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All those people who complain that Hans isn't sticking to more traditional scores forget that at heart, hes a synth man who loves his synthesizers and keyboards. Hans is just as much as a musical artist as Bowie or Paul Mccartney, in the sense that he goes through musical trends and his style adapts or changes. That's just the way it is, enjoy it for what it is. <br><br>Crucify me for comparing a human to David Bowie!Wow! Stephen Barton worked on a lot of the important cues here, huh?I'm with Edmund in that I'd love for Hans to win more Oscars, but not this score. I feel like even Blade Runner 2049 is more deserving of an award than this. Sure, it works great in the film, but that shouldn't be reason enough for an Oscar. I feel like Desplat's nominated score is more deserving than this one. <br><br>"But this one has a unique sound and recording!"<br><br>Okay... a lot of scores have that. A lot of Zimmer's work has that. Doesn't make them all masterpieces.<br><br>"But we have to spite those evil reviewers who hate this score!"<br><br>Why do you let their opinion get in the way of your enjoyment? If you love it enough, the critics' opinions should only make you enjoy it more because you see something in it they don't. <br><br>I agree with George in that Hans needs to go back to a melodic sound. I don't think whether this score wins or not will change Hans' mind on that, but I do want his next Oscar winner to mean something other than, "Oh cool! I won this award because I made weird sounds!" (Which by the way, involves things like programming and a lot of other technical adjustments that have nothing to do with Hans' composing ability)."The thing that I'm proudest about Dunkirk is you can't separate it from the film."<br>- Hans Zimmer, GQI understand, but it does not make sense.<br>You're arguing that the score for a movie released in January this year was produced before of the score of a movie that went to theaters in July. If Balfe started working on "12 strong" a year before the movie release, the same can be said of Dunkirk. It is easy to infer that the Dunkirk's score has been working since the middle of 2016! Or even before, because of the tours that Zimmer has done.<br>The music/sound design, even being simple, was not made and recorded between January and May of last year.
Olive  that is when it was announced !!! Not when he did itBalfe's hiring came out in May, when Dunkirk's production was already at the end. No contest.<br><br><br>filmmusicreporter.  com/ <br> 2017/05/24/lorne-balfe-to-score-horse-soldiers/Hans finished the bulk of the score before he went on tour, you could find an interview where he himself says so. <br>Ben worked solely on Variation 15. <br>Scroll down on this page and you'll find the full cuesheet with the credits. <br>Edmund - how do you think Zimmer wrote Dunkirk when he was on a world tour !!!Congratulations to Ben, Lorne also .Edmund - the release dates do not matter . Check out Balfe’s Facebook page and you will see he was recording 12 Strong early last year .
I've only heard the suite Hybrid made. The only similarity I was aware of is the siren-like sound. <br><br>People don't realize how difficult scoring Dunkirk was. Just because you love Interstellar (I do too - it's my favorite HZ score) but that doesn't mean Dunkirk doesn't deserve to win. <br>Edmund, in all honesty what are the similarities between 12 Strong and Dunkirk? I know both scores and fail to see how they connect.Doesn't deserve an Oscar. Hans Zimmer is my favorite composer but if he didn't win for Interstellar, he shouldn't win for this. <br><br>I can seriously say that I object this score winning based on that principle. This winning over Interstellar just isn't right.Well, the credits say that Supermarine or the oil are pure Zimmer, and also the 3 first track I think. So Balfe helped him to develop some ideas during his tour but the majority of the score is Hans' work.<br>And it does deserve an Oscar. I never heard a score like that.. If you have a problem with the score I think it comes from the script. A classical melodical music wouldn t work for this film i think.Source? I find that hard to believe considering the release dates. Even if it is true, Balfe might have been concurrently working on Dunkirk and brought over some of the ideas. I find it spectacularly improbably that he and Hans just HAPPENED to come up with the same ideas at the same time.
Edmund - gets you facts right please . 12 Strong was written before DunkirkHere's an interesting opinion: I want Hans to win this one so that he DOESN'T continue making music like this. Sure its functional, but if he could reinvent the melodic score again and get back to writing memorable melodies I'd be pretty happy. He won for Lion King and then essentially abandoned that tone of music which transitioned into the Crimson Tide/The Rock sound... so maybe, just maybe, if he wins this year he'll completely reinvent his sound again and give us something both melodically memorable but also be a total game changer in terms of modern scores.I hope it doesn't win if for no other reason than so we don't have to go through 5 years of Dunkirk temp tracks (although if 12 Strong is anything to go by, too late).@Ahmad i only need "The Oil (Film Version)" :D Then i'll be happy :D*That was a thumbs up but it didn't work :D<br><br>^This how I feel lol.
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  1. Subway Dreams - Larry Wright (1:29)
  2. Instinct (3:33)
  3. Restless Elephants (2:55)
  4. Cafe Afrika (2:59)
  5. Greenhouse (3:15)
  6. Moonlight (1:24)
  7. 9AM Central Park (1:48)
  8. Clarinet Concerto In A Major: Adagio - W.A. Mozart (8:38)
  9. Silence (4:38)
  10. Instinct II (3:09)
  11. Asking you (1:45)
  12. Pour Bronté (6:19)
  13. Eyes On The Prize - The Emmaus Group Singers (3:04) *
*Written by Harry Stewart, Arranged by Hans Zimmer
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-15 09:40:02
Oh, who sings in Instinct? Such a beautiful, clean voice!

