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My one hope is that this doesn't mean Chris Nolan will be tying Zimmer's hands behind his back for future scores. If he wants to do that here, okay. I can get over one score. But I hope Nolan doesn't keep calling for this non-melodic approach.That was one of my favorites, wish it was on the OST.Yeah, was also looking for that track.Nolan's liner notes, which explains a lot on the score :<br><br>"British people are raised on the story of Dunkirk. The events of the evacuation are sacred ground, not to be ventured onto without great care. Daunting for a filmmaker. But the things that place Dunkirk so firmly at the heart of a nation's self-image are the very qualities that make it one of the greatest stories in human history. Irresistible to a filmmaker.<br><br>This film required a remarkable creative team, and Hans Zimmer, as well as having been a valued member in the past, knows how to assemble his own great team. From our first meeting, where I described to the percussionist, Satnam Ramgotra, the unusual rhythmic structure of the script and how it needed to be amplified by the music, through the finishing touches applied by Lorne Balfe during our last weeks of mixing, the importance of teamwork was paramount. The process nicely echoed the circumstances of the events we were trying to honour- a triumph of communal effort, not individual heroism.<br><br>When I called Hans one night with a one word suggestion- "Nimrod", I wasn't sure he'd accept experimenting with an existing theme for the climax of the film. To my surprise, he knew just who to call to achieve the deconstruction of Elgar's monumental theme, a theme as beloved to the English as Dunkirk itself, often played at ceremonial occasions and funerals. It's a theme which (I never admitted to Hans) I am incapable of hearing without feeling the surprising weight of my father's coffin on my shoulder. Hans brought in Benjamin Wallfisch, who, in collaboration with the great music editor Alex Gibson and myself, fashioned a modern reworking that grows out of the sights and sounds of the movie- tapping the original's resonances without feeling unearned. Hans's brass accents complete the piece's power to move without sentimentalizing.<br><br>Hans went on to incorporate Elgar's theme elsewhere in the score, a score that on this album has been divided into cues, but which in the film plays as one long piece with a unifying and complex rhythmic and tonal structure. The structure of the screenplay itself builds upon the shepherd tone concepts I first explored with composer David Julyan in the soundtrack for "The Prestige", but here Zimmer's team (in particular Andy Page and Andrew Kawczynski) and I added a whole new rhythmical structure. This can't be fully represented on the album, but in the film it is able to integrate sound effects and even story structure into the very fabric of the music in a new and unique manner.<br><br>The rigid structure, to which we adamntly stuck, at times proved frustrating for the musicians, but they persevered and produced extraordinary cues based on unusual solutions (such as a recording of my watch that Hans and his team adapted into many different rhythmic voices). The disciplined procedural approach stopped the music for "Dunkirk" from ever resorting to arbitrary cinematic emotionalism, something Hans and I always felt was vital, given the inherent emotional heft of the real life events. This has been a long and hard journey, but I am proud of the final results, and hope that you will share my appreciation for the talent of the artists who worked so hard for so long on this score.<br><br>CHRISTOPHER NOLANI don't think emotion and melodies = Oscar worthy. Dunkirk's score fits in with the movie far better than Chappie.
Saw the film again last night and there are a ton of great cues missing, especially from the first half of the film. It's a crime the cue when they carry the stretcher onto the ship wasn't included.The answer is: Christopher Nolan ;-)It doesn't crossfade as much as, say, The Dark Knight Rises or Inception, but there is  very rarely dead air. I haven't listened enough times to determine when it does and doesn't crossfade, but the tracks are, at least, very closely edited together.I Love Hans' stuff but this score didn't really do it for me. I don't see how people are repping this as Oscar worthy but trash something like CHAPPiEs score, something with actual emotion and melodies.This soundtrack will win an oscar . It's great to see Balfe back with Zimmer. Dream team
Does anyone know whether the cd version actually has the cues crossfading into each other? Since in the film the score plays almost as an entire cue, it would have made sense if they did that. It sounds like some cues in the digital version end kind of awkwardly, like 'Impulse' and 'Home'. These cues fade out while there still seems to be some instrumentation progression going on. Hence the crossfade thought...Oooh credits. I'm guessing from these it's going to be disqualified from entering Oscar nominations because<br>1. Use of a classical musical piece throughout<br>2. More than one guy is credited.<br><br>Anyway, that's how Hans always liked, crediting everyone.I have to agree on the soundtrack being mostly unlistenable...<br><br>This is nothing like Inception, or even Interstellar.<br><br>I seriously doubt there's going to be a big stink made about any track from this score the likes of "No Time For Caution" back in 14...<br><br>I tried...I tried real hard to find something to keep me interested in this score, but I personally couldn't find anything. Most of it is tension building noise. I'm sure it's great within the film, but outside the film? Not so much.<br><br>I guess Zimmer is on "retirement mode" now...He's slowing down and not wanting to produce the rockin stuff that he used to...I can't blame him, but still...This score sounds like a total experiment.Sorry bud...<br><br>Its not.Hi everyone, does anyone know the name of the music in the Dunkirk Trailer 1 at 01:30? It doesn't not seem to be in the score, I'm assuming it's not in the movie, I'm going to see it Sunday. If anyone knows the music or where to find it, please Comment, thanks!
Tina had a lot of work to do here!Each time I listen to "The Oil," I'm convinced it can't get any louder and larger, but it does. If you don't look at the track time, you're just constantly thinking it's about to end, and yet it somehow continues to up the ante until you almost can't handle anymore!I was on three concerts so far and just at the one at Frankfurt some band members came down from the stage after the concert. I didn'f got a autograph but I did photos with nile marr and nick glennie smith. But if you would ask some of the band members I am sure they will say "ok perhaps I can arrange it" would try it this way :)I really like it. It's a clever score that sounds like it had an awful lot of thought put into it.A fanmade.<br><br>Hybrid probably took the track from here because the guy behind the channel was stating that it was original without being. Leaving the link here would only give him more audience.
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 2017

