seats! ;-)This score is awesome!! Powell did a great job at making a score that's differet than all the other SW scores, but still you know it's a SW score. He reprised Williams' theme brilliantly and I can't stop to listen to it!!!what about the music when batman makes it back to the cave and lex opens the case of kryptonite. cant find it in these
Yeah I can't agree that Inception or Interstellar are superior pieces of scoring. Certainly not in structure, thematic development, etc. <br><br>What defined those scores is the vision behind them more so than the execution. In so many ways, that is opposite of The World's End. Interstellar is a brilliant score that managed to provide each scene with a simplistic tone, but one that captured the atmosphere behind the scenes perfectly, such as the unique use of the organ. Same with Inception with the guitars. <br><br>With a World's End, the vision is nothing special. It is a rock and roll twist to classic music. But the execution brings enormous power and gravitas to the movie.<br><br>I would sum it up by saying that in Interstellar and Inception, the creation of the music drives the movie's ideas while in At World's End, the movie drives the creation of the music.Nazg&#251;l for Azog I will never forgive. It's not a Servant of Sauron theme, it's a Ringwraith theme, and Azog's not a Ringwraith, he's a goddam Orc, and that theme doesn't belong there, full stop. It was just put there because it sounds "epic" and would "pump up the action scene". Gondor Restored at the end is just as stupid. And the Dreaming of Bag End theme for Bilbo is indeed lovely, and would have been lovelier still if it actually appeared in the movie. Instead it just gets replaced by copy/pasted Hobbit music from LOTR instead because Peter Jackson desperately wants his audience to remember how good those movies were in lieu of the Hobbit ones being any good on their own. Needless to say it goes missing entirely from the second and third score...along with the Misty Mountains melody (the strongest theme of the first one). I still really like those scores overall but they got absolutely butchered in terms of their thematic usage in the films. Then again those movies were an absolute clusterfuck so I shouldn't be surprised.<br><br>WRT Harry Potter, the 3 note theme does work okay for Voldemort, except that there's already a longer, separate Voldemort theme in Philosopher's, one that I like even more, and which only gets used once in Chamber (when Riddle rearranges the letters). I can understand liking Chamber better than Philosopher when you compare the albums, but in terms of the complete scores there's no contest at all, Philosopher wins by a country mile because of Chamber's rehash issues (and there are some good cues missing from the album, such as the Troll and Forbidden Forest scenes).@Edmund<br>The thing with the Nolan scores (at least Interstellar/Inception) is that they are repetitive, in as much as being built heavily around the suites that I’m guessing they use to edit and temp the film. <br>And while the themes are simple I do think they are structured in a unique enough way which builds emotional resonance through the gradual increase in chords/volume/speed/etc. Even Dunkirk is a relatively simple score theme wise, but is so technically complex.<br><br>And personally I’ve never been in love with Inception. I admire it on a technical level, but outside of “Time” I find it to be a fairly cold score. Obviously what it was meant to do so not a complaint, more of a personal preference thing.You know, I actually like Chamber of Secrets much more than Philosopher's Stone. It has the best moments from that score with improved themes. (I actually like the 3 note motif for Voldemort better than it being used for the stone, it already sounded like the Sith theme from Star Wars so might as well go all the way with it.) It felt more tight, better paced, and had an overall more energetic feel to it.<br><br>The Hobbit, I'm not entirely sure where you're getting heartbreaking from. If you mean the state of its release I absolutely agree, if you're talking about its reprisals the only one I had any issue with was the Return of the King/Gondor Restored theme which had nothing to do with Thorin and Bilbo's relationship. <br><br>The Nazghul theme being used for Azog I thought was fine as he was a servant of Sauron in the movies, History of the Ring and Gollum's themes were used effectively, and the new thematic material for the first film, I thought was wonderful. The themes A Baggins of Bag-End and The Lonely Mountain song being used as a Fellowship type of theme are the greatest highlights for me.See, I don't find Inception or Interstellar (or Thin Red Line) all that "complex". Especially not compared to At World's End (how many themes are in that score, like 15? 20? Pretty much all of which show up in rapid succession during the Maelstrom battle?). The Nolan scores are more about building up around very simple conceptual ideas.<br><br>Unless you're talking about emotional complexity, which is a very different thing and not really possible to objectively judge...
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Kayla reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-20 00:00:00
Sir,

I first heard your work in the movie Spirit. Ever since, I have been completely hooked. You are a musical genius. I just need to listen to the first ten seconds of any song to feel the emotion and the story. I just wish to thank you for all that you have given to this world. Keep up the amazing work!!

