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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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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeSatnam RamgotraDavid Fleming
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Son Of God
Label: Universal Republic
Length: 68'51 (Score: 50'26)
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  1. In The Beginning (3:47)
  2. Through His Eyes (4:51) *
  3. Faith (13:05) *
  4. Roma's Lament (5:41) *
  5. Fisher Of Men (3:06)
  6. The Upper Room (2:57) *
  7. Promised King (4:32)
  8. Truth (2:44) *
  9. Peace Be With You (2:48) *
  10. I Am (3:44)
  11. Rise Up In Faith (2:48) *
  12. Mary, Did You Know? - Cee Lo Green (2:44)
  13. Soul Of A Man - Steven Stern & George Krikes (4:06)
  14. Life In Color - OneRepublic (4:23)
  15. Oceans - Hillsong UNITED (7:11)
*Contains dialogs from the film
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Alessandro reply Replies: 2 || 2019-01-22 11:58:05
Hello everyone. I have recently watched "Son of God" and was blown away by the music in the scene where Jesus was lashed by the Romans. It's a slower and dramatic version of the main-theme. I was looking to find it on this soundtrack and also in "The Bible", but can't find it somehow?! Is it really not on the soundtrack, or am I just unable to find it? ^^

Please everyone, can you help me to find this cue or isn't it on the soundtracks? Thank you so much in advance and hope for your help.


Alessandro2019-01-23 18:01:31
PLEASE anyone HELP me :(


SPECTER2019-01-24 03:55:49
Check out the soundtrack for The Bible. It may be one of the tracks in that score. If it is not, then you will have to wait for a more complete OST to be released hopefully.

el angel gabriel reply Replies: 3 || 2016-06-19 17:21:20
paz de DIOS me gusta la interpretación que hace musicalmente del amor de DIOS para con los hombres por eso le envió este mensaje como petición para poder glorificar a DIOS con un instrumento musical


Mike2016-06-19 19:49:24
Escribe en inglés solamente en este sitio web, por favor. ;)


thedicksqueezer2016-06-20 03:31:15
la chocha en la boca. yo pongo mi pene en tu boca y te gusta mi pene mucho. mi pene es muy grande. soy el follador.


Scorefan2018-08-21 00:42:37
@thedicksqueezer eres malévolo jajajaja

Mike reply Replies: 5 || 2014-11-01 01:27:19
Was new music composed for this movie, or is this just the score from The Bible verbatim?


Mike2014-11-01 01:28:27
I guess I should say, was ANY new music composed? Obviously several of the tracks were carried over, but that doesn't mean there couldn't have been a few new cues or something.


NM2014-11-01 10:58:28
I didn't hear anything new. Then again I don't think it matters either way, 'The Bible' score wasn't anything that new to begin with. I was and am still genuinely disappointed with what Balfe (& friends) were asked to produce for this, given his talent. It's not bad music or anything, but it's a really safe score given the subject matter.


JamesT2014-11-01 15:13:35
Characterize "safe" in this instance.


JamesT2014-11-01 15:13:38
Characterize "safe" in this instance.


NM2014-11-01 18:49:12
Unadventurous, staid, playing to the 'modern' sound et al.

It's not terrible, it's got some nice textures, but it just doesn't do much for me. I know it's not a fair comparison, but listen to the dynamism, daring and lyricism of 'The Prince of Egypt' and then compare it to this. It's not that I expected another musical or animation score, far from! But this just, I dunno, just doesn't capture my imagination at all.

Listen to "In The Beginning" on this very site, it's the same kind of basic-melody-over-string-ostinato-build-up you hear nearly everywhere nowadays. It's like a weak version of Chevalier de Sangreal.

That doesn't mean it's bad music, as a standalone piece it's pleasant enough, it's got a nice solo performance, it just doesn't evoke god, or the bible, or faith or struggle. The feeling it evokes to me is closer to American triumphalism if anything, indeed I can imagine it set to the beginning of a Call of Duty game.



prash jackson reply Replies: 4 || 2014-05-05 22:42:17
best Music.. And i Love it.. when i watch the flim i cried. its also cause by this score. Best music for the best movie of Jesus history.


trent easton navarro2014-05-05 22:43:57
Guess you never heard Debney's The Passion of the Christ ;)


Mike2014-05-05 22:45:22
The Passion of the Christ score was BRILLIANT. Beats this one by a long shot.


Edmund Meinerts2014-05-06 00:35:59
For goodness sake, forget Zimmer OR Debney. What about Miklos Rozsa or Alfred Newman? To say that this is the best biblical or Jesus-related score is practically criminal...


Anonymous2014-05-06 04:47:23
For goodness sakes, silence the panel. I think this is an extremely individualized experience, across all those superb films and scores. Let it resonate with whom and however, please.

