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@Bob<br><br>Thank you for the enlightment, I will consider opening my wrists for misconduct in the next few days, thank you very much... :o<br><br><br><br>Ok seriously though, you guys should know that if there's one guy that could not care less about awards... it's Hans... :)I am really enjoying his season of the Crown.a big balfe influence in this season with hints of Churchil and Genius I think. Really excellent music/ it's me@ds "Ramin is also doing a lot of projects but is far, far behind in terms of styles and creativity."<br> <br>I think the same for Jablonsky, Zanelli, XL, Jackman and Mancina.@macejko<br><br>"All the time he acts like the hottest shit in town, refusing to score basically everything they offer him"<br><br>You said in another comment that you never read an interview with Powell, so not reason you take that kind of conclusion of your character.<br><br>"The man hides in a cave, doesn't evolve at all and for some mysterious reason he is still revered like a second coming of Jesus Christ."<br>Powell is a clearly talented composer. He suffered criticism at the beginning of his career by sounding like Zimmer, but soon showed substance. And much more than that created an identifiable style, which today is reference to other scores of modern animations (which may be good or bad to depend on of the point of view).<br>Today he is an established composer and it is common for these composers to move away for a few years or even close their careers without many explanations for the public. In recent years we watched the estrangement of Silvestri, Horner, Williams and in the past we saw Faltemeyer, Bill Conti and Brad Fiedel drop their careers when they were at the top of the game.<br><br>" Say anything you will about Lorne Balfe, but at least he is working his ass off and slowly getting better and better"<br><br>As they said in another comment, you're compared to newbies and veterans. Balfe's having the opportunity of his life now. Take it or leave it. There's no choice. Powell, as well as Zimmer others, on the other hand, is a "senior member" of the club. He can afford to go away for a few years to resolve comprehensible personal problems without affecting the hard work he has developed in the last 20 years. Will Balfe continue to be so creative in 10 or 15 years?<br><br>@ds<br><br>"<br>Powell has nothing to prove, he has already mastered all genres"<br><br>That's funny, but it's fair. Powell Is a good composer. Not the best, far from it. Your style really narrows your work down, but we can say that from all the composers out there. So it's not a problem.The problem is he wants to limit his work to animations and fantasy.because he abhors gratuitous violence.<br><br>@george<br><br>". Although, I hate to say it, we could say the same for Zimmer in my opinion"<br><br>Zimmer's at the end of his career. All the other composers when they arrived at 60 years (with the exception of JNH, Goldsmith and Morricone) reduced the amount of projects per year and went on to choose their work best. It's a natural way.Over the years, it tends to get worse with one exception here and there. Don't keep expectations like he's in his prime<br><br>"he has "nothing more to prove", he is creatively dead."<br><br><br>Powell will work with a little more frequently in the coming years (or not) that only depends on his ambitions. However, frankly, he's never going to do three again. 4.5. 6 projects in a year. It takes a lot of motivation for that.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Just listened to the whole thing, kind of a let down. Nothing interessting except for some action moments. Don’t even recall hearing some sort of theme. Overall it was like listening to Cars 4: Spanish World Cup.I have already listened to The Jumanji Overture and I must say it sounds really great. Let's see how the rest of the score sounds.Tracklist with track duration:<br>01. The Jumanji Overture (03:20)<br>02. Digging Up The Past (01:43)<br>03. Brantfort High (01:09)<br>04. Into The Jungle (01:23)<br>05. Out of Character (02:31)<br>06. The Legend of the Jewel (02:23)<br>07. The Adventure Begins (01:40)<br>08. Special Abilities (01:16)<br>09. The Bikers (03:44)<br>10. Van Pelt (01:00)<br>11. A Test Of Friendship (01:22)<br>12. The Bazaar (01:16)<br>13. Snake Charmer (03:41)<br>14. The Power of Bravestone (01:04)<br>15. Seaplane McDonough (02:17)<br>16. The Missing Piece (01:46)<br>17. Lost In Time (01:18)<br>18. Flirting With Danger (01:36)<br>19. Albino Rhinos (03:44)<br>20. Retrieving the Emerald (01:54)<br>21. Out of Lives (01:49)<br>22. First Kiss (01:22)<br>23. The Jaguars (03:03)<br>24. Ring of Fire (02:07)<br>25. Begin The Climb (01:56)<br>26. Call Out Its Name (02:23)<br>27. leaving Jumanji (03:03)<br>28. An Older Friend (02:40)<br>29. Back To School (01:53)@ds the same for desplat's victory with Budapest Hotel.Maybe. I'd sure be happy for you lot ;) And I'd definitely rather see Powell attached to a project than, say, RGW, Junkie or Desplat. <br><br>That Solo movie is going to be a disaster, though.