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Transformers - The Last Knight (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Dunkirk (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2016

  Batman V Superman - Dawn Of Justice (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2014

  G I R L (Album) (Orchestrator)

  300 - Rise Of An Empire (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Transformers - Age Of Extinction (Supervising Orchestrator)

  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Orchestrator)

  Interstellar (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2013

  Gangster Squad (Orchestrator)

  Assassin's Creed III - The Tyranny Of King Washington (VG) (Orchestrator)

  Man Of Steel (Supervising Orchestrator)

  The Lone Ranger (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2012

  The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (Orchestrator)

  Battleship (Orchestrator)

  The 84th Academy Awards (TV Show) (Orchestrator)

  Savages (Orchestrator)

  Assassin's Creed III (VG) (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Madagascar 3 - Europe's Most Wanted (Supervising Orchestrator)

  The Dark Knight Rises (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2011

  Ironclad (Supervising Orchestrator)

  The Smurfs (Orchestrator)

  Transformers - Dark Of The Moon (Orchestrator)

  You May Not Kiss The Bride (Orchestrator)

  Rango (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - On Stranger Tides (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Sherlock Holmes - A Game Of Shadows (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2010

  The Pacific (TV Series) (Orchestrator)

  How Do You Know (Orchestrator)

  Prince Of Persia - The Sands Of Time (Song Arranger)

  Inception (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Megamind (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2009

  It's Complicated (Orchestrator)

  Transformers - Revenge Of The Fallen (Orchestrator)

  Angels & Demons (Orchestrator)

  Sherlock Holmes (Orchestrator)


 2008

  Body Of Lies (Orchestrator)

  Babylon A.D. (Orchestrator)

  The Dark Knight (Orchestrator)

  Vantage Point (Orchestrator)


 2007

  Disturbia (Orchestrator)

  I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (Orchestrator)

  Illegal Tender (Conductor)

  The Simpsons Movie (Supervising Orchestrator)

  American Gangster (Orchestrator)

  Transformers (Orchestrator)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - At World's End (Supervising Orchestrator)


 2006

  A Good Year (Orchestrator)

  Ice Age - The Meltdown (Orchestrator)

  The Da Vinci Code (Orchestrator)

  The Good Shepherd (Composer)

  Deja Vu (Orchestrator)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest (Additional Music)

  X-Men - The Last Stand (Orchestrator)


 2005

  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (Orchestrator)

  Doom (Orchestrator)

  Fun With Dick And Jane (Orchestrator)

  Get Rich Or Die Tryin' (Orchestrator)

  House Of D (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Batman Begins (Orchestrator)

  Robots (Orchestrator)

  The 40 Year Old Virgin (Orchestrator)

  Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Orchestrator)

  The Amityville Horror (Orchestrator)

  The Island (Orchestrator)

  Madagascar (Orchestrator)

  The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe (Orchestrator)

  The Ring Two (Orchestrator)

  Into The West (TV Series) (Orchestrator)


 2004

  Admissions (Orchestrator)

  Along Came Polly (Orchestrator)

  Collateral (Orchestrator)

  Dawn Of The Dead (Orchestrator)

  Ella Enchanted (Orchestrator)

  EuroTrip (Orchestrator)

  Lauras Stern (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Rage Against the Darkness (TV) (Composer)

  Ride The Night Beast (Musician)

  Secret Window (Orchestrator)

  Shark Tale (Orchestrator)

  Shrek 2 (Orchestrator)

  Steamboy (Orchestrator)

  Team America - World Police (Orchestrator)

  Temptation (Musician)

  The Bourne Supremacy (Orchestrator)

  Thunderbirds (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Catwoman (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Spanglish (Supervising Orchestrator)

  King Arthur (Orchestrator)


 2003

  Gigli (Orchestrator)

  Head of State (Orchestrator)

  Hulk (Additional Orchestrator)

  Matchstick Men (Orchestrator)

  Ned Kelly (Orchestrator)

  Passionada (Orchestrator)

  Shrek-4-D (Orchestrator)

  Something's Gotta Give (Orchestrator)

  Tears Of The Sun (Additional Music)

  The Italian Job (Orchestrator)

  The Last Samurai (Orchestrator)

