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Yeah, 30-ish seconds into Do You Bleed?"Reminiscent Therapy" is amazing in the way it incorporates a lot of Williams' classic stuff making it feel very natural and organic, like it's part Powell's themes, like he does with "The Adentures of Han".<br><br>This is a really great scoreHe is the chosen one, the one who will bring balance to the film music world...Thats just 'do you bleed?' with a small insert?Haha, It's as the prophecy foretold.
John Powell, the great uniter of film music fans@MrZimmerFan<br><br>I actually like Rogue One, and I do understand why it leans so heavily on the original themes. Here the themes are incorporated more as fan service, but Powell is able to do wonders with interpolating them with his material. <br><br>And something I forgot to mention, this score reminds me so much of Pan in the action sequences. The percussion and brass writing is great lolim surprised how Powell uses his ANTZ percussion in this!<br><br>The track Train Heist, Into The Maw is good example of it.<br><br>This is the only score that will please the gang at JW and HZ alike.When JWFan and HZ.com are discussing the same score....'but not as heavily as Rogue One'<br><br>Because Rogue One have conections with certain aspects or characters from the OT?<br><br>An here you have a track with three themes (or cues) with no conections with the OT, Rogue One have more sense... but the score is fricking awesome :)
So first impressions:<br><br>JP knocked this one out of the park! The whole score has this excellent swashbuckling vibe, which is surprisingly aggressive during the action sequences (entirely due to his trademark percussion).<br><br>The writing style is really interesting, itís basically John Powell doing his usual style but with some Williams flourishes, especially during the softer cues. The Star Wars themes do return, but not as heavily as Rogue One. And of course the JW cue is great, although surprisingly structured more as an action cue as opposed to a concert suite.<br><br>And for some reason the Han theme sounds vaguely similar to Poeís theme from Force Awakens.Letís just say ďReminiscience TherapyĒ.... hold onto your seats! ;-)This score is awesome!! Powell did a great job at making a score that's differet than all the other SW scores, but still you know it's a SW score. He reprised Williams' theme brilliantly and I can't stop to listen to it!!!what about the music when batman makes it back to the cave and lex opens the case of kryptonite. cant find it in theseYeah I can't agree that Inception or Interstellar are superior pieces of scoring. Certainly not in structure, thematic development, etc. <br><br>What defined those scores is the vision behind them more so than the execution. In so many ways, that is opposite of The World's End. Interstellar is a brilliant score that managed to provide each scene with a simplistic tone, but one that captured the atmosphere behind the scenes perfectly, such as the unique use of the organ. Same with Inception with the guitars. <br><br>With a World's End, the vision is nothing special. It is a rock and roll twist to classic music. But the execution brings enormous power and gravitas to the movie.<br><br>I would sum it up by saying that in Interstellar and Inception, the creation of the music drives the movie's ideas while in At World's End, the movie drives the creation of the music.
Nazg&#251;l for Azog I will never forgive. It's not a Servant of Sauron theme, it's a Ringwraith theme, and Azog's not a Ringwraith, he's a goddam Orc, and that theme doesn't belong there, full stop. It was just put there because it sounds "epic" and would "pump up the action scene". Gondor Restored at the end is just as stupid. And the Dreaming of Bag End theme for Bilbo is indeed lovely, and would have been lovelier still if it actually appeared in the movie. Instead it just gets replaced by copy/pasted Hobbit music from LOTR instead because Peter Jackson desperately wants his audience to remember how good those movies were in lieu of the Hobbit ones being any good on their own. Needless to say it goes missing entirely from the second and third score...along with the Misty Mountains melody (the strongest theme of the first one). I still really like those scores overall but they got absolutely butchered in terms of their thematic usage in the films. Then again those movies were an absolute clusterfuck so I shouldn't be surprised.<br><br>WRT Harry Potter, the 3 note theme does work okay for Voldemort, except that there's already a longer, separate Voldemort theme in Philosopher's, one that I like even more, and which only gets used once in Chamber (when Riddle rearranges the letters). I can understand liking Chamber better than Philosopher when you compare the albums, but in terms of the complete scores there's no contest at all, Philosopher wins by a country mile because of Chamber's rehash issues (and there are some good cues missing from the album, such as the Troll and Forbidden Forest scenes).