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I gotta say that short film was spectacular even with I Phone 11, the score by Lorne Balfe fitted very well with the scenes introduced.I'd say that this anthem was pretty great for Zimmer to score a soccer team that has been alive for 25 years.Cheers guys, much appreciated!<br>In my mind I had some video interview though, as I always like watching those as well. I do wonder if there was an extra section on the home release of the movie where ideally there might be.Hans Zimmer is one of the biggest film composers working in the industry today.  He won an Academy Award for his work on The Lion King, and has been nominated for six other films including Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, and As Good As It Gets. With The Last Samurai he celebrates his 100th film score, and SoundtrackNet had an opportunity to talk with Hans a few weeks ago during a rare break in his busy schedule working on Something's Gotta Give.<br><br>You've scored many projects during your career, and The Last Samurai is being touted as your 100th film score…<br><br>Well, I'm terrible with math, so I'm not doing the counting. It could be more, it could be less – but apparently it's the 100th.<br><br>So how did you get involved with the project?<br><br>If you're lucky enough to get nominated for an Oscar, you get invited to the Oscar nominee's luncheon where they hand out these little nomination certificates. There are usually 150 people standing there, and people are invited up in alphabetical order, starting with the As. By the time they get to the Cs, everybody's already back at their table chatting and eating, and while the first people called get thunderous applause, you can imagine what it's like when your name starts with Z!<br><br>So Ed Zwick and I were standing there, waiting at one of these luncheons about four years ago, and we started talking to each other. I asked him what he was working on and he told me about this movie called The Last Samurai, which I thought sounded interesting and I asked him to send me a script. After the script arrived, I didn't hear from him for a long time and I thought he'd forgotten about me, not thinking about how difficult it is to set up a samurai movie these days. The other thing I liked about the project was that Tom Cruise was involved, so it was like returning home, since I've scored a bunch of his movies – I knew we were going to have a good time.<br><br>Did it end up that way?<br><br>Ed and his editor Steve Rosenblum are such gentlemen, so together and professional, and they basically did one cut of the film, screened it, and everyone loved their work. So after this, they had plenty of time to come and hang with me, and while I usually love the re-cutting process because it's a diversionary tactic to keep the director and editor out of my life, these guys were great to have around. <br><br>Of course, my sense of paranoia made me think that something was going wrong all the time, waiting for the other shoe to drop, as it were, but it never happened. Ed phoned this morning and I thought, "Oh my god – rewrite!" It's just how my brain works. But I think he and I feel a bit odd now: we've been seeing each other every day for months, and suddenly we're done. I completely understand why people have a problem finishing a movie, because there's something really nice about the process – completion is far more boring.<br><br>For Samurai, you used Japanese percussions and ethnic woodwinds, without getting too 'Japanese'.<br><br>My problem is that I feel Japanese music is really inaccessible to Western ears, and I was really struggling with this film initially, trying to figure out what I was doing. This idea popped into my head for using Western-style themes, but applying a Japanese aesthetic to them, which sounds great of course, until I had to ask myself what I meant! Actually, I think it's just my way of not overloading certain things with too many colors, or being geometrically precise about my cues and not making them too flowery.<br><br>The Tom Cruise character is one of those nasty drunks at the beginning, who obviously has some serious problems he's trying to deal with, or not deal with. He's obnoxious and restless, suffering sleepless nights and is very un-Tom. For me, this character's journey was about his need to earn tranquility and peace, so within the score there's this very romantic, overblown and passionate theme. It's like a juvenile way of dealing with life and death – the pain and liebestod.<br><br>However, to contrast with these very relentless themes, there are a number of stark, formal and sober pieces, because I wanted to take Tom's character on a journey. He comes from America and ends up in this foreign place where he doesn't speak the language or understand the culture. But at the end of the movie, I want the audience to think that there isn't a more beautiful place for him to be, that he is at home in Japan and finally at peace.