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Great. Thx.<br><br>Score has much similarities with Sherlock, so there is many of Lorne's cues...Known credits are Runaway Train for Mazzaro (was on his website), for Andrew K : The Rangers, Cannibal, Dead Rangers & Finish Him (on his Soundcloud). Geoff is the only guy with Ann Marie Simpson that got the privilege of cuesheet credit.
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<br>Battle of Aughrim arrangement (so everything lifted from "Silver") is Hans & Ann Marie.
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<br>Geoff did a good part of the score, every other classical pieces arrangements are his (so, everywhere the William Tell Overture appears). Train Chase, the End Credits, This Is A Robbery.
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<br>The stuff that sounds more or less like Sherlock have definitely Lorne. And I suspect a bit more epic drama have RGW.Hello there!<br>Hybrid, do we have some composer's credits on this score?<br>Or this is situation like on Transformers score?<br><br>Somewhere I read that Geoff Zanelli helped Hans on Train Chase (pts 1&2), Mazzaro did Runaway Train and Kawczynski did like 2 or 3 tracks (the rangers, finish him). Is that correct?<br><br>btw good score, not genius, but pretty good action score.<br><br>Made in Italy<br><br>Beautiful new score by Alex Belcher, check it out!Oh, yes.<br><br>Maybe this month, right?
The album is ready. Just waiting for legal to settle it... It'll happen.And about The Rhythm Section?, Mazzaro said the score is mastered...If there'd only been the first movie prior, I think I'd get it a bit more. But the 2nd film did have a proper score release, so the only reason at this point is that it just isn't on Nick's mind after all the delays.Whoa, why not? Every obscure random shit gets released these days but a Hans Zimmer score to a fairly big mainstream movie doesn't?I doubt there'll be a score release.
The Spongebob movie is being released next Friday here in Canada, could we see a release of the album soon? Assuming of course that there will be an album at all /:I gotta say that short film was spectacular even with I Phone 11, the score by Lorne Balfe fitted very well with the scenes introduced.I'd say that this anthem was pretty great for Zimmer to score a soccer team that has been alive for 25 years.Cheers guys, much appreciated!<br>In my mind I had some video interview though, as I always like watching those as well. I do wonder if there was an extra section on the home release of the movie where ideally there might be.Hans Zimmer is one of the biggest film composers working in the industry today.  He won an Academy Award for his work on The Lion King, and has been nominated for six other films including Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, and As Good As It Gets. With The Last Samurai he celebrates his 100th film score, and SoundtrackNet had an opportunity to talk with Hans a few weeks ago during a rare break in his busy schedule working on Something's Gotta Give.<br><br>You've scored many projects during your career, and The Last Samurai is being touted as your 100th film score…<br><br>Well, I'm terrible with math, so I'm not doing the counting. It could be more, it could be less – but apparently it's the 100th.<br><br>So how did you get involved with the project?<br><br>If you're lucky enough to get nominated for an Oscar, you get invited to the Oscar nominee's luncheon where they hand out these little nomination certificates. There are usually 150 people standing there, and people are invited up in alphabetical order, starting with the As. By the time they get to the Cs, everybody's already back at their table chatting and eating, and while the first people called get thunderous applause, you can imagine what it's like when your name starts with Z!<br><br>So Ed Zwick and I were standing there, waiting at one of these luncheons about four years ago, and we started talking to each other. I asked him what he was working on and he told me about this movie called The Last Samurai, which I thought sounded interesting and I asked him to send me a script. After the script arrived, I didn't hear from him for a long time and I thought he'd forgotten about me, not thinking about how difficult it is to set up a samurai movie these days. The other thing I liked about the project was that Tom Cruise was involved, so it was like returning home, since I've scored a bunch of his movies – I knew we were going to have a good time.<br><br>Did it end up that way?