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The Nils Frahm track was released years agoNo one is mentioning "Says" from Nils Frahm. What a masterpiece of music. Love how it develops and getting so emotional even with that futuristic sound-effect. One of the highlights of this score, with those tracks Cerbei mentioned.Balfe is a great arranger but an even better composer.Beyond Two Souls is still one of the best game soundtracks.<br><br>I must have watched another movie in regards to Balfe filling in the gaps - that makes no sense?The soundtrack released seems not to relate to what was actually used in the film.Balfe “gap” music is featured much more and works brilliantly<br>Last night I was talking to Lorne, and he told me that in principle there is intention to release the full score.
I'd be very interested to hear the supposed Balfe complete score to picture where he apparently sought to elevate it, as someone here put it. The Richter is pitch-perfect and works massively well to picture and, not dissing Balfe at all, his stuff is literally 'additional music' to fill the gaps.Aplusle, that's really well put actually.Don't feel bad. You've just summed up why Hans and Lorne make a good team. Lorne is by all accounts a fantastic arranger and can bring out the best in others' ideas but I sometimes find his own compositions are a bit basic or leave me cold. Hans on the other hand always nails the theme and the concept but his scoring to picture to me feels clunky and a bit amateurish, especially when the music is dense. <br><br>Both super talented in their own ways. :-)Is there anyway o get sheet music for Into the pie machine for orchestra?Just saw Maleficent 2. There is a lot more Newton Howard in the movoe than there is on album.<br>I actually can't really understand why they didn't include the reprise of The Christening (the dinner scene) & the finale in the movie.<br><br>Zanelli's score is wonderful and I love it very much. But would have loved this on album
I can't imagine how someone likes Balfe's part over Richters. As you said Thomas, Richters work sounds more like suites, and Balfes work is written more to picture. BUT, it sounds to me also like a typical RCP-work with Hans. While Hans gives the direction with his suites and melodies, Balfe and co are adapting those suites to the specific scenes and writing some "new" stuff to fill any gap if there is any need of it, so they become additional composers in the credits.<br><br>And here, we have the same. Richter shows the direction and some cues are real intense and beautiful. Balfes parts sounding like a gap-filler. I don't want to talk bad about Balfe, he's a composing machine, but still i can't find anything remarkable on those parts and so i can't understand how Richters work hasn't been used but instead the more colorless cues from Balfes part :/<br><br>Again, don't feel insulted guys, it's just my sensationBalfe’s part is the best I think.<br>It also seems written to picture instead of just long suites.<br>My understanding is the Balfe wrote half of the score but the album doesn’t seem to represent that for some reason.I really liked Richter’s score over balfesI listened Max Richter for years. He is the kind of select or minority composer who does his solo works and soundtrack for movies not so famous. <br>His solo works are really really good with quintet and piano and voice. "on the nature of daylight" is definitely the best. <br>His sountrack is not good as his solo, to be honest. I think "the Leftovers" (2014-2017, HBO series), "Miss Slaone" (2016) and "Mary Queen of Scots" (2019) are cool.<br>If you need some peaceful music for meditation or good sleep, listen to his work.Richter did his recording in january and june 2019. The Director himself is a fan of Richter, so the deadline and director are not the reason.<br>It seemed that producers were not satisfied with Richter's music and they wanted something new, that's why they got Lorne. It turned out Lorne brought a very limited new...
@Cercei<br>Hybrid can definitely answer that best. Richter’s score is used (alongside Balfe’s material) as well as some source pieces. If I remember correctly it’s a mish-mash of the two.I do know that piece, it’s very pretty. I’ll check out his other works, thanks for the recommendation. In terms of minimalism I really am into Brian Eno at the moment. His “Music For Airports” and “The Lovely Bones” are excellent if you like more introspective music.btw, you're saying Lorne recomposed and reworked the entire score. as i haven't seen the movie yet, did the producers end up with not using richters score for it at all and just used the score from Lorne?thanks for your information. but i actually don't understand why they have done that. i've heard now Lornes cues and Richters cues. all those cues from Lorne, they sound very similiar to that what Richter composed, but somehow with less melodies. And you really have to work hard to not use fewer melodies then Richter, as he's a minimalist at its best ^^ with that being said, i can't hear any groundbreaking differences from Lornes part, so what was their idea on hiring it and getting the same style of music, but in a more "light" version? :/i really admire Max Richters work, he isn't that new in this scene. his style is that repeating minimalism. maybe you've heard once the cue "on the nature of daylight" which was used a lot by many other movies. his last score which knocked me out was "Hostiles". such an emotional and intense score, you need to hear that, and probably see the movie as well (with Christian Bale). <br><br>
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Hans ZimmerJohn Van TongerenJay RifkinBruce Fowler
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The Power Of One
Label: Elektra
Length: 46'59 (Score: 30'35)
HZimmer.com rating:        3/5
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  1. The Rainmaker (7:46)
  2. Mother Africa (6:19)
  3. Of Death & Dying (4:11)
  4. Limpopo River Song - The Bulawayo Church Choir (1:54) *
  5. The Power Of One - Teddy Pendergrass (5:17) **
  6. Woza Mfana (1:56)
  7. Southland Concerto (2:26) **
  8. Senzenina (1:48) **
  9. Penny Whistle Song (2:14)
  10. The Funeral Song - The Bulawayo Church Choir (1:42) *
  11. Wangal' Unozipho - The Bulawayo Church Choir (3:24) *
  12. Mother Africa Reprise (8:02)
*Written by David Khabo
**Written or arranged by Johnny Clegg
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Bonnefoy Nicolas reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-14 00:00:00
My best movie... plenty of emotions, colors and heat !
I've been living in africa while young (3 month till 9 years), and I can feel Africa with this movie like anyother one !

