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no i think its rubbish.This new theme in Clash, Cap's Promise and some others sounds exactly like Basil Poledouris's Under Siege 2 Dark Territory main theme. For example track Casey On War I (01:47 - 01:57).Never thought I'd see the day where Henry Jackman was a big enough name to use to sell albums. It seems only yesterday he was still the RC baby who secretly wrote one of the best cues of Zimmer's career (IMO) in "Up Is Down" from PotC:AWE. And now he's all grown up and scoring films that are outperforming Zimmer's at the box office. Can't say he doesn't deserve it, nobody but Powell has ever come through Zimmer's pipeline with a better sense for orchestra and blending traditional symphonic and electronic elements. He's a genius. Just wish he would get to write more full-bodied melodic themes. When he does it (Monsters vs Aliens and Winnie The Pooh spring to mind) the results are absolutely stunning.Thank Lorne, not Hans!I love soundtrack Father & Son. Its beautiful & peaceful. I love it. Thanks Hans<br><br>I also like the soundtrack of Interstellar Film. Good Job
I heard the entire soundtrack and I have a lot of things to say.<br>The Positives:<br>1. Jackman cutting down on the electronic elements and focusing more on a good old-fashioned orchestral style. It resembles his work in X-Men: First Class than The Winter Soldier.<br><br>2. The new themes are pretty damn good. The themes for Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Zemo are fantastic. I have complaints, but I’ll save that for later.<br><br>3. The Civil War Theme is borderline perfection.<br><br>4. The action cues don’t drag on, nor do they go by very quickly.<br><br>5. Even if they don’t appear often, I love the little nods to the Winter Soldier and Cap themes.<br><br>The Negatives:<br>1. Tracks such as “Consequences” “Revealed” and “Fracture” don’t add much for me.<br><br>2. Despite not seeing the film, the track “The Tunnel” sounds 100% different then the clip I saw. And it isn’t as good.<br><br>3. A severe lack of musical coherency. But then again, I should have expected this.  Ignoring the fact that Brian Tyler’s Iron Man 3 theme, Christophe Beck’s Ant Man theme, and Alan Silvestri’s Captain America theme are not used, Jackman sparingly uses his own themes (Winter Soldier and Cap) and doesn’t even bring back his own themes for Black Widow and Falcon. Seriously, that Falcon theme was awesome.<br><br>4. A massive lack of development of new themes. With the exception of the Civil War and Zemo themes, the new themes, as much as I love them, are not developed. They’re pretty much motifs. I was hoping to get tracks completely dedicated to Spider-Man and Black Panther, but sadly, I didn’t. Once again, I like them, but they aren’t developed enough.<br><br>5. The Spider-Man theme is good, but it sounds a lot like Han Zimmer’s. Still good though.<br><br>Overall, I really like this soundtrack. It has its ups and it has its downs, but it is still very well made. Despite the underdeveloped themes, and the lack of returning ones, Jackman has delivered an intense, heroic, and surprisingly emotional musical score. I can’t whether or not where it ranks with all of the scores in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I enjoy better than the scores for Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Ant Man. So far, it’s under The Avengers, Captain America, and The Winter Soldier. Hopefully after I see the film, I will find a larger appreciation for it. Overall, A- <br><br>Favorite Tracks:<br>1. Standoff<br>2. Civil War<br>3. Cap’s Promise<br>4. Lagos<br>5. Larger Than Life<br>6. New Recruit<br>7. Clash<br>8. Zemo<br>9.  The Tunnel<br>10. Ancestral Call<br><br><br><br>*Note: Can someone tell me what the hell the Iron Man theme is?I've always had this presumption...again, are you talking about the album version? because that (annoyingly) gutted the full track <br>Maybe its just that recurring motif in The Causeway that I like so much(which is IMO pretty unique and I wish it came back to Civil War somehow), or that it works so well for the scene<br>But I too think its one of the more powerful pieces on the full soundtrack<br><br>However I will admit that its not easily accessible and that I understand why some cant stand to listen to it<br>But that doesnt make it objectively bad <br><br>Now that I listen again, the Spiderman theme does get a lot of highlight in the airport fight cue "Standoff".I would love to have a Blu-ray of this amazing show!!I really hope they are doing it.<br>Was at the Munich show last week and it was incredible! Thanks Hans for your wonderful music!!
Thanks for the answer Jetinha. Although I expect that the Spider Man theme will stand out of soundtrack, just like "The Smithsonian" on The Winter Soldier soundtrack. Anyway, I hope that in the film it would sound interesting.It's literally a combination of the Zimmer trumpet fanfare, the closing measure of Brian Tyler's Iron Man Theme, and the Elfman swirly strings. It kind of works. It's ALL OVER the middle section of the soundtrack, introduced in "New Recruit."@KL. LOL. <br><br>The Causeway is a waste of sonic space and I'm sorry for your ears.<br>Although Falcon's theme is solid. It actually does appear in little snips in Civil War.I would like to thank Maestro Zimmer for his incredible show in my home city Gdansk. Poland LOVES YOU!!!!You mean the last part New Recruit?<br><br>I don't really hear Zimmer's trumpet theme but I agree about the elfman strings. However I kind of hear an avengers 2 motif
Ok thx, for your input!! Ds!!Mk, it makes sense, but they recorded the whole Wembley show and immediately announced they would release it on iTunes on April 20th. If they wanted to release the thing digitally at the same time as a blu-ray, they wouldn't have announced it so early.<br><br>So either it's a technical issue, or they completely modified their initial plan. That's what we're asking Hybrid :-pTHE thing is: releasing iT through iTunes or whatever already takes A month or so. I think they are waiting till THE Tour is over.  Wouldn't iT be nicer to have A blu ray disc of one of THE best evenings?? THE final evening. &#128516;&#128536;&#128536;There is a Spiderman theme, but it's a short snippet, sounds distantly like the Danny Elfman string arrangement combined with the Hans Zimmer horn motif.Well, none of them did anything particularly worthwhile... :p<br><br>But thanks. :)
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NocturneSpring reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-27 09:37:04
As someone who is not quite sure about the legalities of this particular situation, I understand that this might be a stupid question.
Anyway, I would like to use part of the soundtrack to Inception in a YouTube video, but I understand I need some sort of permission. Is it enough to credit Hans Zimmer as the creator of the song and provide an Itunes link, or will I need to do something a little more formal?
My name is in my YouTube account, should you need to message me and the video in question has not been made yet.

