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:(So Hybrid, care to tell us why you randomly deleted comments talking about the leaked recording sessions?Yes! That piano part is amazing! <br>„when charles and jean stand in front of the school“Saw the movie. Great score and it really fits the movie.<br><br>Missing stuff:<br>- 25 seconds of a piano version of Gap without the brass and bells<br>- a 30 second badass version of the main theme during the mageneto/jean helicopter stand off<br>- 1.5 minute end credits suite. Typical Zimmer to leave the best and most epic track and best main theme version off the album. I hope it will be on CD2, but knowing Zimmer the best tracks always remain unreleased. This is another escape from ship...after listening and listening...this score is truly amazing! i love it so much! i want the suites and ideas NOW! :D
Where can I find this?been listening to this score for a week now and i am going to wait a little more before putting a comment on it here... but there's something else i have been saying for a while now. let's stop associating scores with movies and start seeing them as a work of art in their own rights. (albeit inspired by movies)<br><br>people are here complaining about the movie that it didn't speak to them. and then i have the feeling that they project their disappointment on the soundtrack. but both pieces of art co-exist and not depend on each other. i, for example, seldom watch any of these movies. but i have listened to their soundtracks and love them.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before... but we need one for this one. it's very clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.<br><br>also i never asked for an extended CD before but we need one for DP. it's clear that tracks like gap and coda were definitely shortened.There's nothing unique about those choirs, standard East European chorus stuff mixed with Johansson. Check out Debbie Wiseman's Warriors from 2000 and you'll get a much more elaborate version of this music.I cant say that this chorus reminds me of anything I have heard Zimmer done before. And I have played all his scores to death.I agree that Gap is the best track. My main complain with this score is that it feels that Zimmer composed it on autopilot. For me those choirs sounded too much to Electro's Theme in TASM. Is too standard and has very few remarkable moments. The movie itself lacks of personality and the score is part of that problem. I think they just wanted "dark" and hired Zimmer for making his dark ostitatos.
I thought I read somewhere Armageddon was the last bay film that hgw was a part of<br>===============================<br><br><br>Well, Bay and HGW were not exactly best friends during Armageddon. Bay is very demanding and tough. HGW is also not a shy dude. He is an opinionated guy who stands his ground, as you can tell by his interviews. He reminds me of Mancina…..He's not afraid to speak up and have his opinion heard. And just like Mancina, his relationship with the Bay/Bruckheimer family seemed to be...….a bit complicated. Yet, he worked on Bad Boys 2 and Deja Vu. Now, it is possible - tho not likely - that Bay didn't even know that HGW did some work on BB2. Maybe it was just a favor for Steve and Trevor. Under the table, so to speak..... Personally, I don't believe that's the case. Whatever the truth, this is a great example of how different those composers are. Trevor and Steve work great with Bay/Bruckheimer and they always deliver great results. While composers like HGW and Mancina have problems with more demanding filmmakers. And apparently they don't even like action cinema. I don't necessary blame them, even though Mancina certainly didn't do himself any favors by trashing the genre and the people who back in the 90's gave him a shot to prove himself as a composer.Love John Powell. But he is not even close to Williams. Williams made his mark on every genre of film scoring. He freaking turn a holocaust movie score into a masterpiece for the ages.<br><br>Today, that score would have been some generic sound design.