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I wouldn't say "Battlefield" sounds nothing like Steve, it is pretty in line with his TF style, but yeah, I definitely see the Lorne involvement in there. Interesting though, our first official additional composer credit on this score!John Powell would be an amazing choice, if only to get him more mainstream exposure. <br><br>The thing is, if you strip away the drums, sound design, and harsh-mixing Tom is a actually a pretty gifted ďclassicalĒ composer imo. His string writing has always impressed me, and seeing his use of woodwinds in Alita definitely proved that he can write outside of the mold Hollywood had put him in post-Mad Max.<br><br>Avatar 2 is most likely going to need a pretty diverse score, if the first one is any indicator. James Horner combined traditional orchestra, tribal drums, ethnic elements, electronics, and masculine action writing. All of which I could see Tom doing quite well.Chrono order goes like this :<br><br>Dublin 1996<br>Driving<br>Deceit<br>Second Warning<br>First Warning<br>Research<br>Conversations<br>The Beating<br>Traynor Lies<br>Never Show Your Fear<br>Preparations<br>The Killing<br>Bad News<br>The Funeral<br>One More Day<br><br>But some tracks have cues edited together, and some titles are not exactly perfect lol...Atli is fine in Iceland, maybe he just doesn't want to look for trouble anymore... :)Lorne did work on this score. At the very end, when the film (and therefore, the score) was getting butchered by editors to shorten it, there was very little time to rework the score to adapt it to the new cut. So Steve called Lorne for help, who agreed but asked not to be credited (his team was, so it kinda defeated the purpose lol)... They didn't do THAT much on the score, but Battlefield is indeed a LB cue (it sounds nothing like SJ).<br><br>Not the first time this happened. Lorne extensively worked on TF1 & 2 (credited), but also helped (uncredited) on TF3 (there again, his assistant back then Andrew K. was credited).
Alright, that's ^^ a bit too far, but I agree that there's not enough evidence to really support the theory. The only compositions that seem like Balfe might have had a hand in are the various reprises of "Bumblebee" (aka the Journey theme) that was always rumored to be co-composed by Balfe, and the big choral section in "Your Voice" when the knights begin attacking Optimus, as that is also a progression I associate heavily with Balfe's involvement in the first 2 scores. But that's still not enough to prove that he was involved.<br><br>By the way Bayhem, I don't believe that John Williams or Howard Shore have lied about doing their work by themselves. John Williams has worked with William Ross and probably others, but I don't think they're lying when they say they've done a score themselves. They seem like they can compose on their own just fine.Yep, if "deserving" existed, Atli would've gotten many more movies than he currently does.Anyone know of a proper chronological listing of this score? I tried cross-referencing it with the expanded listed here and made this:<br><br>01 Dublin, 1996<br>02 <br>03 <br>04 <br>05 Second Warning<br>06 Research<br>07 Driving<br>08 The Beating<br>09 Traynor Lies<br>10 Never Show Your Fear<br>11 Preparations<br>12 The Killing<br>13 Bad News<br>14 The Funeral<br>15 One More Day<br><br>But I have no idea where Conversations, First Warning, and Deceit goes, and I'm not sure if Traynor Lies and Driving are placed correctlyif you read my first sentence you can see I dismisded this rumor as crap<br>..................<br><br>Fair enough....But look back on the comment itself. It's kinda confusing. The way you wrote it created the illusion that Lorne not only ghostwrote the score, but he also dismissed it as crap. You didn't say "I dismissed the rumor". You said: "...a rumor stating that Lorne Balfe ghostwrote this score and dismissed it as crap." <br> <br><br>Anyway, moving on.....<br><br>Steve was interviewed a lot about The Last Knight and it's pretty obvious that he worked hard on that score. From the day they started shooting the movie. Was he supported by other composers? Absolutely. You can't score such a huge movie by yourself. Any composer who claims that is lying.<br><br>So there's nothing shocking or surprising about the fact that other composers were involved here. As for them being "Lorne's people"......well, considering how MV/RC-related composers work and how interconnected everything is, the "Lorne guys" could very well be friends with Steve too and perhaps he simply brought them on board. Or they were recommended by Lorne. It certainly doesn't mean that there was this top secret plan of them and Lorne actually ghostwriting the entire score. I still wonder tho......how do these rumors even come up? Who spreads them? And why? I ask because this is not the first time I've heard rumors about Zimmer scores and Jablonsky scores. It's always these two guys. Which happen to be two of the most prominent and popular MV/RC guys. Coincidence? Not to sound like a conspiracy nut, but it kinda makes me think that someone is intentionally trying to undermine the biggest MV/RC names by constantly throwing shade at their work."Deserving" is a word that doesn't exist in Hollywood, so stop thinking that way... lol
