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It’s funny how from 2015 until now we’ve went from things like Mad Max, Deadpool, and Tomb Raider to this, Sonic, Alita, and Mortal Engines. Definitely a big change for the better as a composer.Pretty enjoyable score, that's for sure (and another reminder for Tom's haters, why is good), and interesting mix of styles and orchestrations (and conducted by Conrad Pope).I really hope Junkie takes on more animated/kids films in the future similar to how Zimmer, Balfe, Powell, Mancina, and HGW did.  There's a  playful liveliness there that RCP really knows how to bring out when they actually give it a shot.<br><br>It's still a shame Jablonsky and Badelt never went down that road any further.<br><br>Nostalgia has its place but when it turns into stupidity it gets annoying. Vinyl only release, c'mon!... I was so happy when CDs replaced vinyls and now we should be glad that that dated and impractical technology comes back? It's a NO for me!Hybrid, is there any chance we can get some infos and credits for the cues? That would be outstanding. Thanks!
Good lord it's like he was exploding with energy and ideas after the touring gigsMore Hans !! :)If you enjoyed Sonic then you’ll probably enjoy this, even though it is far more hyperactive. The score is such a crazy mashup of Carl Stalling/epic orchestral/60’s funk/industrial trap beats/electronic/etc.<br><br>I have to say, while the themes aren’t particularly memorable, the last 5 cues or so feature some great choral writing with good use of some ethnic wind instruments (Duduk?)...I have a question about a song from this documentary that is not on the soundtrack. Could anyone please tell me the track at approximately 47:35? Thunder is cracking, Pantani begins his attack on the Galibier, and Matt Rendell is there with eloquent narration. I got so swept up in the score at this point that I spent over an hour rewinding and Shazaming and looking up all of Balfe, Aruj, and Dworetsky's music I cound fine. Any help would be much appreciated!<br><br>Thaks,<br>SamThey all sound the same. Bland.
So what do you think about the westworld competition and what is your most favorite entry?In sound quality (regardless of what certain peope might say about how great LPs sound; it's an analog format) the bootleg already trumps it I guess...I have the same question as wellIt could be possible, but there would be too many seconds of overlap between some of these tracks for that to be a possibility in this specific case. I really hope they haven't cut down the tracks to fit on vinyl, otherwise the bootleg will trump it in terms of content.Maybe the different time lengths is due to tracks slightly overlapping each other (as in many HZ soundtrack releases)?
Comparing the track times listed here, it seems (at first glance) that many of the tracks are edited down from the complete cues as heard on the bootleg. Could the listed track times be simply incorrect, or have edits been made to make the score fit onto four sides? I guess we can find out when the record ships in July.<br><br>Additionally, for those without a record player it sucks that a CD release was not possible for La-La Land. Whatever the reasons are for that, it's a bizarre situation that one independent label can release the same material on vinyl but another cannot on CD. Quite perplexing...@Hybrid, will you make the Scoob Page?Perhaps "The Cistern (Alternate)" is the album version. The music I heard in the film is not 100% the same with the track I heard in the OST.Dang I cant wait to hear the Alternate 'Cistern' cueVinyl only...How dumb can you get
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeAndrew KawczynskiTom Holkenborg (Junkie XL)
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The Dark Knight Rises
Label: WaterTower Music
Length: 136'24
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  1. A Storm Is Coming (0:37)
    Hans Zimmer
  2. On Thin Ice (2:55)
    Hans Zimmer, Jasha Klebe
  3. Gotham's Reckoning (4:08)
    Hans Zimmer
  4. Mind If I Cut In? (3:27)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Jasha Klebe
  5. Underground Army (3:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  6. Born In Darkness (1:57)
    Hans Zimmer
  7. The Fire Rises (5:33)
    Hans Zimmer
  8. Nothing Out There (2:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  9. Despair (3:14)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  10. Fear Will Find You (3:08)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  11. Why Do We Fall? (2:03)
    Hans Zimmer
  12. Death By Exile (0:23)
    Hans Zimmer
  13. Imagine The Fire (7:25)
    Hans Zimmer
  14. Necessary Evil (3:16)
    Hans Zimmer
  15. Rise (7:11)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe

