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Poor Micheal thinks Mikeal's response is simple disagreement when it contains sentences like;<br><br>"Also film music doesn’t have to sound like it’s from the 1960’s all the time." Implying that's the only music Edmund likes.<br><br>Also, poor Micheal thinks pages can't have any other discussion other than the movies on them! (Plus, considering the fact that Balfe does do projects in a short time span all the time, it's not exactly negative to point out that producers hire him for that task too much.)Poor Edmund thinks disagreeing is having a go !thought this page was about crawl and the music by Aruj and Steffen????they did a great job and the film was fun.Been a while since one of Balfe's paid (or unpaid?) shills had a go at me. I'm almost nostalgic. :pEdmund maybe listen and watch the show first before being negative about it?Nice strawmanning there Mikeal
Typical Edmund response!!<br>Balfe doesn’t always write the most amazing scores but when he does it’s the best.if Balfe was only “good enough” why do the world top directors want to work with him ????????<br>Also film music doesn’t have to sound like it’s from the 1960’s all the time.Balfe seems to choose projects that don’t always require big melodies all the time.Zaras a girl and I agree with Edmund there is some sine signals and noise in the upper register that is noticeable in some cues. But that's the nature of the media it was recorded on. <br><br>You could use a spectral repair tool and non-destructive noise removal tool to fix them, such as those found in iZotope RX<br>so only you can hear it eh? Zaralyth? that you? lolWhile I'm sure the Lorne haters will be unhappy, I was very excited today to learn that Mr. Balfe is composing the score for the BBC's new "His Dark Materials" series (adaption of the same book that guided the 2007 film "The Golden Compass", composed by Desplat). I think there might actually be enough emotional material in this project to have Lorne finally write some melodies again! :)Has anyone noticed a high-pitched whining in the background of some tracks? It's particularly bad in the mid-section of "Witt in Brig/Tall and Quintard", from about 4 minutes onwards. It's such a high frequency that I bet a lot of people wouldn't hear it (including the QA team at LLL, I guess), but I can and it's really debilitating.
Great work, Macejko. Do you have a lossless link for this?Yeah it's an underwhelming choice for me. Balfe feels like the guy you get when you want "good enough", or when you need a score turned over in a really short time. Doesn't speak to much ambition on the showrunners' part when it comes to the music in this series. I'm sure it won't be bad, but I doubt it will be amazing.Heh, if it's anything like the 1994 score, then you'll be waiting a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time.OST is a very horrible realise. Thanks La La Land for sharing Complete score! Score in La La Land is great!i like Rafiki theme. When Rafiki gets his old stick.
We need the complete and expanded score available to us! This includes the score playing during mufasa's entrance to rescue zazu <br><br>Anyone else with me?? Hans is a legendary genius! <3Irrelevant, there are quite a few RCP composers represented by them, for instance Geoff Zanelli, John Powell, Henry Jackman and Heitor Pereira.The movie is awesome, the score is great. Excellent work from Max and Stteffen@Hybrid, Junkie is with Kraft-Engel Agency. Is this a good or bad thing in terms of working with RCP?Soooo... Balfe is scoring the new HBO Series 'His Dark Materials'.<br><br>I'm glad that Lorne gets so much work, but I really wanted somebody else for this series.<br><br>Lorne is doing so much, that I'm afraid some things will turn out generic. Hope this doesn't happen. But we'll see (hear).<br><br>No very excited at the moment, but maybe this will change when I hear it.
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Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Complete Score)
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Length: 155'54
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  1. Fog Bound (5:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  2. Smitten Will (1:02)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  3. Captain Jack Sparrow (1:39)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  4. Corset Problems (0:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  5. No Real Ship (1:03)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  6. Liz Falls - Medallion Calls (1:48)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  7. Jack's Escape (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  8. Breaking The Chains (0:41)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  9. Sword Fight (Part 1) (1:32)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  10. Sword Fight (Part 2) (2:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky, Ramin Djawadi
  11. The Dog Is Never Going To Move (0:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  12. Black Pearl Arrives (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  13. Sacking The Village (Part 1) (3:51)
    Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  14. Liz Hides (0:51)
    Klaus Badelt
  15. Sacking The Village (Part 2) (1:25)
    Klaus Badelt
  16. You Know Nothing Of Hell - Liz Meets Barbossa (4:22)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  17. Boarding The Dauntless (1:37)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  18. Commandeering The Intereceptor (2:26)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  19. Under The Command Of A Pirate (0:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  20. Pirates Musk (0:50)
    Craig Eastman
  21. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (2:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  22. The Captain's Table (0:42)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  23. Story Of The Medallion (3:05)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  24. Moonlight Serenade (1:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  25. You Best Start Believin' (1:13)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  26. We're Catching Up (1:28)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  27. Time To Go Poppett (1:53)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  28. Jack's Legend (1:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  29. The Grotto (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  30. Blood Ritual (4:00)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, James Dooley
  31. Curse Is Still Upon Us (2:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  32. Not More Pirates - Keep To The Code (0:48)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  33. Transition (0:22)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  34. Will Bandages Liz's Hand (1:40)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  35. Ship To Ship Chase (4:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  36. Ship To Ship Battle (3:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  37. Will Trapped (1:30)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  38. Elizabeth Walks The Plank (2:45)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  39. Welcome To The Caribbean (0:13)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  40. A Ship Is Freedom (1:19)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  41. Bootstrap Bill (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  42. Nothing I'd Lament Being Rid Of (0:46)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  43. Jack Row To The Pirate Cave (1:05)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  44. Cuz It Was Mr. Sparrow Who Said It (1:03)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  45. Until The Opportune Moment (0:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  46. Underwater March (1:10)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  47. Pirates Attack (Part 1) (6:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, James Dooley
  48. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  49. Bloody Pirates (2:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith, Geoff Zanelli
  50. Curse Reversed (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, Nick Glennie-Smith
  51. Will Rescues Jack (1:11)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  52. Happy Ending (4:56)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  53. End Titles (2:23)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
  54. Pirates Of The Caribbean Theme (Original Demo) (5:28)
    Hans Zimmer
  55. Jack Sparrow Cello Theme (0:33)
    Hans Zimmer
  56. Pirates, Day One, 4:56AM (Album Suite) (3:46)
    Hans Zimmer
  57. Jack's Escape (Alternate) (2:34)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Steve Jablonsky
  58. Black Pearl Arrives (Alternate) (0:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  59. Sacking The Village (Part 1) (Alternate) (3:51)
    Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  60. Sacking The Village (Part 2) (Alternate) (0:31)
    Klaus Badelt
  61. You Know Nothing Of Hell (Alternate) (0:15)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  62. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (Alternate I) (0:18)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  63. I'm Going After The Black Pearl (Alternate II) (0:26)
    Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  64. We're Catching Up (Alternate) (1:27)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  65. Blood Ritual (Alternate) (4:06)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely, James Dooley
  66. Ship To Ship Battle (Alternate) (3:57)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith
  67. Elizabeth Walks The Plank (Alternate) (2:46)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Blake Neely
  68. A Ship Is Freedom (Alternate) (1:21)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  69. Underwater March (Alternate) (1:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Nick Glennie-Smith
  70. Pirates Attack (Part 1) (Alternate) (1:15)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi
  71. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate I) (2:32)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  72. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate II) (2:35)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  73. Pirates Attack (Part 2) (Alternate III) (2:36)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Ramin Djawadi, Geoff Zanelli
  74. Bloody Pirates (Alternate) (2:50)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James McKee Smith, Geoff Zanelli
  75. Will Rescues Jack (Alternate) (1:11)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, James Dooley
  76. Happy Ending (Alternate) (4:59)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt
  77. End Titles (Alternate) (1:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Geoff Zanelli
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Michael Baker reply Replies: 0 || 2019-04-04 23:22:47
Question about this score.... I always thought Klaus did the "Fog Bound" themes, but now that I'm looking at it, I see Hans' name on the Fog Bound cue. So did Hans help write that theme, or was he just involved in the arrangement for the opening scene?

