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Sorry, just found it.Tried that, couldn't find an author named Clemmensen who reviewed it. (I don't know where to look I haven't seen this guy's reviews before).Should be easy to find with google...Seriously guys, what site is he on? I want to see this review, but I don't know where it is.I know woodwinds, with few exception, have been completely abandoned by RCP, but man would it be nice if Steve fit woodwinds into the small scale family scenes. He's great with them, but for whatever reason he doesn't seem to be able to use them unless it's an animation, The Sims or IDEA specifically, or fantasy (even then The Last Witch Hunter had no woodwinds). They add so much to the soundscape and make any score so much richer. <br><br>I'm listening to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy again currently, and god, they'd be nothing without all of those flutes and clarinets. Even when the main instrument is brass or string, the addition of woodwinds is so cleverly implemented by Shore, and they not only blend, but they actively enhance the sound. <br><br>Of course I'd also love Steve to continue using choir. He even seems to be getting better with it, with Transformers 5's use of it resembling the Halo franchise in a number of ways. It would be a wonderful surprise though if he went back to woodwinds eventually. I'm definitely not of the belief that they can't be used in a modern day setting either (Silence of the Lambs and the Spider-Man scores use them particularly well).
Steve is a very accommodating composer. So it's really up to the director's vision. With Bay, you know you gonna hear some of the best stuff Steve has to offer and that's because they share the same "musical ear".<br><br>When he's scoring Peter Berg movies, Steve often relies on sound design and his scores for those movies are not really melodic. The few exceptions aside, Berg likes sound design scores. And he likes to experiment A LOT (example: the MRI machine sound that was incorporated in the Battleship score. Bold choice!).<br><br>Where does the director of Skyscraper stand in all of this?<br><br>Personally, I think this score will be "in the middle". Little sound design there, little melodic cue over here.... : ) I don't expect power anthems, simply because - as big as the movie is - it's not "Michael Bay big". I do hope for a little choir work though. Steve is great with choir.The Solo review does look quite good.<br><br>Clemmensen comes across pretty badly in many of his reviews. Even some of the positive ones. He has some very strong preconceptions about certain things that sometimes lead him to say some reasonably aggravating stuff.<br><br>Interestingly, he stays almost reasonable in his A World's End review. I wouldn't point to that one as his most typical negative review.Additional information<br>Posted date 2016<br><br>but, It was sold for two years.<br><br>Hello Hans.<br><br>May i ask you a question?<br><br>The piano sheet is now on sale, so that your music is now in the market for commercial purposes. It is sold at $ 10, although I do not know whether or not the seller arranged the piano music directly. Please check with us for the availability of other music.<br><br>Please refer to this site: htta://www.yes24.com/24/goods/28085649<br><br>(South Korea book store.)<br><br>Book Introduction :<br>It is the piano music which made the best 22 songs. New Age, movies, games, animations, etc., can be seen in various genres, and each sheet of music is directly attached to the author's QR code video.<br><br>If there is no problem, please respond.<br><br>Have a good day.He’s definitely not a bad reviewer, and his writing style is pretty sharp. The obvious problem is that he has a strong bias against Zimmer. Most of his recent Zimmer reviews are less spent talking about themes and more so the “issues” with his current style.
'At World's End' is possibly one of his greatest 'missteps' for sure, but he is a mostly reasonable guy when reviewing, and simply has a taste that doesn't accomodate a lot of the more modern sounding scores, which I think is ok, since we all have our preferences. His 'Solo' review is a must read for any fan of the score though. :DIf you want to understand why he's persona non grata, just go and check out his review of Hans Zimmer's masterpiece At World's End, it sums up pretty nicely the guy's mental issues :p<br><br>But his other reviews are mostly OK and that Solo one is indeed very good, worth a read.Who is he and why is he a persona non grata? ô_OHow dare you mention his name ??<br><br>I should erase that post... :PWhat site are his reviews on again? Not really sure where to look.
As long as Steve knows to keep this score mostly melodic with little to no sound design, I'll probably be happy with it.I assume that's the official cover....<br><br>I dig it. Very Die Hard-y : )I know Clemmensen is kind of persona non grata around here (not without good reason), but he put up his review of Solo a few days ago and it's one of the best he's ever written, a fantastic in-depth analysis (and appropriately positive). Worth spending an hour or two reading and listening to help unpack this score's many complexities.Is it just me or does the “Catwoman” riff (not the main theme) in “Bar Shootout” and “Nothing Out There” sound very much like the main Scarface theme?<br><br>I’ve also noticed that Hans sometimes will write a main tune and a series of riffs for a character, but will mainly incorporate the smaller motifs in the film (Angelica’s music from OST, Megamind’s main tune, Catwoman, etc.) Definitely not a problem though, I like the variety.<br><br>Look at the evolution of Batman’s theme from Begins, where he had the 2-note motif and the actual theme, to here where it’s just the 2 notes and the chord theme. I wonder if that was Chris Nolan’s decision.John Powell answered in Facebook there is still 45 minutes of music outside from the CD.
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Lorne BalfeAndrew KawczynskiDavid FlemingJasha Klebe
ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional MusicAdditional Music
Assassin's Creed III (VG)
Label: UbiSoft Music (Digital Download Only)
Length: 63'41
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  1. Assassin's Creed III Main Theme (3:06)
  2. An Uncertain Present (2:10)
  3. Escape In Style (2:15)
  4. Welcome To Boston (2:34)
  5. Freedom Fighter (2:16)
  6. A Bitter Truth (1:36)
  7. Through The Frontier (3:01)
  8. Connor's Life (4:56)
  9. Trouble In Town (2:25)
  10. Farewell (1:05)
  11. HomeStead (3:02)
  12. The Battle Of Breed's Hill (2:18)
  13. Speck Of Dust (2:52)
  14. Modern Assassin (3:05)
  15. Desmond's Destiny (1:38)
  16. The Aquilla (2:18)
  17. Fight Club (2:05)
  18. Eye Of The Storm (2:07)
  19. Temple Secrets (1:41)
  20. Beer And Friends (1:10)
  21. Battle At Sea (4:01)
  22. Breaching The Walls (3:32)
  23. Wild Instincts (2:44)
  24. What Came Before (4:11)
  25. Assassin's Creed III Main Theme Variation (1:33)
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AC3 reply Replies: 0 || 2016-06-15 19:46:07
Does anyone have the chronological order of the complete score that Lorne posted on his site??


