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Sweet. I've gotta say, this score surprised me in a good way. I've always loved Powell, but if you told me two years ago he'd write a Star Wars score, I'd have been hesitant about it. But Solo is really, really solid, even without the John Williams main theme. In fact, I like what Powell does with the JW theme better than the theme as JW wrote it.Wowww so many solo Powell!His part is not in the OST release...No Paul Mounsey credits?Credits added !
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<br>I didn't credit here JW for every arrangements of his theme & old SW themes that can be heard throughout the score.
MoS, TASM2Badelt's "Solomon"?<br><br>This must be the "famous" Dark Knight reference that the "critics" are talking about.I could have sworn I had heard the Solomon theme and some of the same<br>Chords that Kraemer had used...<br>My mistake lol<br><br>And Balfe does seem like a genuinely nice person. Hell he even takes the time to put out unreleased music, not something most composers do. <br>That is exactly why I hate when people take personal jabs at composers (usually at Junkie XL for some reason). It’s fine to not like the music, everyone has different tastes, but don’t criticize a composer for writing what he was asked to write.I agree! He actually invited me to come to a recording session in London for this film, man it killed me that I couldn’t afford to go. But I was so thankful he even thought to ask! Top notch guy.Say what you want about Balfe but he's a really nice guy, and always answers my questions on FB and others on twitter.
I believe him as I didn't hear anything from Kraemer.I asked Balfe on Facebook if he used any of Kraemers theme and he said noI Know, Hybrid, just sayin' that i a fan of Benjamin Wallfisch's music Scores since lights Out to Blade Runner 2049 and i say this is another excelent Work from WallfischOne-worded track titles! Reminds me of early days of Media Ventures!<br><br>They sure tried real hard to keep spoilers out of these, didn't they? I suppose I'd take this approach over Latin or irrelevant names, though a little bit of pun and flavor wouldn't have hurt.So you can't wait to hear the score but you already say it's a great score ?<br><br><br>#inception
Another great score from Benjamin Wallfisch can't wait to hear the score & see the movie <br><br>Music By Benjamin Wallfisch<br>Additional Music By John Paesano & Adam Hochstatter<br>Orchestra Conducted By Tim Williams<br>Orchestrations By Peter Bateman & David J. KrystalWhy is people saying that Balfe kept some original music from Kraemer? I have listened to the whole score and I didn't found any quotes. Maybe in The Syndicate there is some kind of reference to Kraemer's theme but I don't really know.<br><br>And I have to say that I was expecting Balfe to shine on this one, but I ended up disappointed. There are some great action cues, and I like some things he does with the main theme like the use of choir, but the score as a whole feels like a reuse of many things I have already heard and ends up feeling repetitive and a bit boring. <br>And note that this is my opinion so don't jump into my neck saying this is the best score in the saga, because I think Rogue Nation is a really big step above this. I hope that at least it works in the context of the movie, which I suppose it does really well...Re-listening the score again...….Have to say, Lisbeth Scott's beautiful vocals are definitely one of the highlights. She's amazing. On par with Lisa Gerrard.<br><br>Speaking of, what the hell happened to MV/RC guys incorporating female vocalists in their scores? I've always loved that approach. But it seems that it kinda went away......replaced by more and more sound design! So except for this score (and Steve's Your Highness) is there a recent big MV/RC score that actually features female vocals? Maybe I'm missing some...…..I was wondering that is there a Hans Zimmer library you need to license from Remote Control.<br><br>I kinda saw a composer's Cubase setup and he labeled one of his folders, HZ STR, HZ BRS, and HZ Choir.<br><br>Does Zimmer have a brass and choir sample library you need to have a license for?Easy now Mr. Anonymous, no need to be so superior. <br>I looked up that tracklist, and couldn't find 'Tai Lung Escapes' specifficaly listed, hence asking. Closest there is 'Shogun Mongol Prison', but it's too short to be the whole scene.   <br><br>But I'll try to get a hold of that complete version somehow, looks super interesting.
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Composer, KeyboardsThird Percussion from the left, composer forVocal Arrangement, Vocals, composerConcert Co-Producer, Arrangments
Hans ZimmerJohn PowellLebo M.Henning Lohner
ComposerComposerComposerArranger
The Wings Of A Film
Label: Decca Records
Length: 71:45
HZimmer.com rating:        5/5
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  1. Gladiator: Now We Are Free
  2. Gladiator: Am I Not Merciful
  3. Driving Miss Daisy: Driving
  4. Thelma & Louise: Thunderbird
  5. The Thin Red Line: Journey To The Line
  6. Mission: Impossible 2: Nyah And Ethan
  7. The Lion King: Lea Halalela
  8. Power Of One: Mother Africa
  9. Nine Months: Suite
  10. Rain Man: Main Theme
  11. True Romance: Main Theme
  12. The Lion King: Busa
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-14 09:08:25
Add Gavin Greenaway here, please! He's playing on the keyboards with Hans Zimmer and Rupert Gregson-Williams. And he was a bandleader on this series of concerts!