Muldfeld reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-26 10:00:39
I purchased your "The Dark Knight Rises" score a day ago and was very angry to find out that there are all kinds of online exclusives. My CD was made in Canada and contains no download code or anything of the sort and is only 51 minutes. I understand your wanting to experiment with apps and stuff (I don't own a cell phone), but the fact that you were able to have other tracks that could easily and should easily have fit onto the CD, as they do on itunes and other sites, signals that you are exploiting your fans.

I always pay artists for their work; I buy DVDs and I buy the great music of Mark Snow and Bear McCreary. This was the first CD of yours I bought and it may be the last. I feel betrayed as a customer who never wanted to steal from an artist I respected, but you tempt me with these devious tactics.

carol reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-23 06:03:48
In late 1980's I was in a choir that performed an oratorio I think was by Mr Zimmer. It was a world premier and under the direction of Dr. Robert Berglund at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, MN. Do you know what the name of the oratorio?
Thanks

S.Hines reply Replies: 2 || 2012-07-19 22:25:03
I have read that Mr. Zimmer began to develop his craft through a mentoring relationship and that he believes in apprenticeships. How does a young composer gain his attention?

Andy reply Replies: 2 || 2012-05-20 23:13:07
Hi there,

what exactly is an "almost official site"?


Antas, Webmaster2012-06-19 15:36:51
Well, let's say it's an official site of Hans Zimmer but an unofficial site of RCProd. So "almost official" for both... ;)


Nicolas, Webmaster2012-07-18 15:02:57
The exact answer is that Hans knows us, appreciate our work and don't search to make a really good official website because he's fine with this situation.(he told us exactly that way)So, we're not official, but Mr Zimmer keeps an eye on our work ;)

Cade reply Replies: 2 || 2012-07-17 21:08:08
Are there any plans to offer digital (lossless) download as a purchase option for TDKR or other works? A lot of artists are offering 96/24 FLAC or Apple Lossless options, which would be great for this type of music. I know that a lot of HZ fans would prefer this format to CD or iTunes, as compressed versions don't do these compositions justice.


