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It's not in the OST release... :/Do anyone know what was that soundtrack that plays at opening scene? There where The Flying Dutchman rises from the sea, adn will and Henry have a little discourse. I think it`s some variation of "one day".I love this musicStill doesn't beat Lego Batman for best soundtrack this year. But a close secondI saw the movie tonight and I think that the music is great on the album, but in the movie it's fantastic. It gives something special and something extra to a lot of scenes. I think Zanelli did a great job on the score, with the use if new and old themes.
"This is the best score of the franchise since At World's End."<br><br>Watch out you don't trip over that low bar. ;)Maybe because it is IDENTICAL the another theme of the same series?I haven't seen the movie yet, but I will soon, but I've heard the soundtrack and I have only one thing to say. This is the best score of the franchise since At World's End. I had tears in my eyes every time an old theme played. I liked the score for On Stranger Tides, but I didn't like how it relied too much on older themes. I appreciate this score for not using the Ship battle theme and the rolling cage chase motif which I'm kinda tired of hearing them. I love the clever use of One Day as a theme for Henry Turner. Of course, everytime Jack's Themes (both the intro theme, the cello theme, and his DMC theme) and He's A Pirate show up, I can't help but smile and jump up and down. What about the new stuff? A lot of people have criticized Salazar's Theme for sounding like Blackbeard. It does don't get me wrong, but Zanelli isn't the first person to do this. The Winter Soldier is derived from Why So Serious. Optimus Prime's theme is IDENTICAL to the Knights March from King Arthur. Discombobulate from Sherlock Holmes, Absurdity from The Lone Ranger, and The Red Capes Are Coming from Batman v. Superman ALL SOUND THE SAME. They're awesome, but similar. Why is it so bad now? I like the rock elements in Salazar's theme and it makes it quite scary. Carina's Theme (The Brightest Star in the North) is also the main theme of the movie and it is perfect beyond belief. Her theme very much resembles past love themes, but it has a sense of herorism to it. I always gravitate to composer's themes for female characters (John Williams with my girls from Star Wars). The new adventure theme is epic! It does sound like He's A Pirate, but it is very catchy. I don't know what the score sounds like in the movie, but it sounds really good on the official soundtrack. To end this, all the action music is incredibly fun. Hans should be proud. Here are my top  5 favorite tracks:<br><br>1. Beyond My Beloved Horizon<br>2. The Brightest Star in the North<br>3. No Woman Has Ever Handled My Herschel<br>4. My Name is Barbossa<br>5. The Dying GullThe orchestrators are the same.<br><br>You really think the other composers aren't busy enough these days ? It was 10 YEARS ago ! lol*necessary (sorry about my english)
This composing lacks on every important aspect that make a film music score so nessesary to the movie itself. This music has no evolution, has no entity or identity.<br><br>You only know that you are listening the "WONDER WOMAN" ost when you listen the references to the now mythical (Zimmer) theme from Batman v Superman. And when this theme sounds in this composing it feels totaly out of place, really a shame.<br><br>Beyond, this music could easily work with another summer blockbuster like Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean or a generic action flick.<br>For years Iíve been defending "DC" music works against the  Marvelís (MCU) soul-less soundtracks. And now after three awesome ost (DCEU) I have to eat my words.<br>Is not necessary to talk about how great are Man of Steel, Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad (ok, this last less, but with a epic main theme). You only need to listen Rupert Gregson-Williams Wonder Woman, and then play one of this three compositions.<br><br>But the most disappointing thing, is the great missed oportunity with the Wonder Woman Theme last year. That exotic tone, that woman strengh that you feel when you are listen this epic theme. Here all this feelings are lost. At the end, another Zimmer-Like Šlbum. <br>But like always in the "Zimmer-Like" longtime Šlbum library, not that height, not that quality, because if Wonder Womanís score remebers us something, is one and clear truth: Only Exists One Hans Zimmer.<br>What I don't understand is why couldn't they at least aim for the best soundscape this franchise have had by bringing the rest of the team from AWE of composers, arrangers and orchestrators back. If we look at AWE, apart from Zimmer, there was Zanelli, Jackman, Glennie-Smith, Balfe, ÷rvarsson, Gire and Sponsler on board. If they could choose one lead composer in Zimmer's absence, then whatever some dude wrote would at least sound interesting because of the colorful instrumentation and big, fresh orchestral sound AWE had. Or maybe, just rearrange old themes from the other movies in true AWE style would work just as well. There's plenty of material from POTC 1 that hasn't been used in the other films, and much of it would shine if orchestrated and performed in AWE's sonic fashion rather than the cheap sound the first film had.Fantastic album, particularly HGW's Metal Gear Solid and HZ's Call of Duty! Highly recommendedZanelli made a wonderful job with Zimmer's themes.<br>The new themes are great too, but he really did Zimmer's themes justice. I like the continuity.<br>Track 9.El Matador Del Mar, my favorite on the album.Maybe it's the end credits after the song
I also love the appearence of the theme in the end of Trafalgar Celebartion. Does anybody know what Action Reaction exactly is? It sounds a bit like a remix from the main theme but it could also be a part of the movie soundtrack. i don't know but it sounds cool.After listening to it the first time I thought this was a very good Zimmer score, but suddenly realized it was Rupert Gregson-Williams and that's a very good thing because he has been able to bring this Zimmer classic sound but with his own voice, as they said above here, with Last Samurai-like anthems and also remind me a bit of the second half of Hacksaw Ridge score, and that's great.<br>I specially liked No Man's Land, Wrath of Wonder Woman, Hell Hath No Fury and Lightning Strikes (well, in general, the second half is pretty awesome with many action heroic themes).<br>Cannot wait to hear it in the context of the movie.Love Maestro in The Holiday! The music keeps bringing me back to the movie. Something delightful about it!This is "One day" theme of the third soundtrack xDListen to 12:38 above and then also Main Title or Top of the World from Last of the Mohicans. Trevor Jones should have a listen.
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Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Complete Score)