The problem I have with Junkie XL scoring Avatar is just that there are so many RCP composers better or more deserving. You have Zimmer, Powell, Gregson-Williams, Mancina, Jackman, Wallfisch...it is just so wrong to think Junkie XL is scoring Avatar and none of those guys are.I think that Tim Miller played a greater role in case of Terminator and Sonic. And I really don't see Junkie as good choice for Avatar 2.@Edmund <br>I still stand by my opinion that Holkenborg scoring Avatar 2 could be pretty interesting. Pairing him up with a director who is known to be strict with his musical choices and continuing on from James Hornerís classic might produce something really good. And seeing his gradual progress as a composer with Mortal Engines and Alita have personally given me some hope (2 years ago I would have said hell no).<br><br>And Iím not surprised by the choice for T6. Not looking forward to this project at all but we did get a cool score from Balfe for the last one so maybe there is some hope for the music at least.I think Terminator is a decent match for JXL's talents (listen to "The March" from Divergent), but this feels like further evidence that James Cameron is grooming him for Avatar 2, which I really hope ends up not being the case.Yes, Tom will be scoring the new Terminator movie
Chill out Bayhem, if you read my first sentence you can see I dismisded this rumor as crap.<br>But seeing people from his team ivolved and considering the fast and furious situation, I canít help but wondering if thereís some truth to that rumor.<br>Now for a guy talking about haters, saying that Lorne scores 36million projects and B movies (forgetting mission impossible) I think youíre pushing it a bit.<br>Anyway no hate I donít care who wrote it Iím just curious about the behind the scenes stuff.You're reaching there a bit Bayhem, I see no one in this thread trying to undermine Steve's work or the score. Hell the first poster was just asking if Lorne worked on it and if so, to what extent. And the "rumor comment" is a logical extension of Lorne's whole regular team being credited on the score, therefore it is possible that he did additional work on it.Again a "rumor" comment that's trying to undermine Steve's work. And in this case, an entire score. Lorne fans, please stop trying to constantly undermine other composers in favor of your guy. It's childish and extremely disrespectful. You've done it multiple times on these boards. What's next? You gonna claim that Lorne secretly scored the entire Transformers franchise? And Lord of the Rings. And Harry Potter. <br><br>Seriously, it's getting really old, really fast. <br><br>Not to mention the fact that Steve, as a composer, is much, much more experienced and established than Lorne. He's got nothing to prove. Steve takes his time when it comes to scoring. He's choosing carefully. He's got more than enough time to focus on his projects. While Lorne's name is attached to 30 million different projects, some of them cheap B-movies like Hurricane Heist. And you think he's scoring them all by himself? The irony of it all is that if anyone is using ghostwriters most of the time, it's Lorne. Not Steve. And I'm saying that as a Lorne fan as well. I'm not just a Jablonsky fan. I appreciate Lorne's work as well. But I'm not undermining other composers in favor of him.Bay has Lorne scoring his films now cause they established a relationship on 13 Hours, and Bay didn't even want Lorne for that; he wanted Hans but he didn't want to go through the exhausting process of another Bay blockbuster so he brought in Lorne instead.<br>And even then, Hans still worked together with Lorne very closely on the project (Hybrid said he was there for all the meetings, helped with synth programming, etc)Of cause Balfe worked on it .That is why Bay now uses Balfe
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Hans ZimmerLisa GerrardKlaus BadeltNick Glennie-Smith
ComposerComposerCo-ComposerAdditional Music
Gladiator
Label: Decca Records
Length: 61'38
HZimmer.com rating:        5/5
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  1. Progeny (2:13)
    Hans Zimmer
  2. The Wheat (1:03)
    Lisa Gerrard
  3. The Battle (10:02)
    Hans Zimmer
  4. Earth (3:01)
    Hans Zimmer
  5. Sorrow (1:26)
    Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt
  6. To Zucchabar (3:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Djivan Gasparyan
  7. Patricide (4:08)
    Hans Zimmer
  8. The Emperor Is Dead (1:21)
    Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt
  9. The Might Of Rome (5:18)
    Hans Zimmer
  10. Strength And Honor (2:09)
    Hans Zimmer
  11. Reunion (1:14)
    Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt
  12. Slaves To Rome (1:00)
    Hans Zimmer
  13. Barbarian Horde (10:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Nick Glennie-Smith
  14. Am I Not Merciful? (6:33)
    Hans Zimmer
  15. Elysium (2:41)
    Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt
  16. Honor Him (1:19)
    Hans Zimmer
  17. Now We Are Free (4:14)
    Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt
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Mike reply Replies: 7 || 2018-11-02 00:25:18
Alright, someone's gotta start this.... Ya think Hans will reunite with Ridley at last for the planned Gladiator sequel?