Pridelander (TLK fanatic) reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-07 00:00:00
In The Lion King, African lyrics on the score (and background chorus/vocals in the songs) are not Swahili. Since Lebo M (who worked with Hans Zimmer) is from South Africa, lyrics are South African languages - isiZulu, Sesotho, Setswana.
I learned about these things from this website: http://www.lionking.org/~taabani/
It has a lot of interesting information about languages in TLK. :)

But most of the character's name and some words ("Hakuna Matata" and Rafiki's "Asante sana" song) are Swahili.

So, I think lyrics on The Power of One score is also South African languages.

Kelly reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-06 00:00:00
Hi...I'm wondering if the lyrics, at least some of them,are not Swahili? Especially since as someone noted, the producer worked with the producer of Lion King, which definitely contains Swahili. Thoughts?

keschoo@bellnet.ca

Kouki reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-25 00:00:00
Absolutely WONDERFUL soundtrack, the music is hauntingly beautiful. Lebo M's vocals go hand-inhand with Hans' music.
Now to answer some questions I've noticed.
Unfortunately, there are NO lyrics to this soundtrack availible.
As to the language, its more than likely Zulu or Tswana or possibly Sotho (Lebo M speaks quite a few languages of South Africa, those are the three I know of).

tony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-18 00:00:00
we have been captured by the sense of unity in the southland concerto and are incorporating into our wedding but struggle to fine lyrics.... can anyone advise wher to find?

same for senzenenia...

thks

rax reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-26 00:00:00
Thankyou so much Pedro!

I love you!

Thankyou. Thankyou. Thankyou.

Pedro reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-25 00:00:00
The song you are after in that commercial if from the power of one sountrack. track one. the rainmaker

rax reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Can someone tell me the name of the song used in the commercial "the power of one" which was aired in 1993 by Earth Communications Office http://www.oneearth.org/.

The music was produced by Hans Zimmer, and I am guessing it is from this CD, but I dont know.

You can view the commercial on youtube at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_Twc1jURn4

Please help. Its hauntingly beautiful.

Thanks much,
rax

Dook reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-07 00:00:00
can i have the language that this is in and the lyrics in whatever language and english?