  The Recruit (Orchestrator)

  The Rundown (Orchestrator)

  Veronica Guerin (Orchestrator)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Sinbad - Legend Of The Seven Seas (Orchestrator)

  Paycheck (Orchestrator)

  Agent Cody Banks (Orchestrator)


 2002

  Beluga Speaking Across Time (Composer)

  Blade II (Orchestrator)

  Chicago (Orchestrator)

  D-Tox (Orchestrator)

  Drumline (Orchestrator)

  Men in Black 2 (Orchestrator)

  Red Dragon (Orchestrator)

  Solaris (Orchestrator)

  Spirit - Stallion Of The Cimarron (Orchestrator)

  The Bourne Identity (Orchestrator)

  The Country Bears (Arranger)

  The Pennsylvania Miners' Story (TV) (Orchestrator)

  The Ring (Orchestrator)

  The Time Machine (Orchestrator)

  The Adventures Of Pluto Nash (Orchestrator)


 2001

  Exit Wounds (Orchestrator)

  Hannibal (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Invincible (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Pearl Harbor (Supervising Orchestrator)

  Spy Game (Orchestrator)

  Spy Kids (Orchestrator)

  The Wings Of A Film (Gent Show Compilation) (Musician)

  I Am Sam (Orchestrator)

  Black Hawk Down (Orchestrator)

  Shrek (Orchestrator)

  Evolution (Orchestrator)


 2000

  Chicken Run (Orchestrator)

  The Adventures Of Rocky & Bullwinkle (Orchestrator)

  The Magic Of Marciano (Orchestrator)

  The Road To El Dorado (Orchestrator)

  The Tigger Movie (Orchestrator)

  Mission - Impossible 2 (Orchestrator)

  Gladiator (Orchestrator)


 1999

  Drop Dead Gorgeous (Orchestrator)

  Forces Of Nature (Orchestrator)

  Music of the Heart (Orchestrator)

  Sex : The Annabel Chong Story (Composer)

  Swing Vote (TV) (Orchestrator)


 1998

  Almost Heroes (Music Supervisor)

  Antz (Orchestrator)

  Hairshirt (Orchestrator)

  The Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride (V) (Orchestrator)

  The Man In The Iron Mask (Orchestrator)

  The Rugrats Movie (Orchestrator)

  Armageddon (Orchestrator)

  Endurance (Orchestrator)

  The Thin Red Line (Orchestrator)

  Enemy Of The State (Orchestrator)

  The Prince Of Egypt (Orchestrator)

  With Friends Like These... (Orchestrator)


 1997

  Con Air (Orchestrator)

  Dante's Peak (Orchestrator)

  Home Alone 3 (Orchestrator)

  Smilla's Sense Of Snow (Orchestrator)

  The Borrowers (Orchestrator)

  Washington Square (Arranger)

  The Peacemaker (Orchestrator)

  As Good As It Gets (Additional Music)

  Face/Off (Orchestrator)


 1996

  All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (Arranger)

  Broken Arrow (Conductor)

  First Degree (V) (Composer)

  Muppet Treasure Island (Orchestrator)

  The Fan (Orchestrator)

  The Preacher's Wife (Additional Music)

  Two If By Sea (Orchestrator)

  The Rock (Conductor)

  Twister (Orchestrator)


 1995

  Bad Boys (Orchestrator)

  Man Of The House (Orchestrator)

  Something To Talk About (Orchestrator)

  Crimson Tide (Orchestrator)

  Nine Months (Orchestrator)

  Money Train (Orchestrator)


 1994

  Chicago Hope (TV Series 1994-1998) (Arranger)

  City Slickers II : The Legend Of Curly's Gold (Orchestrator)

  I'll Do Anything (Orchestrator)

  Renaissance Man (Additional Music)

  Speed (Orchestrator)

  The Flintstones (Additional Orchestrator)

  The Lion King (Additional Arrangements)


 1993

  True Romance (Orchestrator)

  Cool Runnings (Orchestrator)

  The Program (Additional Music)


 1992

  Batman Returns (Arranger)

  Memoirs Of An Invisible Man (Orchestrator)

  Radio Flyer (Additional Orchestrator)

  The Power Of One (Orchestrator)

  Toys (Additional Music)

  A League Of Their Own (Additional Arrangements)


 1991

  Backdraft (Additional Orchestrator)

  Defending Your Life (Orchestrator)

  Regarding Henry (Orchestrator)


 1990

  Child's Play 2 (Orchestrator)

  Days Of Thunder (Additional Orchestrator)

  Misery (Orchestrator)

  Psycho IV : The Beginning (TV) (Additional Music)

  Uncut Gem (TV) (Composer)

  Bird On A Wire (Additional Orchestrator)

  Pacific Heights (Additional Orchestrator)


 1989

  Kill Me Again (Orchestrator)


 1988

  Betrayal Of Silence (TV) (Composer)

  Lonely Knights (TV) (Composer)

  Rescue Me (TV) (Composer)


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  Mediaventures Sampler vol 9 (Orchestrator)


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  Mediaventures Sampler vol 9 (Orchestrator)


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