    Digital Bonus Tracks :

  16. Bombers Over Ibiza (Junkie XL Remix) (5:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Junkie XL
  17. No Stone Unturned (7:29)
    Hans Zimmer
  18. Risen From Darkness (4:28)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  19. The Shadows Betray You (5:20)
    Hans Zimmer
  20. The End (6:13)
    Hans Zimmer
  21. All Out War (3:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe

    Origins (The Dark Knight Rises Z+ Apple App Exclusive) :

  22. Wayne Manor (22:05)
    Hans Zimmer
  23. Bane (19:49)
    Hans Zimmer
  24. Orphan (4:51)
    Hans Zimmer
  25. Selina Kyle (5:41)
    Hans Zimmer
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theGordo reply Replies: 0 || 2020-05-19 21:56:55
Just curious, if all Tom did was the remix, how come he was credited as an additional composed in the film credits? What did he contribute to the score?

nvictor reply Replies: 1 || 2019-11-02 17:04:34
OMG, it's been 7 years already! one thing i realized while going back to this score is that Hans hasn't done "dance"/"medley" cues like "imagine the fire" in a while. maybe it's one of those things people were saying they missed?


Der Profl2019-11-03 03:07:56
I love nearly every Hans Zimmer score, but maybe the missing of the "dance"/"medley" tracks (or its appearance) is the reason why I like Xperminents so much.

kbdnkr reply Replies: 6 || 2019-04-21 21:56:52
Hello, does anyone know the name of the song played during scene in which Alfred and Bruce discuss rumors about bane in the batcave? Thanks in advance


SD2019-04-23 06:00:37
That track is "Risen From Darkness" off the complete score.


kbdnkr2019-04-24 16:21:57
Well, it isn't..


superultramegaa2019-04-24 22:39:34
Well, it is...

I'm listening to the complete score right now, and that's exactly the track you were talking about. Unless you mean the second time Alfred and Bruce do this, in which case that's "Back to Batcave".


kbdnkr2019-04-26 09:27:41
https://youtube.com/watch?v=n13_EeBx69g
I managed to find the clip on youtube. I was asking about the music playing during this scene. Doesnt sound like the second mentioned track either.


KnightLite2019-04-26 14:00:18
SD and superultramega are right. It’s the end of “2m17 For Old Times’ Sake / Applied Sciences” which fades into “2m18 Risen from Darkness”


kbdnkr2019-04-26 19:40:56
Omg my apologies, my bad. Looks like i had some different version of the track. Thank you all. I finally had enough time to look deeper and found it. Sorry.

Knight reply Replies: 1 || 2019-02-22 00:52:09
Could somebody tell me in what cues JNH's themes appear on album?


Mike2019-02-22 01:50:50
Not really any... "Nothing Out There" contains the sad piano theme from Begins and Dark Knight, but otherwise the themes that get reprised are pretty much Hans stuff.

Speaking of credits, any chance the complete score page could be updated with what's out there and official?

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2018-08-02 04:13:43
Are the credits above complete? Looks like there’s too many just-Hans tracks.

Deniz_Cansi reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-17 22:05:39
Sorry if this has been answered before, but does anyone know who composed the trailers 3 song ?

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Sparrow75 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-05-22 15:08:39
Something I never understood : Hans asked peoples to send their voice for the chant. I was part of this experience but is Hans really used all thoses records finally or it was just a marketing thing ? The fact is Hans recorded choir before asking peoples so I never understood really.
This is an article about this event : https://thefilmstage.com/news/want-to-be-in-the-dark-knight- rises-record-your-chant-for-hans-zimmer/

Mephariel reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-10 00:26:56
Just read about this on The Nerdist:

"Via Billboard, Stirling and Zimmer’s new take on The Dark Knight Rises‘ main theme has been released as the first track from an upcoming album called “The Classics.” “I have always loved Hans Zimmer’s work,” Stirling told Billboard. “There have been several times I’ve been writing a song and I’ve thought, ‘What would Hans do?’ He has a gift for making things sound magical.”