superultramegaa reply Replies: 1 || 2018-03-21 23:48:34
I know this is another random question, but does anyone know who composed the music for Pirates Of The Caribbean Online? There's an album cover that says:

Music by Hans Zimmer
Additional Tracks by New Ages and Amir Baghiri

But on IMDB it says the in-game music was done by a completely different team of composers. Anyone have any sources, or any validation on which is correct?


superultramegaa2018-03-22 19:21:05
So I'm guessing no one knows if Zimmer did this or not?

superultramegaa reply Replies: 1 || 2018-02-22 01:40:06
On my cuesheet for Pirates 1, it gives Captain Jack Sparrow a credit to Jablonsky. I think it makes sense given his Transformers style, but I was wondering if someone could tell me whether or not it's wrong or not.


Balfe2018-02-22 14:56:51
It would be very interesting to get a better sense of what exactly Zanelli's role in the franchise is. He is a very capable composer but his work on 5 was utter scheisse. But that may just be what the franchise calls for. How does the supposedly precarious Hans put his name on all this shit.

Bayhem reply Replies: 4 || 2017-11-08 15:59:08
Ok, I need to know who composed THIS particular piece of music so I can buy him a beer. It's so goddamn good that it's now my ringtone. Can't stop listening to it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu1xghP8fDY


egg2017-11-08 16:16:25
Zanelli variations on a theme by Zimmer


James2017-11-08 16:17:32
Zanelli claim as his:

"I did a lot of writing on this film, much more than I can present here [...]. “Broadside” was a huge action sequence with tons of twists and turns.[...] This cue is also how I got my Pirates nickname; [...] Geoff “Broadside” Zanelli."


