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I agree that Elfman's theme fits into Nolan's films as long as they are adapted to them. However, I think the way things have gone was not bad. TDK trilogy was marked as a project fruit of Nolan's unique vision. Although the themes do not respect the orchestral tradition are more memorable than those composed for more than half of the films of heroes of the last 25 years.Zimmer's entry into the genre can be interpreted as a breath of fresh air in a saturated marketplace at the time. But I agree that the lack of originality these days falls on Zimmer and his company and that the goal of it goes far beyond bringing talents to light.Now we need something new, again.@Hybrid any news on Season 2 soundtrack release?Of cause Balfe worked on it !!! His whole team are credited !!!!!!!Honestly, the purpose of RCP is essentially to take Zimmer's style and make it widespread for use...WB not using ANY RCP to score this seems to have been deliberate, as there's literally no reason it couldn't be done.^ hahaha :D<br><br>I think you're forgetting that Balfe also ghostwrote The Lord of the Rings?
They're starting to send screeners. Finger crossed for the FYC :DThe score reflects the situation of DC movies very well. If Zimmer, like Snyder, continued, the result may not please everyone. A lot of people were unhappy with Snyder's work in the genre, just as many fans of soundtrack were with Zimmer's contributions that never followed the path taken by all the other composers who came before him.<br><br>The two left (regardless of the reason that led them to do this).<br><br>When Zimmer left everyone knew that XL would not hold the pressure or that the result would not be satisfactory for most.<br><br>When Elfman and Whedon were announced we all knew that they were hired to go against everything DC has done before to try to reach the first film of the franchise to reach 1 billion. Even if they were to follow Marvel's script and drop their originality.<br><br>But the hiring of Elfman and Whedon shows that the studio was long lost. Snyder succumbed to BvS. The only salvation for the DCEU are the solo films like Wonder Woman, the next Batman, Aquaman ...and freedom. Freedom for the directors, composers... Warner has always had this advantage over Marvel.@Edmund <br>Given the chance I think Junkie probably could deliver a pretty fun score that stayed thematically consistent with the current universe. It all depends on what the studio/director wants out of the music. The biggest disappointment to me is that this was a huge missed opportunity to do a heroic take on Zimmerís Superman theme, something we havenít heard since MoS. Hell, even the trailers did that.... -_-rumor has it Lorne Balfe did this score<br><br>I guess if we do not get any credits then that proves it<br>======================================<br><br>Oh, absolutely! I'm sure we will soon find out that Balfe also scored Star Wars and Titanic. And Harry Potter. And Indiana Jones.Edmund, I somewhat agree - I've seen very little from Junkie to make me think this would have been a groundbreaking, wonderful score. However, maybe it's the Zimmer fan in me, but I would have loved to hear "stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place" in this score. So many scenes begged for just that. Compositionally it doesn't make for an interesting soundtrack or film score, I agree, but I would be willing to sacrifice that for thematic continuity.
I certainly understand the criticisms leveled at Elfman's JL score, but I'm not at all convinced Junkie would have been a better option. I've never been too convinced by him anyway (Mad Max was a situation where his sound happened to be a good fit, but even then I think a better composer could have made much more out of the same ingredients). And since anything worthwhile in the previous two (and yeah, I'm aware I like MoS and BvS waaaaaaaay less than the average reader of this site) ended up being by Hans anyway, I really doubt Junkie flying solo would have been up to much. My guess is he would have pulled out stock, barely-altered reprises of Zimmer's themes all over the place without adding much new material on his own, which would have satisfied the DC fans more than what Elfman did, sure, but would have been a lot less interesting as a score album. I mean, say what you want about the questionable thematic decisions Elfman made, the two gigantic full-length