Val Shauger reply Replies: 2 || 2014-04-14 22:25:36
Son Of God was amazing!! The Bible series also touched my entire family! We were close to God before but now thanks to the lovley Roma Downey and Mark Burnette we are more closer to our Lord than ever. Thank you Roma and Mark for your beautiful work!!


thejok3rrules2014-04-14 22:40:03
You should leave this place before Hybrid (Or someone else (That includes me and everyone else) kicks you out of here. You loved the music, fine, but don't come here and yell how great God is.


Bioscope2014-04-15 05:27:06
This was based on a true story...:)

RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-27 15:53:45
How many tracks are totally new?

Are there any that were just renamed or shortened from The Bible?

Anonymous reply Replies: 11 || 2014-03-25 23:45:18
Lorne Balfe is doing the Hercules score?


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 09:48:15
God, I hope not! Here's hoping a composer with some actual talent ends up scoring this one. Would love to see Ratner reunite with Powell on this one (that or Elfman)


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 11:50:56
That would be pretty uninspiring news if it's true.


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 11:58:26
Goddammit. It says Balfe's name indeed on Wikipedia. That doesn't mean anything yet, but still...what a thoroughly blah choice of composer.


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 19:11:29
Turns out it's not Balfe at all, but rather Fernando Velazquez! That's one of the most interesting composer choices I've seen in a long time. Can't wait to hear what it sounds like, his score for The Impossible a couple years ago was amazing.


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 19:42:37
There's a filmscore God after all!


Spence2014-03-26 19:46:59
Film Music Reporter just reported Fernando Velazquez will be scoring the film.


Anonymous2014-03-26 19:58:11
Huh, the Wikipedia editor must have been a little too hopeful ;)


Edmund Meinerts2014-03-26 20:14:33
Yes, thank you, Spence.


Hybrid Soldier2014-03-26 20:31:56
It's actually crazy some kid toying on wikipedia generated such a conversation here... lol


trent easton navarro2014-03-26 20:48:26
proves once again, never trust wikipedia. just like the time they listed Elliot Goldenthal as the composer for Thor 2


Lambegue2014-03-26 20:55:11
Never trust wikipedia, especially about film music. That's one of the most ill-documented subjects on it...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-25 21:09:03
Does anyone know anything about a score release for Heaven Is For Real, by NG-S? Hybrid??

Luffy reply Replies: 1 || 2014-03-18 14:50:27
Hi Hybrid

Could you please tell me, are there any new tracks in the album, beside fisher of men. Are the tracks the exact same as the bible ost or are there any tracks with alternate versions etc.


RealFfingMusic2014-03-24 11:45:05
Same Q. :|

JamesT reply Replies: 1 || 2014-02-26 04:57:09
Looking forward to seeing the movie. Don't get me wrong, I have strong convictions about my Faith and The Bible. LOVED the mini-series, certain I will love the film. BUT WHY the dialog over such wonderfully moving and spiritually-infused music?!? Rather aggravating, thought I don't like mentioning one in the same compliant about the other :) The track names themselves give the appropriate context for the music. Although, I would have bought the soundtrack alone for tracks 13 (original version used in the last half of the trailer), 8, and MOST CERTAINLY 5. Hoping for a complete release someday!


Bioscope2014-02-26 17:17:58
Amen to that!

Gilvane Cezar reply Replies: 8 || 2014-02-16 18:03:21
Will some track action, this time? There are many good works to be thrown away.


Gilvane Cezar2014-02-16 18:05:46
*Will have


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-16 18:42:06
No it's mainly stuff from the Bible OST...


Zimson2014-02-17 00:18:15
Did they really have to make a movie out of a crappy TV show?


Zimson2014-02-17 00:18:55
Omg Cee lo Green???


MacArthur2014-02-17 00:49:44
For the last time what is the download Arrow for? Especially if it doesn't work.


thejok3rrules2014-02-17 02:04:08
For the last time? Really MacArthur? Relax mate.


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-17 08:57:43
Yeah what the hell Mac, who cares ? It's not supposed to work !


MacArthur2014-02-17 15:55:04
Ok thanks. Sorry didn't mean to get all up tight. :)

Ds reply Replies: 4 || 2014-02-16 13:46:35
I really don't understand why some people think it's a good idea to add dialogs from the movie on the original soundtrack. The good thing is that we already own clean versions of almost all these tracks, so it's no big deal :-)


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-16 13:56:03
Yeah actually the only good addition is the great track "Fisher Of Men", which is "clean"...

All those cues are from The Bible series anyway...


Bioscope2014-02-16 15:27:04
And Universal does it again.... Will they never ever learn?


RealFfingMusic2014-02-16 17:40:59
I hope there'll be a clean complete score.


RealFfingMusic2014-02-16 17:42:16
And what is that download arrow on the player for?
Could anybody download?

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