We can’t argue with that. In the course of his nearly 40-year career, Zimmer has composed the score for over 150 films. For “The Classics,” Zimmer is revisiting some of his most famous themes from The Lion King, Crimson Tide, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, Inception, Man of Steel, and Interstellar in collaboration with Stirling and several others. The list of artists contributing to the album includes 2CELLOS, the Piano Guys, Lang Lang, Leona Lewis, Till Broenner, Maxim Vengerov, Amy Dickson, Khatia Buniatishvili, and Roger Sayer.

“The Classics” will be released on Friday, January 13, 2017."



Mike2016-12-10 19:06:28
Zimmer got 2Cellos AND The Piano Guys for this? Wow!

Ei18 reply Replies: 3 || 2016-11-19 07:18:06
Very random question, but why didn't JNH return for the third?


Hybrid Soldier2016-11-19 10:15:37
James explained many times that after he saw Inception he thought Hans & Chris Nolan had really found each other and didn't want to "interfere", that the Bats where really Chris choosing Hans and then Hans asking to bring JNH to the party.

And he thought after TDK he had written all he could for that saga, he had nothing more to say...


Ei182016-11-19 15:31:42
Gotcha. Thanks, Hybrid!


Mike2016-11-19 16:21:41
He gave an interview for Film Music Reporter basically fleshing out what Hybrid just said. Among other things, he said it was Zimmer who really "defined the character" of these scores and it was "his [Zimmer's] conception of the music" that was the really predominant element. He viewed the "Eye for an Eye" cue from TDK (went Dent is threatening Gordon's kid) and his other contributions as the culmination of what he could do for a Batman movie, and didn't really know if he had anything musically left to say.

I do wish he had returned for TDKR, but hey, at least he was amicable about it. And he got an "Extra Special Thanks" from Hans in the booklet. I wonder if the two will ever co-write another score?

Anonymous reply Replies: 2 || 2015-04-08 15:19:34
did hans really do the chasing the convoy cue on his own?


vced2015-04-08 20:19:36
Arrangement sounds too intricate for a HZ only piece. So probably it was Lorne. Hans stuff is usually simple, he doesn't really write complicated cues himself.


Mike2015-05-27 22:39:22
It's not really that complicated...it's pieces of the Moody Bruce Transfiguration suite interspersed with bits of "Train Fight." ;) Hans could have easily done it himself. But anyway, the credits on this page are incomplete as it is, so we don't know. And it's really all Zimmer's music anyway, in this case, so...We can all just move along, I would say. :P

Diego Suarez reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-31 05:19:05
Hans , I am a young violinist in a modest orchestra Chile, symphony orchestra in the municipality of El Bosque , I love your music and I am a fan of the trilogy of Batman, we would do very proud to play your song Rise number 15 of the pelicila the Dark Knight Rises, I tried to find scores without success to find them , please if you would be so kind as to give me a copy for playing this wonderful song.

I hope you can answer .

Atte
Diego Suarez

Boldizar reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-01 15:56:53
Z+ App:

Does anyone know how this app is supposed to work? I have an Iphone 5c and every time I run it the program will open up then immediately disappear but it is still running if you check open apps. Is it based on time/location when it works or something "fancy" like that?

Boldizar reply Replies: 0 || 2015-02-16 21:31:02
Was it ever discovered exactly what language the Deshi Basara chant is? The internet consensus seems to be Moroccan Arabic but I have seen that refuted by a resident.

Boldizar reply Replies: 0 || 2015-02-16 21:30:36
Was it ever discovered exactly what language the Deshi Basara chant is? The internet consensus seems to be Moroccan Arabic but I have seen that refuted by a resident.

marcos reply Replies: 3 || 2015-01-04 21:54:13
For some reason there is a song (called "main theme" on several youtube uploads) absent on my digital download (amazon). there are only 2 songs of this length on the amazon download. Can anybody help me? how is this "main theme" called? Thanks&#65279;


Mike2015-01-04 22:27:23
The song you refer to is a fan-made compilation of songs from Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. It's nowhere on The Dark Knight Rises album.