Cade2012-07-18 07:36:02
Question answered. Available in 192/24 at HDTracks https://www.hdtracks.com/index.php?file=catalogdetail&valbum _code=HX794043160493


Anonymous2012-07-18 08:07:48
Yeah its also fake HD. Exactly the same dynamics and frequency response as the CD. Rip-off.

Hats Off. reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-12 18:19:01
Im 14, and your music really inspires and motivates me, Im a pianist, and the songs you compose help me alot. I really appreciate Mr.Hans Zimmers works and his team. I would only like to Thank You for these amazing works. :')

PEEZY reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-11 20:51:10
I'm 45 years old and thought the emergence of video would change music forever, as it did for me in the 1980's. That was until I went to see the Dark Night in theaters.The sound track absolutely messed me up. It was the first time I ever heard of Hans Zimmer (How immature I was. Then I went to see INCEPTION and was shook to my core during the music when Leo walks through the airport at the end, I'said that can't be the same guy, WRONG. It was. Please let Mr. Zimmer know how much I appreciate what he does and how it's changed the movie industry.

PEEZY reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-11 20:51:10
I'm 45 years old and thought the emergence of video would change music forever, as it did for me in the 1980's. That was until I went to see the Dark Night in theaters.The sound track absolutely messed me up. It was the first time I ever heard of Hans Zimmer (How immature I was. Then I went to see INCEPTION and was shook to my core during the music when Leo walks through the airport at the end, I'said that can't be the same guy, WRONG. It was. Please let Mr. Zimmer know how much I appreciate what he does and how it's changed the movie industry.

Emilie reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-06 20:33:01
Does M. Zimmer sometimes lectures about his job? We would like to invite him (for videogame industry).

Thank you!

Krzysztof reply Replies: 1 || 2012-06-25 19:37:20
BEETHOVEN OUR TIME


the german2012-06-25 21:56:55
PLEASE .... Don't drink and write.

Schmo reply Replies: 0 || 2012-06-19 23:43:16
Hello everyone

Back in August while searching for news on Lorne Balfe score for Assassin's Creed Revelations I came across a Swedish video game site that had received a press release from Ubisoft about teaming up with the Malmo Symphony Orchestra to record music for some of there upcoming games (Including Assassin's Creed Revelations)

Here is the press release translated from Swedish (Translated with Bing)

"Ubisoft and Malmö Symphony Orchestra is initiating cooperation on recordings of original music for the upcoming games. First out is Assassin's Creed Revelations, the fourth sequel in the series of bestselling and critically acclaimed game Assassin's Creed. Data game was launched in 2007 and has sold nearly 30 million copies and is developed by Ubisoft Montreal with support and expertise from the Malmö-based game Studio Massive Entertainment. "

"Malmö Symphony Orchestra already has long experience of that record and make video game music. The Orchestra has since 2006 world record in game music audience at an outdoor concert. Music for Assassin's Creed Revelations recorded in Malmö Concert Hall 24-26 August. A group of hot Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer's leadership are working with music for the games, in this case, it is the Scot Lorne Balfe, who is the author. Mr Balfe has among other things been involved in music for Guy Ritchies film version of Sherlock Holmes who won an Academy Award for best original music, for Frost/Nixon and Pirates of the Caribbean. "

Source: h t t p ://www.discshop.se/spelguiden/blogg/svensk_valljud_i_kommand e_spel/B501

Now whats interesting about the press release is the following

'' A group of hot Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer's leadership are working with music for the games, in this case, it is the Scot Lorne Balfe, who is the author ''

Now maybe it's a poor translation but to me that sounds like Remote Control composer's will be doing the scores for these games.

Now seeing that this site is the ''Almost Official '' site
of Remote Control Productions I was wondering if anybody here knows anything about this?, Or could someone who knows Swedish clear this up, Is it a bad translation or am I reading it right?

