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Could you please let me know the next time (if/when) he will be in Atlanta or the US?Please,<br><br>Wich track of the album have the Spider Theme?For the Blu-ray, did someone saw cameras on stage in Wembley ?<br><br>absolutely beautifulno 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 JobI 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 motifOk thx, for your input!! Ds!!
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German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood’s most innovative musical talents‚ having first enjoyed success in the world of pop music as a member of The Buggles. The group’s single Video Killed the Radio Star became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV.

Zimmer entered the world of film music in London during a long collaboration with famed composer and mentor Stanley Myers‚ which included the film My Beautiful Laundrette. He soon began work on several successful solo projects‚ including the critically acclaimed A World Apart‚ and during these years Zimmer pioneered the use of combining old and new musical technologies. Today‚ this work has earned him the reputation of being the father of integrating the electronic musical world with traditional orchestral arrangements.

A turning point in Zimmer’s career came in 1988 when he was asked to score Rain Man for director Barry Levinson. The film went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture of the Year and earned Zimmer his first Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Score. The next year‚ Zimmer composed the score for another Best Picture Oscar recipient‚ Driving Miss Daisy‚ starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman.

Having already scored two Best Picture winners‚ in the early ’90s Zimmer cemented his position as a pre-eminent talent with the award-winning score for The Lion King. The soundtrack has sold over 15 million copies to date and earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Score‚ a Golden Globe‚ an American Music Award‚ a Tony and two Grammy Awards. In total‚ Zimmer’s work has been nominated for 7 Golden Globes‚ 7 Grammys and seven Oscars for “Rainman”‚ “Gladiator”‚ “The Lion King”‚ “As good As It Gets”‚ “The Preachers Wife”‚ “The Thin Red Line‚” “The Prince Of Egypt” and “The Last Samurai.”

With his career in full swing‚ Zimmer was anxious to replicate the mentoring experience he had benefited from under Stanley Myers’ guidance. With state-of-the-art technology and a supportive creative environment‚ Zimmer was able to offer film-scoring opportunities to young composers at his Santa Monica-based musical ’think tank.’ This approach helped launch the careers of such notable composers as Mark Mancina‚ John Powell‚ Harry Gregson-Williams‚ Nick Glennie-Smith and Klaus Badelt.

In 2000 Zimmer scored the music for Gladiator‚ for which he received an Oscar nomination‚ in addition to Golden Globe and Broadcast Film Critics Awards for his epic score. It sold more than three million copies worldwide and spawned a second album “Gladiator: More Music From The Motion Picture‚” released on the Universal Classics/Decca label. Zimmer’s other scores that year included Mission: Impossible 2‚ The Road To El Dorado and An Everlasting Piece‚ directed by Barry Levinson.

Some of his other impressive scores include Pearl Harbor‚ The Ring‚4 films directed by Ridley Scott; Matchstick Men‚ Hannibal‚ Black Hawk Down and Thelma & Louise‚ Penny Marshall’s Riding In Cars With Boys and A League Of Their Own‚ Quentin Tarantino’s True Romance‚ Tears Of The Sun‚ Ron Howard’s Backdraft‚ Days Of Thunder‚ Smilla’s Sense Of Snow and the animated Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron for which he also co-wrote four of the songs with Bryan Adams‚ including the Golden Globe nominated “Here I Am.”

At the 27th annual Flanders International Film Festival‚ Zimmer performed live for the first time in concert with a 100-piece orchestra and a 100-piece choir. Choosing selections from his impressive body of work‚ Zimmer performed newly orchestrated concert versions of Gladiator‚ Mission: Impossible 2‚ Rain Man‚ The Lion King‚ and The Thin Red Line. The concert was recorded by Decca and released as a concert album entitled "The Wings Of A Film: The Music Of Hans Zimmer."

In 2003‚ Zimmer completed his 100th film score for the film The Last Samurai‚ starring Tom Cruise‚ for which he received both a Golden Globe and a Broadcast Film Critics nomination. Over the past year‚ Zimmer has scored Nancy Meyers’ comedy Something’s Gotta Give‚ the animated Dreamworks film‚ A Shark’s Tale (featuring voices of Will Smith‚ Renee Zellweger‚ Robert De Niro‚ Jack Black and Martin Scorsese)‚ and most recently‚ Jim Brooks’ Spanglish starring Adam Sandler and Tea Leoni (for which he also received a Golden Globe nomination). His upcoming projects include Paramount’s Weatherman starring Nicolas Cage‚ Dreamworks’ Madagascar and highly anticipated Warner Bros. summer release‚ Batman Begins.

Zimmer’s additional honors and awards include the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Film Composition from the National Board of Review‚ and the Frederick Loewe Award in 2003 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. He has also received ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement. Hans and his wife live in Los Angeles and he is the father of 4.


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