action cues are pretty solid in and of themselves. I'll take that over Junkie letting the drums pound for eleven minutes straight, any day of the week.The studio is the music owner now.There you go. So we probably will never get to hear what Tom planned/did for this movie. I really believe that it would've been great compared to the generic score we got. <br>Only two tracks stood out to me and only one was an actual cue from the movie.Gabriel Yared leaked his Troy back in 2004 but I think he got in quite a lot of trouble for that. There's a reason he hasn't done too many high profile films since then, I think. A few rejecteds have slipped out over the years but it's pretty unheard of for the composer himself to be the one to leak it I think, that would be career suicide if they got caught. Usually they come out the same way complete scores do, some anonymous person working on the scoring team probably did it.and Zimmer criticized Elfman...back and forth, etc. So what? The movie is lame, the score is about as lame as Bat V Sup
@JBSO99 you're right. It's so big and widely spread.<br><br>And you're right about me forgetting those score. I just picked these three because Elfman critized Zimmer@Iamtommie  You forgot the theme by Elliot Goldenthal for Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, for not to mention the theme from the 60's TV show and all the themes for all the different animated motion pictures such as The Dark Knight Returns, Mask of the Phantasm, or the videogames like the Arkham series.<br><br>Batman's musical legacy is very big so him saying there is only one theme and his the one he created is really disrespectful to a big amount of composers.Yeah, that's what I thought you meant. And that's what Elfman should have done if he wanted to use the old themes.I think what Elfman said is not true.<br>Batman has different themes for different movies because every Batman is different.<br><br>Michael Keaton as Batman: Elfman's Theme<br>Christian Bale as Batman: Hans' Theme<br>Ben Affleck as Batman: Hans & Junkie's Theme.<br>Of course much more but the most important.<br><br>Each one if dies Batman's have a different story and a different universe. I think that for each universe a new theme is the best thing you can do. With a different theme you can relate more to this Batman than a previous one.<br><br>By the way, I think TDK, MoS & WW are 3 of the top 10 themes by Zimmer. I think what Elfman did the WW theme is an abomination. He removed the key instrument in the theme because he thought it was childisch.<br><br>I think the Justce League score is way worse than previous DCEU or Batman movies. I hope that Lorne of Junkie will do future DCUE movies instead of Elfman.<br><br>(Seeing Justice League thursday. I am curious if it is really that bad as everyine says)GITS was unreleased, JXL's JL score was completely rejected. The real qustion is how many rejected scores have leaked in the history of modern film scoring?
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Hans ZimmerSteven KofskyPeter AsherJon Monroe
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Hans Zimmer - Live In Prague
Label: Eagle Rock
Length: 124'18
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CD1
  1. Driving (Driving Miss Daisy) - Discombobulate (Sherlock Holmes) - Zoosters Breakout (Madagascar) (7:37)
  2. Crimson Tide (Crimson Tide) - 160 BPM (Angels & Demons) (12:07)
  3. Gladiator Medley (Gladiator) (12:46)
  4. Chevaliers De Sangreal (The Da Vinci Code) (4:24)
  5. Circle Of Life - King Of Pride Rock (The Lion King) (7:09)
  6. Pirates Of The Caribbean Medley (Pirates Of The Caribbean) (11:57)
  7. You're So Cool (True Romance) (2:12)
  8. Main Theme (Rain Man) (4:13)
CD2
  1. What Are You Going To Do When You Are Not Saving The World? (Man Of Steel) (4:50)
  2. Journey To The Line (The Thin Red Line) (6:37)
  3. The Electro Suite (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) (5:15)
  4. The Dark Knight Trilogy Medley (The Dark Knight Trilogy) (13:11)
  5. Aurora (Includes Introduction) (5:54)
  6. Interstellar Medley (Interstellar) (12:17)
  7. Inception Medley (Inception) (13:44)
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DT-1138 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-14 00:23:23
I have to say, I like the presentation of the Electro Suite on here. I feel the original was perhaps too long and repetitive, and so to me it benefits from the shorter length.

