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Well, for starters, the HAN SOLO theme Williams wrote is kind of...well...meh....<br><br>And I can see where Powell had to incorporate the original Star Wars and some Empire themes....Asteroid Field being one of them.<br><br>I just kinda hoped Powell would adapt Asteroid Field into something more than whatever the hell butchery happened here....Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! When was there a flute in this score?? I just noticed there's a credit for a flute soloist, and I've listened to this score several times and never noticed a flute? Does anyone have any idea which track it might be?It's really sad how more than half of this score is just very messy bombastic sound rather than a more structured melodic/thematic approach, this coming from a hardcore Powell fan. The saddest thing is that this was THE film for him to score, full of action and chase sequences, which John has always excelled at. Here however, rather than his usual voice, it sounds as if he shies away from it and goes back to anything established by Williams every 30 seconds or so. Whenever it sounds like a cue is leading up to something interesting and exploring a new idea, it just shies away from it. This might have been on the directors/producer's side of things... or that's what I'm choosing to believe, at least. Don't get me wrong, every so often there are some sections that really do shine, this often being when Powell isn't just trying to sound Williamsy and/or referencing old SW material. Maybe I just need to give the album a few more listens. Usually happens whenever a new Powell soundtrack album is released. Not sure, though. Just by listening to Ferdinand a few times, for example, you could really feel and understand the story, its characters and their development, as their themes developed as well. This one is just a mess and feels... off.Such an inspiring track. Loved it when it was released and still love it.Only now just watched this show on Netflix and love balfes score . Canít believe this dark moody music is his !cant wait for Mission Impossible Fallout
It's a beautiful score. Already curious as to what he brings with The Meg@mrzimmerfan<br><br>Still have to disagree, I love the new ďPark ThemeĒ and the way it sort of takes over from the classic theme. Then you have the Indominus theme, Owenís theme, the villain theme, the family theme, the source music, etc.<br>Iíll take that any day over Lost World and JP3. Is it as good as the original score? Hell no, but not many scores are.<br><br>And I do see the similarities between the vulture theme and those other ones listed. Itís definitely not original, but it is effective.Really?, because sounds more like Beltrami than SilvestriVulture's theme is The Avengers theme but in lower tonesThis is just more of the "smooth talking, bad scoring" technique that Zimmer is very good at.
'Yeah, I definitely disagree. When I was watching Rogue One in theaters I kept getting taken out of the film because of the music, which isnít something that I normally pay attention to when I watch movies. '<br><br>The action music in that movie reinforces the tension and epicness of the movie (for example, The Master Switch gives gravitas to the scene and have a nice rendition for the theme of Chirrut's character)<br><br>'And I know it gets criticized a lot, but I honestly love Jurassic World. The flat recording sound aside, I think itís an intelligent score that does something new the franchise material while still paying tribute. Even Homecoming has grown on me, particularly Vultureís theme.'<br><br>Jurassic World, musically speaking, copies the tonal sound from the first Jurassic and dosen't give a memorable theme for the new park (the theme is more a other version from the Williams' theme), dosen't feel fresh to the franchise or inteligent, reverse, copies the tonal aspects from the original music from John Williams. Vulture's theme is a reshash from the Fantastic Four theme from Marco Beltrami and Philip Glassmpolonest123 Iím glad Iím not the only one who enjoys Jurassic World. It think it pays great tribute to John Williamsí groundbreaking work for the JP franchise, but it also had many exciting and creative motifs that made the score stand out in my mind.As for Pan, I initially wasnít impressed at all with the music. It took about a year for it to sink in and let me fall in love with the themes.@mrzimmerfan<br>Yeah, I definitely disagree. When I was watching Rogue One in theaters I kept getting taken out of the film because of the music, which isnít something that I normally pay attention to when I watch movies. <br><br>And I know it gets criticized a lot, but I honestly love Jurassic World. The flat recording sound aside, I think itís an intelligent score that does something new the franchise material while still paying tribute. Even Homecoming has grown on me, particularly Vultureís theme.@Ds: i'm not a big fan for Pan, i liked the score, but Powell have MUUUCH better action/fantasy scores.
