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I find this music to be bad. It is bad. I do not like it. It is BAD. Would you add this if you were a HZ guy? The balfe legaacy lives on.An interesting score - how much was done by Mark Mancina, how much Nick? At this point, we are safe to say this is a Hans Zimmer score. Mark and Nick have talent. Now we have Balfe. He is no good man, no good composer. No money, no talent.Because they didn't work direcly in this score, but their material from the previous one was reused.Does anyone know why some of the composer names are in brackets? Thanks!thanks
4:05 of "STEALTH" some of the best soulful action music I've heard from a Zimmer score. I wonder who wrote that particular section. This the type of stuff I would play trying to rush a pregnant woman to the hospitalIn case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.<br><br>Job well done, my friend.@Hybrid <br>You don't add anymore Trevor Morris things ?Probably for chronological purposes<br>even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that timei saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene.<br>===============================<br><br><br>I agree. <br><br>And I think at the end of the day the movie itself is not the type of movie that could win people over with its score. No matter how successful and popular it is and no matter how good the score is. I Am Number 4 was part of the YA craze that took over Hollywood a few years back (we all know how people feel about those movies), and even the most successful YA movies (like Twilight) are not exactly known for their scores.<br><br>People - even film critics who are supposed to talk about all aspects of the movie - were too busy talking about half-naked characters and Kristen Stewart's acting..... and completely ignoring the good work done by Alexandre Desplat.<br><br>It was pretty much the same with I Am Number Four...<br><br>It's not that Trevor created a "bad" score, it's simply a case of a nice, little score that went under the radar. No one bothered to talk about it..... Just like his score for Torque, which as far as I'm concerned is one of his best scores.
I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.<br>===========================<br><br><br>I totally get what you're saying. I also get kinda frustrated when a "big" track overshadows an entire score. The best recent examples are IMO the Transformers scores. I don't blame folks for gravitating towards the epic sound and the power anthems, but A LOT of subtle, equally great tracks end up getting completely ignored. And just like you, they're usually my favorite tracks. <br><br>But why most people don't think like us?<br><br>The reason I think is because those "big tracks" are presented - most of the time - during the most memorable moments in those movies. They immediately get people's attention. They're stuck in their mind along with those iconic images. And I think by nature, people are more attracted to the big and "in your face". For most casual listeners the more subtle tracks work in the context of the movie and they absolutely do notice them while watching the actual film. But unlike you and I they don't feel the need to listen to them separately. They're too busy paying attention to the "big track". That goes even for some score fans.<br><br>While tracks like the Star War theme, the Indy theme, the Transformers theme, the Gladiator theme, the Godfather theme, the Armageddon theme, the Pirates theme, the Lord of the Rings theme are so big, melodic abd easily digestable that folks simply can't resist them. And when there are vocals involved as well (like Gladiator) it's even better, because people treat it as a full-blown song. An emotional song that they can listen to over and over again.<br><br>The subtle tracks simply can't win against that. Sadly....<br><br>By the way, speaking of The Island, My Name is Lincoln (as much as I like it) is not my favorite track of the score. The more subtle opening track (The Island Awaits You) and especially the Lima One Alpha theme are my personal favorite tracks. Of course, they're nowhere near My Name is Lincoln, in terms of popularity.<br>Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?Yeah that is true, canít argue there lol<br><br>And is it me or does ďCalypso Must Be ReleasedĒ sound like Black Hawk Down?To be fair there is a lot of King Arthur in At World's End too. Just the general feeling you get from the action tracks in both scores is virtually identical. Hell, one of the main themes from King Arthur even appears when Bootstrap Bill remembers that Will is his son.@MrTweedy<br>Thatís totally fine, everyone has their own favorite HZ scores, which is awesome!<br><br>Itís funny though, I feel like DMC is far more schizophrenic than AWE. Now donít get me wrong, I absolutely love DMC. Itís the score that got me into Hans Zimmer. But still, I feel like a major part of that score is note-for-note reprises of cues/themes from COTBP. Not to mention the temp tracking of King Arthur.<br><br>AWE always felt far more original to me, especially considering that the entire tone of the music shifts from the ďrockínírollĒ sound of the first two to a more traditional score (at least by Hans Zimmer standards lol)
@MrTweedy<br><br>Just curious, what scores do you considered to be Zimmer's best?The Pinnacle of Hans' career?<br>Although I really like this score, I don't agree. But hey, I know it's just a matter of opinion, okay? ;)<br><br>Of course it shows Hans strengths in almost every area (action, drama, romance, comedy...) but for me it's too much of a medley of previous works, without much personality.<br>It feels a bit like a palette with too many colors. From the action sequences borrowed from Drop Zone, to the Morricone inspirations for Jack's Sequences, to Gladiator's duduk that ended up there with no real reason, to a beautiful Love Theme that brings another new shape to the sonic identity... it's like the score sometimes goes schizophrenic.<br><br>Though each individual idea is really enjoyable to listen to, I think Hans has made scores that are much more cohesive and enjoyable as a whole!i also think it is an underrated score. especially the action music has a couple of nice touches. i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene. the emotional music is nothing ground breaking, but a lovely listen.Y'know, it's funny. The big names that always get the most attention in film music are often not my favorite tracks of the scores they represent. Now We Are Free, Arrival to Earth, Like A Dog Chasing Cars, Star Wars Main Theme, Indiana Jones Main Theme, Infinite White, One Day, Circle of Life, The Fellowship. Though they are the most well known, they're usually nowhere near the peak of quality of their scores. <br><br><br>I noticed this the most in Hans Zimmer's concerts (not World of Hans Zimmer mind you). The parts he played from The Dark Knight Trilogy in particular usually had the least substance. Just the bombastic tracks. The only choice I agreed with was Time from Inception. There was no Am I Not Merciful, A Watchful Guardian, Sunrise Over Pride Rock, none of that. <br><br><br>Even with Star Wars, the main theme and the Force theme are solid pieces of music, but neither come close to the beauty of Princess Leia's theme, or the wondrous Yoda theme. <br><br><br>Same with Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship Reunited, Very Old Friends, Gollum, and The Breaking of the Fellowship are much more substantial pieces than The Fellowship Theme alone in my opinion. <br><br><br>Can't say anything about My Name is Lincoln because I haven't finished The Island score yet, but yeah. I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.Thanks guys, will check out these cues.
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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?

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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


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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