<br><br>Powell is an incredibly gifted orchestral composer. But he doesn't have the dimensions of someone like Williams. <br><br>You fools, the tracklist was but a scam. The tracks simply wanted to EAT you.Yeah, while this does have a great deal more substance than most of the work Hans has done the past few years, I struggle to say it's a genuinely *good* score.<br><br>I mean, within the first minute I'm reminded of Dunkirk, then we get a pretty standard Zimmer/Balfe buildup we've heard a million times since Inception... and it doesn't get hugely better from there.<br><br>I will definitely give Zimmer credit for the unique and genuinely creative use of female choir in some of the cues, though.Not to disagree for its own sake, but I think Powell has been up there with the greatest film composers since the first HTTYD score. I just wish he'd take on more projects.
Yeah, Jesus. This is a prime example of why I'm tempted to think John Powell is more talented than even Williams (yes, I went there).There's so, so many great themes in the HTTYD scores. And he almost never lets a moment go by where he isn't stating or restating or developing one or more of them (although honestly that's true of a ton of Powell's scores and not an exclusive feature of HTTYD). You can never get bored listening to these, there's always something interesting around the next corner.I got confirmation HGW only wrote Haitian House Shootout (with the help of Mel Wesson). The same ideas were edited into the shorter cue Zoepound, so I'd say you can add this one to his credits.<br><br>Credits on IMDB mentions Paul Linford on the Main Titles.<br><br>Trevor Morris helped Jablonsky on the Ferrari Causeway Chase.<br>Jablonsky worked, for sure, on the Hallway and Helicopter Inserts.<br><br>100% sure Rabin worked on Tapia, Tapia Pissed Off, The Stuff, Wiretap Results, Ocean, Dead Bodies #2, Heart to Heart, Breaking Into Mortuary, Syd's Cover Is Blown, Tapia Has Syd (without Inserts), Prep for Tapia Sneak, Cuba Chase, Guantanamo (those tracks are on the Rabin only-bootleg).Hoping for the Rocketman score to get a release. Loved the score in the movie. Any updates on this ?Additionally, for anyone interested, I've managed to come up with a final list of themes from the series that I believe to be mostly accurate.<br><br>HTTYD 1: Hiccup & Toothless, The Friendship ostinato, Viking Theme, Viking "B" Theme, Dragons, Berk, The Dragon Tamer (Hiccup's unique qualities), Vikings & Dragons, Astrid<br><br>HTTYD 2: Loss, Exploration/Hiccup's Maturance, Drago, Hiccup & Valka, The Alpha, Stoick & Valka, The Chief<br><br>HTTYD 3: The Furies ostinato, Love, The Dragon Liberators, Moving On, The Hidden World, Toothless & The Light Fury, Grimmel, Dragon Trappers<br><br>A list more impressive than Star Wars, and with almost every new theme returning for the next film, while keeping most of the base themes. A masterful achievement by John Powell and his crew, as others have said!
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John PowellPaul MounseyDominic LewisMichael John Mollo
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicAdditional Arrangements
Rio
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 47'11
HZimmer.com rating:        3/5
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  1. Morning Routine (2:23)
    John Powell
  2. Meet Tulio (2:55)
    John Powell
  3. Great Big Momma Bird (2:47)
    John Powell
  4. Paradise Concern (1:59)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  5. Bagged And Missing (2:09)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  6. Locked Up (2:10)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  7. Chained Chase (2:35)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  8. Bedtime Flyers (2:58)
    John Powell, Paul Mounsey
  9. Idiot Glider (1:56)
    John Powell
  10. Juicy Little Mango (2:27)
    John Powell
  11. Umbrellas Of Rio (2:27)
    John Powell
  12. Motorbike (1:23)
    John Powell
  13. Bird Fight (1:03)
    John Powell
  14. Birds Moved (2:23)
    John Powell
  15. Heimlich (2:31)
    John Powell, Dominic Lewis
  16. Birdnapped (3:37)
    John Powell, Dominic Lewis
  17. Rio Airport (4:24)
    John Powell
  18. Flying (2:43)
    John Powell
  19. Market Forro (2:11)
    Carlinhos Brown, Mikael Mutti, John Powell
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sufi reply Replies: 2 || 2011-10-01 06:02:05
please!!! the cd!!!