<br><br>There are many useless acts of bravery we do out of misguided romanticism, and this movie is full of courageous and dignified acts of bravery. So I wanted to play off these acts, since both the American and Japanese cultures have a concept of heroism, and I just wanted to see if I could play with the nature of the two different concepts.<br><br>So you didn't want to do the stereotypical Japanese thing...<br><br>Absolutely not! Take Akira Kurosawa's Ran, for example, which has this brilliant score where Takemitsu writes Western music, but with an Eastern accent. Somebody asked me a few days ago why As Good As It Gets was European – why did I write a European score for a quintessentially American story? For me, it's because Jack Nicholson was crazy in the movie, and I felt one of the great things about America is how they always think we Europeans are crazy. So by writing a European-styled score, it's my way of saying that Jack is crazy, but it's alright!<br><br>How do you feel about people who criticize your work for not fitting into the time period, like Gladiator?<br><br>The reason I take these jobs is because I'm interested in foreign cultures, and every time I get to work on a movie I'm thrown into the adventure of whatever that culture is, the time, and wherever the story's taking place. So one of the things I'm very careful about is not to be historically correct to the culture, but, on the other hand, not to insult the underlying aesthetics of that culture either. I remember watching Chariots of Fire and thinking how brilliantly the music worked, never missing that it wasn't period instruments! I grew up listening to Bach played by a symphony orchestra – it's the wrong sized orchestra with the wrong instruments, but I don't think that's the point.<br><br>With Gladiator, Pietro Scalia brought in a CD saying "this is Ancient Roman music," and I said, "Says who? You went to the Ancient Roman music store and bought an Ancient Roman music CD? Bullshit!" We're not anthropologists. Look at he costumes Ridley Scott had: they were more Napoleonic than Roman, which was perhaps fitting since Napoleon had stolen all of his good ideas from the Romans regarding how to make his generals look cool – and so did Hitler! So I got criticized for making the "Entry into Rome" cue too Leni Riefenstahl – but that was the joke! I am allowed to have a sense of humor in my music!<br><br>Earlier this summer your credit on Pirates of the Caribbean was "Score Overproduced by". What was the deal with that?<br><br>Well, I thought honesty was a virtue! But seriously, Jerry Bruckheimer quite rightly asked me not to give him "that old-fashioned Pirate music," and Gore Verbinski, who I adore and did The Ring with, said, "Well, it is a pirate movie, so we have to disguise it." In the end, I spent a day and a half writing tunes, Klaus Badelt wrote a lot of stuff, and we rolled up our sleeves, got drunk, behaved in a debauched way, and produced a score!<br><br>There was a lot of criticism regarding that score, but in the end it had to serve the film - which it did. You seem to get a lot of criticism on any project you do.<br><br>I had the misfortune of going onto the Film Score Monthly web site recently to look something up and vanity made me type in my own name. I suddenly realized that you can't ever get it right. Who do people want me to be? The guy that writes Matchstick Men? Or the guy that writes The Rock? Or the guy that writes Driving Miss Daisy? My need is ultimately to write for myself. I mock myself and I'm ironic about the way I speak about it because if I take it too seriously, it would be a pompous and boring thing to do. But at the same time I take each note I write very seriously – none of them are random.<br><br>The Internet Movie Database always lists you as being attached to multiple projects, so I was curious, what's Sharktail?<br><br>I complained to Jeffrey Katzenberg that I couldn't cross any more Red Seas, or deal with any more horses that can't speak – I wanted to do one of the fun animated movies instead. There's also a hip-hop element in Sharktail, and I haven't been there yet, so it's new territory! King Arthur is still in production, and I literally just got the first bits of footage just before you came here.<br><br>Are you working on all of these projects simultaneously?<br><br>I'm thinking about them! I'm also working with Jim Brooks on his new comedy, Spanglish.<br><br>And speaking of comedies, you recently did Matchstick Men for Ridley, which had a very Nino Rota vibe to it....<br><br>And I gave him credit! I thought, what if Nino had written the theme and I was just doing the variations? But I bet I'm going to get criticized for that because it's not like Gladiator.<br><br>So when did you last have a vacation?