Paolo B. reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-08 00:00:00
Hello everybody and sorry for my english!!! I watched "the power of one" (in italian obvously) and I think that's a spectacular movie. It makes me wonder about how to spend my life and how to react against our fears and unsureness.
I am looking for the lyrics of the soundtrack and I'd like to understand the meanings of that song. My e-mail address is unworthy_84@yahoo.it. If anybody could help me to find something about this I would be so happy. Thank you

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2007-01-03 00:00:00
To buy the soundtrack, try Amazon.co.uk. You can get it used for about 13 pounds (approx $26 depending on exchange rate) and 3 pounds postage

carolina w. reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-25 00:00:00
I HAVE NEVER SEEN AND WILL NEVER SEE A MOVIE SO WELL MADE LIKE "the power of one".IT TEACHES US ABOUT LIFE...........
DONT FORGET WE ARE ALL EQUAL!!! and TO BE BRAVE WITH BAD MOMENTS.
love you all.
CARO WONKA

Kathryn Twinfeathers reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-20 00:00:00
I am looking for the lyrics to the Power of One song off the soundtrack

Thalassa Ibrahim reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-12 00:00:00
Please help me!
I really need the lyrics to the song "The Rainmaker"
We are going to sing it in school but nobody seems to know the lyrics please help us out
Thnx!!!!!!!!!

beth, vancouver reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-10 00:00:00
regarding the lyris to the southland concerto, just before the Boar prison guard beats morgan freeman to death, he asks freeman to tell him what they are singing, and freeman's answer is something like, "we will never bow, give them what they want, they are pigs, we will live on." that's just my very tired brain paraphrasing. best to watch the movie again and listen for that part. the part where everybody cries.

beth, vancouver reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-10 00:00:00
Has anyone else ever noticed that Hans Zimmer and Lebo M worked together for the theatre production of Disney's The Lion King as well? And not only that, but they sampled the women's choral part from Power of One's 'Woza Mfana' in The Lion King's 'The Lioness Hunt'? Clever, but it didn't slip past me!!!!

See if you can find the same thing!

Iris reply Replies: 0 || 2006-11-06 00:00:00
I would like to find the lyrics somewhere actually...anyone knows where to find 'em?
Ow yes, great songs, great songs!

Mark Smith reply Replies: 0 || 2006-09-14 00:00:00
If you've watched the film you will know the lyrics to the Southland concerto - Peekay wasen't lying you know! 'They run this way, they run that way, etc, etc.'

The film is highly enjoyable and moving - in fact I based 6 months of my life on it and moved to Johannesburg. Sorry folks, SA is nothing like the film these days - Apartheid has ended but inequality and crime remain rampant.

Alex reply Replies: 0 || 2006-09-10 00:00:00
People are like evil did they stop making the CD? they sell it for as low as like $40 and high as $200 even itunes doesnt have it

Tex reply Replies: 0 || 2006-09-09 00:00:00
I see alot of asking for the lyrics for southland concerto but i aint seein no lyrics! any yall know where to go for it?

Gary reply Replies: 0 || 2006-09-06 00:00:00
Why in the world is The Power of One soundtrack so difficult to find and purchase?

RichK reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-28 00:00:00
Possibly the most uplifting... exposing... hmmm... the best story ever told? The book(s, with Tandia), the movie, the soundtrack... I just can't stop reliving them, and intigrating the messages into my life.

L Bloch reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-19 00:00:00
We are Australian/Kiwis..My husband and I are currently reading The Power of One and we are totally engulfed in the magical storytelling of Bryce Courtney. We now wish to have the soundtrack of the music composed by "Doc" and sung by the "different tribes" incarcerated in the prison where Doc was, for the length of the war.
The downunders

elsie moala reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-31 00:00:00
just want to say what a beautifull film this is "the power of one" it is one of my favourites......
i love the soundtrack and every little thing about it.
this film really touched me, it makes me cry every time i watch it....this goes to any film that has to do with black slavery....i can watch this film and not get sick of it.......thats how much i love it as well as other films that has to do with black slavery......

alecs reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-15 00:00:00
duz ne1 no da lyrix 4 da southland concerto i realyy need 2 no african n if posibl english lyrix!!

Kerry reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-22 00:00:00
Well guys i live in the town that the movie was made in. Bulawayo! Really cool soundrack and very moving movie!

Unknown reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-18 00:00:00
I think this soundtrack is the best, I have watched the movie and it really has moved me.

Unknown reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-18 00:00:00
Do you have the lyrics or sheet music for this?

Nicole reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-18 00:00:00
I have been listening to this soundtrack for years, and it still gives me chills. For those of you who can't find the CD, Lebo M. has a number of tracks on his website for download

http://lebom.com/music.html

Oh -- and if anyone has lyrics to Rainmaker I would appreciate it.

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