Thank you

Silvio reply Replies: 2 || 2012-06-03 03:13:57
I have a question: is Hans Florian Zimmer Romanian?


HZ2012-06-03 03:34:27
German, of course :)


anonymous2012-06-10 22:57:05
Oh NO! His name is Hans Zimmer not Gianni Stanza. He is from Frankfurt, Germany.

Tushar B. reply Replies: 0 || 2012-06-10 18:29:57
I am from India, a company called 'India Bulls' ... which is in the Financial sector of the country ...is using 'now we are free' theme for their advt. campaign without paying royalty.
please take necessary action.

Mahmoud reply Replies: 0 || 2012-05-15 17:43:33
Mr. Zimmer is my Idol, being composer myself, I dream about meeting him and maybe working for him ! that'll be my dream becoming true !

david ballesteros reply Replies: 0 || 2012-05-05 16:03:31
Tengo que felicitarte por tu obra en la pelicula "Ángeles o demonios", es extraordinaria...gracias a personas como tu, la música es capaz de llegar al corazon...gracias.

Oscar Baldracchi reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-28 03:08:48
Ciao Hans...

*** EDITED ***: please post in English, tanks.

Oscar Baldracchi

Heimo Sölter reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 23:53:55
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer
In einem Film ist die Musik das Gefühl! Ohne Gefühl sind die Bilder NICHTS. Das Gefühl aber ist auch ohne Bilder wertvoll. Somit ist es das, was unserem Leben Atem verleiht und auch Sinn und Farbe. Das Gefühl macht die Bilder erst zu dem, was sie sein können.
Das kann ich in Ihrer Musik insbsondere erleben.
HErzlichen Dank dafür und Ihenen alles Gute
Heimo SÖlter

Heimo Sölter reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 23:42:30
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer

Herzlichen Dank für Ihre Musik zum Film Da Vinci Code.
Es ist Ihnen wirklcih gelungen, eine gefühlte Verbindung zur Mitte zur schaffen, zu der Mitte, die uns alle atmen lässt, dem Gleichgewicht zwischen Ein und Ausatmen.

Herzliche Grüße

Heimo Sölter

Edwin V. Saunders reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-14 04:14:37
Hello,
I was wondering why the Despicable Me score is not available for purchase anywhere. If I am mistaken, can you please let me know where I can buy it?

Sara Pinho reply Replies: 2 || 2012-03-23 18:42:59
Hi everyone!

I'm a huge fan of Hans Zimmer and I want to know, if he makes any concert, anywhere and when! I have the dream to listening his music in concert... Can you help me?

Thank you


Niki2012-03-26 22:15:41
Hi there,
in Germany are many concerts with the music of Pirates of the Caribbean at time.
greetings :)


Phlipp B2012-04-11 14:44:58
hi,

I'm from Austria and saw the concert in Vienna!
It was amazing!

Agus Siahaan reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-27 10:06:48
Where to buy Hans Zimmer full score book?

thx alot


Marcelo Leonard reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-27 03:27:16
Felicitaciones por Time.... la excelencia demostrada en una canción.. la melodia aterciopelada... mi más profunda admiración Sr. Zimmer

theeaglesfan005 reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-26 18:06:01
how come there isn't a page for the THE HUNGER GAMES score by James Newton Howard on here??

Steeve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-18 11:09:05
One More Thing...Thank You Very Much,We Love You ;-)

Steeve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-18 11:06:54
Big Respect For You Maestro Hanz Zimmer I Enjoy Your Songs Every Day...Gladiator & Tears Of The Sun,You're The Best ;-)

Steve reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-17 22:52:07
There are films and then there are great films that have been made for Hans Zimmer's music

KFL reply Replies: 0 || 2012-03-06 17:41:22
Would like to see whether there is any open recruit for the company? If yes, usually when it is going to be? Thanks

Joshua reply Replies: 2 || 2012-03-01 23:35:10
Ramin Djawadi to score Pacific Rim! Very Cool!


Peter2012-03-02 00:39:04
I'm sorry, but that's really bad news. Zimmer was attached first, that would have been good news. Djawadi is eternally awful.


Mycroft2012-03-02 00:44:40
Your mom is eternally awful.

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