<br><br>Well, I went to Japan for a couple of days at the end of November for the Japanese premiere of Samurai, but look, I love what I do! In January I'll travel to Morocco because Ridley will be shooting his next movie, Kingdom of Heaven, so that's like a holiday!<br><br>My family and I are going away at Christmas, and what we used to do would be to rent a house in the mountains and go on these skiing holidays. It would be a crappy house, not as nice as the one we live in, my wife was still going to the market, and we're still washing our plates – so it wasn't a vacation, it was a lot of work! It's taken us a long time, but we just figured it out: we're not practical with vacations – we're staying at hotels! But while the Zimmer family isn't talented when it comes to vacations, we're talented when it comes to work!<br><br>I sat through Samurai the other day, and for the first time watched the whole movie from top to tail with everything finished and completed. It felt really good, better than a vacation. But luckily there were enough things wrong for me to think that I learned something from the experience, and now I can't wait for the next project to try these new ideas out.<br><br>The soundtrack to The Last Samurai is available from Elektra Records, and the film is currently in theaters. Matchstick Men is available on Varese Sarabande Records.<br><br>With thanks to Chet Mehta at Chasen & Co, Jason Cienkus at Warner Brothers, and Nina Lynch and Mark Wherry at Media Ventures for helping with this interview. And, of course, special thanks to Hans.Mulan get his release... through Disney+, 4th September.
Mulan is being released on sept 4th. Can't wait to hear Harry's score!!!!Here's an interview about Last Samurai from Soundtrack.net https: //www.soundtrack. net/content/article/?id=112You can find an interview with Hans on his process for TLS on soundtrack.net somewhere, back in 2003 or 2004The tracklist they posted has 58 tracks and yours contains only 54<br>interesting thing, He never really spoke about Last Samurai. but you have to realize, even when He speaks, its not always the truth. <br><br>The only thing I know, in 2013 doing press for Rush, He really said the hardest job was Last Samurai, well its not true according to himself, if you watch the behind the scenes stuff from Matchstick Men from 2003, right there He says that he was working on 3 huge films, (tears of the sun / Pirates / last samurai) and Mathstick men was the absolute hardest for him.<br><br>also Ed Zwick talks about working with Hans on the dvd commentary sometimes, but nothing really fancy.<br><br>Im sure there is an interview for this film with him, since he was at the premier
I am struggling to find an interview where Hans speaks about this soundtrack. Does it even exist? <br>I spent the last hours digging but nothing. I always desired to hear some comments about it, like he does for the other works he's done.<br>I know it's a far stretch for Hans To release docu scores, but am really curious as to what Brave Miss World, Believer and Jalous of the Birds sound like...<br><br><br>@Mephariel<br>You can find Great Bear Rainforest on bleedingfingersmusic.com under Anze RozmanMondo only offered to send me a return label and a refund. No info yet on if they plan to fix it. :-/Mine arrived today and is definitely sped up.LOL klaus badelt hardly composed pirates 1
You know what? I love the booklet credits! Klaus Badelt is the same guy who scored Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.Thanks Hybrid soldier for the good news<br>I can't wait to see the documental film and hear the score of lorne balfe & hans zimmer.A score will be released.<br><br>You can always count on Lorne for that. It's in the works.What was the last Zimmer documentary score that they released outside of BBC? <br><br>I am still waiting for The Great Bear Rainforest.I hope they can the soundtrack release for "Rebuilding Paradise" composed by Hans zimmer & Lorne balfe, including an original song for the film. I hope there is a possibility that they will release the score.
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Hannibal
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  1. Dear Clarice (6:02) +
    Hans Zimmer
  2. Aria Da Capo (1:48)
    J.S. Bach, performed by Glenn Gould
  3. The Capponi Library (1:14)
    Hans Zimmer
  4. Gourmet Valse Tartare (6:50)
    Klaus Badelt
  5. Avarice (3:54)
    Hans Zimmer
  6. For A Small Stipend (0:55)
    Hans Zimmer
  7. Firenze Di Notte (3:09)
    Martin Tillman, Mel Wesson
  8. Virtue (4:37)
    Hans Zimmer
  9. Let My Home Be My Gallows (10:00) +
    Hans Zimmer
  10. The Burning Heart (4:24) +
    Hans Zimmer
  11. To Every Captive Soul (6:55)
    Hans Zimmer
  12. Vide Cor Meum (4:20) +
    Patrick Cassidy
+Dialogue by Anthony Hopkins
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Jeanbayljean reply Replies: 1 || 2014-10-10 19:43:14
Oh God, oh Hans, please, give us the reccording sessions ! Without Hopkins voice I beg you !
This score is one of the best of Hans by far, yet so underrated !