@Edmund<br>The thing with the Nolan scores (at least Interstellar/Inception) is that they are repetitive, in as much as being built heavily around the suites that Iím guessing they use to edit and temp the film. <br>And while the themes are simple I do think they are structured in a unique enough way which builds emotional resonance through the gradual increase in chords/volume/speed/etc. Even Dunkirk is a relatively simple score theme wise, but is so technically complex.<br><br>And personally Iíve never been in love with Inception. I admire it on a technical level, but outside of ďTimeĒ I find it to be a fairly cold score. Obviously what it was meant to do so not a complaint, more of a personal preference thing.You know, I actually like Chamber of Secrets much more than Philosopher's Stone. It has the best moments from that score with improved themes. (I actually like the 3 note motif for Voldemort better than it being used for the stone, it already sounded like the Sith theme from Star Wars so might as well go all the way with it.) It felt more tight, better paced, and had an overall more energetic feel to it.<br><br>The Hobbit, I'm not entirely sure where you're getting heartbreaking from. If you mean the state of its release I absolutely agree, if you're talking about its reprisals the only one I had any issue with was the Return of the King/Gondor Restored theme which had nothing to do with Thorin and Bilbo's relationship. <br><br>The Nazghul theme being used for Azog I thought was fine as he was a servant of Sauron in the movies, History of the Ring and Gollum's themes were used effectively, and the new thematic material for the first film, I thought was wonderful. The themes A Baggins of Bag-End and The Lonely Mountain song being used as a Fellowship type of theme are the greatest highlights for me.See, I don't find Inception or Interstellar (or Thin Red Line) all that "complex". Especially not compared to At World's End (how many themes are in that score, like 15? 20? Pretty much all of which show up in rapid succession during the Maelstrom battle?). The Nolan scores are more about building up around very simple conceptual ideas.<br><br>Unless you're talking about emotional complexity, which is a very different thing and not really possible to objectively judge...You know, I don't think I've ever really gotten the full story surrounding that score. I've heard conflicting reports. My personal belief is that Ross did little to no substantial composition and that all the new stuff (themes, suites, new cues and also significantly fresh arrangements of old material) is pure Williams, but that film is full of reused music from the first film (it's actually quite frustrating, not as bad as On Stranger Tides or as heartbreaking as The Hobbit, but a bit of a rehashy mess and it makes the key error of using the Philosopher's Stone motif as a Voldemort theme). That's where I think Ross comes in and was responsible for taking those cues verbatim from the first film and tweaking/rearranging them just enough to match the timings of the scenes without actually adding any of his "own" notes. His role is likely somewhere between additional music, arrangement and music editing (but as Hybrid likes to point out, oftentimes those sorts of roles are really blurred and overlapping anyways).<br><br>A guy at jwfan did an analysis that helps understand the nature of that score, but be warned, it goes *really* deep:<br><br>www.jwfan.com/forums/index.php?/topic/27619-finished-chamber -of-secrets-thematic-and-originality-analysis/
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Hans ZimmerSteven KofskyPeter AsherJon Monroe
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Hans Zimmer - Live In Prague
Label: Eagle Rock
Length: 124'18
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CD1
  1. Driving (Driving Miss Daisy) - Discombobulate (Sherlock Holmes) - Zoosters Breakout (Madagascar) (7:37)
  2. Crimson Tide (Crimson Tide) - 160 BPM (Angels & Demons) (12:07)
  3. Gladiator Medley (Gladiator) (12:46)
  4. Chevaliers De Sangreal (The Da Vinci Code) (4:24)
  5. Circle Of Life - King Of Pride Rock (The Lion King) (7:09)
  6. Pirates Of The Caribbean Medley (Pirates Of The Caribbean) (11:57)
  7. You're So Cool (True Romance) (2:12)
  8. Main Theme (Rain Man) (4:13)
CD2
  1. What Are You Going To Do When You Are Not Saving The World? (Man Of Steel) (4:50)
  2. Journey To The Line (The Thin Red Line) (6:37)
  3. The Electro Suite (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) (5:15)
  4. The Dark Knight Trilogy Medley (The Dark Knight Trilogy) (13:11)
  5. Aurora (Includes Introduction) (5:54)
  6. Interstellar Medley (Interstellar) (12:17)
  7. Inception Medley (Inception) (13:44)
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Mike (OTM) reply Replies: 0 || 2018-04-12 00:21:23
Who did the arrangements of the pieces here? Was it Hans, or a bit of everyone?