Hybrid Soldier2012-03-12 20:27:41
And same thing for Rio, JP's Score/Songs mixed in corrected order (as much as possible, as some stuff are mixed) :

01 - Real In Rio
02 - Morning Routine
03 - Meet Tulio
04 - Great Big Momma Bird
05 - Let Me Take You To Rio
06 - Paradise Concern
07 - Bagged & Missing
08 - Copacabana Dreams
09 - Locked Up
10 - Pretty Bird
11 - Chained Chase
12 - Bedtime Flyers
13 - Idiot Glider
14 - Juicy Little Mango
15 - Funky Monkey
16 - Umbrellas Of Rio
17 - Mas Que Nada
18 - Motorbike
19 - Market Forro
20 - Hot Wings (I Wanna Party)
21 - Bird Fight
22 - Birds Moved
23 - Fly Love
24 - Heimlich
25 - Birdnapped
26 - Sapo Cai
27 - Rio Airport
28 - Flying
29 - Balanco Carioca
30 - Valsa Carioca

:)


Hybrid Soldier2012-04-15 11:16:26
I detailed a bit the composers, if you're interested ! :)

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-18 13:19:12
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POWELL!!!!!!!!!!

Bast reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-11 00:00:00
Where have you god the music ???

however reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-11 00:00:00
please!!! the cd!!!

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-19 00:00:00
If you want to upgrade the listening experience, I suggest you add "Real in Rio" in the first track place, "Pretty Bird" before "Chained Chase" and "Sapo Cai" after "Birdnapped".
Its the chronogichal order, like on the movie. I didn't care too much for the other songs from the song soundtrack.

Juan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-19 00:00:00
In Spotify are the complete soundtrack. Search by ''John Powell''ñ

fs reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-14 00:00:00
from here:
http ://www.musicstar.de/detail.shtml?album_id=4258060

aldan reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-14 00:00:00
Samples available at this site:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rio/dp/B004V7NALE

Well, i think Powell has returned to its root, making a high quality animation score. I must admit that Mars Needs Moms score was such a disappointment to me, but a bit. Well, he returns anyway.

-Morning routine: Great theme, i mean a great original theme( not that recycled theme from ICEAGE3 that Powell used in MNM.)
-Locked up, Chained chase: a great fast-paced theme( not that recycled style from PAYCHECK that Powell used in MNM)
-Umbrellas rio: had a Brazillian-kind-of-theme, relaxing.
-Motorbike: great, loud, A full brazilian action theme.
-Bird fight: funny fight theme.
-Rio airport: a usual great Powell-ly final-battle theme. I like this kind of theme, so, this is my best track.
-Flying: joyfull track.

I think Powell is great when he deals with a local music instrument. Like in HTTYD, etc. Powell, you're still the masterpiece.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-14 00:00:00
@fs

Where did you buy the tracks? Can you please post a link?

Johnny reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-14 00:00:00
Guys, don't forget to check out the song album too! It contains lots of Powell's material too, specially the ending of "Sapo Cai" ;)

John reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-13 00:00:00
Dominic Lewis seems to have helped John a lot on this one. Was there any particular reason for that?

noctua reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
Can't wait for this CD to be released!

fs reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-12 00:00:00
i've bought the tracks today! they're are amazing!!

yomismo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-11 00:00:00
where download this cd??

PHANI reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-10 00:00:00
MUSIC IS AWESOME...WANT ITT....

junior reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-09 00:00:00
Sou brasileiro , é um prazer ter um compositor como John Powell em um Filme que se passa no Rio de Janeiro, Powell é um inovador musical, moderno , as trilhas dele sempre tem bons coros, grandes orquestras e tem bastante percução.

junior reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-09 00:00:00
Sou brasileiro , é um prazer ter um compositor como John Powell em um Filme que se passa no Rio de Janeiro, Powell é um inovador musical, moderno , as trilhas dele sempre tem bons coros, grandes orquestras e tem bastante percução.
jnrmartin@hotmail.com.br

John reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-08 00:00:00
Three samples!

colosseum.de/product_info.php/info/p2407_Rio--John-Powell-.h tml

theodorek reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-04 00:00:00
thanks a lot!

John reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-27 00:00:00
We need samples!

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-26 00:00:00
I think you can't compare these composers however Powell has proven to be one of the greatest animation composers in history of cinema.

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Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-25 00:00:00
@Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain), Yeah, John Powell is brilliant.

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-12 00:00:00
Maybe, but honestly i see John Powell like the legendary Jerry Goldsmith. Giacchino is the successor of Williams.
Only is my opinion :__:

Mario Soundtrack reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-07 00:00:00
John Powell is the future John Williams. I wish it!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-05 00:00:00
More Powell ! :D

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