Mike (OTM) reply Replies: 3 || 2017-11-04 17:56:33
This is the first official release of (part of) the Wayne Manor/Moody Bruce suite, isn't it?


Ds2017-11-07 20:31:03
Yes... except "officially" the TDK medley contains: Why So Serious? / Like A Dog Chasing Cars / Why Do We Fall / Introduce A Little Anarchy / The Fire Rises.
That's according to the booklet and the scene selection on the Blu-ray. And that's hilarious because selecting "Why Do We Fall" leads you right in the middle of the actual Like a Dog Chasing Cars, and "Introduce a Little Anarchy" leads you to the Moody Bruce segment.

They shouldn't have let the intern take care of the track list :-p


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-07 20:47:39
Not as laughable as POTC medley honestly...

They mixed up the Jack Sparrow suite with the film cue "Captain Jack Sparrow" and credited it to Hans & Trevor Morris... And credited the "One Day" as in the OST to Hans, Jackman, Gire & Sponsler while in fact, nothing from Gire/Sponsler is in that medley...

Who do they hire to do that ? Ask me ! I know my shit in cuesheet area ! lol


Michael Fields2017-11-08 05:44:10
But what about original suites for the third Pirates movie? I mean "New Love Suite" or "Marry Me" (written by Zimmer and Jackman). It's the same material, but slightly rearranged.

Waymann reply Replies: 2 || 2017-11-07 22:53:04
I listened to the digital version last friday and I didnít think much of it. I liked it but I wasnít blow away by it and didnít feel the urge to listen to it again over the weekend. But today I finally received the blu-ray and watched it in my home theater and holy damn... The Dolby Atmos track truly makes this an experience. Itís like you are in the arena and the sound quality is impeccable. Also this killer Dolby Atmos track accompanied with the footage of the concert truly brings this whole thing alive. I think the blu-ray is the best way to experience this concert (again). No cd or LP will do the same.

I didnít see this concert live but a few years ago I saw Hans Zimmer and his team play the Inception Medley live on the WSA concert in Belgium which was already an experience on itís own. This concernt is the closed to what I experienced back then.


Marts2017-11-08 00:05:57
Yeah, you have to watch it and feel it. Listening to the digital CD does not do it justice. The audio/visual quality is awesome.



Mephariel2017-11-08 01:40:21
I listen to all the tracks on MP3 multiple times but I agree with you that the quality is pretty disappointing. I thought a lot of the recordings were too soft. The show is amazing with the visuals.

Frank reply Replies: 7 || 2017-11-04 07:27:27
I got some questions after reading the booklet.
1. Why does James Newton Howard get credit for The Dark Knight music? I thought those pieces were composed by Zimmer alone.
2. Why does Ryan Rubin and Alex Gibson, two music editors, get credits for Interstellar?


Brent2017-11-04 08:20:00
James gets a credit because he co-wrote (almost) all the major themes of TDK trilogy. The only piece Hans truly wrote himself (at least to my knowledge) is the Jokerís theme. TDKR was the only film in the franchise to not have James a part of it (although his themes remain).


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-04 10:10:40
No, it's because technically JNH is credited on every single cue of BB & TDK. But the suite is HZ's music.

And on some projects Hans gives cuesheet credits for Music Editors, especially Nolan films (they will get something like 2% of each cue), so they are the ones appearing in Interstellar cuesheet.


MuroFilm2017-11-04 19:30:03
Why isnít Balfe credited ?


Mike (OTM)2017-11-04 19:38:27
He didn't do any of the music here, as far as I know.


James2017-11-05 00:35:02
I laughed a lot of people screaming in the tank.


James2017-11-05 00:37:22
Oops! Forgive my comment.Wrong section!


Mr Lemonoue2017-11-06 16:48:40
I miss Broken Arrow and they could have skipped 160 BPM.

Jim reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-04 12:32:23
Are there any special features on DVD or blu-ray?