One more thing: if indeed the reason for Powell's semi-hiatus was to be with his family as much as possible, we may well see his activity increase again in coming years now that his wife has passed away and his son is close to graduating high school (I couldn't find an exact date of birth for him but I think he's 16 or 17). Him taking on a project as big and ambitious as Star Wars isn't exactly the sign of someone who wants to take it easy. It's too early to say yet though.hans should win the oscar for best sound effects and not for the best music/score. just as a statement.And it's also unfair to use Balfe to criticize Powell. He started working on American projects in 2005 with Batman Begins, and only after 2010 did he receive individual projects. Is it accurate to compare someone who entered the party at the last minute with two others who are in it for 20 (Powell) and 30 (Zimmer)?<br><br>I'm in a hurry and I put everything into a translator. Forgive the many mistakes.<br> <br><br><br>Composers do not need to worry about the attention, acceptance of the public of the same or the same intensity as pop music artists do. There's no need to do that. Occasionally some name draws attention to the public and causes many people to be in the genre, Williams and Zimmer are the main examples that I can bring the table. However it is not because Williams or Zimmer are extremely popular and perhaps worry about the material they are offering to the public who adores them that all the composers of the world need to do equal. Most of these men and women even enxeega as "celebrity". They are more like artisans or the rest of the crew of a film that occupies with the lights, effects and costumes and that will never have the same response from the public as the main actor. And they don't even expect it. So I think it's foolish to wait for Powell to occupy himself in 2,3 movies a year to please a fanbase.<br><br>I'll agree with you when it says it's deplorable to see CPR composers who talk so much about building a single voice and giving emerging talent the opportunity to use so many additional composers (many of them with a possible promise that in the future they will work with Zimmer and thus have the opportunity to show his face in Hollywood.The sense is almost always these.You start with a secondary composer, he arrives at Zimmer and gains some kind of notoriety). But Powell is not the only one who does this. So he should not be the only one criticized.Well...it's a film score. It has no obligation to provide a pleasant or enjoyable listening experience, and for an award like this that doesn't really come into consideration. So if it works in the film, it did its job and that's all that matters.<br><br>For me personally, as someone who cares about music first and films second, a score like Dunkirk has little value. A few years ago I probably would have been pretty mad about this score winning awards and acclaim (you should have seen how salty I got when The Social Network beat out HTTYD), but these days... *shrug*. I know what I like, Dunkirk isn't it, and that's fine. It wasn't written for me. Do I wish Hans still wrote the kind of music I like? Of course. But he gets to make his own choices as an artist, just as I get to choose what to listen to as a fan.
The score is already on itunes.This score... so many mixed emotions. Does it work for the film? Heck yeah. Does it improve the film? So much so. Did Hans do what he set out to do? Totally. Is it an award winning masterpiece? Um, not so fast.<br><br>Dunkirk, while super effective within the context of the film (I wouldn’t change a thing about it), I must admit, it doesn’t have nearly the same effect as a stand-alone listen. It’s literally the same textures and notes over and over again, just slightly rising and falling in pitch and tempo. Does that make it “award” worthy? I’m not sure. If based solely on the film, you betcha. If based purely on the music itself, I don’t think so. That’s where Interstellar succeeds so far and away over Dunkirk. As a pure listening experience, Interstellar is interesting, multi-layered and emotional. Whereas Dunkirk is just flat, void of any sort of feeling or “actual” music (again, works IN the film). It’s glorified sound FX (save for the end, which, no doubt, is in large part to Ben).<br><br>Hmm... I’ve never had a score tear me apart more than this one. I both love it and hate it. Maybe it did it’s job... lol.<br><br>Excuse me while I go listen to No Time for Caution yet again.I think most of us agree that he should've won for Interstellar but I think Dunkirk deserves it too. The work Hans and the music department did on this movie is just incredible. Must've been a lot of hard work. <br>An award is an award, Hans' 2nd Oscar is long overdue so I'd be glad to see him win. But it would be weird to see him win for THAT score, after all the greatnesses of the past 20 years. Same thing with Morricone who won his only Oscar for his very light and insignificant work on Hateful Eight. Good for the man, good for the fans, but doesn't really make sense. But have Oscars ever made sense? :-phaha hybrid :D made my day
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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.

