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Just saw Maleficent 2. There is a lot more Newton Howard in the movoe than there is on album.<br>I actually can't really understand why they didn't include the reprise of The Christening (the dinner scene) & the finale in the movie.<br><br>Zanelli's score is wonderful and I love it very much. But would have loved this on albumI can't imagine how someone likes Balfe's part over Richters. As you said Thomas, Richters work sounds more like suites, and Balfes work is written more to picture. BUT, it sounds to me also like a typical RCP-work with Hans. While Hans gives the direction with his suites and melodies, Balfe and co are adapting those suites to the specific scenes and writing some "new" stuff to fill any gap if there is any need of it, so they become additional composers in the credits.<br><br>And here, we have the same. Richter shows the direction and some cues are real intense and beautiful. Balfes parts sounding like a gap-filler. I don't want to talk bad about Balfe, he's a composing machine, but still i can't find anything remarkable on those parts and so i can't understand how Richters work hasn't been used but instead the more colorless cues from Balfes part :/<br><br>Again, don't feel insulted guys, it's just my sensationBalfe’s part is the best I think.<br>It also seems written to picture instead of just long suites.<br>My understanding is the Balfe wrote half of the score but the album doesn’t seem to represent that for some reason.I really liked Richter’s score over balfesI listened Max Richter for years. He is the kind of select or minority composer who does his solo works and soundtrack for movies not so famous. <br>His solo works are really really good with quintet and piano and voice. "on the nature of daylight" is definitely the best. <br>His sountrack is not good as his solo, to be honest. I think "the Leftovers" (2014-2017, HBO series), "Miss Slaone" (2016) and "Mary Queen of Scots" (2019) are cool.<br>If you need some peaceful music for meditation or good sleep, listen to his work.
Richter did his recording in january and june 2019. The Director himself is a fan of Richter, so the deadline and director are not the reason.<br>It seemed that producers were not satisfied with Richter's music and they wanted something new, that's why they got Lorne. It turned out Lorne brought a very limited new...@Cercei<br>Hybrid can definitely answer that best. Richter’s score is used (alongside Balfe’s material) as well as some source pieces. If I remember correctly it’s a mish-mash of the two.I do know that piece, it’s very pretty. I’ll check out his other works, thanks for the recommendation. In terms of minimalism I really am into Brian Eno at the moment. His “Music For Airports” and “The Lovely Bones” are excellent if you like more introspective music.btw, you're saying Lorne recomposed and reworked the entire score. as i haven't seen the movie yet, did the producers end up with not using richters score for it at all and just used the score from Lorne?thanks for your information. but i actually don't understand why they have done that. i've heard now Lornes cues and Richters cues. all those cues from Lorne, they sound very similiar to that what Richter composed, but somehow with less melodies. And you really have to work hard to not use fewer melodies then Richter, as he's a minimalist at its best ^^ with that being said, i can't hear any groundbreaking differences from Lornes part, so what was their idea on hiring it and getting the same style of music, but in a more "light" version? :/
i really admire Max Richters work, he isn't that new in this scene. his style is that repeating minimalism. maybe you've heard once the cue "on the nature of daylight" which was used a lot by many other movies. his last score which knocked me out was "Hostiles". such an emotional and intense score, you need to hear that, and probably see the movie as well (with Christian Bale). <br><br>Really surprised at this album, I’ve never really heard anything from Max Richter but I really like what he ended up writing for this score. It surprisingly flows well for a stand alone listen. It’s funny that the producers wanted a different approach, I think Richter nailed it.<br><br>Balfe’s contribution is excellent as well, I particularly like that repeating chord progression (which is starting to become one of his trademarks considering how many times he has used it). It’s disappointing that they didn’t include more of his contribution though, since he apparently rewrote the entire score.Lorne said in his Twitter, the first album for His Dark Materials come 3rd November, no date, for the moment, for the second album.Was the producersi haven't understood the fact, that Lorne was involved in this. Can someone explain it for me? Was the director not satisfied with Richters music? Was the deadline too near? Or what was the reason why they have brought Lorne to this project?
"The Wanderer", "Event Horizon", "You Have To Let Me Go" and "Tuesday (Voiceless)" = WOW WOW WOW!!!Zanelli is no James Newton Howard, but he did a fantastic job with writing a large scale fantasy score. I’ll even say that, while I think the first Maleficent is stronger overall, I personally like the action writing better here. Also 2 little things I’ve noticed;<br><br>1. The new theme here sounds fairly similar to the Father/Son tune from KFP3<br>2. 2:20-3:30 sounds like it may have been temped from the finale of Fantastic Beasts. (Or maybe I’m just crazy lol)Great work of Zanelli, if is not as good like JNH's Maleficent, is a tremendous work, with a terrific writing and orchestrations, even the most tender parts are terrific.It’s definitely Balfe. I’ve seen the film for the second time two weeks ago so my memory is kind of hazy but luckily I decided to record the end credits for reference and I think it plays in Balfe’s section / variation of one of his themes played on a solo string instrument. <br><br>I think we got most of Richter cues as it was mainly his release. I feel that Lorne has moved on from this project - he didn’t even mention the release so an extended release of his material seems unlikely to happen :( <br><br>For those interested the credits suite plays as follows: <br><br><br>“A Trip To The Moon” (synth part)<br>“I Put All That Away”<br>Variation on the theme in “Underground Lake” at 0:14<br>Variation on the theme in “Trip To Neptune” 0-1:00<br>“To The Stars”Season 2 premieres in 2 weeks, if he was scoring he would be working on it at the moment. But yes no confirmation regarding his return or a new composer. No news regarding new composer might be a hint whether Djawadi is returning or not.
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My Winter Storm
Label: Universal Records
Length: 75'16
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  1. Ite, Missa Est (0:27)
  2. I Walk Alone (3:53)
  3. Lost Northern Star (4:22)
  4. Seeking For The Reign (0:58)
  5. The Reign (4:07)
  6. The Escape Of The Doll (0:32)
  7. My Little Phoenix (4:02)
  8. Die Alive (4:04)
  9. Boy And The Ghost (4:36)
  10. Sing For Me (4:16)
  11. Oasis (5:10)
  12. Poison (4:01)
  13. Our Great Divide (5:05)
  14. Sunset (0:36)
  15. Damned And Divine (4:29)
  16. Ciarán's Well (3:37)
  17. Minor Heaven (4:00)
  18. Calling Grace (3:06)
  19. Bonus : Damned Vampire & Gothic Divine (5:01)
  20. Bonus : I Walk Alone (Artist Version) (4:23)
  21. Bonus : I Walk Alone (In Extremo Remix) (4:31)
  22. Bonus : The Seer (4:17)
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meggy reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-27 00:00:00
Beautiful album... Music is very important part of my life, thanks for creating it for people:)