trent easton navarro2014-10-11 20:04:45
I hope La La Land or Intrada will release an expanded version of this one. And indeed without the voice-over. While I think it works somewhat on Dear Clarice it's annoying as hell on Let My Home Be My Gallows

Eddard Stark reply Replies: 1 || 2014-10-27 20:06:22
If you listen carefully Firenze di notte, it is similar to Why so serious


Hash2019-02-02 06:56:01
I just finished watching Hannibal for the first time and I noticed it too! I wondered if anyone else had noticed.

matthew reply Replies: 0 || 2014-12-10 22:40:24
I yust realized that alan silvestri or zemeckis used the end of let my home be my gallows in beowulf. anybody knows what the fuck happened? because if you watch the end credits, there's absolutely nothing there about this. no special thanks to HZ. no let my home be my gallows is from hannibal. nothing...
also beowulf is WB and paramount, hannibal is universal...

Bioscope reply Replies: 1 || 2014-05-19 18:39:25
please add Clay Duncan's Gun Play to the audio if you guys have it!!


Zack2014-09-30 10:37:59
Does anyone think we'll ever get a re-release without the god damned voice overs? It's a great score, and it does add some mood to it, but ugh, I wish it never happened.

scratch reply Replies: 5 || 2014-05-01 19:44:42
Does anyone know whether the instrumental for "Dear Clarice" exists without Anthony's dialogue dubbed over it? Would love to track that down... may well just recreate it otherwise!


Nyct2014-05-01 23:21:16
On the complete score perhaps, but that remains to be see.


Marc2014-05-02 12:51:30
What's the source of track ''Lecter Snatched'' ?


Bondo2014-05-02 13:24:19
It's by Steve Jablonsky, available on one of his old promos... and also my favorite track in the entire film! Has a definite "The Fan" vibe to it


Hybrid Soldier2014-05-02 13:33:48
Yes it's a BIG Fan ripoff actually... lol


scratch2014-05-02 17:28:36
I take it there is no release of the complete score anywhere? Incidentally, did any of you see Anthony's Waltz being premiered in 2011? Lovely piece...

dark prince reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-01 01:47:05
A great score, a different horror style, than hides the evil behind beutiful and elegant melodies, that way is more sinister without stop to be wonderful. The best way to define Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Hans Zimmer and their pleople did it, a score may make you feel terrified and marveled in same time

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-11 00:00:00
1: Aria da Capo
2: Capponi Libary
3: Virtue
4: Come after you
5: Adjust to the Darkness/ Mason Verger meeting
6: An der Schonen
7: Eating the Nurse
8: Scen of Lecter
9: Investegation
10: Firenze di Notte
11: The Burning Heart
12: Let my home be my gallows
13: Lecter Hunt
14: The Abducting
15: Bring him home
16: Gourment Valse Tartare
17: Afthermath
18: Seat of Good Manners
19: to every Captive sould
20: Vide Cor Meum
21: Bang

i Also got a cue called "Rinaldo Pazzi", its the same as "Investegation" only shorter. And one called "Inferno" wich is the same as eating the nurse only longer.

8 reply Replies: 0 || 2013-04-07 06:14:05
Hey Hybrid, any news on a legit expanded/complete on Hannibal?

Takehiro reply Replies: 2 || 2011-08-01 06:41:12
Is there any kind of film order to this? I am sucker for having scores in film order lol


Lasse2011-08-01 23:21:47
no, it a little bit difficult to say since they use the same track several times


Takehiro2011-08-02 01:14:24
Ridley Scott re-editing the music again, eh? :)

Uga reply Replies: 9 || 2011-05-31 11:09:33
I'd love to see a complete score for this. Pazzi theme is lovely.
Everyone seems hopeful for another recording sessions leak of some other film. I of course just want to see Hannibal and Inception, but alas I'm just another beggar alone in his quest for these holy grails.


Takehiro2011-07-27 03:35:09
You're not alone bud, I want this too :)

From all the "expandeds" out there, which is best in terms of content?


uga2011-07-27 06:40:21
I would use the ost and the bonus tracks from magic music box and klaus badelt (in terms of sfx free).


Kusi2011-07-27 11:26:53
Magic Box Music did compose music for Hannibal? I don't see any tracks from them on their site..


Dawn2011-07-27 11:30:39
I don't think magicbox music ever composed cues for Hannibal...

Klaus Badelt cues are all heard in the official soundtrack CD (fully developped).

But Geoff Zanelli's website contains at least 2 or 3 unreleased cues, and there's a Steve Jablonsky promo with one unreleased cue.


Anonymous2011-07-27 22:19:50
Whats the name of the SJ promo??


uga2011-07-27 22:30:58
I'm sorry, I didn't mean magic music box, I meant geoff zanelli's website. my mistake


Dakota2011-07-27 22:33:26
I don't think it's a Jablonsky promo. If it is what I'm thinking of, then it's the 2-disc expanded score. It's a 9 minute piece called "Adagio"


Dawn2011-07-28 10:26:59
There are no "2CD expanded promo" for Hannibal. I mean, of course, there are a lot of fanmade "promos" around, but they are... fanmade.

I know both movie and score by heart, and I can confirm that all those "expanded editions" are fake. They combine music from the OST with another source that has nothing to do with Hannibal. Many years ago, some guys claimed to have an expanded score with some "Steve Jablonsky's rejected/alternate music" but the cues had nothing to do with the movie, and furthermore, they even had nothing to do with Jablonsky...