amir hossein reply Replies: 0 || 2015-01-26 18:19:38
wow!!!!!!!!!!!!
this is incridible music.
I love this game.

Jasper reply Replies: 2 || 2013-10-22 01:44:13
The Black Flag soundtrack is out there. I know it's not really RCP related, but just thought I'd put it out there. And yes, Brian Tyler does a far better job at it than Lorne Balfe did, in my opinion, though I like both.


Hybrid Soldier2013-10-22 08:51:00
I wonder how many RCP people ghostwrote it without credit... :P


Edmund Meinerts2013-10-22 11:07:28
I was actually surprised to find myself quite bored by it, and I actually prefer Balfe's score. If you asked me whether I'd take Balfe or Tyler I'd pick the latter most days of the week, but in this case it's the other way around. So yeah, maybe there really was some ghostwriting going on...

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2013-07-10 15:05:41
An amazing score, the music is so fresh and dynamic and .. epic ! yes !!

Assassino reply Replies: 1 || 2013-07-09 01:34:27
Brian Tyler will compose the score for AC4.


Blu2013-07-09 06:18:34
Wow, this guy is getting way too much assignments these days. Must be quite a challenge. I hope he finds time to think about the notes he is writing too.

Markofrome reply Replies: 0 || 2013-04-05 00:30:04
Great Work Lorne!!! "Assassin's Creed III" and "The Tyranny of King Washington" soundtracks wonderful!

Bondo reply Replies: 1 || 2013-03-17 04:32:06
FYI guys, Lorne posted what appears to be the remaining unreleased music on his site ;)


theeaglesfan0052013-04-02 20:42:44
what's the correct order then?

