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Matthew's back, that's for sure !Just saw it as well. Honestly didnít know it was happening lol... but that would be awesome news if Matthew and Henry are co-composing together again.It's pretty good but I think it's the Mounsey cues that sounds the most convincingly Powellish here. Which makes sense given that he's worked on like every single Powell score of the last 10 years lolSince The Lion King, in my opinion, is 99 per cent the same as the original, I simply can't be that enthusiastic about it. I would have preferred a  special 2 CD (physical) edition of Dark Phoenix.Hans's emulation of Powell's sound is more convincing than Mousney and Balfe's.
Anybody who already saw The King's Man trailer today it's really good!!thx hybrid. but why hans? isn't it the decision of fox music?Honestly, Hans is in the middle of big TLK promotion right now, so wait & see...that's true..."Closing in on 700 signatures now, so you'd think that the petition would be gaining at least a little attention."<br><br>Hate to break it to you, but that's laughably naive. No executive is going to even notice a petition with 700 sigs, let alone be spurred to action by it.
does anyone have some infos about the release?Yes, but, Sorry, but i see it ...Looking forward to hearing this when it eventually gets leaked. This was an amazing score.Didn't think there was more unreleased tracks from this score, aside from some suites, considering how much there was on the Deluxe Edition.the real question is why hasnít the complete page been created yet when the complete for chapping and inferno have
I never understood why Balfe never got a joint credit on this?<br>The first Sherlock was on earth of my favorite soundtracks ever. Canít wait to see what they do on this filmSo I'm curious I've seen a lot of these unofficial complete releases on the site and I was wondering why can't there be an official release instead of just these unofficial releases?So many complete scores leaking and I want this one the most.Is it out??? I want this!!!Is it out yet?
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Hans ZimmerBlake NeelyGeoff ZanelliTrevor Morris
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The Last Samurai
Label: Elektra
Length: 59'46
HZimmer.com rating:        5/5
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  1. A Way Of Life (8:03)
  2. Spectres In The Fog (4:07)
  3. Taken (3:35)
  4. A Hard Teacher (5:44)
  5. To Know My Enemy (4:48)
  6. Idyll's End (6:40)
  7. Safe Passage (4:56)
  8. Ronin (1:53)
  9. Red Warrior (3:56)
  10. The Way Of The Sword (7:59)
  11. A Small Measure Of Peace (7:59)

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  12. The Final Charge (4:39)
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Dawn reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-13 00:00:00
Zanelli had two cues from TLS on his website : The Final Charge & Ninja Attack.
A while ago, Blake Neely had a cue called "Sake" on his website and, if I remember correctly, it was the beginning of OST track 3.

As always, we don't know what means those credits, did Zanelli & Neely made those cues all by themselves or did they helped Hans finishing the job ?
For exemple, Trevor Morris had a cue of TLS on his website, and he explained that this cue was all Hans, but he was asked to add some brass in the background... It's far from a "composing task" !

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-13 00:00:00
@Prott: Thanks for the info. I think I checked there, but it was a long time ago and I didn't know if anyone knew different. And I thought the same thing, that the part that is nearly identical to Pearl Harbor would have been collaborated with Geoff Zanelli. Oh well.

@Anonymous: I'm sorry but I have to disagree with you here. I love that part because while it sounds nearly identical it fits perfectly within the scope of the overall score and does not detract from the listening experience a bit. I agree that the album is perfect, but it's even more perfect with the full, film-version of the final charge.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-13 00:00:00
was listening to the final charge today - what a horrible pearl harbor lift. It's almost identical to War in a certain section. Come on Geoff a bit of creativity please! Glad it wasn't on the album, it would ruin it as the album is such a perfect listen . . .

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-12 00:00:00
Hyrbrid, any information on this soundtrack? Which "Additional Composers" helped out on each track. Thanks.

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-12 00:00:00
According to the ASCAP, Hans wrote all the cues by himself (and I thought that - for example - Final Charge was composed by Geoff Zanelli ... at least that Pearl Harborish "charge-part" :) ).