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  1. Fog Bound (5:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  2. Smitten Will (1:02)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  3. Captain Jack Sparrow (1:39)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  4. Corset Problems (0:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  5. No Real Ship (1:03)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  6. Liz Falls - Medallion Calls (1:48)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  7. Jack's Escape (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  8. Breaking The Chains (0:41)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  9. Sword Fight (Part 1) (1:32)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  10. Sword Fight (Part 2) (2:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky, Ramin Djawadi
  11. The Dog Is Never Going To Move (0:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  12. Black Pearl Arrives (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  13. Sacking The Village (Part 1) (3:51)
    Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  14. Liz Hides (0:51)
    Klaus Badelt
  15. Sacking The Village (Part 2) (1:25)
    Klaus Badelt
  16. You Know Nothing Of Hell - Liz Meets Barbossa (4:22)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  17. Boarding The Dauntless (1:37)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  18. Commandeering The Intereceptor (2:26)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  19. Under The Command Of A Pirate (0:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  20. Pirates Musk (0:50)
    Craig Eastman
  21. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (2:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  22. The Captain's Table (0:42)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  23. Story Of The Medallion (3:05)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  24. Moonlight Serenade (1:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  25. You Best Start Believin' (1:13)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  26. We're Catching Up (1:28)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  27. Time To Go Poppett (1:53)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  28. Jack's Legend (1:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  29. The Grotto (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  30. Blood Ritual (4:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, James Dooley
  31. Curse Is Still Upon Us (2:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  32. Not More Pirates - Keep To The Code (0:48)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  33. Transition (0:22)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  34. Will Bandages Liz's Hand (1:40)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  35. Ship To Ship Chase (4:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  36. Ship To Ship Battle (3:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  37. Will Trapped (1:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  38. Elizabeth Walks The Plank (2:45)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  39. Welcome To The Caribbean (0:13)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  40. A Ship Is Freedom (1:19)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  41. Bootstrap Bill (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  42. Nothing I'd Lament Being Rid Of (0:46)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  43. Jack Row To The Pirate Cave (1:05)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  44. Cuz It Was Mr. Sparrow Who Said It (1:03)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  45. Until The Opportune Moment (0:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  46. Underwater March (1:10)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  47. Pirates Attack (Part 1) (6:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, James Dooley
  48. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  49. Bloody Pirates (2:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith, Geoff Zanelli
  50. Curse Reversed (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, Nick Glennie-Smith
  51. Will Rescues Jack (1:11)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  52. Happy Ending (4:56)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  53. End Titles (2:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  54. Pirates Of The Caribbean Theme (Original Demo) (5:28)
    Hans Zimmer
  55. Jack Sparrow Cello Theme (0:33)
    Hans Zimmer
  56. Pirates, Day One, 4:56AM (Album Suite) (3:46)
    Hans Zimmer
  57. Jack's Escape (Alternate) (2:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  58. Black Pearl Arrives (Alternate) (0:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  59. Sacking The Village (Part 1) (Alternate) (3:51)
    Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  60. Sacking The Village (Part 2) (Alternate) (0:31)
    Klaus Badelt
  61. You Know Nothing Of Hell (Alternate) (0:15)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  62. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (Alternate I) (0:18)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  63. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (Alternate II) (0:26)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  64. We're Catching Up (Alternate) (1:27)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  65. Blood Ritual (Alternate) (4:06)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, James Dooley
  66. Ship To Ship Battle (Alternate) (3:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  67. Elizabeth Walks The Plank (Alternate) (2:46)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  68. A Ship Is Freedom (Alternate) (1:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  69. Underwater March (Alternate) (1:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  70. Pirates Attack (Part 1) (Alternate) (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  71. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate I) (2:32)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  72. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate II) (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  73. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate III) (2:36)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  74. Bloody Pirates (Alternate) (2:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith, Geoff Zanelli
  75. Will Rescues Jack (Alternate) (1:11)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  76. Happy Ending (Alternate) (4:59)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  77. End Titles (Alternate) (1:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
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Daniel reply Replies: 2 || 2016-05-28 02:13:27
Why is Hans Zimmer credited for almost every track on here? Didn't he only write like 3 demos and then the other composers arranged from them? Why is it fair to credit him on almost all tracks? Or is it that each track he's on is an arrangement or uses the themes he composed in the couple demoes he did? I'm still really confused about the total extent of his involvement with the score, both behind the scenes and actual compositions.