AssassinoZockt reply Replies: 1 || 2013-04-02 15:32:05
Great work ,Mr.Balfe. But what happened with Jesper Kyd? And will you do the score for AC4 too?


Anonymous2013-04-02 18:00:33
he can't hear you

Bryan reply Replies: 0 || 2013-03-17 11:52:26
track list of
Assassin's Creed III The Tyranny of King Wahsington by lorne balfe
01. Assassin's Creed III Main Theme (Wall of Sound Remix)
02. Ratonhnhaké ton (Ratonhnhaké:ton)
03. The Tyrant
04. Frozen
05. Solitude
06. Frontier At Arms
07. Winter's Grasp
08. You Must Succeed
09. Seekers
10. Tracking The Prey
11. Against All Odds
12. He Is Our Beacon
13. The Betrayal
14. Swift And Silent
15. Rooftop Chase
16. Dark Alleys
17. The Key
18. Escape Artist
19. Closed City
20. Helpless
21. The Ruse
22. Nightmares
23. The Redemption
24. Fallen Warriors
25. Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
26. Taking Up Arms
27. The True Rulers
28. Risking Everything
29. Alone Against All
30. Unwavering Resolve
31. Laying Up The Trap
32. The Will To Endure
33. King Washington
34. Ghost Trail
35. Duel At Dawn
36. Man With The Wolf Hood
37. The Betrayal (Alternate Version)
38. The Redemption (Alternate Version)
39. King Washington (Alternate Version)
40. King Washington (Revisited Version)

Radik reply Replies: 4 || 2013-03-05 21:23:17
Will Lorne scoring Assassin's Creed 4 too? :)


T-Mann0362013-03-06 04:34:45
I have a gut feeling that Lorne will be composing Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.


DIMITRIS KROMMIDAS2013-03-06 14:14:33
That would be great!!! I wish for Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe!!


cody2013-03-07 00:21:20
They should bring back Jesper Kyd :(


T-Mann0362013-03-08 09:10:56
Too bad that Jesper have turned it down and not compose any music from the AC franchise.

DIMITRIS KROMMIDAS reply Replies: 3 || 2013-03-05 17:16:39
UBISOFT ANNOUCENT ASSASSINS CREED:IV:BLACK FLAG AND ITS IN THE PIRATE ERA!!! I WISH HANS ZIMMER TO SCORE IT!!!! THE ASSASSINS CREED 3 SCORE WAS EPIC!!! GREETINGS FROM GREECE MR ZIMMER!!! WE LOVE YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS!!!!WE WAIT FOR MAN OF STEEL AND THE LONE RANGER...I AM VERY HAPPY THAT HANS ZIMMER WILL SCORE THE LONE RANGER!!! ITS GOING TO BE EPIC AND ANOTHER MASTERPIECE LIKE ALL HIS SCORES!!!


Edmund Meinerts2013-03-05 18:27:13
We've found him! The archetypal fanboy!! OH MY SQUEEEING GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!


Mike2013-03-05 19:17:44
While I couldn't suppress a smile, that was uncalled for, Edmund. lol.


Edmund Meinerts2013-03-05 20:49:56
ALL CAPS and overuse of the word "epic"? Um, it was totally called for and you know it. ;)

Radik reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-25 22:09:32
After complete the game I must say.. GREAT SCORE.. perfect conclusion to the AC.. my favorite track is What Came Before.. is so beautiful :)

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-09 02:03:07
FYI Lorne Balfe posted a new track on his website, "Connor's Story"

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-04 20:29:20
I bought the album yesterday! it's totally worth it...on Amazon :PPP Anyway, I love the main theme and the fact that Lorne reprises "Labored and Lost" as a theme for the forerunners. Good job Mr Balfe :)

P.S.: As all as I heard Jesper Kyd left the series himself. He wasn't kicked off by Lorne as one or two fellows might think. Jesper left the Hitman-franchise as well. And I think Lorne is great replacement:) that's for you grumpy users ;)

Bar reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-01 18:25:53
Well,

after listening to the entire album i must say the revelations one is much better,especially the main theme.

