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Excited!!!God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)"It's good shit lieutenant" The principle is based on Thomas Newman's Bond.  "Take back what's ours" and "the truth" is Ad astrahonnestly, I do get why people refer to MW2, but to be honest, it's not the same.  With the amount of time I heard that score, I can say that it uses the same drums, and a pattern that is quite similar to the one used in MW2, but it is not a copy/paste.  It's no different to me than Junkie XL re-using the same pattern of drum in all of his recent scores since Mad Max.  When it comes from the same composer, I guess it's normal to have works that parts that similar from a score to another.  Just think of John Murphy who re-use his powerful theme from Sunshine in a lot of his scores (28 weeks later, kick-ass, etc).   <br><br>Actually I'm quite glad he re-used the themes from Mancina as that was, to me at least, a big miss for BB2 even though Rabin and Jablonsky did a great job.  It's like doing a James Bond movie without the Bond theme.  It might be good, but it miss the little something that gel everything together. ;)  I really like what Lorne did on this one.  Even though he re-used the theme, he made them his own, in a similar way he did with MI Fallout, while sometime paying homage to the original ones. ;)  My 2 cents.
Not really familiar with either Mancina’s BB score or MW2, but I’m really enjoying this. It’s like an old-school MV score filtered through Lorne’s sound. The main tune (which I’m guessing is Mancina’s) is a lot of fun, particularly when paired with the choir. <br><br>And as for Ad Astra, the villain motif in “Take Back What’s Ours” sounds like it was directly lifted from the space scenes of that score.can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?I love the score. It is action packed and to the point.<br><br>I saw his orchestra clips as well but I wonder why he actually spends the money and effort for orchestra when the end product sounds (as usually) 100 percent sample library. All the dynamics of real players are gone in the final mix so why bother with orchestra at all...I'm highly disappointed by the score... Lorne went the very easy way and recycled the MW2 score as well as the Mancina theme in almost every track. Like seriously... the only thing u here is MW2, Main Theme and lot of rustle-synth score. 1/10! No effort went in this score and I dont say that often.
As for Ad Astra, unfortunately i can't hear anything from Ad Astra aswell :/ It's just MW2 mixed with Mancinas themes for me. And the cues from MW2, they aren't just drums, all the guitars, melodies, vibes, even the choir or the voices are included. The above mentioned cues from MW2 are not complete, there are plenty of them, but these will give you the idea of what we've mentioned. Again, i'm not mad, i'm happy that a wider audience can hear these cues, but then again, on MW2 they sounded better and fresher than on the BB3 score (i mean the quality of the recordings - you can hear the cues and instruments more directly. On the BB3 score it sounds like being in a bathroom hearing to the MW2 score). And as i said earlier, i would like to understand or know what Lorne thought about using all these cues. Time pressure? Unused opportunity for a wider audience? And then again that synth-sound even using a real orchestra :/@ Mr Tweedy:<br><br>MW2 has hundred of cues, which has all the special atmosphere and sound-effects, but try listen to these cues to understand what i and others mean:<br><br>- Guerilla Tactics <br>- Guerilla<br>- Contingency<br>- Breach<br>- Retreat and Reveille<br><br>Funny thing, play the cue "Guerilla Tactics" from MW2 and let Shazam try to find out what track that is. It shows me as "Lorne Balfe - We're Dangerous People" from BB3 :DI really like this score!<br>Sure he used Mancina's Theme, that's allright cool, I don't hear anything similar to Ad Astra....don't know why somebody compare this score with Ad Astra....<br>That MW2 sounds are very great, he don't copy himself, he just used the Drums, what's definitely be OK!!<br><br>I don't know why people always want to compare scores....Everybody use his own Temp Music sometimes, that's normal!Please could you give me the exact name of the track from MW2 that is used in BB3? I’d like to compare both!I love Lorne´s music and all, but I am genuinely wondering, why they decided to re-use MW2 so much in the score
as for the drums, yes, i would understand. but the orchestra? you're recording the strings from a real orchestra, so why the downgrade in sound-quality?Because that parts are sampled drums and there are no real?i don't know what to think about the use of mw2. i mean, i love his work for mw2, it's TOO good to be just a score for a game, a wider audience should hear this, so i'm kind of happy to hear some parts of it here. BUT somehow, it's kind of a lazy move just to copy that 1:1. some cues are untouched and some cues are layered with some themes of mancina. i would be interested to know what was he thinking while doing this? <br><br>i followed his video uploads on his social media channels, where he showed some snippets of the orchestra and i truly loved that. but while hearing at the score, i'm dissappointed to hear the quality as it sounds like synth. i mean that typically Balfe synth sound quality. if he uses truly orchestra, than it's a shame and pitty that it sounds like synths in the end. he needs a better recording or mixing or whatever to get rid of that synth-quality-design and having the true-orchestra feelingMancina's theme + Ad Astra + MW:2= Bad boys for Life.Please enlighten me on how Bad Boys 3 sounds the same as Lego Batman or Genius: Picasso
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Hans ZimmerLisa GerrardKlaus BadeltNick Glennie-Smith
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Gladiator Special Anniversary Edition
Label: Decca Records
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Disc One
  1. Progeny
  2. The Wheat
  3. The Battle
  4. Earth
  5. Sorrow
  6. To Zucchabar
  7. Patricide
  8. The Emperor is Dead
  9. The Might Of Rome
  10. Strength and Honour
  11. Reunion
  12. Slaves To Rome
  13. Barbarian Horde
  14. Am I Not Merciful?
  15. Elysium
  16. Honor Him
  17. Now We Are Free
Disc Two
  1. Duduk Of The North
  2. Now We Are Free (Juba's Mix)
  3. The Protector Of Rome (Feat. Russell Crowe As Maximus And Richard Harris As Marcus Aurelius)
  4. Homecoming (Feat. Joaquin Phoenix As Commodus And Russell Crowe)
  5. The General Who Became A Slave
  6. The Slave Who Became A Gladiator (Feat. Oliver Reed As Proximo And Russell Crowe)
  7. Secrets
  8. Rome Is The Light
  9. All That Remains
  10. Maximus (Guitar By Heitor Pereira)
  11. Marikesh Marketplace
  12. The Gladiator Waltz (Feat. Russell Crowe) (Original Synth Demo Version By Hans Zimmer
  13. Figurines (Yan Ching By Lisa Gerrard)
  14. The Mob
  15. Busy Little Bee (Feat. Connie Nielsen As Lucilla And Russell Crowe)
  16. Death Smiles At Us All (Featuring Russell Crowe And Joaquin Phoenix)
  17. Not Yet (Featuring Djimon Hounsou As Juba)
  18. Now We Are Free (Maximus Mix) (Mixed By Jorio)
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Mephariel reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-14 19:14:32
Now We Are Free feature in Hans ZImmer - The Classics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4VqtMDF-mM

