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Just saw Maleficent 2. There is a lot more Newton Howard in the movoe than there is on album.<br>I actually can't really understand why they didn't include the reprise of The Christening (the dinner scene) & the finale in the movie.<br><br>Zanelli's score is wonderful and I love it very much. But would have loved this on albumI can't imagine how someone likes Balfe's part over Richters. As you said Thomas, Richters work sounds more like suites, and Balfes work is written more to picture. BUT, it sounds to me also like a typical RCP-work with Hans. While Hans gives the direction with his suites and melodies, Balfe and co are adapting those suites to the specific scenes and writing some "new" stuff to fill any gap if there is any need of it, so they become additional composers in the credits.<br><br>And here, we have the same. Richter shows the direction and some cues are real intense and beautiful. Balfes parts sounding like a gap-filler. I don't want to talk bad about Balfe, he's a composing machine, but still i can't find anything remarkable on those parts and so i can't understand how Richters work hasn't been used but instead the more colorless cues from Balfes part :/<br><br>Again, don't feel insulted guys, it's just my sensationBalfe’s part is the best I think.<br>It also seems written to picture instead of just long suites.<br>My understanding is the Balfe wrote half of the score but the album doesn’t seem to represent that for some reason.I really liked Richter’s score over balfesI listened Max Richter for years. He is the kind of select or minority composer who does his solo works and soundtrack for movies not so famous. <br>His solo works are really really good with quintet and piano and voice. "on the nature of daylight" is definitely the best. <br>His sountrack is not good as his solo, to be honest. I think "the Leftovers" (2014-2017, HBO series), "Miss Slaone" (2016) and "Mary Queen of Scots" (2019) are cool.<br>If you need some peaceful music for meditation or good sleep, listen to his work.
Richter did his recording in january and june 2019. The Director himself is a fan of Richter, so the deadline and director are not the reason.<br>It seemed that producers were not satisfied with Richter's music and they wanted something new, that's why they got Lorne. It turned out Lorne brought a very limited new...@Cercei<br>Hybrid can definitely answer that best. Richter’s score is used (alongside Balfe’s material) as well as some source pieces. If I remember correctly it’s a mish-mash of the two.I do know that piece, it’s very pretty. I’ll check out his other works, thanks for the recommendation. In terms of minimalism I really am into Brian Eno at the moment. His “Music For Airports” and “The Lovely Bones” are excellent if you like more introspective music.btw, you're saying Lorne recomposed and reworked the entire score. as i haven't seen the movie yet, did the producers end up with not using richters score for it at all and just used the score from Lorne?thanks for your information. but i actually don't understand why they have done that. i've heard now Lornes cues and Richters cues. all those cues from Lorne, they sound very similiar to that what Richter composed, but somehow with less melodies. And you really have to work hard to not use fewer melodies then Richter, as he's a minimalist at its best ^^ with that being said, i can't hear any groundbreaking differences from Lornes part, so what was their idea on hiring it and getting the same style of music, but in a more "light" version? :/
i really admire Max Richters work, he isn't that new in this scene. his style is that repeating minimalism. maybe you've heard once the cue "on the nature of daylight" which was used a lot by many other movies. his last score which knocked me out was "Hostiles". such an emotional and intense score, you need to hear that, and probably see the movie as well (with Christian Bale). <br><br>Really surprised at this album, I’ve never really heard anything from Max Richter but I really like what he ended up writing for this score. It surprisingly flows well for a stand alone listen. It’s funny that the producers wanted a different approach, I think Richter nailed it.<br><br>Balfe’s contribution is excellent as well, I particularly like that repeating chord progression (which is starting to become one of his trademarks considering how many times he has used it). It’s disappointing that they didn’t include more of his contribution though, since he apparently rewrote the entire score.Lorne said in his Twitter, the first album for His Dark Materials come 3rd November, no date, for the moment, for the second album.Was the producersi haven't understood the fact, that Lorne was involved in this. Can someone explain it for me? Was the director not satisfied with Richters music? Was the deadline too near? Or what was the reason why they have brought Lorne to this project?