<br><br>Ed and his editor Steve Rosenblum are such gentlemen, so together and professional, and they basically did one cut of the film, screened it, and everyone loved their work. So after this, they had plenty of time to come and hang with me, and while I usually love the re-cutting process because it's a diversionary tactic to keep the director and editor out of my life, these guys were great to have around. <br><br>Of course, my sense of paranoia made me think that something was going wrong all the time, waiting for the other shoe to drop, as it were, but it never happened. Ed phoned this morning and I thought, "Oh my god – rewrite!" It's just how my brain works. But I think he and I feel a bit odd now: we've been seeing each other every day for months, and suddenly we're done. I completely understand why people have a problem finishing a movie, because there's something really nice about the process – completion is far more boring.<br><br>For Samurai, you used Japanese percussions and ethnic woodwinds, without getting too 'Japanese'.<br><br>My problem is that I feel Japanese music is really inaccessible to Western ears, and I was really struggling with this film initially, trying to figure out what I was doing. This idea popped into my head for using Western-style themes, but applying a Japanese aesthetic to them, which sounds great of course, until I had to ask myself what I meant! Actually, I think it's just my way of not overloading certain things with too many colors, or being geometrically precise about my cues and not making them too flowery.<br><br>The Tom Cruise character is one of those nasty drunks at the beginning, who obviously has some serious problems he's trying to deal with, or not deal with. He's obnoxious and restless, suffering sleepless nights and is very un-Tom. For me, this character's journey was about his need to earn tranquility and peace, so within the score there's this very romantic, overblown and passionate theme. It's like a juvenile way of dealing with life and death – the pain and liebestod.<br><br>However, to contrast with these very relentless themes, there are a number of stark, formal and sober pieces, because I wanted to take Tom's character on a journey. He comes from America and ends up in this foreign place where he doesn't speak the language or understand the culture. But at the end of the movie, I want the audience to think that there isn't a more beautiful place for him to be, that he is at home in Japan and finally at peace.<br><br>There are many useless acts of bravery we do out of misguided romanticism, and this movie is full of courageous and dignified acts of bravery. So I wanted to play off these acts, since both the American and Japanese cultures have a concept of heroism, and I just wanted to see if I could play with the nature of the two different concepts.<br><br>So you didn't want to do the stereotypical Japanese thing...<br><br>Absolutely not! Take Akira Kurosawa's Ran, for example, which has this brilliant score where Takemitsu writes Western music, but with an Eastern accent. Somebody asked me a few days ago why As Good As It Gets was European – why did I write a European score for a quintessentially American story? For me, it's because Jack Nicholson was crazy in the movie, and I felt one of the great things about America is how they always think we Europeans are crazy. So by writing a European-styled score, it's my way of saying that Jack is crazy, but it's alright!<br><br>How do you feel about people who criticize your work for not fitting into the time period, like Gladiator?<br><br>The reason I take these jobs is because I'm interested in foreign cultures, and every time I get to work on a movie I'm thrown into the adventure of whatever that culture is, the time, and wherever the story's taking place. So one of the things I'm very careful about is not to be historically correct to the culture, but, on the other hand, not to insult the underlying aesthetics of that culture either. I remember watching Chariots of Fire and thinking how brilliantly the music worked, never missing that it wasn't period instruments! I grew up listening to Bach played by a symphony orchestra – it's the wrong sized orchestra with the wrong instruments, but I don't think that's the point.<br><br>With Gladiator, Pietro Scalia brought in a CD saying "this is Ancient Roman music," and I said, "Says who? You went to the Ancient Roman music store and bought an Ancient Roman music CD? Bullshit!" We're not anthropologists. Look at he costumes Ridley Scott had: they were more Napoleonic than Roman, which was perhaps fitting since Napoleon had stolen all of his good ideas from the Romans regarding how to make his generals look cool – and so did Hitler! So I got criticized for making the "Entry into Rome" cue too Leni Riefenstahl – but that was the joke! I am allowed to have a sense of humor in my music!