Anonymous2015-01-05 05:36:32
I tried but I just can't. The editing is horrible.


isildur2015-01-05 21:10:41
I don't even know why people want to listen to some edited thing when the kick-ass "Moody Bruce" is available here. I don't think anyone can make it better than that. Incredible stuff.

josh reply Replies: 5 || 2014-12-22 08:56:29
Mtv and nokia trailer music ?


not josh again2014-12-22 10:23:34
What are you talking about?


badbu2014-12-22 10:26:04
Nokia trailer -> Man of Steel!


badbu2014-12-22 10:26:04
Nokia trailer -> Man of Steel!


not josh, not badbu either2014-12-22 17:57:33
@badbu you posted your double on the same thread.


not josh, not badbu yet again2014-12-22 17:58:20
@badbu you posted your double on the same thread.

josh reply Replies: 1 || 2014-12-22 08:56:28
Mtv and nokia trailer music ?


not josh2014-12-22 10:23:16
What are you talking about?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2014-11-22 18:37:16
i think some of the credits above are incorrect :)

Aragorn reply Replies: 6 || 2013-06-28 20:49:00
Have any of you heard Vitaliy Zavadskyy's Dark Knight Rises piece? IMO it's somewhat better than the final score.


score_trader2013-06-28 21:09:50
No.


Aragorn2013-06-29 04:38:04
Well, it's good. :)


John2014-03-03 02:44:13
Most of those You-Tube fan-made scores are phenomenal !! I wish Zimmer composed those pieces !! I added them onto my TDKR Complete Score playlist !!


isildur2014-03-03 11:56:50
Yes Zavadskyy's is very good. But I don't think it's better than the actual score. Did you hear "Moody Bruce Suite" here? It's absolutely incredible.


Aragorn2014-03-03 15:38:25
Both the moody bruce suites (the fast, transfiguration one and the regular one) are awesome, but notice I said it was better than the FINAL score, as in, the score as heard in the film. In the movie they hardly used either of those two suites! :(


NM2014-06-21 20:05:35
Had a listen to his Dark Knight Rises thing. I thought it was alright, listenable, it's easy to arrange something like that in the abstract though.

However no way it's better than the final score in a million years. One can ignore the synthesised instruments and the flat mix but as an arrangement it's just bits of old tunes with very minimal changes. I didn't hear any narrative. If he'd really spiced it up, injected some kick, maybe layered some tunes over each-other I'd have been more impressed. As it stands it's just a remake. As an amateur/semipro, who wouldn't even call themselves particularly good, I could've arranged that in a few hours.

That said, I think it's fair game to do those sorts of stuff to draw attention to yourself, or even just for fun and indeed it intrigued me enough to go check out his own website to hear his own original compositions, but sadly it seemed to be broken.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-03 15:42:21
I see Hybrid's initial crediting of the Without a Rope cue was incorrect....didn't he say it was Lorne Balfe before? Interesting either way.

RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-21 16:01:00
What are the bonus tracks called in the complete score?

Mike reply Replies: 1 || 2014-01-11 03:22:32
Wouldn't "A Storm is Coming" be Mel Wesson, while "Why Do We Fall?" would be credited to Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe?


Mike2014-01-11 03:23:44
Oh, oops, sorry. I see I asked this before. My apologies for bothering with it again. ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-12-19 21:39:31
so rise is basically just the orphan suite by zimmer and the cues at the end of TDK in succession....

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-12-14 03:52:21
Are the credits to Zimmer alone here (Gotham's Reckoning, Necessary Evil, and No Stone Unturned) official, or were they put here in absence of knowledge regarding who actually did them? Because shouldn't "A Storm is Coming" be credited to Mel Wesson, and "Why Do We Fall?" be credited to Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe?

Anonymous reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-13 21:13:40
i guess the orphan suite (same music from rise) was written way back in 2011, because it was used in the film's first teaser trailer


Mark2013-11-13 21:32:27
Huuuh, this suite was written by zimmer in TDK and known as The Dark Knigh '' the 16 minutes suite''


Anonymous2013-11-13 23:22:56
well yeah but it's slowed-down in the orphan suite and doesn't have the ostinato in the background. it's the same theme but a different arrangement of it.