Knight2018-11-02 01:18:35
Wot? There's a sequel? Talk about unneccesary.


Sideshow Bob2018-11-02 01:21:28
$$$$$$


Scorefan2018-11-02 01:23:43
They are in the early proccess, just to get a story, ideas and then write the script, so we don't know if "that" sequel will be execute, perhaps maybe in many years. And if the movie, in the future, begins to film, Hans won't make the score. Maybe, Lorne, Matthew, Henry, Marc, someone else, but Hans, for sure, won't back with Ridley again.


Knight2018-11-02 01:26:54
There bad blood between Hans and Ridley that I don't know about?


Scorefan2018-11-02 01:35:51
There are no problems between Hans and Ridley, they have an excellent relationship, but in terms of music, Hans found so exhausting to work again with Ridley. Remember Black Rain and Thelma and Louise? After that, White Squall (Jeff Rona), G.I. Jane (Trevor Jones). After Gladiator, Hans in Hannibal, and Matchstick Men where Hans wrote 3 or 4 scores for the same movies, and Ridley decided the first score. After that Kingdom of heaven, another "Gladiator kind movie" and Hans thinking it woulbe exhausting. Harry in Madagascar, so they changed movies. After that, Marc Streitenfield in 3 movies and after that, another composer. So, maybe it's exhausting to work with Ridley in terms of music.


Knight2018-11-02 01:41:11
Ah yes, I forgot Ridley loves his temp-tracks


Mike2018-11-02 21:31:04
Well, John Powell did come back for Jason Bourne after no one thought he'd do it. So I guess miracles can happen in the film industry. But then, Powell didn't really write anything new for Jason Bourne. That was a remix score.

Olive reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-23 16:16:17
"Strength And Honor" is a forerunner to the main theme of King Arthur and also the theme for Transformers!

I was listening to the soundtrack and unwittingly the music sent me to these two other movies. :D

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 9 || 2017-04-23 23:31:09
You know, I'll never understand why "The Spaniard" theme from 'Duduk of the North' was never utilized throughout this score. I'm guessing it was Ridley's decision but considering how beautiful the piece is, it really is a shame.

Same thing with the expanded Zod material in MoS


Mr Tweedy2017-04-23 23:56:30
I recently listened to Duduk of the North and I thought it was an excellent piece of music.
But, you know... a good idea doesn't always make the "perfect" idea. You can't keep everything.
I love how Gladiator turned out: The score in the film has a flavour and a consistency that is pretty unique, a wonderful achievement as it is!


mpolonest123 2017-04-24 01:11:57
Very true.
The film definitely comes first, and Hans' score in context is incredible. It's just a little funny that they kept the 'flavor' of the theme with the Spanish guitars but never state it.