Debra reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-08 23:42:56
What is the piano piece when Gerard is cutting out pictures and making a little photo album towards the end? Driving me crazy as it sounds like the score to Pearl Harbor (similar).
Thanks

Sim reply Replies: 0 || 2014-10-09 06:26:24
Is there anywhere I can download the sheet music for 'Pour Bronte'?

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2014-01-19 19:54:12
"This score is as much Peter Weir's creation as it is mine & I think him for all his ideas & support" - Hans Zimmer.

If only his ghostwriters got such open credit!


Anonymous2014-01-20 02:49:23
They do. And, back then, there was no one else.

Malo reply Replies: 1 || 2009-02-28 00:00:00
What about the wonderful piano piece he plays, singing in French? who is the composer?


Frances2012-02-19 19:40:22
The track he plays on the piano is 'asking you' on the soundtrack but naturally the words are not included on the soundtrack, musically it was composed by hans but the words were composed by peter weir.

matthew reply Replies: 3 || 2011-05-08 12:12:54
There's pretty good music when they running through the central park. Who composed that? Can't find it anywhere!


zimm442011-05-08 19:47:10
It's ENYA :)


Thorsten2011-05-08 20:00:20
Its Called: Rain In Africa - Enya


Frances2012-02-19 19:37:22
When they are running through central park on the way to the meeting it is not rain in africa but storms in africa by Enya.

Lorelai reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-08 00:00:00
I think the commenter from 8/2/06 was referring to "For Bronte" which actually is on the soundtrack, but as with most soundtracks, when you hear the music "pure"-with nothing distracting you such as action or foley sounds, it sounds almost unrecognizable. Very often only samplings of a song make it into the movie. I was most disappointed that some agreement wasn't made to allow the Enya tracks to be at covered (at least) on the CD-it spoiled the experience for me. Overall the music is great.

sergio vásquez reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-25 00:00:00
I surrender to this sountrack for a very time ago, thanks Mr. Zimmer for this great work.

annette reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-02 00:00:00
The music that I hated most in Green Card is the Moonlight.It reminds me of the past.But, It was'nt used in Movie and episodes.

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annette

Pridelander reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-29 00:00:00
I found some interesting music references in this movie (like The Holiday).
Gerard Depardieu's character is a composer, so in a scene he plays '9am Central Park' on piano... and he often hums Zimmer's theme, eventually he sent his(Zimmer's?) messy handwriting score of that theme to a girl... :D

By the way, it seems my favorite track 'Greenhouse' wasn't used in the movie :(

Peter reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-25 00:00:00
Laurel,
I think the track you're talking about is "Watermark" from Enya's album ("Watermark", 1988, WEA records).

I hope it will help you. ;)

Laurel M. Cantor reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-20 00:00:00
The best song isn't on the Green Card CD -- that is, the contemplative love theme that begins to appear toward the end of the movie is missing from the CD. This was a great disappointment to me, since I had bought the CD just to hear this musical moment. **** I'm heartbroken.

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