<br><br>Earlier this summer your credit on Pirates of the Caribbean was "Score Overproduced by". What was the deal with that?<br><br>Well, I thought honesty was a virtue! But seriously, Jerry Bruckheimer quite rightly asked me not to give him "that old-fashioned Pirate music," and Gore Verbinski, who I adore and did The Ring with, said, "Well, it is a pirate movie, so we have to disguise it." In the end, I spent a day and a half writing tunes, Klaus Badelt wrote a lot of stuff, and we rolled up our sleeves, got drunk, behaved in a debauched way, and produced a score!<br><br>There was a lot of criticism regarding that score, but in the end it had to serve the film - which it did. You seem to get a lot of criticism on any project you do.<br><br>I had the misfortune of going onto the Film Score Monthly web site recently to look something up and vanity made me type in my own name. I suddenly realized that you can't ever get it right. Who do people want me to be? The guy that writes Matchstick Men? Or the guy that writes The Rock? Or the guy that writes Driving Miss Daisy? My need is ultimately to write for myself. I mock myself and I'm ironic about the way I speak about it because if I take it too seriously, it would be a pompous and boring thing to do. But at the same time I take each note I write very seriously – none of them are random.<br><br>The Internet Movie Database always lists you as being attached to multiple projects, so I was curious, what's Sharktail?<br><br>I complained to Jeffrey Katzenberg that I couldn't cross any more Red Seas, or deal with any more horses that can't speak – I wanted to do one of the fun animated movies instead. There's also a hip-hop element in Sharktail, and I haven't been there yet, so it's new territory! King Arthur is still in production, and I literally just got the first bits of footage just before you came here.<br><br>Are you working on all of these projects simultaneously?<br><br>I'm thinking about them! I'm also working with Jim Brooks on his new comedy, Spanglish.<br><br>And speaking of comedies, you recently did Matchstick Men for Ridley, which had a very Nino Rota vibe to it....<br><br>And I gave him credit! I thought, what if Nino had written the theme and I was just doing the variations? But I bet I'm going to get criticized for that because it's not like Gladiator.<br><br>So when did you last have a vacation?<br><br>Well, I went to Japan for a couple of days at the end of November for the Japanese premiere of Samurai, but look, I love what I do! In January I'll travel to Morocco because Ridley will be shooting his next movie, Kingdom of Heaven, so that's like a holiday!<br><br>My family and I are going away at Christmas, and what we used to do would be to rent a house in the mountains and go on these skiing holidays. It would be a crappy house, not as nice as the one we live in, my wife was still going to the market, and we're still washing our plates – so it wasn't a vacation, it was a lot of work! It's taken us a long time, but we just figured it out: we're not practical with vacations – we're staying at hotels! But while the Zimmer family isn't talented when it comes to vacations, we're talented when it comes to work!<br><br>I sat through Samurai the other day, and for the first time watched the whole movie from top to tail with everything finished and completed. It felt really good, better than a vacation. But luckily there were enough things wrong for me to think that I learned something from the experience, and now I can't wait for the next project to try these new ideas out.<br><br>The soundtrack to The Last Samurai is available from Elektra Records, and the film is currently in theaters. Matchstick Men is available on Varese Sarabande Records.<br><br>With thanks to Chet Mehta at Chasen & Co, Jason Cienkus at Warner Brothers, and Nina Lynch and Mark Wherry at Media Ventures for helping with this interview. And, of course, special thanks to Hans.
Mulan get his release... through Disney+, 4th September.Mulan is being released on sept 4th. Can't wait to hear Harry's score!!!!Here's an interview about Last Samurai from Soundtrack.net https: //www.soundtrack. net/content/article/?id=112You can find an interview with Hans on his process for TLS on soundtrack.net somewhere, back in 2003 or 2004The tracklist they posted has 58 tracks and yours contains only 54
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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!

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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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