Hybrid Soldier2016-05-28 09:39:56
He didn't "write only demos"... First he only wrote one, and he actually co-wrote a lot of the cues...


Zimson2016-05-28 11:39:18
Thanks for clearing that up. It's a shame Badelt alone got top credit.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-02 00:30:31
Looks like I finally grabbed the cuesheet for that one... Should be more or less accurate (knowing how much of a mess it was)... :P

RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-24 11:17:25
What is a "riff track"?

Mike reply Replies: 11 || 2013-08-01 02:29:57
Where does the Pirates Of The Caribbean Theme (Original Demo) come from? It's different than the 4:56 AM album track. Is the latter just a shortened version or what?


Anonymous2013-08-01 02:36:44
Odd indeed. Just found it today. Sounds like "The Battle" from Gladiator was mixed in with the Day One demo piece.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 09:01:36
Hans made it "available" on a Soundtrack.net interview for POTC 2 back in 2006.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 12:48:37
Speaking of that suite, I once asked Hans if it was the only he wrote for that score. Here are some HZ thoughts about POTC (this is "censored" cause some can't just be shared out loud...) :

"No, but if you listen carefully, virtually all the tunes in the movie are arrangements of that... Oh, and the skeleton dance number, but that suite is the cue - with some help from Geoff Zanelli -. Gore and Jerry B. asked me to go home and come up with something. That's why it completely falls apart at the end... I was tired, and couldnt play anymore...

Ramin did a great arrangement of my tune for the sword fight. That got everything going. Geoff Zanelli arranged more music than anybody, some of it really way beyond arrangement. Blake Neely was stuck on - I think - 28 versions of the 'moon' cue... The endtitles - by tradition in all the films - are my suite arranged by Geoff.

I didn't write a Sparrow tune until the second movie. He just had a riff for the first one... Just as a personal joke, I tried to have every character's theme start with the same 3 notes. That got a little confusing. But you have to have fun."


NM2013-08-01 13:08:06
That's really cool Hybrid, thanks. It's interesting to know how the score actually came together, that's really not what comes across from interviews and whatnot. Do you know which themes/tunes Badelt came up with?


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 13:23:24
;)

I've gathered quite some intel on many movies from Hans' more or less effective recollections regarding them !

For Klaus, listen to the whole Fog Bound, it's like a medley of all his themes ! :)


Mike2013-08-01 15:29:05
Thank you, Hybrid. Interesting news and quote. I thought you said a while back that the "tut tut tut" pan flute theme in Fog Bound was Zimmer, though?


Pierre2013-08-01 19:09:05
You say Fog Bound is a medley of Klaus' Themes. However it opens with Zimmer's Jack Sparrow "riff", then there's some atmospheric electronics with a bit of tension building, then the "love theme" or whatever, which is in Hans' original demo. Please explain.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 19:18:23
No no no I mean the real 5 min Fog Bound...

Not the OST track, which indeed has a Sparrow theme by Hans and at the end the beginning of Smitten Will...


Mike2013-08-01 21:32:15
Oh, by the way, which Black Hawk Down cue/album track did the moonlight serenade scene rip off of?


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 21:56:25
Tribal War.