Bayhem2017-11-08 20:12:48
Thank you, guys. I just went to Zanelli's site and indeed he is the one who composed this great track. I really thought that it was either Zimmer or Glennie-Smith.....

Anyway, my hat's off to Zanelli for this piece of music. It really pumps you up.


James2017-11-08 21:10:53
Yes, it's one of the best arrangements in the entire saga and, in my opinion, the best of Zanelli with the pieces of Zimmer.

David reply Replies: 6 || 2017-07-25 10:06:41
Question - who had the biggest hand in creating the Jack Sparrow-related theme, the one that plays in the middle of "He's A Pirate"?


badbu2017-07-25 10:37:24
The "Main Theme" is from Hans. Listen to "Pirates, Day One, 4:56 AM"


David2017-07-25 17:11:26
I know that, I mean the part that plays in the middle of the main theme. It wasn't present on the demo.


Hybrid Soldier2017-07-25 18:44:56
Hans... He didn't just write the demo...


David2017-07-26 12:04:49
Don't be so defensive lol, I know that. I was simply asking a question.


David2017-07-26 17:27:30
Who wrote the music in "The Medallion Calls"?


Mandarin2017-07-27 11:15:53
Zimmer, Badelt and Djawadi

Daniel reply Replies: 2 || 2016-05-28 02:13:27
Why is Hans Zimmer credited for almost every track on here? Didn't he only write like 3 demos and then the other composers arranged from them? Why is it fair to credit him on almost all tracks? Or is it that each track he's on is an arrangement or uses the themes he composed in the couple demoes he did? I'm still really confused about the total extent of his involvement with the score, both behind the scenes and actual compositions.


Hybrid Soldier2016-05-28 09:39:56
He didn't "write only demos"... First he only wrote one, and he actually co-wrote a lot of the cues...


Zimson2016-05-28 11:39:18
Thanks for clearing that up. It's a shame Badelt alone got top credit.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2015-03-02 00:30:31
Looks like I finally grabbed the cuesheet for that one... Should be more or less accurate (knowing how much of a mess it was)... :P

RealFfingMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2014-03-24 11:17:25
What is a "riff track"?

Mike reply Replies: 11 || 2013-08-01 02:29:57
Where does the Pirates Of The Caribbean Theme (Original Demo) come from? It's different than the 4:56 AM album track. Is the latter just a shortened version or what?


Anonymous2013-08-01 02:36:44
Odd indeed. Just found it today. Sounds like "The Battle" from Gladiator was mixed in with the Day One demo piece.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 09:01:36
Hans made it "available" on a Soundtrack.net interview for POTC 2 back in 2006.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 12:48:37
Speaking of that suite, I once asked Hans if it was the only he wrote for that score. Here are some HZ thoughts about POTC (this is "censored" cause some can't just be shared out loud...) :

"No, but if you listen carefully, virtually all the tunes in the movie are arrangements of that... Oh, and the skeleton dance number, but that suite is the cue - with some help from Geoff Zanelli -. Gore and Jerry B. asked me to go home and come up with something. That's why it completely falls apart at the end... I was tired, and couldnt play anymore...

Ramin did a great arrangement of my tune for the sword fight. That got everything going. Geoff Zanelli arranged more music than anybody, some of it really way beyond arrangement. Blake Neely was stuck on - I think - 28 versions of the 'moon' cue... The endtitles - by tradition in all the films - are my suite arranged by Geoff.

I didn't write a Sparrow tune until the second movie. He just had a riff for the first one... Just as a personal joke, I tried to have every character's theme start with the same 3 notes. That got a little confusing. But you have to have fun."


NM2013-08-01 13:08:06
That's really cool Hybrid, thanks. It's interesting to know how the score actually came together, that's really not what comes across from interviews and whatnot. Do you know which themes/tunes Badelt came up with?


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 13:23:24
;)

I've gathered quite some intel on many movies from Hans' more or less effective recollections regarding them !

For Klaus, listen to the whole Fog Bound, it's like a medley of all his themes ! :)


Mike2013-08-01 15:29:05
Thank you, Hybrid. Interesting news and quote. I thought you said a while back that the "tut tut tut" pan flute theme in Fog Bound was Zimmer, though?


Pierre2013-08-01 19:09:05
You say Fog Bound is a medley of Klaus' Themes. However it opens with Zimmer's Jack Sparrow "riff", then there's some atmospheric electronics with a bit of tension building, then the "love theme" or whatever, which is in Hans' original demo. Please explain.


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 19:18:23
No no no I mean the real 5 min Fog Bound...

Not the OST track, which indeed has a Sparrow theme by Hans and at the end the beginning of Smitten Will...