Edmund Meinerts2017-04-24 19:29:27
It's OK, he got to use it for the Kraken in Dead Man's Chest! ;)


Ds2017-04-25 22:00:35
Wow Edmund, I'm impressed... where do you hear this theme in The Kraken? They sound like completely different pieces of music to me :-D


Edmund Meinerts2017-04-25 22:05:38
Sounds to me like the big dramatic Bach-like theme at the very end of the Kraken. Only a slight similarity though :p


mpolonest123 2017-04-25 23:11:10
@Edmund Hahahahaha..... yeah, I've always heard that too. Even the chopping string section in the background of both pieces is vaguely similar.


Mr Tweedy2017-04-26 18:19:45
@mpolonest123
Actually, there's a small hint at the "spaniard" guitar theme after the sequence where he escapes his execution (track "Homecoming" on the More Music album).


mpolonest123 2017-04-26 20:53:22
@MrTweedy
That is true, and you do get the guitars in "Barbarian Horde" (not sure where else though).

I have to admit, as revolutionary as Gladiator was at the time, I think it's one of Zimmer's more overrated scores. Not that I necessarily think it's bad, but IMO both Last Samurai and King Arthur show a much stronger balance of themes and action writing, yet unfortunately were never as recognized by the mainstream the same way Gladiator was.


JBSO992017-04-27 16:52:25
mpolonest123 I totally agree with you. It's not that I don't like Gladiator (is an awesome score) but I think The Last Samurai is one of Zimmer's most underrated scores and for me is one of his bests'

Hispano reply Replies: 13 || 2017-03-13 16:41:00
Gladiator II

Maximus is not on the Elysium, and he is not dead!!!

Ridley Scott:"I know how to bring him back... there is a way of bringing him back"

Who will compose the soundtrack? I hope you will participate again Lisa Gerrard.

Strength and honor!


Edmund Meinerts2017-03-13 18:21:21
What a terrible idea. I hope this doesn't happen.


Scorefan2017-03-13 19:49:59
Maybe as a prequel, but it's a risk idea. And it's sure, Zimmer won't come back to score another Ridley film.


METO2017-03-14 23:40:04
Why come Zimmer not back to compose a ridley film?


Scorefan2017-03-16 03:26:17
Because he said he wouldn't come back for another ridley film. It was Kingdom of heaven was initially for Zimmer and Madagascar for Harry. In the middle of time, they changed films. Zimmer said it was exhausting working on Gladiator and like Hybrid said before, it was a mess of Matchstick men. So, that's the reason.


METO2017-03-16 03:30:57
But I find a pity. That the work on gladiator was not easy I knew. But is nothing new in the film industry. Ridley Scott and Hans Zimmer have been a great team for many years.


Mike2017-03-16 04:50:42
If Hans won't do it ..... then BALFE please !


isildur2017-03-16 13:56:44
If not Hans, Mancina should do it.


Mike (Old Timer Mike)2017-03-16 20:05:35
I think Harry Gregson-Williams should do it, if Hans can't be convinced. (Well, actually, my first choice would be, don't make a sequel ;] ). But if anyone works on the film, Hans would be my first choice.


Ds2017-03-16 22:04:09
If this happens (and I really, really hope it doesn't), Jed Kurzel will probably be hired, and then he'll be replaced by an even less known composer in the middle of production. That's how it works with Ridley these days, it seems...


Mike (Old Timer Mike)2017-03-16 22:11:07
@Ds, do we really think Ridley - and the studio - would take such a chance? Gladiator's score was a massive hit back in the day. I can't imagine they wouldn't try to capitalize on its success, and on Hans' even greater popularity now.


asd2017-03-16 22:39:41
if they do a sequel, then they should hire Klaus Badelt. He scored a lot with Hans on Gladiator. And please not Balfe again. He's a good score-filler, but not great in finding themes and melodies.


Mike 2017-03-17 00:15:27
Balfe can't find themes or melodies ????? Have you not hear Beyond, AC3 or Home ????? Full of great themes


Timmusic 2017-03-17 01:54:21
Balfe's theme,s in The Bible are amazing .He could easier do it I think

Zimson reply Replies: 1 || 2014-05-19 21:24:09
God, Spotify is so messed up! It credits all the orchestrators as the composers of the score. Hans is not even mentioned.


Zimson2014-05-19 21:30:25
Same with Thin Red Line btw. It's credited to Gavin Greenaway.
I already contacted Spotify and they responded that they would take care of that problem, but didn't do anything about it, lol. I was told that they get all their information from the publishers.