daniela duran reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-26 00:00:00
i`m from chile
TARJA you are the best female singer all over the world.

NIGHTWISH WITHOUT YOU IS NOTHING

YOU HAVE A BEAUTIFUL VOICE

TRY TO VISIT CHILE PLEASE

monika reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-03 00:00:00
Hello, I'm from Bulgaria...and Tarja...please...come to Bulgaria

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-11 00:00:00
I updated the page a little bit... :-)

Antonio reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-25 00:00:00
I don't know what really happened there :) but I like here songs I like them even much more than Nightwish you got the first place in my play list rating: Tarja Turunen, Nightwish, Within Temptation, Darkwell(Suspiria), Deline(Lucidity)... I like such kind of music. You tell a story in a song!

Maria reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-13 00:00:00
I am so happy for Tarja, you know, it's hard what happened to her with Nightwish but in the end, I can see that it was a true Blessing in Disguise because now she is free to compose her own music, write her own lyrics, and now she can absolutely completely "own" her Masterpiece that is " My Winterstorm".

Thank you, Tarja, for sharing your magnificent gift of your voice and song with the world. You will always be my favorite female singer and I wish you all the Best, love, health, and happiness abound for now and for always.

Take Care,
Maria

nicole reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-05 00:00:00
ciao sono una ragazza italiana.. adoro Tarja da morire!!!!!!!! ha fatto bene a mettersi come solista...
Annette dei Nightwish in confronto alla sua meravigliosa voce è una gallinaccia!! xD
kiss!! *-*

Milica reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-25 00:00:00
Hello to TARJA!!!
I'm from Serbia, and I'm probably one of your biggest fans here!!!
You were and you always will be one of the most beautiful singerswith the power in woice other can just imagine!!!
Please come to Serbia, you have many fans here that wait for you!!!!!!!
Kisssssssssssssssssss

Storm reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-19 00:00:00
Hello, I'm from Croatia...and Tarja...please...come to Croatia, a thousads of your fans are waiting for you to come...just like me!My winter storm is the greatest album..masterpiece...!!!And your voice..amazing...!!!With best wishes...from Croatia!