Isaac Nahakuelua reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-26 00:00:00
How do I go on about asking permission to use Hans Zimmer's music for a commercial I would like to make for my book? My book is on Amazon.com and is titled, "Afghanistan through an Infantryman's Eyes" . I am a prior Combat Veteran who has served in the United States Army for 6 years as an Airborne Infantryman. I went to Afghanistan for one year and I saw what I believe is God in the love I experienced from the Afghan people, and the beauty I felt in their land. The context of my book focuses on a soldier (Myself) looking for the truth in life--well knowing that truth can be created in the hearts and minds of people, by people. The music from Hans Zimmer fits my epic journey through life as I am in search for God. May I please use Hans Zimmer's music for my commercial for my book? Thankyou.

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-12 00:00:00
I love the emotions this music generates

sarah reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-15 00:00:00
I just can't get this soundtrack out of my head for years!!!!
I don't want to!
I'm afraid I'll never gonna hear another sweet perfect meaninfull inspiring music like The Last Samurai soundtrack ever...

Eddie Grinman reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-19 00:00:00
I have been a Hans Zimmer fan for a long time but his soundtrack for The Last Samurai is, in my opinion, his greatest work ever. It is, in some respects, more beautiful and meaningful to me than the actual movie. At first when I heard the music during the film I thought "what kind of genius was able to conjure up something so heavenly?" Then I saw the credits and said "Oh. Right, of course."

Nicola reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-13 00:00:00
This score has to be one of the most beautiful, peaceful pieces of music I've heard in a long time. I don't know where I've been not to have know who Hans Zimmerman was before, but I am definitely a fan now. Amazing music!

Shahrouz reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-22 00:00:00
Do you konw when is the best minutes of your life ? Its when you play "A small measure of peace" or "A way of life" .

For your own well being , Buy the album if you have not buy it yet !!!

I hope someday hans visit this board and realize how much I appreciate his scores , you rock my world !

Salih TURK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-19 00:00:00
Dear Sir,

You are great composer and producer; I was follow your musics since Rain Man. There are a lot of peace in your song... THANK YOU...

Sincerely...

shiwasu reply Replies: 0 || 2009-09-17 00:00:00
I love to listen to these tracks after all these years day by day. Would love to see it live.
Really good job though. :)

D Weathers reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-27 00:00:00
This is the most beautiful soundtrack that I've ever heard! I simply love this CD. I hope to one day see this performed in person. I love the orchestra! The did a superb job.

Damtsag reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-25 00:00:00
Superb!!

Jandy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-09 00:00:00
Is there a list anywhere of the instruments used in the score? (i'm building a vst bank of world music instruments)

Levente reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-09 00:00:00
Vocals : DELORES CLAY
Fiddle : CRAIG EASTMAN
Cello : STEVE ERDODY
Navajo voices : BENJAMIN HALE
Koto : JUNE KURAMOTO
Taiko drums : EMIL RICHARDS
Shakuhachi : BILL SHULTZ
Flute : FRED SELDEN
Synthesisers : HANS ZIMMER

But you can read it on this page.

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-09 00:00:00
No Tillman in this one? Im suprised.

serhat civlan reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-30 00:00:00
perfect...

serhat civlan reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-30 00:00:00
perfect...

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-19 00:00:00
Fantastic...

abed reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-16 00:00:00
really its verry nice

heathledgermylove reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-03 00:00:00
this is the greatest score ever made do you've any idea mr hans how amazing you really are??? do you know that you're a legend??? do you know that you're the best composer ever and no one will ever top you???
you're are incredible man really incredible i don't know what to say what i said already isn't enough i want to say thank you for all what you've done for us and god bless you

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-10 00:00:00
I couldnt agree more. There are some transcriptions out there though...

Peter M reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-28 00:00:00
I would hope that someday a piano score of the Last Samurai will be released. My wife and I regard it as one of the best soundtracks ever, as well as one of the best musical compositions ever.

James reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-22 00:00:00
Undoubtedly the best soundtracks ever ! So emotional and spiritual :) It captures your soul in every second it plays ... And my favorite track : A small measure of peace . It's heavenly beautiful .

We should thank hans for this score . A true masterpiece . well done

Krazie835 reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
Zimmer's last solo effort?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
Solo?

What are you talking about???

Stop praising Zimmer. Its an effort of many talented composers.

nashio reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-16 00:00:00
no its not, r u retarded or something, zimmer lets his proteges write very small parts, he doesnt let em divide his work..

this is 99& zimmer

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