"The Wanderer", "Event Horizon", "You Have To Let Me Go" and "Tuesday (Voiceless)" = WOW WOW WOW!!!Zanelli is no James Newton Howard, but he did a fantastic job with writing a large scale fantasy score. I’ll even say that, while I think the first Maleficent is stronger overall, I personally like the action writing better here. Also 2 little things I’ve noticed;<br><br>1. The new theme here sounds fairly similar to the Father/Son tune from KFP3<br>2. 2:20-3:30 sounds like it may have been temped from the finale of Fantastic Beasts. (Or maybe I’m just crazy lol)Great work of Zanelli, if is not as good like JNH's Maleficent, is a tremendous work, with a terrific writing and orchestrations, even the most tender parts are terrific.It’s definitely Balfe. I’ve seen the film for the second time two weeks ago so my memory is kind of hazy but luckily I decided to record the end credits for reference and I think it plays in Balfe’s section / variation of one of his themes played on a solo string instrument. <br><br>I think we got most of Richter cues as it was mainly his release. I feel that Lorne has moved on from this project - he didn’t even mention the release so an extended release of his material seems unlikely to happen :( <br><br>For those interested the credits suite plays as follows: <br><br><br>“A Trip To The Moon” (synth part)<br>“I Put All That Away”<br>Variation on the theme in “Underground Lake” at 0:14<br>Variation on the theme in “Trip To Neptune” 0-1:00<br>“To The Stars”Season 2 premieres in 2 weeks, if he was scoring he would be working on it at the moment. But yes no confirmation regarding his return or a new composer. No news regarding new composer might be a hint whether Djawadi is returning or not.
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Crysis 2 (VG) (Limited)
Label: La-La Land Records
Length: 97'15
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CD1
  1. Crysis 2 - Intro (3:09)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  2. Insertion (3:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  3. Battery Park (3:23)
    Borislav Slavov
  4. New York - Aftermath (2:44)
    Borislav Slavov
  5. No Escape (2:30)
    Tilman Sillescu
  6. Close Encounter (2:00)
    Tilman Sillescu
  7. SOS New York (2:05)
    Borislav Slavov
  8. Chase (2:26)
    Borislav Slavov
  9. Under Assault (2:00)
    Tilman Sillescu
  10. Crynet - Shoot Him Down! (2:07)
    Borislav Slavov
  11. Sneak And Shoot (3:34)
    Borislav Slavov
  12. Gate Keepers (2:19)
    Borislav Slavov
  13. Rampage (1:54)
    Tilman Sillescu
  14. Nanosuit 2 - Crynet Systems (1:17)
    Borislav Slavov
  15. Rising Spear (1:12)
    Borislav Slavov
  16. Dead Man Walking (2:05)
    Tilman Sillescu
  17. Contamination (2:24)
    Borislav Slavov
  18. Sinister Breed (2:02)
    Tilman Sillescu
  19. Dystopian Nightmares (2:06)
    Tilman Sillescu
  20. Catastrophic Beauty (2:02)
    Tilman Sillescu
  21. Semper Fi (1:58)
    Tilman Sillescu
CD2
  1. Flooded Streets - Aquarium (1:25)
    Borislav Slavov
  2. In Obsurum (2:19)
    Tilman Sillescu
  3. Devastation (1:39)
    Tilman Sillescu
  4. Shadowzone (2:27)
    Tilman Sillescu
  5. Alien Suite (2:06)
    Borislav Slavov
  6. Unsafe Haven (1:56)
    Tilman Sillescu
  7. Terminal Escape (0:59)
    Borislav Slavov
  8. Under The Clock (1:51)
    Tilman Sillescu
  9. Morituri (2:19)
    Tilman Sillescu
  10. Intersection (1:33)
    Tilman Sillescu
  11. Times Square - Evacuation (1:59)
    Borislav Slavov
  12. Burning Night (1:32)
    Borislav Slavov
  13. Resolution (Reprise) (2:06)
    Borislav Slavov
  14. Eye Of The Storm (2:27)
    Borislav Slavov
  15. New York (2:37)
    Borislav Slavov
  16. Our Only Hope (4:35)
    Borislav Slavov
  17. Out Of The Ashes (1:59)
    Tilman Sillescu
  18. Alien Logo (0:44)
    Tilman Sillescu
  19. The End Of The Beginning (2:01)
    Borislav Slavov
  20. Walk In The Park (2:01)
    Tilman Sillescu
  21. Epilogue (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  22. One Way In (1:21)
    Borislav Slavov
  23. Nano-Catalyst (0:49)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  24. Invaders (1:27)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  25. Under Siege (0:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
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TRUMD reply Replies: 2 || 2016-05-05 00:18:32
The Crysis 2 main theme is one of the best theme HZ wrote, it's sad that the game didn't perform well on the market so it didn't have much exposure. I hope HZ scrap the theme like he did with Beautiful Lie and use it in another great movie.