Pk reply Replies: 3 || 2017-09-13 02:40:23
I am surpised hans didnt film the concert where lisa gerrard performed.


james2017-09-13 03:08:07
Praga of 2016 is the only show recorded


james2017-09-13 03:08:49
Prague*


Marts2017-11-04 11:58:37
Well, they didn't know Lisa would perform really. She only did originally in NZ and AUS in 2017, this was a long time before that. Maybe they didn't even know they would tour in 2017, it's fantastic we got this show, if we got Lisa it would have been another year before it came out.

Paul reply Replies: 1 || 2017-11-04 09:15:46
I like all the tracks, but there are a few that are my highlights!
- chevaliers de sangreal (just simply beautiful)
- The lion king (childhood memories)
- youíre so cool (love the theme)
- journey to the line (small, but powerfull with a dash of epicness)
- electro suite (i like the agression)
- interstellar (altough iím not very fond of the soundtrack)
-inception (time is my #1 track, what aan amazing piece of music)

Iím curious what your favorites are....


Marts2017-11-04 11:56:33
I have to say Pirates medley is my favourite, it's just epic and the violins are beautiful.

I like it all though. Personally Interstellar is my favourite soundtrack ever but it's a bit harder to do justice to it here without the huge organs. Lion King also, Lebo has such charisma and fills the whole place with energy!

Breadcrumbs reply Replies: 2 || 2017-11-04 04:19:45
Hybrid, will a deluxe edition for this album be released? I remember reading somewhere on a website that there would be, and I'm not sure whether to buy the standard version now, or wait for a month or two for the deluxe version.


Laurens2017-11-04 09:25:18
In the original statement they announced a deluxe edition but when pre-orders came about, they posted an additionel statement saying that they had mistakenly announced the deluxe edition. So Iíd think it wonít happen but of course you can never be 100% sure.


Hybrid Soldier2017-11-04 10:08:44
No Deluxe.

Dfault reply Replies: 0 || 2017-11-02 10:20:32
Can anyone tell me why the Prague concert was decided to be the one the footage was shot at? Is it something to do with the whole orchestra? I some versions of Hans's ealrier work I see reference to "The City of Prague Philarmonic Orchestra", does Hans have close ties with this orchestra and choir or is it just coinsedence?

Paul reply Replies: 4 || 2017-10-31 01:20:11
I have a question... i live in the netherlands, and i want to buy the blu-ray.. but iím not sure if it works in my ďregionĒ. Can anybody help me please


Alexander 2017-10-31 02:32:23
Hey Paul,
I am in germany and there is a blu ray version for germany so I guess it will play in the netherlands as well.


Waymann2017-10-31 09:16:46
There is a version in the Netherlands as well look for it on bol.com or ECI it.s all the same discs... it doesnít matter where you get it.


Paul2017-10-31 09:56:42
Thanks, Alexander and Waymann!
You just made my day


Waymann2017-11-02 08:45:09
Looks like the blu-ray is cancled in the benelux. What's happening???

Max Potcats reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-31 01:36:33
THIS IS A MUST for every fan of HZ or soundtrack.
Terrific!

Silent reply Replies: 4 || 2017-10-30 01:09:08
I'm listening to it right now. Damn, Interstellar Medley is amazing. The audio quality is outstanding.


Jacob2017-10-30 12:25:39
Again XD i wanna listing to it to. How do you doing that ?


Alexander 2017-10-30 16:00:05
Want to know that as well :D
So pumped to hear chevaliers de sangreal in this version !!!


Jacob2017-10-30 17:44:38
Ow i can see you can download it already on pirate bay :), Perhaps iam going listin to a few numbers. And listing to the howl album when iam getting it.


Alexander 2017-10-30 17:49:11
Really?! Ok thank you man ! Then its da vinci code time now haha

marcorea reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-30 02:06:49
Listened to it a few times this week. I enjoyed it but the mix seems a bit of a mix bag for me. The orchestra seems too recessed and percussion in some tracks are over pronounced but itís still and enjoyable listen. It might be different on the blu ray


Edmund Meinerts2017-10-30 10:47:21
"The orchestra seems too recessed and percussion in some tracks are over pronounced"

On a Zimmer product? No!

