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Winter Soldier sounds almost nothing like Kingsman<br>Civil war maybeYes! "No Time for Emotion" and "Not In Vain" contain John Denver's "Country Roads"! No Time for Emotion is Mark Strong singing it like in the film!! I'm so happy they included this! :DDoes anyone know a chronological order or is this chronological??"Mutant and Proud" (from X-Men First Class) was used on the scene when Harry's gets back his memories. Am i right?Now I'm even more excited for this!
Thanks !Here's the interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBALBRBmDfg<br><br>He starts talking about the score, quite passionately, at 05:50:)<br><br>Yeah that's probably the case! I think Wallfish is a great composer so I am sure it'll sound great!Probably. The first Kingsman sounds just like Winter Soldier.Any link to that ITW ? :)<br><br>Yeah Hans probably wrote the main ideas and probably a bunch of the big cues but Wallfisch wrote a good chunk of it... :)There's an interview where the director talks about the score being brilliant and he says Walfischs name before Zimmers so we can guess that zimmer being busy with the tour didn't have time to do that much on this score so this will be a mostly wallfish score.
Is it just me or is Poppy’s theme the same thing as Jack and Jill’s theme from puss n boots?I have no idea, it's been there since July, could be...<br><br>Check the featurette that came out a few days ago, "The World of Blade Runner", in it I think is definitely score material !interessting... i really think it can be a HZ/ BW / JJ track, it doesn't sound that commercial and basicRandy is obviously wrong and an idiot in my point of view.Just watched the movie and it was awesome, well not as great s the first one, but still very entertaining.<br><br>As for the score, by now I have just listened to it in the movie and there worked perfectly, I would say even better than in the first one, with some old themes and some very good new themes, specially I love the Poppy theme.<br><br>Now I will listen to the album to see what tracks are we missing but it looks like a really complete pack.
Haven't had a chance to listen to this one. Are you saying the tunes presented on album are not recorded with live musicians? If true then that would come as a surprise as I see some names in the full credits above that are associated with orchestra recordings, including Gavin Greenaway as the conductor.maybe quality is also not the correct word. its the function of the music. i just think the music of Armageddon is much stronger in its function as a filmscore than Pirates III. i also think the themes are stronger and rabins main theme is used in a wide range. but this also a matter of taste ofc.Yeah, but the quality of the acting beneath the score doesn't affect the quality of the music.I guess that's for the Statesmen. Would have preferred an all-out Western sound for them to contrast with the Bond-type music for the Kingsmen...that would have been fun!Great fun score. It has everything I expected. Although that country vibe in some tracks is nice not really my cup of tea.
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  2008, July 26
Dark Knight LIVE Score Performance Zimmer & Howard 7.14.08



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  2008, July 25
The Dark Knight - Let The Blood Run Cold
James Newton-Howard / Hans Zimmer interview

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  2008, July 18
Steve Jablonsky scores Gears of War 2 soundtrack
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  2008, July 17
A Wonderful, Dark Knight in New York City.
ScoreNotes interviews Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard.



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  2008, July 16
Photos from The Dark Knight's Virgin Megastore signing, Kung Fu Panda premier and more here : www.jamd.com

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  2008, July 12
Hans Zimmer and James Newton-Howard to Perform at Dark Knight Premiere

More informations here : www.superherohype.com

Zimmer and Howard will be signing copies of the soundtrack at Virgin Megastores in New York on Tuesday, July 15, in Times Square at 7pm, and in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 16, at Hollywood and Highland, also at 7pm.

Other news here : www.scoremagacine.com/forum


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  2008, July 11
JEFF RONA at Olympic Games 2008



Acclaimed film composer Jeff Rona has composed “Songs of the Sea: The Regatta Suite” at the invitation of the International Olympics Committee and the City of Qingdao, host of the 2008 Olympics Regatta. The music will be the theme of the Olympic regatta competition.

On July 16, in Qingdao at the Olympic Village, Rona will conduct a 110 piece orchestra, traditional Chinese musicians and one of the country’s top sopranos in the first ever performance of the music. Rona has tapped renown poet David Whyte and singer/songwriter Lisa Gerrard (of Dead Can Dance) to create words as part of the concert. Rona will bring the production to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong following the Qingdao world premier.

"For as long as I can remember. I have truly loved the Olympics - the spirit of global friendship and competition. A chance to see the best of the best" says Rona.

"The Olympics are about being a part of the world,” he continued. “The IOC wanted music that had a universal sound, one that conveyed the scope and prestige of the games. Dongxiao Xu, conductor of the Qingdao Symphony and a musical director for the Regatta, was introduced to my film scores quite by accident. He felt that this style was what they wanted the Olympic concert to feel like. I met with him both in Los Angeles and China, along with other musical and cultural directors for the city and the games, who were given the task of commissioning a composer for the concert - and it all went very well."

Rona traveled to the seaside town of Qingdao in January to tour the just completed Olympic Village, meet with the artistic directors, and get a feel for what he might compose. During his stay he walked through small village street markets, sat in a 1000 year old Taoist monastery and looked at the harbor where the races will take place. He visited all the concert venues throughout the city, dined with the local residents, and met with everyone involved in the regatta. He also went to Beijing to see the Olympic facilities, meet with leading Chinese musicians, tour the Great Wall of China. He also traveled to Xi'an to see the Terra Cotta warriors and travel through the country side to the Famen Temple - one of the holiest Buddhist shrines in China. All to get a better sense of a country most westerners know little about outside of politics.

Upon his return to Los Angeles, he began to sketch the 12 pieces that would make up the Regatta Suite. Using the state of the art computer technology he uses for film and television scores, he composed the symphonic pieces in a way that reflected his experiences in China, and brought his own personal sense of music and culture to the Olympics. He returns to China in July to record the Suite before the big tour begins in the 2 weeks leading up to the opening of the games.


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  2008, July 08
Harry Gregson-Williams: Scoring the Return to Narnia!



For any film music buff, Harry Gregson-Williams is no stranger. We owe him such notable scores for all three Shreks, Gone Baby Gone, Chicken Run, Man on Fire, Flushed Away, Domino, Phone Booth, Bridget Jones: The Age of Reason, Enemy of the State, Antz and Kingdom of Heaven, among others. Such impressive credits that prove his being as comfortable in live action as in animation to provide elegant, smooth and at the same time strong scores.
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  2008, July 02
The Dark Knight soundclips here : www.warnerbrosrecords.com/thedarkknight/

  2008, July 02
Award-winning composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard have teamed up once again to score the highly anticipated sequel, The Dark Knight. They last collaborated on 2005's Batman Begins, and this time, things are much darker. SoundtrackNet talks with these two powerhouse composers about their approach to writing music for what will be one of the biggest films of the year.

> www.soundtrack.net

Author : Dan Goldwasser


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