Laura reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-02 00:00:00
My Winter Storm is a masterpiece beautifully performed by an angel in rock. Tarja's voice truly is beauty in itself and I am a huge fan of hers as she inspires me completely. Hope there will be many more albums to come :D

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-07 00:00:00
My Winter Storm-Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Harry Sommerdahl
I Walk Alone
Oasis
Lost Northern Star
The Seer
Damned And Divine
Sing For Me
Calling Grace
Boy and the Ghost
Minor Heaven
The Reign
Ciarán’s Well
Poison (Alice Cooper Cover)

Kate reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-07 00:00:00
I Walk Alone: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Harry Sommerdahl

Lost Northern Star: Kiko Masbaum/Michelle Leonard/Tarja Turunen

The Reign: Adrian Dimitri/Andrew Zagoritis/Thorsten Stenzel/Angela Heldmann/Tarja Turunen

My Little Phoenix: Howerling/Van Zundert

Die Alive: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Hanne Sorvaag/Tarja Turunen

Boy and the Ghost: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Jessika Lundstrom/Annie Stang/Alexander Jonsson/Tarja Turunen

Sing for Me: Kid Crazy/Christel Sundberg/Tracy Lipp

Oasis: Tarja Turunen

Poison: Child/Cooper/McCurry

Our Great Divide: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom/Hanne Sorvaag/Tarja Turunen

Damned and Divine: Adrian Dimitri/Andrew Zagoritis/ Thorsten Stenzel/Angela Heldmann/Tarja Turnen

Ciaran's Well: Alex Scholpp/Michelle Leonard/Doug Wimbish/ Tarja Turunen

Minor Heaven: Anderrs Wollbeck/Mattias Lindblom

Calling Grace: Kiko Masbaum/Michelle Leonard/Tarja Turnen

rockstar reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-20 00:00:00
Who´s the songwriter on each track?

irawan reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Just amazing, Tarja is the greatest singer ever!

Devora reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
My Winter Storm is pure beauty!!!Such a masterpiece!!!
Well done to Tarja and the team of musicians who worked so hard on this album!!!
James(Jim) Dooley-wonderful orchestral parts!!!Congratulations!!!!

jani reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
most beautiful album of 2007.

Ärie§ reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
I love you Tarja, I love My Winter Storm and I love all of you ^^

Keep going on!!

Un saludo desde Costa Rica.

the_riddler reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Tarja, you're the angel of music!!! My Winter Storm is fucking awesome!!! I love it!!!

FantasmaTraNoi reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
Simply gorgeous...darkly beautiful...I have a new appreciation for Tarja's amazing voice and the orchestral arrangements on this album are simply orgasmic...

Anatoly reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-15 00:00:00
There's some disinformation above - in credits.
Music IS NOT composed by Tarja Turunen to say about the whole album.
For example I Walk Alone is written by Wollbeck/Lindblom/Sommerdahl.

josé reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-13 00:00:00
this tracklists are incompleted...!!!

josé reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-13 00:00:00
i live in portugal and i love tarja :)

wehonika reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-04 00:00:00
Tarja jest najlepsza!

Seiko reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-29 00:00:00
I think Tarja's new album will be excellant. I especially love I Walk Alone and Ciaran's Well. Some people forget that Tarja already has done some side projects without Nightwish and they were wonderful. She doesnt need Nightwish to be a wonderful singer. And I hope that she continues to do more albums after this one.

Annette is a great singer as well, its her first time with Nightwish so give her time and she too will become good.

Elitsa reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-28 00:00:00
Congratulationas,Tarja!We,the fans,alreday have no patience for the album to come out!I wish you all the luck on the earth with it-I'm sure it's something unique!

Me reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-28 00:00:00
Why some of you are talking about Nightwish,evanescence,anette.o, etc,etc, here???? XD...mmm...

Anyway, I can't wait for My Winter Storm, I realy love Tarja's voice,is just so personal,so unic and full of passion...she makes me feel so much with her voice,love it :).

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-27 00:00:00
Congratulations Tarja! I think someone's gonna get mad! *cough*Tuomas*cough* jajajajaja

AinaYave reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-24 00:00:00
Hello Tarja :) Good Loock

naem malaysia reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-21 00:00:00
plezzzz come to malaysia..... million fan of u are waiting here..... i'll be waiting for u...

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