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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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John PowellPaul MounseyDominic LewisMichael John Mollo
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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!!!!!!!!!!

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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.

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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