mohamed fathy reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-14 14:07:57
so good

matthew reply Replies: 0 || 2014-01-09 21:27:22
the Gustav Holst thing about this work is one of the most interesting subject in the world of film music.
there was almost a revolution on the surface of this planet because Hans used it for this movie.
this means nobody saw apocalypse now or star wars
Coppola used Mars the bringer of war, check out Nung River from the OST.
and also John Williams used Mars the bringer of war
in SW - New Hope. listen to the final part of Mars then watch the opening of New Hope. until the first cut in the movie its Gustav Holst.
and New Hope won the academy award for best original score
so you see this is not about the number of additional composers or using real orchestra or not. good music is good music for everyone

Bayle reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-14 04:02:40
You're the gerteast! JMHO

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-01 21:54:54
Why does this cover have a little sticker on it that says "all the music from the Oscar Winning Soundtrack? Because unfortunately, It never won....

charlotte reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-20 00:00:00
i am not crazy fan... I am not follow Hans . i like a lot of good composers. everyone have him stile, but Zimmer is the best. his muzic is with a diference, flavour, of tragile to dramatic. song from gladiator- smelling to history, very delicate reveal the base of feeling, mind.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-19 00:00:00
Contact you why??

FABIO SOARES reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-19 00:00:00
CONTACT : PHABYOSUAREZ@HOTMAIL.COM

FABIO SOARES reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-19 00:00:00
IS BEAUTYFUL MUSIC :GLADIATOR

daniel reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-18 00:00:00
congratulate Mr. Hans Zimmer

Luvy reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-01 00:00:00
Just wanted to congratulate Mr. Hans Zimmer for such an amazing and indescribable talent to make music, my girlfriend introduced me to your music and i can say it was love at first ear lol, the song "Now we are free" from the movie Gladiator is soooooo beautiful my God! thank you for your music and keep up the good work Hans you rock 110%!!! you sure know how to bring out real emotions out of the person who listens to your material.

destructor reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-19 00:00:00
is beatifull

CHARLES reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-27 00:00:00
EXCELLENTE!!

karatedy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-26 00:00:00
yuppii

abby reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-21 00:00:00
I love elysium song that is wonderful......I love hans

bader reply Replies: 0 || 2009-09-29 00:00:00
tankes 2100

CLAUDIA reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-26 00:00:00
ME GUSTA THE BATHLE

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Nicolas Stathopoulos reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-16 00:00:00
A moving painting. Thank you Hans and to your team of composers and contributors for creating this emotional masterpiece. Today in 2009 I still listen to the original tracks as if I had discovered them yesterday.

eNinety reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-17 00:00:00
Thanks :)

G. H. Mills reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-13 00:00:00
As a musican and novelist, the music of Gladiator take me to places not of this world. This recording has given me some thought about my next years project in music. My wife is crazy about you Hans and keep it up. Your sub tones are out of this world and composition is with the greats. Mozart and others. You are gifted like my friend Jim Hendrixf and I feel what you are feeling. PEACE AND LOVE TO YOU AND YOURS, YOUR FRIEND AND MUSICAN

G. H. Mills reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-13 00:00:00
As a musican and novelist, the music of Gladiator take me to places not of this world. This recording has given me some thought about my next years project in music. My wife is crazy about you Hans and keep it up. Your sub tones are out of this world and composition is with the greats. Mozart and others. You are gifted like my friend Jim Hendrixf and I feel what you are feeling. PEACE AND LOVE TO YOU AND YOURS, YOUR FRIEND AND MUSICAN FROM NEW YORK CITY

ajan reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-25 00:00:00
hi

Nigra_nox reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-20 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard, Gracias, thank you for, I could say, the soundtrack of my life...but I don't undersant however why you don't use new material, instead of putting the two previous Cd together...I love the film and the soundtrack, but unfortunately I don't see useful to buy cds we already have.

mike young reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-19 00:00:00
music touches us all for different reason,s ,it embrasses the heart in our moments of comfort,,,,

i would like to personally thank hans for my quiet moments of reflect .... plz continue to make your music

i am testiment that you are reaching the people the way you intended

and i thank you sincerely .... god bless

Alexsandr reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-10 00:00:00
hans and lisa........you are monsters.I love you......hey! when do you come in Italy?I'm waiting for you

Alexsandr reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-10 00:00:00
alex

music dreamer reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-20 00:00:00
hans and lisa........you are monsters.I love you......hey! when do you come in Italy?I'm waiting for you

gbareen reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-06 00:00:00
thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanx

Matmann reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-02 00:00:00
Hmmmm.... Nothing new here! How about a full score release instead of a rehash of old material?

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