TRUMD2016-05-05 00:21:16
It's unfortunate that they didn't include the clean main theme played at the game's main menu, which have solo violin and less screaming synth, and is also longer.


Ahoj 2016-05-05 11:35:17
A If you listen track from amazing spiderman you can hear the same instrument with same theme in Green goblin theme...

Bob reply Replies: 0 || 2015-04-21 20:57:24
Crysis 3 OST

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Borislav-Slavov/2642584370335 34

amir hossein reply Replies: 0 || 2015-01-26 18:24:31
wwwwwwwwwwwwwoooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
nice music

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-10-01 19:57:22
Wow! just listened to epilogue. One of Zimmer's all time Best cues especially the last 1:30.......Amazing!


Macejko2013-10-01 22:34:09
Talk about low standards.


MacArthur2013-10-01 23:15:04
Well, What's your standard then. Since you know everything that Zimmer's done and hasn't done

MacArthur reply Replies: 7 || 2013-09-26 22:16:33
Did Zimmer or Balfe help on any of the other stuff or was it Borislav Slavov & Tilman Sillescu. By the way are they Russian. I cant really figure it out


lebo2013-09-26 22:31:26
If you would use google you would find out that Borislav Slavov is a Bulgarian composer.


MacArthur2013-09-26 22:32:27
Thanks


MacArthur2013-09-26 22:33:15
Just FYI I don't like google.


Macejko2013-09-26 23:27:08
We've noticed.


MacArthur2013-09-27 03:07:50
Hey They read personal e-mails, and hack everything I have a right not to like them.


Google2013-09-27 16:56:28
I see you. Run!


MacArthur2013-09-27 17:22:07
haha....Lol.

Mike reply Replies: 2 || 2013-08-26 17:42:45
2:30 to the end in Epilogue is epic!


Mike2013-08-26 17:57:19
The rest of the score is average. lol.


MacArthur 2013-08-26 23:37:03
Agreed Although Zimmer's Intro is Great All of Zimmer's Stuff in this score is great

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2013-07-29 18:21:17
So is all the Zimmer stuff in here Zimmer and Balfe together (i.e., Hans didn't do anything themes solo and neither did Lorne?


al bundy2013-07-29 20:52:12
as you can see

Radik reply Replies: 2 || 2013-02-19 15:20:09
Did Zimmer work too on Crysis 3?


Hybrid Soldier2013-02-19 15:27:25
Nope RCP wasn't part of Crysis 3.


Radik2013-04-21 23:08:42
Does Hans going to scoring some video game score?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-10 00:00:00
I'm still waiting for the LLL tracklist, not that EARS one... ;)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-17 00:00:00
LLL has postoned the release of two weeks...


The Electronic Arts digital release with 3 HZ cues will be out next week...

Feliz Lombriz reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-18 00:00:00
The Crysis 2 Dev Blog has a feature on Zimmer's involvement with the score.

It also has free downloads:
-Menu Theme (By Zimmer): mycrysis.com/news/dev_diaries/dev-blog-crysis-2--the-music-p roduction--part-ii

-3 additional themes (By Borislav Slavov): http://www.mycrysis.com/news/dev_diaries/dev-blog-crysis-2-- the-music-production


Slavov's SOS New York sounds great!

Bast reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-18 00:00:00
Thank you !!!

Joshua reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
Oh Hell Yeah! The main theme is epic! Zimmer action music at its best, I LOVE IT!!!!

Bast reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
The score are in iTunes of Switzerland !!! And it's very great !!!

Tim reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
Oh it's going to be a 2 Disc set?! awesome, hope to hear some Lorne stuff then :)

fatima reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-21 00:00:00
Por favor, eu gostaria muito de ter os cd's de Hanz Zimmer

Anonymous reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-26 00:00:00
mycrysis.com/news/dev_diaries/dev-blog-crysis-2--the-music-p roduction--part-ii

They were scoring for 5 months and then Zimmer came with his sidekick to write two themes so their name could be put on the album cover... And now fanboys all over the world are waiting for another Zimmer score...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-26 00:00:00
Thanks !