Mike (OTM) reply Replies: 4 || 2017-11-04 17:56:33
This is the first official release of (part of) the Wayne Manor/Moody Bruce suite, isn't it?


Ds2017-11-07 20:31:03
Yes... except "officially" the TDK medley contains: Why So Serious? / Like A Dog Chasing Cars / Why Do We Fall / Introduce A Little Anarchy / The Fire Rises.
That's according to the booklet and the scene selection on the Blu-ray. And that's hilarious because selecting "Why Do We Fall" leads you right in the middle of the actual Like a Dog Chasing Cars, and "Introduce a Little Anarchy" leads you to the Moody Bruce segment.

They shouldn't have let the intern take care of the track list :-p


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-07 20:47:39
Not as laughable as POTC medley honestly...

They mixed up the Jack Sparrow suite with the film cue "Captain Jack Sparrow" and credited it to Hans & Trevor Morris... And credited the "One Day" as in the OST to Hans, Jackman, Gire & Sponsler while in fact, nothing from Gire/Sponsler is in that medley...

Who do they hire to do that ? Ask me ! I know my shit in cuesheet area ! lol


Michael Fields2017-11-08 05:44:10
But what about original suites for the third Pirates movie? I mean "New Love Suite" or "Marry Me" (written by Zimmer and Jackman). It's the same material, but slightly rearranged.


mittens2018-01-28 18:02:41
Yes, some really, really bad work on that part...

Chanelonam reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-18 13:57:49
I saw it at the cinema and it was wonderful!
I regret having missed his concert in Paris.
Do you know if he will make a future concert in France?
I hope to meet him one day
Thank you!

DT-1138 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-14 00:23:23
I have to say, I like the presentation of the Electro Suite on here. I feel the original was perhaps too long and repetitive, and so to me it benefits from the shorter length.

Waymann reply Replies: 2 || 2017-11-07 22:53:04
I listened to the digital version last friday and I didnít think much of it. I liked it but I wasnít blow away by it and didnít feel the urge to listen to it again over the weekend. But today I finally received the blu-ray and watched it in my home theater and holy damn... The Dolby Atmos track truly makes this an experience. Itís like you are in the arena and the sound quality is impeccable. Also this killer Dolby Atmos track accompanied with the footage of the concert truly brings this whole thing alive. I think the blu-ray is the best way to experience this concert (again). No cd or LP will do the same.

I didnít see this concert live but a few years ago I saw Hans Zimmer and his team play the Inception Medley live on the WSA concert in Belgium which was already an experience on itís own. This concernt is the closed to what I experienced back then.


Marts2017-11-08 00:05:57
Yeah, you have to watch it and feel it. Listening to the digital CD does not do it justice. The audio/visual quality is awesome.



Mephariel2017-11-08 01:40:21
I listen to all the tracks on MP3 multiple times but I agree with you that the quality is pretty disappointing. I thought a lot of the recordings were too soft. The show is amazing with the visuals.

Frank reply Replies: 7 || 2017-11-04 07:27:27
I got some questions after reading the booklet.
1. Why does James Newton Howard get credit for The Dark Knight music? I thought those pieces were composed by Zimmer alone.
2. Why does Ryan Rubin and Alex Gibson, two music editors, get credits for Interstellar?


Brent2017-11-04 08:20:00
James gets a credit because he co-wrote (almost) all the major themes of TDK trilogy. The only piece Hans truly wrote himself (at least to my knowledge) is the Jokerís theme. TDKR was the only film in the franchise to not have James a part of it (although his themes remain).


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-04 10:10:40
No, it's because technically JNH is credited on every single cue of BB & TDK. But the suite is HZ's music.

And on some projects Hans gives cuesheet credits for Music Editors, especially Nolan films (they will get something like 2% of each cue), so they are the ones appearing in Interstellar cuesheet.


