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Hello everyone! After watching the film I noticed that about half of music that used in film disappeared at sessions or has different arrangement. Why it's not released? What's the reason for this?As always with unused pieces of music. There are always be more interesting. Like with Dark Phoenix.I think what Lorne wrote for the last 30 min of the movie is way better than what ended in the movie... Lorne tried to elevate what was going on on screen, but it was probably too "bold" for the taste of production... They wanted to keep as "kow key" as possible but to me it made the ending of the film fall super flat...
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<br>In the end there isn't that much Lorne in the film (most of the "Moon" reel is Lorne though, that big 4 notes motif appearing during the moon landing and then takeoff). Ironically most of the droning you're all complaining about is not that much Lorne... lol
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<br>I really hope Lorne will put out as much music as possible, even all the unused parts, which are the more interesting ones !Taking in the movie now after having seen it. The cinematography is brilliant, and there are some interesting concepts that really will have you thinking long after walking out of the theater. Still, I couldn’t help but feel like the film dragged throughout. Coupled with the voiceover the movie has a very ‘Terence Malick-y’, “Thin Red Line” feel throughout.<br><br>I’m definitely not familiar with Max Richter so I can’t comment on what he might have written, but Balfe’s broad-chord style is pretty recognizable throughout. There are also some interesting electronic pieces used throughout, possibly might be Balfe but hard to say as of now. The rest of the music is pretty contemplative, ranging from slow/emotional string pieces to more ambient droning.Well, I heard only Balfe's "Prayer" and Richter's "To the stars"... All I can say is we need to wait for the full release, hear both composers and only then talk about who better coped with this. (and watch the movie of course)<br>I don't think Balfe is a bad composer. He does pretty good as an additional composer but not as a leading (mostly). The only soundtrack that I consider the best to date in his solo career is "M:I-Fallout" and "Assassin's Creed III". (imo)<br>Who knows what will be this time. But for now I like Richter's track more.
I'm just waiting for Gemini Man, that (i hope) would be funI love that cue.So I created a page for it, move away from Ghost In The Shell !! :PI wonder if this track is the one causing consternation: Nils Frahm: 'Says' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIwwjy4slI8<br><br>It sounds a bit like what Richter and Balfe could produce, but it is much more artistic than Balfe and much more synth-based than Richter. Frahm is credited for additional music.Not writing negative comments about Balfe for the purpose of writing negative comments - ie. trolling - but for the fact that Balfe does not seem to take film composition seriously. Goldsmith had a similar pace in the 1990s that equates to contemporary Balfe, but he managed to produce fantastic scores like Air Force One in a few weeks (yes, with some help from McNeeely). Balfe simply does not seem to have those skills so he resorts to cliches and drony nonsense. I await to be proven wrong. That Balfe track is not half-bad so I do maintain a general sense of expectation for this.
Not any more lame than the Balfe cueLorne says it will be released and insists it’s not a GITS situation.That's been standard in certain cases, though considerably less nowadays with how complicated these situations have become.<br><br>Having heard both tracks posted, both give me little on their own. I'm sure they work better in the context of the film, and we might see better tracks unveiled eventually.He deserve better.Hans and Lorne like twins. Lorne has a very good personality. I still don't understand why some people are still writing bad comments to Lorne?Probably... lol
So is this how it’s gonna be? Official release for Richter and leaks by Balfe :(Lorne posted a track from Ad Astra on his YouTube channelThank you. And i suppose "Need You Busting My Balls - End Credits" title would correspond to ASCAP "Need You Busting My Balls" + "RUSH END CREDITS", while "Just Married" to "RUSH MAIN ON END"?That’s literally the best part of the score though. But it’s typical Richter (Miss Sloane, Black Mirror: Nosedive).Hunt Drunken Weirdness is barely a cue actually, it's just a patch up of sound designs by Mel...<br><br>Italian Party is a name I made up for a cue that's not used in the movie ! :)
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Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL)Christian VorlanderStephen PeroneEmad Borjian
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300 - Rise Of An Empire (Expanded Score)
Label: Unofficial Release
Length: 140'46
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  1. Rise Of An Empire - Marathon - King Darius - Artemisia - Man To God - War (13:36)
  2. Greek Council - Persian War Plan - Spartan Fight Training - Greek Conversation - Your Commander Is Greek (10:47)
  3. Artemisia's Story (3:08)
  4. Bad News (1:13)
  5. Suicide - General Bandari - Circle Battle (7:30)
  6. Artemisia's Disappointment - Fog Battle (9:48)
  7. Summoning Themistocles (2:45)
  8. Sex - Fire Battle (12:04)
  9. Hero's Blood - Dead Spartans (4:47)
  10. I Am The God King (2:43)
  11. Our Final Stand - Showdown - United Greece - Finale (16:08)
  12. War Pigs (Black Sabbath) - Greeks Winning (2:15)
  13. End Credits (6:23)
  14. Artemisia Suite (9:35)
  15. Greek Action Suite (3:55)
  16. Xerxes Rebirth Suite (3:50)
  17. Greek Sacrifice Suite (3:17)
  18. Artemisia's Childhood Suite (3:43)
  19. Greek Attack Suite (4:28)
  20. Queen Gorgo Suite (4:00)
  21. Xerxes Thoughts Suite (3:44)
  22. Greek History Suite (7:05)
  23. Greek Victory Suite (6:05)
  24. Spartan Fight Training (Album Version) (1:06)
  25. Artemisia's Story (Album Version) (1:32)
  26. Suicide (Album Version) (1:18)
  27. Fog Battle (Album Version) (4:36)
  28. Fire Battle (Album Version) (6:11)
  29. Greeks Winning (Instrumental) (2:33)
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Felix reply Replies: 4 || 2019-09-16 14:31:23
Hybrid can you tell us what album cues are the suites ?!


