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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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Woman In Gold
Label: Sony Classical
Length: 40'47 (Score: 36'19)
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  1. O Mary Don't You Weep - Deron Johnson (3:16)
  2. Hotel Jazz (1:10)
    W. A. Mozart, Martin Phipps
  3. Deh, Vieni Alla Finestra - Dawid Kimberg (1:12)
  4. Restless (2:10)
    Hans Zimmer
  5. Maria Altman (3:09)
    Martin Phipps
  6. The Belvedere (2:40)
    Martin Phipps
  7. Vienna (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Martin Phipps, Andrew Kawczynski
  8. Randy Schoenberg (1:27)
    Martin Phipps
  9. Open The Door (2:09)
    Hans Zimmer, Martin Phipps
  10. Apotheke (1:26)
    Martin Phipps
  11. Fleeing Vienna (4:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  12. Flight 12 To Cologne (3:26)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  13. First Hurdle Down (2:01)
    Martin Phipps
  14. Art Theft (2:43)
    Hans Zimmer, Andrew Kawczynski
  15. Statues (1:08)
    Martin Phipps
  16. Final Testimony (2:13)
    Martin Phipps
  17. The Language Of Our Future (3:18)
    Martin Phipps, Natalie Holt
  18. I Lived Here (1:49)
    Martin Phipps
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mpolonest123 reply Replies: 4 || 2018-01-03 22:32:28
While I’m not crazy about the film, I’m surprised no one really talks about this score. Both Zimmer and Phipp’s sections are equally strong, with the Zimmer parts being so much darker in tone.

“Fleeing Vienna” is such an intense cue, especially in context.


Mike2018-08-28 03:21:14
I'm curious about the "Open the Door" cue... Did Hans and Martin Phipps work together on it, or did one of them have a cue partly written and the other guy came in and added to it?

Also, Hybrid, you have the "Maria Altman" track credited to HZ and Martin Phipps on your Youtube channel. It's just Phipps here. Which credit is correct?


Daniel2018-08-28 15:44:26
If interested, here's my cut out film version of 'Fleeing Vienna'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_paTen_2-Y


Hybrid Soldier2018-08-28 19:47:40
"Maria Altman" is Phipps... I uploaded that long before the score was out. Never changed the title, but it's Phipps.

Hans really just wanted to score all the "flashback" sequences.


...2018-08-28 20:40:35
This release is rather complete right? There’s nothing missing from
Hans from what I can see.

... reply Replies: 3 || 2015-08-08 14:39:21
I have seen the movie and the score works very well. I also figured out how the two composers approached this. The movie primarily plays in 1999, but it has flashbacks to the time of WW2. Phipps primarily composed the music for 1999 and Hans did the music for the WW2 period scenes. Hans stands for the darker cues.


Hybrid Soldier2015-08-08 15:03:16
Absolutely ! I noticed that as well ! :)


garavel2015-08-08 18:08:38
what is that WW2 ?


Mike2015-08-08 18:12:30
"World War 2"

lio reply Replies: 1 || 2015-06-30 09:50:02
funny that hans's part is the weakest part of the score


Anonymous2015-07-01 04:12:13
Incorrect. And if you don't hear his influence in Track #5, you are really missing something.

... reply Replies: 6 || 2015-05-31 10:49:57
Has anyone listened to this yet?

I just finished the album and honestly, it's a strange one. Have to relisten to make a final opinion.


Ds2015-05-31 14:31:02
Listened to it yesterday, didn't really like it. It sounds like a minor work from Hans. It's not bad but not the kind of soundtrack I like to listen out of context. And overall I think Phipps' tracks are better than Hans'.


...2015-05-31 14:38:35
Maria Altman and Fleeing Vienna are the best cues on the album in my opinion.


Anonymous2015-06-01 04:18:58
OMG Ds!!! How dare you say you don't like a Hans Zimmer soundtrck on this website. Don't you realize the amount of Zimmer worshiping drone-trolls that frequent this site? Prepare to be tortured, persecuted and kicked in the gut (figuratively of course). That's what happened to me when I dared to say I didn't care for Interstellar. Just saying.


Edmund Meinerts2015-06-01 08:56:01
Oh my good God, Anonymous, let that go already.


Ds2015-06-01 18:22:09
Anonymous, actually I felt a bit ashamed of writing that. It's the first time in my life I don't feel anything when listening to a Zimmer score. Usually I'm moved or entertained or blown away, but here I felt nothing. I'll go see a doctor ;-)


...2015-06-01 21:11:30
Hybrid, do you know if zimmer helped write the maria altman track? I saw on some website that he was credited for that track but I must say I doubt it as most sites say he didn't.

A girl from Persia reply Replies: 0 || 2015-06-01 12:13:37
Why is it so simple? But still enjoyable. Maybe because I love his music.

Mark reply Replies: 3 || 2015-05-29 04:41:37
When will this be released in the States?

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...2015-05-29 08:20:28
It's out in Europé.


Mark2015-05-29 17:31:11
Oh thats good to hear. Hopefully it will get released in the US soon too. I hope its good.


...2015-05-29 18:04:10
The samples sound promising!

Hal reply Replies: 2 || 2015-05-26 14:09:25
Please, someone leak this!!! Hybrid do you have a track you could add here?


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-26 14:38:33
Nope !

Wait & see !


Hal2015-05-27 18:52:44
Well 2 more days to go. We can wait that long!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-05-02 16:02:23
Tracklist !


Mark2015-05-02 17:16:00
Thanks, Hybrid. Can't wait to listen. :)


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-15 19:35:29
Lenghts added !


Mike2015-05-17 19:14:20
I assume these credits are not complete just yet, but are instead simply breaking down which one worked on each track?

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2015-05-06 15:36:08
So where did this collaboration come from? Are Zimmer and Phipps friends, did the director think, "Gee, we really want Hans' style for *insert scenes here*," or was Zimmer originally attached to this project and then he wanted Phipps to come on board? Or did Phipps request Zimmer?

It just seems out of the ordinary. :P


Hybrid Soldier2015-05-06 15:44:08
The film was produced in the UK, they needed a London based composer to work with. Phipps had worked for those producers before.

Both composers came in pretty late to score it, after october (score recorded in January), and Hans was in the middle of Chappie (and in LA for the most part).

Leo reply Replies: 4 || 2015-04-22 06:51:40
Is this a real piece from the score?

https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZFQiy9daY4


Hybrid Soldier2015-04-22 08:23:14
Yes it is.


Frank2015-04-22 08:42:54
It's the end credits


Mike2015-04-25 16:25:21
I like it. Hybrid, you said this wasn't a "normal" collaboration or something like that...what did you mean?


Anonymous2015-04-25 19:18:44
which composer is this by? or both? I love it!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-04-21 13:41:04
So it'll be released in a month ! :)


Dimitris Krommidas2015-04-21 13:50:52
Great!!!


JamesT2015-04-21 18:39:53
Great news!!!


Frank2015-04-21 23:11:34
Yes!!!

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