MuroFilm2017-11-04 19:30:03
Why isnít Balfe credited ?


Mike (OTM)2017-11-04 19:38:27
He didn't do any of the music here, as far as I know.


James2017-11-05 00:35:02
I laughed a lot of people screaming in the tank.


James2017-11-05 00:37:22
Oops! Forgive my comment.Wrong section!


Mr Lemonoue2017-11-06 16:48:40
I miss Broken Arrow and they could have skipped 160 BPM.

Jim reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-04 12:32:23
Are there any special features on DVD or blu-ray?

Pk reply Replies: 3 || 2017-09-13 02:40:23
I am surpised hans didnt film the concert where lisa gerrard performed.


james2017-09-13 03:08:07
Praga of 2016 is the only show recorded


james2017-09-13 03:08:49
Prague*


Marts2017-11-04 11:58:37
Well, they didn't know Lisa would perform really. She only did originally in NZ and AUS in 2017, this was a long time before that. Maybe they didn't even know they would tour in 2017, it's fantastic we got this show, if we got Lisa it would have been another year before it came out.

Paul reply Replies: 1 || 2017-11-04 09:15:46
I like all the tracks, but there are a few that are my highlights!
- chevaliers de sangreal (just simply beautiful)
- The lion king (childhood memories)
- youíre so cool (love the theme)
- journey to the line (small, but powerfull with a dash of epicness)
- electro suite (i like the agression)
- interstellar (altough iím not very fond of the soundtrack)
-inception (time is my #1 track, what aan amazing piece of music)

Iím curious what your favorites are....


Marts2017-11-04 11:56:33
I have to say Pirates medley is my favourite, it's just epic and the violins are beautiful.

I like it all though. Personally Interstellar is my favourite soundtrack ever but it's a bit harder to do justice to it here without the huge organs. Lion King also, Lebo has such charisma and fills the whole place with energy!

Breadcrumbs reply Replies: 2 || 2017-11-04 04:19:45
Hybrid, will a deluxe edition for this album be released? I remember reading somewhere on a website that there would be, and I'm not sure whether to buy the standard version now, or wait for a month or two for the deluxe version.


Laurens2017-11-04 09:25:18
In the original statement they announced a deluxe edition but when pre-orders came about, they posted an additionel statement saying that they had mistakenly announced the deluxe edition. So Iíd think it wonít happen but of course you can never be 100% sure.


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-04 10:08:44
No Deluxe.

Dfault reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-02 10:20:32
Can anyone tell me why the Prague concert was decided to be the one the footage was shot at? Is it something to do with the whole orchestra? I some versions of Hans's ealrier work I see reference to "The City of Prague Philarmonic Orchestra", does Hans have close ties with this orchestra and choir or is it just coinsedence?

Paul reply Replies: 4 || 2017-10-31 01:20:11
I have a question... i live in the netherlands, and i want to buy the blu-ray.. but iím not sure if it works in my ďregionĒ. Can anybody help me please

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Alexander 2017-10-31 02:32:23
Hey Paul,
I am in germany and there is a blu ray version for germany so I guess it will play in the netherlands as well.


Waymann2017-10-31 09:16:46
There is a version in the Netherlands as well look for it on bol.com or ECI it.s all the same discs... it doesnít matter where you get it.


Paul2017-10-31 09:56:42
Thanks, Alexander and Waymann!
You just made my day


Waymann2017-11-02 08:45:09
Looks like the blu-ray is cancled in the benelux. What's happening???

Max Potcats reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-31 01:36:33
THIS IS A MUST for every fan of HZ or soundtrack.
Terrific!

Silent reply Replies: 4 || 2017-10-30 01:09:08
I'm listening to it right now. Damn, Interstellar Medley is amazing. The audio quality is outstanding.


Jacob2017-10-30 12:25:39
Again XD i wanna listing to it to. How do you doing that ?


Alexander 2017-10-30 16:00:05
Want to know that as well :D
So pumped to hear chevaliers de sangreal in this version !!!


Jacob2017-10-30 17:44:38
Ow i can see you can download it already on pirate bay :), Perhaps iam going listin to a few numbers. And listing to the howl album when iam getting it.