mpolonest123 2019-09-16 15:59:06
Artemisia Suite = History of Artemisia
Greek Action Suite = Marathon
Xerxes Rebirth Suite = From Man to God King
Greek Sacrifice Suite = ???
Artemisia’s Childhood Suite = Artemisia’s Childhood
Greek Attack Suite = Greeks on Attack
Queen Gorgo Suite = Queen Gorgo
Xerxes Thoughts Suite = Xerxes Thoughts
Greek History Suite = History of the Greeks
Greek Victory Suite = Greeks Are Winning

Hope this helps! :-)


Anonymous2019-09-16 18:48:21
@mpolonest123 any idea how to break up the really long cues on the complete? it’s a lot of tracks that are made up of several cues


Felix2019-09-16 20:12:56
My Edit:

01. Rise Of An Empire - Marathon - King Darius - Artemisia - Man To God - War (13:36)
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M1A Rise of An Empire (09:48)
M1B From Man to God King (03:44)

02. Greek Council - Persian War Plan - Spartan Fight Training - Greek Conversation - Your Commander Is Greek (10:47)
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M2 Greek Council (03:39)
M3 Greek Conversation (07:06)

05. Suicide - General Bandari - Circle Battle (7:30)
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M6 Suicide/General Bandari (02:10)
M7 Circle Battle (05:16)

06. Sex - Fire Battle (12:04)
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M10 Sex (05:36)
M11 Fire Battle (06:21)

11. Our Final Stand - Showdown - United Greece - Finale (16:08)
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M15-17A Our Final Stand/Showdown Pt.1 (08:19)
M17B-19 Showdown Pt.2/Finale (07:37)


mpolonest123 2019-09-16 20:30:32
^ Yeah the edit floating around matches Felix’s almost to a T. Only major difference is

“Our Final Stand - Showdown - United Greece - Finale”

Which is broken up into four separate cues. Realistically you could edit it anyway you want if you prefer the smaller cues. Personally, I like the long suite-like format of this release. Kinda like the album release for “Event Horizon” lol.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 0 || 2019-09-07 21:44:15
Little late but check this out if you haven’t already. It’s one of those scores that is as simplistic as can be, but has so much fun with the action music.

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