Pierre2013-08-01 22:02:19
Thanks Hybrid Soldier, I was not aware of an alternative track.

Anonymous reply Replies: 6 || 2013-05-06 23:43:45
Anyone notice the POTC4 mermaid theme at the beginning of "Liz Meets Barbossa"?


Mr. Fate2013-05-07 00:47:07
I think you might be confusing that with another theme that is found all over the four films and has come in a wide variety of arrangements.


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 08:31:44
Careful HZ had the fun to try to make every theme start with the same 3 notes, so it's confusing ! :)


Anonymous2013-05-07 08:37:58
He did?!


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 09:16:53
Well, take the POTC Main Theme, the first 3 notes. Then the Jack Sparrow related themes beginnings(Breaking the Chains and Captain Jack Sparrow).

Take Beckett's theme first 3 notes. Then Davy Jones. The Kraken' main melody after that...

Yeah, always the same. Different pitches, same progression... :P


Mr. Fate2013-05-07 13:46:58
So, I'm NOT going crazy after all! When all the sessions surfaced, I started taking a closer look at all the music and started noticing that almost EVERYTHING from Pirates 1 was the same theme!

mind=blown.


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 13:48:14
Almost all of P1 is an arrangement of his demo... :)

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-01-15 07:20:35
Oh my goodness...Never realized how stripped-down the album version of "Fog Bound" is!

Twan Dirks reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-29 17:06:06
The complete sessions on an other site has only 72 tracks, this on 77 tracks:O What's the different between it? And where can i find the 5 missing tracks?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2012-12-26 19:36:20
OK people here we go, years (yeah, YEARS) of researches, asking various people and so on.

Fog Bound => HZ, KB
Smitten Will => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Captain Jack Sparrow => HZ, KB
(Though some dude who worked on the score once told me Jablonsky had a hand there...)
Corset Problem => HZ, KB
No Real Ship => HZ, Jablonsky
Jack's Escape => HZ, KB, Jablonsky
Sword Fight Pt 1 => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Sword Fight Pt 2 => HZ, Jablonsky, Djawadi
Sacking The Village Pt 1 => KB, McKee Smith
Liz Hides => KB
You Know Nothing Of Hell => HZ, KB, Neely
Boarding The Dauntless => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Commandeering The Interceptor => HZ, KB, Dooley
Under The Command Of A Pirate => Dooley
Pirates Musk => Craig Eastman
(that cue can be found on the man's website, fyi)
Story Of The Medallion => HZ, KB, Jablonsky
Moonlight Serenade => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Blood Ritual (film) => HZ, KB, Neely, Dooley
Curse Is Still Upon Us => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Ship To Ship Chase => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Ship To Ship Battle => HZ, KB, McKee Smith
Will Trapped => HZ, KB, Glennie-Smith
Bootstrap Bill => HZ, KB
A Ship Is Freedom => HZ, KB
Underwater March => HZ, KB, Glennie-Smith
Pirates Attack Pt 1 => HZ, KB, Dooley, Djawadi
Pirates Attack Pt 2 => HZ, KB, Zanelli, Djawadi
Bloody Pirates => HZ, KB, McKee Smith, Zanelli
Curse Reversed => HZ, KB, Neely, Glennie-Smith
Happy Ending => HZ, Djawadi
End Titles => HZ, KB, Zanelli
POTC Theme (demo) => HZ

Then it's not official => cues not containing HZ material =>

Dog Is Never Gonna Move
Black Pearl Arrives
Sacking The Village Pt 2
Jack's Legend
The Grotto
Welcome To The Caribbean
Until The Opportune Moment

I'm Going After The Black Pearl contains Blake Neely's theme.

According the OST credit, "You Best Start Believin' is either by Klaus, Zanelli or Jablonsky.

I have no doubt The Captain's Table & Keep To The Code are Nick Glennie-Smith.

And one last tribute to James McKee Smith who co-wrote some of the best cues of that score. Paycheck in Sacking the Village, anyone ? ;)


martymarin2012-12-26 20:06:36
thank you so much Hybrid Soldier!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2012-12-26 14:05:23
I've got a partial cuesheet for this one, with all the who did what...

My guess is some will be interested... :)


thejok3rrules2012-12-26 16:24:26
Please please please! xD


marty2012-12-26 17:26:06
yeah Hybrid Soldier, please please :))) Thanks!

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-25 20:57:33
Nice! No new cover though. lol. Oh well. Nice to see a complete tracklist.

Bootstrap Bill reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-25 20:35:07
Here we go, leaked now !

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