Alexander 2017-10-30 17:49:11
Really?! Ok thank you man ! Then its da vinci code time now haha

marcorea reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-30 02:06:49
Listened to it a few times this week. I enjoyed it but the mix seems a bit of a mix bag for me. The orchestra seems too recessed and percussion in some tracks are over pronounced but itís still and enjoyable listen. It might be different on the blu ray


Edmund Meinerts2017-10-30 10:47:21
"The orchestra seems too recessed and percussion in some tracks are over pronounced"

On a Zimmer product? No!

Bibi reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-29 20:18:19
I'm listening the all thing now. The audio is amazing.


Jacob2017-10-29 21:40:46
How do you do that ? I recive my cd at 3th of november ? I wanna listing to it now ! :D

George reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-29 21:18:55
Absolutely chilling. Chevaliers brought me to tears. Zoosters put a huge smile on my face. 160 BPM drum solo made me want to go on a run. Pirates sent chills down my spine. And thats as far as I've gotten so far....

Duck reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-29 09:23:41
Amazon.uk main description says that Blu ray is region A only. In detailed description you can find it is All regions. But All regions is usually used for DVD format. Does anybody know what is right? Region A only or Region free(all regions)?


Ds2017-10-29 10:00:11
Yeah, I think something weird is going on. On Amazon.fr, they sell the CD and DVD but not the Bluray anymore.
I ordered mine in a shop, I hope there won't be any issue.

Julian reply Replies: 2 || 2017-10-01 22:57:53
Saw it now 3 times. In Mannheim, Frankfurt and toady at the Cinema. Really a fantastic show. Even in the Cinema it works really well. Thanks to Hans and the wonderful musicians for this great experience


dannyXXL2017-10-02 14:14:56
what was your favorite concert? mannheim, frankfurt or at the cinema?


Julian2017-10-03 02:18:13
My favourite was in Mannheim. The Mixing of the Sound in a Football Stadium, like it was in Frankfurt, is really hard. Sometimes you didn't recognize the Melody and the Mixing was bad. So i talked to other People there, if they had the same perception like me. And there were some people, who said, that they had the same feeling about the Sound. Later on, towards the second half of the concert, the Sound was good. But they needed some time to find the right mix for the location. So it wasn't a bad Concert and you also had the Highlihts with Trevor Horn and Lisa Gerrard but for the Mixing i prefer the Mannheim Concert in 2016. So for the Cinema. It's filmed in a classical Way. You don't have the experimental Concertfilm like Rammstein's Live in Paris Concert (you really have to see it) The Footage was very good. You get another point of view, another angles of the Stage and it was really interessting to see the people performing and how they react to each other. And also the Mixing of the Sound was really good. You noticed every Instrument in the right moment, really good job by the Producers. Overall i can say you should get the DVD or Blu Ray. It's a good Thing, if you missed the Live Show. But to be part of the Crowd in front of the Stage will always be the best way to experience Hans Music. And everytime i watched the show, i wanted to join the Band on the Stage and having a little Jam Session, even in the Cinema :D. So fucking great musicians and great Music.

Paul reply Replies: 2 || 2017-08-30 16:47:55
I'm very happy this is coming out, but I'm also a little bit disapointed that its missing Thelma & Louise, and Wonder Woman


Pit2017-09-06 21:37:16
This concert in prague is from 2016!!!


Fizzbin2017-10-02 19:32:46
Itīs sad, that a lot of sources in the web are talking about, that the recording was made in June 2017. That was so wrong! And sad that Thelma & Louise was missing. But of course its a great show too. [And the best: I filmed for me the complete show at Frankfurt; with Trevor Horn,....and Lisa Gerrard] :)

Backbiter reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-31 05:12:22
Finally!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2017-08-30 10:54:16
The one you've been expecting for soooo long !


Jim2017-08-30 11:10:00
Thank you, lol...


mpolonest123 2017-08-30 15:04:36
I'm so happy this is finally getting released! Got to see the Manchester show on the first run and was blown away.


Zimson2017-08-30 19:34:01
So glad they're doing a dvd too!

Heinz reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-30 11:17:58
The album includes 2 CD's and will be released on November 3rd (source: amazon.de)

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