Dakota, getting unreleased music is always fun, but I think you should at least verify the new music is actually in the movie (or composed for it)... I don't see the point in collecting extended scores if you don't even know what's on them. Hannibal is all about those impatient guys that are ready to put pointless things on a CD in order to claim "I have more music". Adagio has nothing to do with the film score, nothing to do with SJ, nothing to do with any part of Zimmer's working process. It's like adding some Winnie the Pooh music in the middle of Steamboy and claiming it's expanded ! The SJ cue I was refering to, originally, is named "Lecter Kidnapped".

Trust me, film music promos from Geoff Zanelli, Steve Jablonsky and Klaus Badelt are the only sources that contain REAL HANNIBAL UNRELEASED MUSIC. Although all the music from Badelt is already featured on the OST.

Anonymous, minimum service would be at least to pick a name before asking questions here. About the promo, it was called SJ Film Music...


Dakota2011-07-29 03:21:13
Dawn, I never said I even have that. I've never seen Hannibal, I don't have the soundtrack, and therefore I have no idea what music is on it, or what it even sounds like. This cue you mentioned I thought might have possibly been that 9 minute track. I was just trying to help. Scores I do collect I have usually seen the film to, therefore knowing what music belongs on it or not.

Lukas reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-08 00:00:00
Hey Hybrid Soldier Help me !


Why is not with Klaus on the cover of Hannibal on it?

Can you tell me other music where he is?

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-12 00:00:00
no im not. i dont know what it is xD

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-12 00:00:00
@ Lasse
Are you on SoulSeek?

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-12 00:00:00
no. except from Let my home be my gallows and the burning heart

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-12 00:00:00
are there any sound effects or anthony hopkins dialogue?

Mr Tweedy reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-11 00:00:00
@Lasse
Do you have a complete tracklist, dude ?

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-09 00:00:00
well i dont have much information about it. but i got it from a friend.

and then i contacted Clay Duncan on myspace to hear what the soundtrack Gun PLay was, and he said it was the song wich was playing in the cars under the fish marked scene

Dawn reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-09 00:00:00
Hi Lasse,
Do you have more informations about this bootleg (link) ?

It could be interesting... ---*could* because "Bring Him Home", "Eating the Nurse" or "The Abducting" were already released on various composers promos (Geoff Zanelli, Steve Jablonsky...)---

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-09 00:00:00
there is a new Hannibal bootleg soundtrack whit soundtracks like :

-Lecter hunt
-Bring him home
-Investegation
-Eating the Nurse
-An Der Schonen
-The Abducting
-Come After You
-Aftermath
-Adjust To The Darkenss

gok fei reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-16 00:00:00
I agree with llwyt. That is a beautiful piece in such a disturbing film. I'm trying to find out if there is an opera being made avail.

llwyt reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-08 00:00:00
"vide cor meum" is divine. Is the full opera available, being written or never going the see the light of the day?

arash aus iran reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-30 00:00:00
hans zimmer is the greatest composer of all times
thanks hans
dank schon

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-20 00:00:00
A soundtrack that would have deserved a better movie.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-06 00:00:00
More informations :

1. Dear Clarice (Feat. Anthony Hopkins) (6:02)
2. Aria Da Capo - Written by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Glenn Gould (1:48)
3. The Capponi Library (1:14)
4. Gourmet Valse Tartare - Composed by Klaus Badelt (6:50)
5. Avarice (3:54)
6. For A Small Stipend (0:55)
7. Firenze Di Notte - Composed by Martin Tillman and Mel Wesson (3:09)
8. Virtue (4:37)
9. Let My Home Be My Gallows (Feat. Anthony Hopkins) (10:00)
10. The Burning Heart (Feat. Anthony Hopkins) (4:24)
11. The Every Captive Soul (6:53)
12. Vide Cor Meum (Feat. Anthony Hopkins) - Composed by Patrick Cassidy, Libretto from Dante's "La Vita Nuova" (4:20)

arash reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-04 00:00:00
the greatest composer of the world for all times
induspatbaly is herr hans zimmer

08-12-06 reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-08 00:00:00
Vide cor meum from Patrick Cassidy is a wonderfoul peace of music. THe line to Dante are great. Thanks Cassidy, thanks Hans.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-20 00:00:00
very very fantastic music .

Mikel Carmona S.i.W reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-08 00:00:00
A fantastic music. I love this score more than the movie. But, the voice of Anthony Hopkins insert in the music i dont like, I preffer only the score, without voices. I΄m waiting for a bootleg with the score isolated. an embreance!!!! Mikel ( Spain)

Hormone reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-11 00:00:00
Vide Cor Meum is genius. Hans Zimmer is my one true love. Makes me spaf a little.

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