Ds reply Replies: 3 || 2015-01-02 22:20:00
Is this album worth paying for? I mean, is it a good recording?

Also, why is John Powell listed as composer?


Zimson2015-01-03 16:08:43
He worked on Thin Red Line


Ds2015-01-03 16:32:41
Yeah, but as an additional composer... And Journey To The Line is 100% HZ if I am correct...


Ds2015-01-04 17:31:17
I bought it, the booklet credits Powell as "third percussion from the left", that´s it :-p

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-02 14:09:40
The version of "Driving" found in here is so...fun.

Primeaux reply Replies: 1 || 2008-02-09 00:00:00
The only track on this album that is worth a damn in Thunderbird . I will say that Thunderbird is the best music ever written. It makes me feel as though I were in Apache country.
Wish I could find it on a single track and not have to buy a damn album of junk I do not like.


Phill B2011-11-12 15:16:58
pleas respect this music and them artists

you can also express your meanings differently

thx ;)

ovidiu floca reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-14 00:00:00
no 1 in all world

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-04-02 00:00:00
But I don't understand why they didn't released the whole show.

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-24 00:00:00
A very good live album. There is only a few composers who hold a concert and then release it, officially, as an audio CD. This is something special.

stevey reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-21 00:00:00
when and where is the next hans zimmer concert
please let me now. stevenkazan@hotmail.com

emilio reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-17 00:00:00
hellow i emilio from argentina thanks hans for thunderbird really powerfull theme

Kurt Miceli reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-03 00:00:00
Would it be possible to translate the above article in English. It would surely be a great help to all Hans Zimmer fans - however it still transmitts the greatness of Hans Zimmer and his MediaVenture friends with the difficulties of performing live and what not.

Keep up the Great Work both to the best composer and his totally dedicated team!

Kurt (Malta)

Annika reply Replies: 0 || 2005-08-31 00:00:00
Ich würd ja gern auf englisch schreiben, aber für diese CD fehlen mir da einfach die Worte! Genial, und zwar jeder Song! Besonders die Stücke vom "--König der Löwen"-- sind genial! Keswa und Lebo M. haben so tolle Stimmen!
Hans Zimmer ist der beste !

Matteo Merli - Italia reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-14 00:00:00
Great great Hans !! i'm an italian boy i love Ennio Morricone and the music of film like Per un pugno di dollari, per qualche dollaro in più ecc...But Hans is great composer. This Cd is fantastic !!

Demetris Christodoulides reply Replies: 0 || 2005-01-15 00:00:00
HANS ZIMMER - Wings of a film

One of the so rare cases where film music is actually recorded and released from a live perfomance. And believe me, it's so good! And with new, different versions of the pieces we already know, and with this tracklisting, nothing can go wrong, can it?

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The Wings Of A Film soundtrack - Hans Zimmer - John Powell - Lebo M. 2001