Exactly what I thought ! ;)

Jourmort reply Replies: 22 || 2011-03-26 00:00:00
Two teams listed in the game's credits:

Crytek Music:
Borislav Slavov - Music Director Composer
Tilman Silescu - Music Composer
Peter Antovski - Additional Music Composer
Alex Pfeiffer - Additional Music Composer
Mark Rosenberger - Additional Music Composer
Victor Stoyanov - AddMusic Composer Orchestrator
Georgi Andreev - Orchestrators
David Christiansen - Orchestrators
Peter Pejtsik - Orchestra Conductor
Marina Dimitrova - Featured Violonist
Additional Audio:
Darren Banks
Jonas Barnabas
Andrew Nazarenko
Laszlo Vincze

Music :
Hans Zimmer - Music
Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe - Music Composed By
Andrew Kawczynski - Additional Music
Jacob Shea - Additional Arrangements
Nick Delaplane - Additional Arrangements
Steven Kofsky - Music Production Services
Aleksey Ingudsman - Solo Violin
Clay Duncan - Ambient Music Design
Tom Broderick - Technical Score Engineers
Chuck Choi - Technical Score Engineers
Mark Wherry - Digital Instrument Design
Sam Estes - Sample Development
Michael Hobe - Sample Development
Alan Meyerson - Music Mixed By
Chuck Choi - Additional Engineering
Satoshi Noguchi - Assistant Engineer
Remote Control Productions - Music Recorded and Mixed By
Czarina Russell - Studio Manager

tomPoland reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-04 00:00:00
Just finished game.

Zimmer/Balfe score doesn't fit the rest. It's completely different. Big disappointment.

Anonymous reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-05 00:00:00
01. Insertion (3:10)
02. Battery Park (3:26)
03. New York - Aftermath (2:44)
04. No Escape (2:31)
05. Close Encounter (2:00)
06. SOS New York (2:05)
07. Chase (2:28)
08. Under Assault (2:01)
09. Crynet - Shoot Him Down! (2:07)
10. Sneak and Shoot (3:45)
11. Gate Keepers (2:18)
12. Rampage (1:54)
13. Nanosuit 2 - Crynet Systems (1:13)
14. Rising Spear (1:18)
15. Dead Man Walking (2:04)
16. Contamination (2:24)
17. Sinister Breed (2:02)
18. Where is the Exit? (1:17)
19. Dystopian Nightmares (2:06)
20. Catastrophic Beauty (2:04)
21. Semper Fi (1:58)
22. Flooded Streets - Aquarium (1:32)
23. In Obscurum (2:20)
24. Devastation (1:39)
25. Shadowzone (2:27)
26. Alien Suite (2:05)
27. Unsafe Haven (1:55)
28. Terminal Escape (0:57)
29. Under the Clock (1:51)
30. Morituri (2:23)
31. Intersection (1:32)
32. Times Square Evacuation (1:58)
33. Burning Night (1:27)
34. Resolution (Reprise) (2:05)
35. Eye of the Storm (2:28)
36. New York Theme (2:36)
37. Our Only Hope (2:04)
38. Out of the Ashes (1:59)
39. Alien Logo (0:44)
40. The End of the Beginning (2:01)
41. Walk in the Park (2:01)
42. Epilogue (3:17)

Brian reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-07 00:00:00
I just listened to the Main Theme..................WOW! It's different; new, and exciting. I LOVE IT!!!!!

ferthieve reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-09 00:00:00
is the best videogame soundtrack .

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
Tracklist's out by the way ! ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
change credits, they are fake

Tim reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
@ *nameless stranger*

and you know that from...?

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
*__* Waiting for this Epic edition *__* ty La-La-Land

Anonymous reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-13 00:00:00
@Tim

offical Crysis 2 dev diary?

mycrysis.com/news/dev_diaries/dev-blog-crysis-2--the-music-p roduction--part-ii

No one reply Replies: 22 || 2011-04-16 00:00:00
As Nº1 of the top players Crysis 2 I say that is really amusing. Well actually I play games only by listening to CM. Uhm... Thanks Keep on. I hope the Pirates new one will go mad.

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