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Steve is just trying to spend a little time with his family i think, he's not as busy as he used to be but i think it's cause he chooses that. Film Composing is an insanely time consuming job. I like Balfe a lot though.Huh. I like Jablosnky, but I really liked the 13 Hours score, so it's hard for me to complain.Maybe, Bay thinks Balfe is better than Jablonsky in terms of military tones and music.Balfe is doing Michael Bays next movie !!! What’s happened with Jablonsky?Review widows: It's also scored by Hans Zimmer, which means it is immediately in the running for best score of the year...
Blah Blah Blah...<br><br>Play's over, Shakespeare.Meta is right though...Hope it gets fixed, I love listening to the suites you add to scores here.Nope.<br><br><br>Even if it wouldn't have helped, I guess ! lolArticle 13?
Audio is down unfortunately.<br><br>Legal reasons... Nothing to do with Hans or any composer who have always been very supportive.<br><br>Maybe it'll return, maybe not...@Knight, it's not just you.Hybrid, all over the site there are no longer music extracts to listen to. For me at least, is it a universal thing?Please oh please oh please for the love of God make the sheet music for Women of Ireland available to the masses!!! <br>Thanks.
Little HZ interview about a few things...i thought it was gonna be the 28thNow there is rumours, the score can be released in 23th Septemberhey guys i just found this soundtrack and i am in love with it, hans zimmer was sooooooooooooo cute in this filmWatched the movie again last night.....and Wow! I forgot how great the score was. It's ridiculous where we are now in terms of film music.....As people say: Where are the themes, where is the melody? Where is the emotion? At this point, scores like Remember the Titans are like an extinct species. <br><br>And it's not just me......I listen to interviews and podcasts where more and more people from the industry say the exact same thing: film music is just not the same. It's like filmmakers are afraid to use actual themes now. I really wonder what is the real reason for that. Is it because the younger generation likes music that's all over the place? Like that dubstep thing, or whatever the hell kids call it....Or it's all a deliberate thing coming from the composers world? Wish we knew the answer......
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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

> www.musicfromthemovies.com


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  2008, July 18
Steve Jablonsky scores Gears of War 2 soundtrack
source : www.music4games.net


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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.
> Read more at animated-views.com


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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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