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Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer, <br>Hallo Hans,<br>  <br>ich habe einige ihrer Konzerte gesehen, Prag jedoch, war wirklich, ich kann es nicht in Worte fassen, unglaublich. Top Musiker und eine super performance!<br>Ihre Musik ist eine Inspiration.<br>Hoffentlich hören wir noch viele Stücke von Ihnen...<br><br>Hochachtungsvoll und liebe Grüße<br>StefanYeah, 30-ish seconds into Do You Bleed?"Reminiscent Therapy" is amazing in the way it incorporates a lot of Williams' classic stuff making it feel very natural and organic, like it's part Powell's themes, like he does with "The Adentures of Han".<br><br>This is a really great scoreHe is the chosen one, the one who will bring balance to the film music world...Thats just 'do you bleed?' with a small insert?
Haha, It's as the prophecy foretold.John Powell, the great uniter of film music fans@MrZimmerFan<br><br>I actually like Rogue One, and I do understand why it leans so heavily on the original themes. Here the themes are incorporated more as fan service, but Powell is able to do wonders with interpolating them with his material. <br><br>And something I forgot to mention, this score reminds me so much of Pan in the action sequences. The percussion and brass writing is great lolim surprised how Powell uses his ANTZ percussion in this!<br><br>The track Train Heist, Into The Maw is good example of it.<br><br>This is the only score that will please the gang at JW and HZ alike.When JWFan and HZ.com are discussing the same score....
'but not as heavily as Rogue One'<br><br>Because Rogue One have conections with certain aspects or characters from the OT?<br><br>An here you have a track with three themes (or cues) with no conections with the OT, Rogue One have more sense... but the score is fricking awesome :)So first impressions:<br><br>JP knocked this one out of the park! The whole score has this excellent swashbuckling vibe, which is surprisingly aggressive during the action sequences (entirely due to his trademark percussion).<br><br>The writing style is really interesting, it’s basically John Powell doing his usual style but with some Williams flourishes, especially during the softer cues. The Star Wars themes do return, but not as heavily as Rogue One. And of course the JW cue is great, although surprisingly structured more as an action cue as opposed to a concert suite.<br><br>And for some reason the Han theme sounds vaguely similar to Poe’s theme from Force Awakens.Let’s just say “Reminiscience Therapy”.... hold onto your seats! ;-)This score is awesome!! Powell did a great job at making a score that's differet than all the other SW scores, but still you know it's a SW score. He reprised Williams' theme brilliantly and I can't stop to listen to it!!!what about the music when batman makes it back to the cave and lex opens the case of kryptonite. cant find it in these
Yeah I can't agree that Inception or Interstellar are superior pieces of scoring. Certainly not in structure, thematic development, etc. <br><br>What defined those scores is the vision behind them more so than the execution. In so many ways, that is opposite of The World's End. Interstellar is a brilliant score that managed to provide each scene with a simplistic tone, but one that captured the atmosphere behind the scenes perfectly, such as the unique use of the organ. Same with Inception with the guitars. <br><br>With a World's End, the vision is nothing special. It is a rock and roll twist to classic music. But the execution brings enormous power and gravitas to the movie.<br><br>I would sum it up by saying that in Interstellar and Inception, the creation of the music drives the movie's ideas while in At World's End, the movie drives the creation of the music.Nazg&#251;l for Azog I will never forgive. It's not a Servant of Sauron theme, it's a Ringwraith theme, and Azog's not a Ringwraith, he's a goddam Orc, and that theme doesn't belong there, full stop. It was just put there because it sounds "epic" and would "pump up the action scene". Gondor Restored at the end is just as stupid. And the Dreaming of Bag End theme for Bilbo is indeed lovely, and would have been lovelier still if it actually appeared in the movie. Instead it just gets replaced by copy/pasted Hobbit music from LOTR instead because Peter Jackson desperately wants his audience to remember how good those movies were in lieu of the Hobbit ones being any good on their own. Needless to say it goes missing entirely from the second and third score...along with the Misty Mountains melody (the strongest theme of the first one). I still really like those scores overall but they got absolutely butchered in terms of their thematic usage in the films. Then again those movies were an absolute clusterfuck so I shouldn't be surprised.<br><br>WRT Harry Potter, the 3 note theme does work okay for Voldemort, except that there's already a longer, separate Voldemort theme in Philosopher's, one that I like even more, and which only gets used once in Chamber (when Riddle rearranges the letters). I can understand liking Chamber better than Philosopher when you compare the albums, but in terms of the complete scores there's no contest at all, Philosopher wins by a country mile because of Chamber's rehash issues (and there are some good cues missing from the album, such as the Troll and Forbidden Forest scenes).@Edmund<br>The thing with the Nolan scores (at least Interstellar/Inception) is that they are repetitive, in as much as being built heavily around the suites that I’m guessing they use to edit and temp the film. <br>And while the themes are simple I do think they are structured in a unique enough way which builds emotional resonance through the gradual increase in chords/volume/speed/etc. Even Dunkirk is a relatively simple score theme wise, but is so technically complex.<br><br>And personally I’ve never been in love with Inception. I admire it on a technical level, but outside of “Time” I find it to be a fairly cold score. Obviously what it was meant to do so not a complaint, more of a personal preference thing.You know, I actually like Chamber of Secrets much more than Philosopher's Stone. It has the best moments from that score with improved themes. (I actually like the 3 note motif for Voldemort better than it being used for the stone, it already sounded like the Sith theme from Star Wars so might as well go all the way with it.) It felt more tight, better paced, and had an overall more energetic feel to it.<br><br>The Hobbit, I'm not entirely sure where you're getting heartbreaking from. If you mean the state of its release I absolutely agree, if you're talking about its reprisals the only one I had any issue with was the Return of the King/Gondor Restored theme which had nothing to do with Thorin and Bilbo's relationship. <br><br>The Nazghul theme being used for Azog I thought was fine as he was a servant of Sauron in the movies, History of the Ring and Gollum's themes were used effectively, and the new thematic material for the first film, I thought was wonderful. The themes A Baggins of Bag-End and The Lonely Mountain song being used as a Fellowship type of theme are the greatest highlights for me.See, I don't find Inception or Interstellar (or Thin Red Line) all that "complex". Especially not compared to At World's End (how many themes are in that score, like 15? 20? Pretty much all of which show up in rapid succession during the Maelstrom battle?). The Nolan scores are more about building up around very simple conceptual ideas.<br><br>Unless you're talking about emotional complexity, which is a very different thing and not really possible to objectively judge...
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  2004, September 30
From www.musicfromthemovies.com