"Pan" was also a replacement score, and look at the marvelous Powell score we got... However I don't know how long he had to score it. Certainly a bit more time than what Giacchino got for Rogue One.The action music is flat in Rogue One?, agree if the score isn't as good as Jupiter Ascending, for example, but the action music is BETTER than Spider-Man or Jurassic World.<br><br>IMHOAlso new Harry Gregson-Williams score out today! Breath.To be fair, Giacchino didnít have much time to work on Rogue One, which explains why certain portions (coughactionmusiccough) fell flat. Itís not a bad score at all, but yeah, John Powell is above and beyond a better composer. His recordings have life and energy, and while most of it still sounds like Powell, he is able to switch into Williams mode so easily.<br><br>In defense of Giacchino though, just go listen to Jupiter Ascending if you want a score on the same level as this. The action music is phenomenal, there are at least a dozen solid themes, and the recording doesnít seem as flat as some of his other scores.I think Powell found his niche with this score...<br>Because he's WAY better at apeing Williams than Giacchino could ever be, and with way more energy....<br><br>And here Giacchino prides his work on Williams from his origins in video game music... <br><br>This blows Giacchino out of the ocean and into the moon. This surprises me, as I expected Giacchino to have such  huge hard-on for Williams.
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Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeMatthew MargesonDominic Lewis
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Sherlock Holmes - A Game Of Shadows (Complete Score)
Label: Unofficial Release
Length: 159'25
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  1. Open (2:54)
  2. Street Fight (0:58)
  3. Auction Room (3:37)
  4. At The Restaurant (3:33)
  5. Coffee, Tobacco & Cocoa Leaves (2:20)
  6. Web Of Conspiracy (2:24)
  7. Web To Car (0:56)
  8. Drive (1:20)
  9. Meet Mycroft (1:10)
  10. Meet Simza (3:30)
  11. Fight With A Cossack (Part 1) (0:30)
  12. Fight With A Cossack (Part 2) (3:10)
  13. To The Wedding (0:34)
  14. Wedding (1:14)
  15. Moran (0:40)
  16. Holmes Confronts Moriarty (3:22)
  17. Honeymoon Begins (0:50)
  18. Train Opening (2:30)
  19. Implementation (1:02)
  20. No Accident (1:58)
  21. Holmes Plan (1:01)
  22. Mycroft Saves Mary - On To France (2:22)
  23. Find The Fortune Teller (2:59)
  24. Gypsy Fortress (1:18)
  25. Romanian Wind (2:08)
  26. Mycroft Is Naked (0:38)
  27. To Paris, Ravache & The Opera (1:43)
  28. Ravache (1:18)
  29. Imperator (1:49)
  30. To The Opera (4:25)
  31. Paris Bombing Investigation (1:35)
  32. Consider What We Know (2:16)
  33. Outro (0:57)
  34. Holmes Captured By Moran (4:05)
  35. Holmes Tortured (4:41)
  36. Escape The Factory (4:47)
  37. Forest Battle (2:01)
  38. Watson Revives Holmes (2:23)
  39. We're Going Home... Via Switzerland (0:34)
  40. We Don't Know What He's Planning (1:51)
  41. Cosmetic Surgery (4:46)
  42. Chess Match (5:51)
  43. Little Red Book (4:10)
  44. Pre Vis Finale (2:25)
  45. Memories Of Sherlock (2:17)
  46. Case Re-Opened (2:58)
  47. Moriarty Suite (13:34)
  48. Mycroft Suite (1:51)
  49. Did You Kill My Wife (Idea) (2:57)
  50. He's All Me Me Me (Idea) (2:09)
  51. Shush Club #1 (Source) (5:48)
  52. Shush Club #2 (Source) (3:54)
  53. Shush Club #3 (Source) (4:32)
  54. Beautiful Eyes (Source) (2:13)
  55. Open (Alternate) (3:29)
  56. Drive (Alternate) (3:38)
  57. Fight With A Cossack (Part 2) (Alternate) (3:12)
  58. Holmes Tortured - Die Forelle (Alternate) (3:42)
  59. Little Red Book (Alternate Ending) (0:52)
  60. Memories Of Sherlock (Alternate) (2:13)
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Poe reply Replies: 1 || 2018-05-18 04:34:41
Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?