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2012-11-01 12:45:40
I know it's a stretch to ask right now since the game just came out, but at some point would someone mind attempting to put this in chronological order? I'm doing this as I'm playing the game, but I'm MAYBE 1/5 of the way through...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2012-10-31 23:28:00
Lorne told me they wrote nearly 4 hours for the game.

He'll put unreleased cues on his site very soon.


Macejko2012-11-01 10:04:43
That's good news, I'd like to hear some ambient music too.


lolly2012-11-01 11:10:49
i really like how lorne is so open to his fans and is willing to give us more material.

not like hans, promising since 20 years to bring a complete release of the lion kind, but disappeared again...

Macejko reply Replies: 1 || 2012-10-31 18:31:13
Ok, I gave it one more listening. The Main Theme is great, powerfull and epic... but the rest lacks variation and originality and is pretty uninteresting in general.


Radik2012-10-31 21:04:08
So We'll must wait until then game release.. how it works in game itself.. :)

Bondo reply Replies: 4 || 2012-10-30 12:29:02
It's available on Amazon MP3 right now, $8.99 and totally worth it!


Bondo2012-10-30 22:13:39
Listen to "Fight Club" and "Beer With Friends" if you liked Sherlock or Skylanders :D


theeaglesfan0052012-10-31 13:59:18
$9.99 on iTunes in high quality... Amazon is 256kbps mp3 which is $%*& compared to 256kbps m4a


Hybrid Soldier2012-10-31 15:12:03
Studio Masters quality FLAC 24 bits on Qobuz...

*iTunes to the ground*

:P


theeaglesfan0052012-10-31 16:15:55
im in 'Merica

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-31 05:24:54
Epic!!!!!

Radik reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-30 20:38:38
and Desmond Destiny too :)

Macejko reply Replies: 2 || 2012-10-30 15:51:02
After the first listening - not as good as I hoped :(


Anonymous2012-10-30 16:46:25
I agree. Expected much more. Revelations was much better. Every track sounds like a generic action track with drum loops, overdone brass synth with some violins playing in the back. With removing the vocals and the choir this score has lost all dramatics and emotion. Shame cause after revelations I expected a blockbuster score...


Radik2012-10-30 20:34:48
Speck of Dust.. remind me Revelations :)

david reply Replies: 2 || 2012-10-21 20:39:08
Check this masterpiece www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwJgNtvjtUo


al bundy2012-10-22 22:39:57
sounds nice


MEOW!2012-10-24 16:16:06
It sounds really cool! I love the album cover too! It's very Epic! I actually found another cool score recently on iTunes called Pantheon by some composer called Zaalen Tallis which is really epic as well! You guys might want to check that out too.

P.S. Bring on Superman already!!! :P


tomPoland reply Replies: 1 || 2012-10-21 09:18:52
Kyd should do it, Balfe doesn't feel Assassins and their Creed


Hybrid Soldier2012-10-21 09:42:55
You always have the wise word, tom ! I don't really get why you keep posting here ! :/

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 7 || 2012-10-20 00:04:07
Can't wait ! :)


Anonymous2012-10-20 00:08:44
Damn. No full official relaase. This seems so short after the 3CDs we got last time :(


Hybrid Soldier2012-10-20 00:15:00
As far as Lorne is concerned, the last one was 75 min for him, including multiplayer stuff...

So that one isn't exactly FAR from that... :)


Anonymous2012-10-20 00:42:41
Oh well better then nothing. For me Lorne is the new Zimmer these days. He has a great sound. Only a few more days of waiting.


Bioscope2012-10-20 05:35:33
I love his take on the ethnic idiom, coupled with some serious dakness, so i can't wait to hear the Native American flavour.


Bondo2012-10-20 12:45:51
From the clips, you can hear Sherlock Holmes in "Fight Club" :D

And it's great that he kept the continuity by re-stating some of the themes from AC:R


Macejko2012-10-20 13:53:49
Bondo: Are there audio clips already?


Hybrid Soldier2012-10-20 14:01:54
Yeah amazon.com (right on the left corner here !) or qobuz.com ! :)

Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-20 00:27:01
With this score I hope Lorne will definitely convince me that he has what it takes to make some epic music.

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