John Powell will compose the original score for Be Cool‚ F. Gary Gray's upcoming sequel to Get Shorty‚ starring John Travolta and Uma Thurman.
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Marc Shaiman is no longer involved in Team America: World Police. Harry Gregson-Willliams is the new composer hired to score the picture.
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  2004, September 26


Interview with Justin Burnett‚ composer for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

"Justin Burnett has co-composed the original soundtrack for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater‚ along with Harry Gregson-Williams and Norihiko Hibino. His previous game credits include additional music for Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty as well as films such as Man On Fire and Dungeons & Dragons: The Movie. We caught up with Burnett to find out more about his contributions to the next opus in the highly anticipated MGS series."

Read the complete interview at  www.music4games.net


  2004, September 25
LAURAS STERN Original Soundtrack
Hans Zimmer - Nick Glennie-Smith





Release date : 2004‚ October 4th
The CD will include the score as well as the film's title song "Touch The Sky"
Label : Jack White

Source : www.MusicFromTheMovies.com


  2004, September 24
METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER Original Soundtrack



Music by Harry Gregson-Williams and Norihiko Hibino
Release date : 2004‚ December 15th
It will be a 2 CD box including a special key for the game.
Catalogue number : KOLA-89-0 (Konami Media Entertainment)

Thanks to McBain and SquareMusic for the news


  2004, September 14
Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard to score
Batman Begins




Sources :
soundtrack.net
www.james-newton-howard.com
Official Batman Begins website : batmanbegins.warnerbros.com


  2004, September 12


  2004, September 10
Six years After THE THIN RED LINE : THE NEW WORLD



IMDB announces Hans Zimmer will compose for Terrence MALICK's next movie‚ named "The New World"‚ the story of the clash between The PowhatanPocahontas' Indian tribe‚ and the English colonists lead by John Smith.
With Colin FARELL & Christian BALE. Release Date on November‚ the 1st. 2005. Photo by New Line Cinema

Thank you Rafal Czaja ;-)


  2004, September 07
LIVE FROM ZANELLI

In a recent conversation‚ Geoff Zanelli gave us a brief comment about his new works‚ past and coming.
Here is what he can say at this time.

House Of D

“ This is my first solo effort actually‚ the first time my name goes up at the beginning instead of the end of the film. It is written and directed by David Duchovny and set in 1970s New York. The score is meant to reflect the time period to some extent‚ and there are some songs from the 1970s as well. I put together a band for parts of the score and then had a little string group for other parts of the score”.
A short comment by Geoff Zanelli can be found on this site with a lot more informations about the movie : http://www.robin-williams.net/houseofd.htm

Catwoman

“This was more of a hip hop kind of score‚ there was some orchestra for certain moments but really we were trying to combine very current pop music with the traditional orchestral score. I was only on the movie for a few weeks‚ just did a little bit at the end to help meet the deadline for Klaus”.
And for information‚ Geoff did some additional music during last weeks for the new Hans Zimmer project Shark Tale. More comments to come when film will be out.


  2004, September 03
SHARK TALE : Only one Zimmer's track on the official album?

The Official Website brings us the complete tracklisting where Hans Zimmer appears at the very end from. Moreover‚ if some of you are interested in‚ the song car wash by Christina Aguilera featuring Missy Elliott is available to listen at Streamos.



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