Holly Neal reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-19 00:00:00
I would love to see you in concert in the U.S. - do you have plans to come to the U.S. for a performance?

emily lavallee reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
I got an A+ on my report thanks to this website any one looking for great info on hans zimmer for a sixth gradeodject come here!

emily lavalle reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
im doing a musice report on you and you are oviously a great person, very talented. any way this website was a big help i just turned it in today so i hope i get an A

Bloom reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-05 00:00:00
I think it's a very good site you made! I check this site all the time to get the latest news for Hans and the Remote Control composers. The only comment I have is about the discographies. Perhaps soundsamples of each track of the soundtracks should be posted:)

Gian Marco Ferronato reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-26 00:00:00
Hello sir,

I'm Gian Marco, I'm 20 years old and I live in Milàn, Italy.
I have a big passion for soundtracks and music in general.
Recently I've composed and I've recorded a strange mix which envolves music to tell a piece of history (just like a soundtrack)
I wonder if you would listen something about this little project.
Anyway, here is the URL: http://www.myspace.com/eposmetal.com

Thanks a lot sir.

Gian Marco Ferronato reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-26 00:00:00
Hello sir,

I'm Gian Marco, I'm 20 years old and I live in Milàn, Italy.
I have a big passion for soundtracks and music in general.
Recently I've composed and I've recorded a strange mix which envolves music to tell a piece of history (just like a soundtrack)
I wonder if you would listen something about this little project.
Anyway, here is the URL: http://www.eposmetal.com

Thanks a lot sir.

colin layfield reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-21 00:00:00
Colin Layfield
4 Courtney Road
Rock Ferry
Birkenhead
Wirral
ch42 1qs
United Kingdom

To whom it may concern
My name is Colin Layfield and i am sending this e-mail on behalf of John and Sue Connerty, John and Sue have a young son by the name of alex.
Alex has a rare form of primordial dwarfism which means that alex who is 2 years old at the moment weighs 13lb and 7ozs and is also 2ft 4ins tall which also means that alex is not going to grow any taller than this.
Here are some of problems young alex has endured in his short life.

* technically died for just over 2 minutes
* he has had 30 siezures over one day
* status epilectus over a 2week period
* and fully paralysed for over a month

Anyway my request is a very simple one is it possible for you to send me a signed photos or anything else as i am going to try and raise money for young alex.
I hope that you can help me with this request.

yours sincerely
Colin Layfield

Link : www.walkingwithgiants.co.uk

Mark reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-19 00:00:00
I feel that this is a very well put together website. You get the updates to us very accurately and quickly. Keep up the great work

Adriaan reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-04 00:00:00
Since i can't post beneath the DHW promo score.. ill do it here, ive made a petition to get a score released from Desperate Housewives with the fine works of Mr. Jablonsky, please sign and help to get more people!

http://www.petitiononline.com/dhwscore/

thank you so much!

Thai Hung reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-30 00:00:00
Dear Sir Hans Zimmer!
Surely that you never know about me. But it seemed to be that I had loved your works for "Pirates of the Caribbean" since the first time I enjoyed them in the series of these films (Pirates 1,2 and 3).
I listen to those songs day after day! I never feel boring with them
I write this message in order to show my love for your works.
Thank You!
--------------------
Name: Thai Hung
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Student of Hanoi University of Technology
Email:hoatuylipdenqb@gmail.com

GratefulHead reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-29 00:00:00
THANKS so much for the downloads of The Contender variations!!! Really adds a new dimension to my understanding of the song. Much Appreciated!

Andrea reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-25 00:00:00
Ciao!!

Hans Zimmer e il mio compositore preferito. Sono un compositore anche. Io cerco compositori giovani italiani. Se scrive musica e vuole un amico chi scrive anche il mio msn e andreagiuseppe@hotmail.com

Joanne from N.C. reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-22 00:00:00
Mr. Zimmer, would you possibly be the son of Wilhelm Zimmer who moved to charlotte, N..C. tp build Zimmer pipe organs.

Willhilm had two sons, Hans and Jens. I recently contacted Zimmer Organ Co. because our church bought a pipe organ and my father bought a pipe organ for my mother to us in their home.