Mike2013-08-01 21:32:15
Oh, by the way, which Black Hawk Down cue/album track did the moonlight serenade scene rip off of?


Hybrid Soldier2013-08-01 21:56:25
Tribal War.


Pierre2013-08-01 22:02:19
Thanks Hybrid Soldier, I was not aware of an alternative track.

Anonymous reply Replies: 6 || 2013-05-06 23:43:45
Anyone notice the POTC4 mermaid theme at the beginning of "Liz Meets Barbossa"?


Mr. Fate2013-05-07 00:47:07
I think you might be confusing that with another theme that is found all over the four films and has come in a wide variety of arrangements.


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 08:31:44
Careful HZ had the fun to try to make every theme start with the same 3 notes, so it's confusing ! :)


Anonymous2013-05-07 08:37:58
He did?!


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 09:16:53
Well, take the POTC Main Theme, the first 3 notes. Then the Jack Sparrow related themes beginnings(Breaking the Chains and Captain Jack Sparrow).

Take Beckett's theme first 3 notes. Then Davy Jones. The Kraken' main melody after that...

Yeah, always the same. Different pitches, same progression... :P


Mr. Fate2013-05-07 13:46:58
So, I'm NOT going crazy after all! When all the sessions surfaced, I started taking a closer look at all the music and started noticing that almost EVERYTHING from Pirates 1 was the same theme!

mind=blown.


Hybrid Soldier2013-05-07 13:48:14
Almost all of P1 is an arrangement of his demo... :)

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-01-15 07:20:35
Oh my goodness...Never realized how stripped-down the album version of "Fog Bound" is!

Twan Dirks reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-29 17:06:06
The complete sessions on an other site has only 72 tracks, this on 77 tracks:O What's the different between it? And where can i find the 5 missing tracks?

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Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2012-12-26 19:36:20
OK people here we go, years (yeah, YEARS) of researches, asking various people and so on.

Fog Bound => HZ, KB
Smitten Will => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Captain Jack Sparrow => HZ, KB
(Though some dude who worked on the score once told me Jablonsky had a hand there...)
Corset Problem => HZ, KB
No Real Ship => HZ, Jablonsky
Jack's Escape => HZ, KB, Jablonsky
Sword Fight Pt 1 => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Sword Fight Pt 2 => HZ, Jablonsky, Djawadi
Sacking The Village Pt 1 => KB, McKee Smith
Liz Hides => KB
You Know Nothing Of Hell => HZ, KB, Neely
Boarding The Dauntless => HZ, KB, Djawadi
Commandeering The Interceptor => HZ, KB, Dooley
Under The Command Of A Pirate => Dooley
Pirates Musk => Craig Eastman
(that cue can be found on the man's website, fyi)
Story Of The Medallion => HZ, KB, Jablonsky
Moonlight Serenade => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Blood Ritual (film) => HZ, KB, Neely, Dooley
Curse Is Still Upon Us => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Ship To Ship Chase => HZ, KB, Zanelli
Ship To Ship Battle => HZ, KB, McKee Smith
Will Trapped => HZ, KB, Glennie-Smith
Bootstrap Bill => HZ, KB
A Ship Is Freedom => HZ, KB
Underwater March => HZ, KB, Glennie-Smith
Pirates Attack Pt 1 => HZ, KB, Dooley, Djawadi
Pirates Attack Pt 2 => HZ, KB, Zanelli, Djawadi
Bloody Pirates => HZ, KB, McKee Smith, Zanelli
Curse Reversed => HZ, KB, Neely, Glennie-Smith
Happy Ending => HZ, Djawadi
End Titles => HZ, KB, Zanelli
POTC Theme (demo) => HZ

Then it's not official => cues not containing HZ material =>

Dog Is Never Gonna Move
Black Pearl Arrives
Sacking The Village Pt 2
Jack's Legend
The Grotto
Welcome To The Caribbean
Until The Opportune Moment

I'm Going After The Black Pearl contains Blake Neely's theme.

According the OST credit, "You Best Start Believin' is either by Klaus, Zanelli or Jablonsky.

I have no doubt The Captain's Table & Keep To The Code are Nick Glennie-Smith.

And one last tribute to James McKee Smith who co-wrote some of the best cues of that score. Paycheck in Sacking the Village, anyone ? ;)


martymarin2012-12-26 20:06:36
thank you so much Hybrid Soldier!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2012-12-26 14:05:23
I've got a partial cuesheet for this one, with all the who did what...

My guess is some will be interested... :)


thejok3rrules2012-12-26 16:24:26
Please please please! xD


marty2012-12-26 17:26:06
yeah Hybrid Soldier, please please :))) Thanks!

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-25 20:57:33
Nice! No new cover though. lol. Oh well. Nice to see a complete tracklist.

Bootstrap Bill reply Replies: 0 || 2012-12-25 20:35:07
Here we go, leaked now !

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