Ds reply Replies: 2 || 2014-05-17 15:30:56
I just watched the featurette about the music on the Gladiator blu-ray, it was very, very interesting and... my God, Hans looked so young, I couldn't believe my eyes.

Watch this interview, then watch the interviews he gave about Man Of Steel last year, it's a completely different world!


Hybrid Soldier2014-05-17 15:36:17
I personally prefer the "now" Hans ! Much cooler ! :)


Mike2014-05-17 16:25:50
lol, yeah, hard to believe Zimmer was a younger man once, right? xD

Eucalyptus reply Replies: 1 || 2014-04-29 19:40:23
When Hans Zimmer will performance in Switzerland?:)


Zimson2014-04-29 21:07:13
The concerts are this weekend, Friday and Saturday. I'll be there on Friday. :)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 19 || 2014-01-31 00:21:10
Hey guys go to HZ's main page and check our recent media player addition (also works for CD pages like here) ! It's pretty cool ! Still adding some ! :)


Edmund Meinerts2014-01-31 00:48:21
Whoa! What's going on with the banner at the top of this page? "original-soundtrack"? "No longer with RCP"? And why is it only over this one? And does it mean there might be pages for non-RCP scores at this site? So many questions!! AAARGH!


isildur2014-01-31 00:57:22
The media player is nice. Will you be adding more tracks to it? Like one each from Hans' all movie scores?

And +1 to Ed's post. What does that mean?


Mike2014-01-31 01:08:17
Cool! Nothing like being able to hear some of Zimmer's music, in full, on this site. I like it!


Mike2014-01-31 01:11:23
DUDE!! YOU UPLOADED THE TRANSFIGURATION SUITE FROM TDKR! THANK YOU!!! I've been wanting to hear that! :D


Mike2014-01-31 01:20:48
Okay, I'm so sorry to keep posting like a spazz, but you also uploaded Tick Tock from A Game of Shadows in the right tempo! :D Thanks a lot for this!


isildur2014-01-31 02:00:52
Never heard it before but "Celebrate The Oscars" is a really an awesome track :)


Mike2014-01-31 02:05:35
Gosh....that Transfiguration suite is really cool......still listening to it. lol.


Mike2014-01-31 02:13:22
And I never would have realized that a couple parts of Chasing the Convoy East are lifted directly out of it.


Joshua N.2014-01-31 04:30:18
I would be eternally grateful if someone could make it avaliable on the most-not-be-named site. Please guys...


Hybrid Soldier2014-01-31 07:40:55
LOL Edmund the thing is because Klaus is attached to the page, that's all LOL...


And yeah my point is to add one track per project (of my choosing lol)...

When I'm done with Hans I will with the rest.


Mike2014-01-31 23:43:28
I thought Discombobulate was a Lorne Balfe arrangement of Hans' theme? Or are you not just putting up exclusively-Hans Zimmer arrangements?


Anonymous2014-01-31 23:51:57
well story of shen and oogway ascends from KFP, and also the batman theme from batman begins, aren't just HZ either :P


galljaronim2014-02-01 05:13:24
Hey! Where is this page? thx


isildur2014-02-01 05:20:47
@galljaronim Just click on Hans Zimmer's picture on this page.


galljaronim2014-02-01 05:41:58
Thx isildur:)


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-01 19:01:27
OK I finished uploading (for Hans), there's 125 tracks, one per project ! One big showreel !


isildur2014-02-01 20:14:43
Err...the player disappeared on Hans' page. Is it just me? Hybrid?


Hybrid Soldier2014-02-01 20:15:19
It'll return... Work in progress ! Patience ! :)


isildur2014-02-01 20:20:55
Thanks :D

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2014-01-30 04:10:20
I'm having trouble telling...does "To Zucchabar" use the "Duduk of the North" theme or does it just sound similar?

Zimson reply Replies: 0 || 2013-12-24 09:31:01
How much did Zimmer have to do with "Il Gladiatore" performed by Luciano Pavarotti?