My Parents Joe and Lib Talley were special friends of Wilhelm and his wife and kept up
with them until their deaths.

Your music is wonderful and I love it all. I was just wondering if you were the same Hans Zimmer who worked on my mothers new pipe organ back then with his father.

Thank you for all your talents and please respond

Matt reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-20 00:00:00
If anyone knows how to contact mr.zimmer can u email me please my girlfriend lives far away from me and i would love to surprise her with a visit and then take her to meet him she would die she loves him and she plays the bassoon and he is her idol if anyone can do this for me let me know at Zim9354@aol.com Thanks So Much

Natali reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-20 00:00:00
I love the music of Hans Zimmer because allways that you listen it, you can feel the sentiments that he wants to express. Congratulation Hans, and maybe sameday you will can see john Williams behind you.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-12 00:00:00
die besten glückwünsche zum 50ten aus deutschland..
auf die nächsten 50 jahre mit einem der besten komponisten der neuzeit. happy birthday hans !

Kimberly & Samantha reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-09 00:00:00
We think you are the coolest!!!! you do so much! Spider pig, Spider pig, does whatever a spider pig does! I mean seriously with all this stuff we're like Oh, he must be ugly considering he does all this stuff but then we come here and we're like DUDE he's not Ugly! We Love you!!!! AND your music!!!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-07 00:00:00
that cool

jjhammerle reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-04 00:00:00
What ratio are the soundtracks, (live irchestra vs. synthesisors) ? Thanks

Martina reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-01 00:00:00
I like this page very much. I held a presentation about Hans Zimmer at school(in Switzerland) and found lots of information about Hans Zimmer hier.

jeff reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-25 00:00:00
Hans,

I personally love the At World's End song "Hoist the Colours" the only problem I have with it is that the FULL song is not on the CD, and it can't be found anywhere else. I hate the chain rattling at the end, it takes away from the song. But if I had my way I'd have the FULL song from the movie, where verses 2 and 3 are included, not just verse one.

If you make a special CD that has the full song (or have but haven't released it...) please post the news so I can go buy it!

Other than that, I love your music. Hymn to Red October, You're So Cool, everything basically.

Keep making amazing and powerful music,
-Jeff

Ash Aryal reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-23 00:00:00
Hans,

Your music is by far one of the greatest and most inspirational that I have ever experienced.

I don't know if you can fully comprehend what you have contributed and how much you inspire the planet through your music. I always found myself buying the soundtrack to a few of my favourite movies, it wasn't until 4 months ago that i realised they were written by the same brilliant man - you.

You are truly gifted, and I look forward to experiening more of your inspirational work in the future.

Keep up the amazing work. You will truly go down as one of the greats.

An inspired fan,
Ash

Michael Sömnes reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-22 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer, a finger in everything that has existed since my birth!
Stunning talent, awesome creativity!
Just swinging by, showing my appreciation to your work.


Greetings from a beginner' composer from Sweden!

Edward Mylechreest reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-21 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer, just quite simply blown away by the music.
Beautiful, Beautiful Stuff. I would suggest to otheres to listen to Run Free from 'Spirit', a little know film, but with some beautiful music.
I would like to ask permission to arrange, the opening phrase from that particular piece, for brass band. If anyone has a contact for Hans, or knows who i should get into contact with, please let me know (edwardik2@hotmail.co.uk).
You faithful Fan,
E.M

Richard Altenbach reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-16 00:00:00
ASCAP 2007 Film Composer Workshop
Dear Hans, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli, Steve Jablonsky, Alan Meyerson, James Dooley, & Trevor Morris

Just wanted to drop a note to tell you how much I enjoyed and appreciated your contribution to the Workshop. Thanks for you generosity of time and talent, and showing us your very cool studios!

Bes,
Richard Altenbach
Composer
Bachiosaurus Studios
http://www.bachiosaurus.com
310.403.0611 Cell

1001·þÊÎÍø reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-09 00:00:00
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John Hammerle reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-06 00:00:00
Please use much more French Horn in your compositions. Your music rises to higher levels of emotion upon each useage of this sound, carrying the listener deeper into a heroic feeling and beyond, stretching the emotional limits even further, and isn't this what great score writing is supposed to do?

Visitor511 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-08-01 00:00:00
I have visited your site 211-times

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