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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.

Elaine M. reply Replies: 8 || 2012-02-19 08:12:25
I was wondering if it would be a problem using Mr. Zimmer's music to my photographic videos. I would like to use it on Youtube, and was making sure that its not crossing any legal barriers by doing so. Please let me know, thank you for your time in this matter. Have a great day.

Signed,
Elaine M. - Tucson, AZ


lansen2012-02-28 15:48:24
*** EDITED ***


Elaine M.2012-02-28 20:07:21
Thank you ever so much, I did place music by and the title to the CD. I so appreciate it greatly!! Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Signed,
Elaine M. - Tucson, AZ


Damien, Moderator2012-02-28 21:22:33
I'm afraid you can't even if there is no commercial purpose. This could depend on each country laws, so it is better to ask to association that manages artits' rights.


Areozz2012-02-29 00:42:03
Comments made by that lansen guy need to be removed. He posted all over here telling people what's okay and what's not and he has absolutely no authority here whatsoever. You wouldn't want people getting in trouble because they took the word of a nobody, would you?


Elaine2012-02-29 01:27:19
Ok, I am glad that I have not done anything as of yet, tyvm Damien. Do you know who I would contact for the Lion King CD then? or Who I would need to speak with, since I am in the states? I want to do the correct thing, so I don't step on any toes or get anyone into trouble. I appreciate it greatly!


Damien, Moderator2012-02-29 20:18:43
@Areozz: you're right, its better I edit this post.

@Elaine: for States and as I presume rights are hold by Disney, it should be the MPAA.
Another way is that on the CD you should have the copyright owner, so by contacting him you should get the answer.


Areozz2012-02-29 21:34:02
There are more of lansen's posts down this page and he has possibly posted on other pages that have had recent activity.

Thanks.


Elaine2012-02-29 23:45:13
Thank you every so much, will contact them for the information. Have a great day :)

Ryan reply Replies: 1 || 2012-01-02 09:28:50
Does Mr. Zimmer respond to fan mail?
If so, whats the address you send it to?


lansen2012-02-28 15:56:35
unfortunately no

SuperDeciZion reply Replies: 2 || 2012-01-27 13:30:33
Hi quizzes to know how to make the music of Hans make one of my movies? I'm from Argentina, I expect a response PROSEDE... gracias


Mycroft2012-01-27 15:48:09
Wait, so you expect a response because you're from Argentina? Can't find translation for prosede.


lansen2012-02-28 15:53:02
PROSEDE may be translated to DREAM ;)

Stella reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-27 08:44:10
Is it possible to use Mr Zimmer's music for non-commercial videos?

We are a volunteer organisation, operating 1920's trams [streetcars/trolleys].

We invite retired people [greys/silvers - people over 65] to enjoy the experience.

We show them videos [we have made] of the old days and then take them on a ride, followed by morning or afternoon tea.

May we use the music for our 'videos'?

stellahartfield@gmail.com


lansen2012-02-28 15:46:55
yes if you don't make any money with it. just write the copyrights at the end of the video

murat reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-27 00:17:47
and thanks for marvellous music you made for king arthur. i am an ossetian, one of the sarmatians whose number left only about 600k. again thanks a lot hans.

murat reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-27 00:10:50
all europeans for better music. i smell beethoven but don't underestimate mozart people.

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