MacArthur reply Replies: 1 || 2013-10-02 20:39:45
Hybrid: Just a real quick question. Will the Origins ever get released. And not be exclusive to the app, (like being released on iTunes)


Mike2013-10-19 20:57:10
I think the app is the best release of that stuff we'll be getting, sadly.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-04 02:18:35
You guys ever hear a fanmade track from 2011 entitled "The Hunt"? You can find it on YouTube, and it was a pretty clever mix of Hans' themes with variation and some fan-written ones.

MacArthur reply Replies: 8 || 2013-09-16 00:55:10
Oddly enough My all out war is 5:11 long and it's listed as 3:21


Mortifer V.2013-09-16 01:07:46
That's a different "All Out War": the one you have is from the complete score, the music which is playing during the beginning of the final battle. This "All Out War" is another bonus track; the first half of it plays after Batman frees the cops trapped underground, until Selina rides off on the Batpod in the next scene. The second half plays when Bruce Wayne is taken with a bag over his head to Lucius Fox. (check out Wikipedia).


MacArthur2013-09-16 06:24:00
Cool Thanks for the info.


MacArthur2013-09-17 18:28:56
I found my "All Out War" on youtube, and the Recordings on there are not very good. how do you master it. or find a better copy


Areozz2013-09-17 19:38:47
The 'recordings' on YouTube are not very good quality BECAUSE you found them on YouTube. You can get a better copy by looking NOT on YouTube. If you want to 'master' it, you could go to school for several years, become a sound engineer, and purchase hundreds or thousands of dollars' worth of high tech audio equipment.


MacArthur2013-09-17 20:12:53
I have already bought Logic pro! lol.


Kusi812013-09-17 21:08:04
... or you do some self studying and invest some of your private time in mastering, cutting and suiting tracks. :) I did start with Magix and after several years I invested some money in Adobe Audition.

My longest project was or is Die Hard With A Vengeance - meanwhile I spent over eight months to make a film version soundtrack. Sadly I did this with the Magix software. Some day I'll "convert this to Audition :)

So happy editing ;-)


Mike2013-09-17 23:00:48
lol, Areozz


GR72013-09-18 11:55:13
Areozz,
with that amount of money, I'd rather recruit a team of hackers to get the whole RCP's database... Jackpot ! ;)

Mike reply Replies: 4 || 2013-09-09 21:52:42
If I had put the album together, I would have wanted the following (just for fun):

1. The whole "Logo" cue
2. The whole "Gotham's Reckoning/Prologue" cue
3. Nothing Out There
4. Blake Visits Wayne Manor/Hospital Visit/Bruce Follows Selina (as one track)
5. Batman Chased (Film Version!!!)
6. Miranda Visits Wayne/Take Me To Bane
7. Instrument of Your Liberation
8. Gotham Is Yours
9. Not Meant To Die Here/No Ordinary Child
10. Without a Rope
11. Get Me To Fox/Gordon Arrested
12. The album track "Despair"
14. All Out War
15. The Full "Not An Ordinary Citizen/Slow Knife" cue
16. The film version of the "Imagine the Fire" cue
17. The film version of "Rise"

With all of this together, the album would be about 4 minutes over an hour, which isn't unreasonable, and IMO would be a much better presentation of the score as a whole.


Mike2013-09-09 21:57:49
Even so, the problem with all three Batman scores is that, short of a 2 disc release, no satisfactory release is present.


Mike2013-09-09 22:02:57
And sorry to keep posting, but one more thing: the bonus tracks could have been on the album, which in and of itself would have been an improvement, while the track "The End" is a pointless regurgitation of "Rise" (even though it's nice) and "The Shadows Betray You" is a subtle version of "Imagine the Fire". They could have replaced those two redundant tracks with more of the in-film music.


MacArthur2013-09-10 00:39:16
The Dark Knight Had a very good release in my opinion


Mike2013-09-10 14:49:31
It did, the 2 disc release was a God-send.

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