Medigo2018-05-18 10:11:09
Probably for chronological purposes
even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that time

thearmusicgroup reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-16 08:15:56
Just listening to the first three tracks, it reminds me of how disappointed I was when the OST first released. This is one of my favorite scores by Zimmer, so this is like discovering it all over again!

Hari Haran reply Replies: 1 || 2018-05-16 01:21:55
Man, what is it with Hans and expanded releases? Between this and Batman v Superman earlier this year, it's like discovering one goldmine after the other. :D


badbu2018-05-16 07:18:40
hahahah so true :D

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 9 || 2018-05-13 17:51:09
So happy these are finally out!

Alongside At Worldís End, this is not only one of Zimmerís best sequel scores but one of his best scores in general. Between the Moriarity theme(s), the Romanian Gypsy influence, and all of the new ideas thrown in you really get a sense that Zimmer put a lot of heart into this one. And that train fight sequence? Definitely on par with the 18-minute action cue from Sherlock 1.

Itís also pretty cool to see the evolution of Moriarityís theme start off all proper and composed, only to gradually disintegrate as the music progresses. By ďPre-Vis FinaleĒ the theme is boiled down to only three notes. There is so much genius here, and the score never resorts to temping in numerous cues from the first film to pad it out (hereís looking at you TDKR/On Stranger Tides).

Honestly, I still canít understand why the album was such a mess? Between the pitch being off to missing important cues, that release was a disgrace. Now, if I had a major complaint with the score, itís that Simza never receives a proper theme. You have the gypsy sound for her, but no established identity.

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kingfannypack is the MILFcommander2018-05-13 18:50:12
Hans' goes over this score a lot in his Masterclass, you can tell it's something he is very proud of. Rightly so!


Mike (OTM)2018-05-14 03:30:56
This is a pretty good score. I look forward to digging into it properly.


mpolonest123 2018-05-14 03:42:11
The alternate ďFight With A CossackĒ track is pretty cool, I can see where they got the beat for the remix album track. As for the unreleased material, I really love ďParis Bombing InvestigationĒ, something about that cue....


Mike (OTM(2018-05-14 21:15:55
Out of curiosity, what are some of the things he says about this score in the Master Class? I have no reason to spend money on it, cause I'm not an aspiring composer, but he doesn't talk about this particular score in interviews much...


Mephariel2018-05-14 22:50:20
He used some of the footage with the music as an example of creating the right tempo for a score. He also demonstrated the composition experimentation and work process he went through as he created the score's music diary.


Mikefilm82018-05-15 00:03:49
Is Balfe mentioned in the masterclass ?


Mephariel2018-05-15 00:19:36
I don't think so. I can't remember him mentioning other RCP composers (he didn't mention John Williams a couple of times I think). He mostly talked about directors not other composers.


mpolonest123 2018-05-15 01:42:13
He uses the Moriarity Suite (Tick Tock) to show how he uses his workstation to come up with ideas and assemble the music...


lol2018-05-15 09:11:36
sorry, the best sequel score?
TDK and Angels & Demons would like to have a word with you
lol

Mike (OTM) reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-14 03:32:24
That Train Opening cue is ferocious. I love it.

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-13 18:24:35
Kudos and thanks for sharing the complete score list, Soldier!

NM reply Replies: 1 || 2018-05-13 18:16:41
Thanks! Hybrid, did Hans write "Chess" as a suite and they fit the scene around it?


Medigo2018-05-13 18:18:54
the complete red book track is also not there, but it does have the film version of the outro

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2018-05-13 16:51:23
Finally!!!

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