Zimson reply Replies: 7 || 2013-12-17 14:28:49
"Elysium (2:41)
Lisa Gerrard, Klaus Badelt"

Does that mean Now We Are Free is actually from Badelt?


Mike2013-12-18 18:59:52
Hans and Badelt, I think. Because look, "Elysium" lists Badelt only, while "Now We Are Free" lists Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt. I think with Now We Are Free, Zimmer took what Badelt did in Elysium and used it.


Zimson2013-12-18 19:19:59
Yeah but basically it would be Badelt's theme then, like "He's a Pirate" is Zimmer's theme.


Hybrid Soldier2013-12-18 19:28:56
Klaus wrote the early version of Now We Are Free with Lisa, that was dropped...


Then for the final version there's Hans theme used...


Zimson2013-12-18 19:45:09
I know, the famous "Daa Da Da Daam" is by Hans. But I never knew that the rest of the track is actually Badelt's work.


Mike2013-12-18 21:05:02
Me neither, Zimson.


roz2013-12-18 22:25:36
what part are you referring to zimson?


Zimson2013-12-18 23:41:36
@roz Everything that doesn't feature the "Honor Him" theme.

roz reply Replies: 0 || 2013-12-18 22:24:02
what is original-soundtrack.com?

rango decimus suppimus reply Replies: 2 || 2013-08-27 13:35:34
I know it hasn`t been in the movie, but someone knows where the track ®duduk of the north® should have been thought by zimmer to be put in the movie?


rango decimus suppimus2013-09-09 09:12:44
No answer here? Hybrid? :(


Hybrid Soldier2013-09-09 11:06:08
It's a theme suite, it wasn't supposed to be anywhere in the movie...

Dan Brandon reply Replies: 0 || 2013-03-15 05:38:57
Honor Him and first half of Now We Are Free may be the best music I have ever heard. Incredible sound

Anonynous reply Replies: 0 || 2012-10-06 14:41:43
hey where is the tracklist for the recording sessions??? As always, the mods of this website delete these kind of comments.

Mr REMLI abdeldjalil reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-09 00:00:00
Im from franch (besancon) I like too much the music of gladiator beautiful songs Mr zimmer hans
thank you very very much

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tom reply Replies: 1 || 2011-08-22 21:56:22
we need the recording session to this already. come on man, it would be a shame if we can't have all the beautiful music to this beautiful movie.


Dimensioner2011-08-22 23:00:04
Huh. That's weird. I just downloaded something earlier today that looked to be the recording sessions to Gladiator, or at the least a nicely expanded score.

Additional Tracks reply Replies: 13 || 2011-08-17 09:36:07
hey,

go to klaus badelts website, and you'll find many more additional tracks to the Gladiator :)


Hale2011-08-17 20:54:43
And "Air Battle" from Pearl Harbor, unreleased from MI2 and other rare material!!

Thank You Klaus


Jimmer2011-08-18 05:05:51
Where do you go on his site to find these additional tracks? I can't find them for the life of me.


Anonymous2011-08-18 05:11:49
In his MP3 player, right on the home page!


Jimmer2011-08-18 05:38:29
Sorry, my Flashplayer wasn't working. Thanks.


Hybrid Soldier2011-08-18 09:18:12
You make me smile finding this right now...

It's been on Klaus's site for more than 2 months ! :o


Mr Tweedy2011-08-18 09:30:16
I expect a lot more "bootlegs" for both MI2, Pearl Harbor and Gladiator to pop up soon, that will include these unreleased tracks. (Eyes rolling...)


Smith2011-08-18 10:12:29
@Hybrid: yeah, so why doesn't tell us then, if they were so long now on his website? always enjoying this beautiful music for yourself is stupid.


PH fan2011-08-18 15:26:31
Too bad the "Air Battle" cues are still the same synth demos... or are my ears wrong?? Wish the actual orchestral versions would surface!


Hybrid Soldier2011-08-18 15:29:58
My dear Mr. Tweedy, I'm waiting for your exposť regarding that "synth" matter... ;)

:P


ph fan2011-08-18 19:07:15
Damn Badelt has some nice MI2 tracks! Not sure where most of them lie within the film though... sound mostly like suites or alternates.