Bibi reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-29 20:18:19
I'm listening the all thing now. The audio is amazing.

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Jacob2017-10-29 21:40:46
How do you do that ? I recive my cd at 3th of november ? I wanna listing to it now ! :D

George reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-29 21:18:55
Absolutely chilling. Chevaliers brought me to tears. Zoosters put a huge smile on my face. 160 BPM drum solo made me want to go on a run. Pirates sent chills down my spine. And thats as far as I've gotten so far....

Duck reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-29 09:23:41
Amazon.uk main description says that Blu ray is region A only. In detailed description you can find it is All regions. But All regions is usually used for DVD format. Does anybody know what is right? Region A only or Region free(all regions)?


Ds2017-10-29 10:00:11
Yeah, I think something weird is going on. On Amazon.fr, they sell the CD and DVD but not the Bluray anymore.
I ordered mine in a shop, I hope there won't be any issue.

Julian reply Replies: 2 || 2017-10-01 22:57:53
Saw it now 3 times. In Mannheim, Frankfurt and toady at the Cinema. Really a fantastic show. Even in the Cinema it works really well. Thanks to Hans and the wonderful musicians for this great experience


dannyXXL2017-10-02 14:14:56
what was your favorite concert? mannheim, frankfurt or at the cinema?


Julian2017-10-03 02:18:13
My favourite was in Mannheim. The Mixing of the Sound in a Football Stadium, like it was in Frankfurt, is really hard. Sometimes you didn't recognize the Melody and the Mixing was bad. So i talked to other People there, if they had the same perception like me. And there were some people, who said, that they had the same feeling about the Sound. Later on, towards the second half of the concert, the Sound was good. But they needed some time to find the right mix for the location. So it wasn't a bad Concert and you also had the Highlihts with Trevor Horn and Lisa Gerrard but for the Mixing i prefer the Mannheim Concert in 2016. So for the Cinema. It's filmed in a classical Way. You don't have the experimental Concertfilm like Rammstein's Live in Paris Concert (you really have to see it) The Footage was very good. You get another point of view, another angles of the Stage and it was really interessting to see the people performing and how they react to each other. And also the Mixing of the Sound was really good. You noticed every Instrument in the right moment, really good job by the Producers. Overall i can say you should get the DVD or Blu Ray. It's a good Thing, if you missed the Live Show. But to be part of the Crowd in front of the Stage will always be the best way to experience Hans Music. And everytime i watched the show, i wanted to join the Band on the Stage and having a little Jam Session, even in the Cinema :D. So fucking great musicians and great Music.

Paul reply Replies: 2 || 2017-08-30 16:47:55
I'm very happy this is coming out, but I'm also a little bit disapointed that its missing Thelma & Louise, and Wonder Woman


Pit2017-09-06 21:37:16
This concert in prague is from 2016!!!


Fizzbin2017-10-02 19:32:46
Itīs sad, that a lot of sources in the web are talking about, that the recording was made in June 2017. That was so wrong! And sad that Thelma & Louise was missing. But of course its a great show too. [And the best: I filmed for me the complete show at Frankfurt; with Trevor Horn,....and Lisa Gerrard] :)

Backbiter reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-31 05:12:22
Finally!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2017-08-30 10:54:16
The one you've been expecting for soooo long !


Jim2017-08-30 11:10:00
Thank you, lol...


mpolonest123 2017-08-30 15:04:36
I'm so happy this is finally getting released! Got to see the Manchester show on the first run and was blown away.


Zimson2017-08-30 19:34:01
So glad they're doing a dvd too!

Heinz reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-30 11:17:58
The album includes 2 CD's and will be released on November 3rd (source: amazon.de)

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