Mr Tweedy2011-08-18 19:30:01
Dear Hybrid, here is my "exposť" ! =)

The film version of Air Battle (the "orchestral version") is such a mess. The recording session of this track was pure chaos : some instruments are playing wrong notes (trumpets !), the cue sounds very weak (small orchestra) and especially rushed (last minute change ?).

I'm glad Klaus put his original synth mock up on his website instead of the film version... of course it's not exactly what you hear in the movie, but at least these are (nearly) the same notes, it has some raw power with Zimmer's trademark orchestral samples, the "waltz part" which was unreleased until now, is eventually available... I don't see any reason to complain here !

@Smith
I think Hybrid is doing his fair part of contribution to the Zimmer fan community (Inception bonus tracks, anyone?). Finding some new source of music doesn't mean claiming it to everybody here within the next few minutes... especially when you know that most people here are gonna make bootleg CDs out of these new cues and share them on forums, not even buying Zimmer CDs and so on...


Cobb2011-08-18 23:58:45
@ hybrid yeah anything on more music from inception yet?


Levraibond2011-08-19 08:23:27
I love Klaus Badelt website! Their are a lot of new tracks for TMNT too! Looks like the full edition contains 44 tracks and the website gives you 32 but it's better then nothing :-P

Oneill5491 reply Replies: 1 || 2011-07-30 11:35:14
Wow, Gladiator is on top now in the top 50. I wonder if this got voted up or if HTTYD got voted down.


Jimmer2011-07-31 20:31:41
This is one of Zimmer's greatest works. Even though he may have copied Holst's The Planets for some of the cues, this soundtrack cannot be topped and the track "Honor Him" is one the greatest themes to ever come out of Hans' mind.

Kristanna reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-25 20:14:34
Thanks for sharing. Always good to find a real expret.

Emma reply Replies: 0 || 2011-07-24 19:47:26
If you want to get read, this is how you sohlud write.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
If anyone has the Extended Collector's Edition of Avatar, there's a deleted scene on Pandora that uses the track "Strength And Honor" from this Soundtrack.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
That's pretty cool. "Strength And Honor" is my favorite track from this album, and it was really really late at night when I was watching the deleted scenes, so I thought I was just hearing things. But it's really in there....

RuthlessGravity reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
@ Dakota

Yeah apparently someone likes Zimmer and Co. enough to use their music as temp music for the deleted scenes. I also heard some John Powell from what I think was from The Bourne Identity or Supremacy. Not too sure unless I'm completely wrong. Then there was a track from The Thin Red Line in there too.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-19 00:00:00
Ahhh....so it is real. Awesome. Can't wait to find it!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-19 00:00:00
I add almost (Nico & Antas do add some from time to time ;)) everything here for the last 3 years !

And basically what I want ! As I said, I don't like to waste my time adding fake things... ;)

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-19 00:00:00
Damn, that's disappointing. You're definitely right on the whole plagiarism thing. So do you add everything, or just some? Cause I'm wondering if you added The Dark Knight 3-Disc. And if so, you're telling me that's real =)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-18 00:00:00
Yeah, they sued...

Though, to me, it was a bit ridiculous... Of course the Gladiator Waltz is inspired by Holst's Mars, but there's definitely no plagiarism. I mean, if THIS is plagiarism, then a million of film score composers, the Horners, Williams, JNHs or Poledouris should have been sued for ripping classical music... :P


And as for that bootleg... Well, I know how it's made... But I think there are enough fake Gladiator complete scores on this site... :P

I only add real things... :P

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-18 00:00:00
Hybrid, couple of things.

1.) I like that each track is listed as to who did what, so thank you.
2.) Wikipedia states (I take info from wiki with a grain of salt, as anyone with a grudge against Hans could have added it) that Hans was sued beacuse "the music for many of the battle scenes has been noted as similar to Gustav Holst's 'Mars: The Bringer of War', and in June 2006, the Holst Foundation sued Hans Zimmer for allegedly copying the late Gustav Holst's work.' Is this true?
3.) Where is the COMPLETE score for Gladiator? There is a 3-disc with 21 tracks on each disc. I have it, but I'm just wondering why it's not on the site. I see it everywhere, literally.

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