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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 albumI 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>Really surprised at this album, I’ve never really heard anything from Max Richter but I really like what he ended up writing for this score. It surprisingly flows well for a stand alone listen. It’s funny that the producers wanted a different approach, I think Richter nailed it.<br><br>Balfe’s contribution is excellent as well, I particularly like that repeating chord progression (which is starting to become one of his trademarks considering how many times he has used it). It’s disappointing that they didn’t include more of his contribution though, since he apparently rewrote the entire score.Lorne said in his Twitter, the first album for His Dark Materials come 3rd November, no date, for the moment, for the second album.Was the producersi haven't understood the fact, that Lorne was involved in this. Can someone explain it for me? Was the director not satisfied with Richters music? Was the deadline too near? Or what was the reason why they have brought Lorne to this project?

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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) 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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Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-02 00:00:00
This soundtrack is like a sequel to The Lion King Soundtrack. I really love it. Worth to buy!

the one reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-21 00:00:00
yeah does anyone know the lyrics to southlan concerto the entire thing they only give some of it in the movie

Greg reply Replies: 0 || 2006-03-13 00:00:00
Watch the movie and they tell the translation

Louise reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-24 00:00:00
Hi, how can I access the translations for Southland Concerto?

Carmit Levité reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-05 00:00:00
My favourite Soundrtrack of all time. As an ex- South African (now Israeli..) I'm amazed what this soundtrack did to me. I lived there in my childhood and the soundtrack made me feel every minute of it. Gets me to tears each time...
Captured South Africa with those wonderful choirs to perfection.

Martyn Gilbey reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-02 00:00:00
Buy the CD on ebay

Paula Stewart reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-02 00:00:00
Does anyone have the sheet music for Mother Africa or know where I can get it?

Michelle reply Replies: 0 || 2006-01-24 00:00:00
Hi I am searching for a translation of the Southland Concerto. Could anyone help me out

Chris reply Replies: 0 || 2006-01-21 00:00:00
Look on Ebay i obutght a copy for $40 is alot cheaper than Aazaon.

Teresa reply Replies: 0 || 2006-01-16 00:00:00
I want to purchase Power of One and I only see it listed on Amazon for $142.00 and I can't figure out why a CD soundtrack would come near to costing that amount. Can you tell me where I can go to purchase the CD only and for far less than $142?

Thank You

Mr. MoonCreek reply Replies: 0 || 2005-11-18 00:00:00
The DVD is available from NetFlix if you're in the USA.

Mr. Wilson Bumuh B. reply Replies: 0 || 2005-09-17 00:00:00
I wish to watch the film `the power of one ` again. For 5 good years , i have been tryn to a copy of this very movie to no avail......

Orion W. reply Replies: 0 || 2005-08-19 00:00:00
The Power of One Soundtrack..what can I start to say? Hans Zimmer is the most effective composer I think and believe in ALL of history (sorry Mozart) yes I said it. this soundtrack cleanses the soul..very emotional, raw and moving music. i use it to instantly bring balance and serenity back to my life.

I had a friend from south africa listen to it who never heard it before and he was astonished..he knew the lyrics and was brought to tears as well.
i recommend that you read the power of one book by bryce courtenay-- it's my #1 favorite novel and you will hear his music as you read it playing. yes the movie was underappreciated inkosikazi..

Baba Thaba reply Replies: 0 || 2005-08-11 00:00:00
was listed earlier for lyrics to this one song. While a song of the same title is on the Power of One soundtrack, the lyrics are slightly different (you'll notice if you listen) and more generic:
Senzenina? (What have we done?)
Sohlangana ezulweni. (We will meet again in Heaven (literally, in the sky)).

Joelle reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-27 00:00:00
Hi, I'm looking for this CD since a long time.
Does anyone know where I can buy it? (except the internet)

Carolyn reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-15 00:00:00
Hi Tony, I have transcribed the Southland Concerto and it is on Sibelius in SATB and solo voice. I teach music in Australia. You are welcome to it.

Carolyn reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-15 00:00:00
Hi I am searching for a translation of the Southland Concerto. does anyone have any ideas?

Tony Leach, Penn State University reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-08 00:00:00
I just returned from a 15 day concert tour to South Africa with my college choir. As one can imagine, the experience was life changing in the most positive ways! On yesterday, I caught the end of the movie 'The Power of One' and was immediately drawn into the choral soundscape of the music. I am launching my search for whatever resources I can find so that my choir may perform excerpts from this score. It's obvious that I'm joining a great community of choral conductors who have experienced the same revelation. Help!

Toddy reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-03 00:00:00
Lyrics and translation here:

syd reply Replies: 0 || 2005-06-15 00:00:00
Does anyone know how I can possibly get permission to use a couple of clips from this soundtrack for a promotional video for a childrens center in Africa.

Rebecca St. Martin reply Replies: 0 || 2005-06-13 00:00:00
I forgot to mention that I tried the links mentioned in this post but they were either broken or did not have the lyrics....

Rebecca St. Martin reply Replies: 0 || 2005-06-13 00:00:00
I wish I could find the lyrics to the score also and have had no luck searching the web. I own the Soundtrack and, unfortunately, the lyrics are not noted on the insert.

Does anyone know these or where to find them? I would like both the original lyrics and an English translation.

Blessings &-- Thanks!

Sorvats reply Replies: 0 || 2005-05-08 00:00:00
This is a wonderfull production, i have the soundtrack, but i want the translation, or at least the letters, if somebody know where can i find it, write here, thnx,

kelly reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-30 00:00:00
I was struck by how much "--The Funeral Song"-- sounds like "--Martin 452"-- a song from the 1991 Denson Sacred Harp. The words are english, written by charles wesley in 1738 and the music by S.B. Marsh in 1836.

Does anyone know if there's any relationship between these songs? I'd love an email back: #####. Thanks!

Amir reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-23 00:00:00
Hunt around online. carries it. Audio samples are there as well. But the price ($45) seems odd. Worth it though.

The Power of One still remains as my favourite movie and favourite CD. Even after all these years. The movie never got the recognition it deserved. It was Oscar material in my opinion.

I watched it at the theater by chance. The theater had a two movie special. A friend wanted to see the first movie and wanted someone to go with him. I cannot even remember the name of that first movie or what it was about. But I was bored out of my mind. Come the start of the second movie (the Power of One), I was thinking...'gosh, I don't want to sit through another movie'. My friend said it was about boxing or something and I gritted my teeth even more.

When it was over, I was stunned and floored by the effect it had on me. Four subsequent nights in a row I paid to see it again. Then under two weeks it was out of the theaters and the movie basically disappeared.

Everybody I have bought this movie for absolutely loved it. Same too with the soundtrack.

amy reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-21 00:00:00
could you please email me at ... and tell us where we could purchase or download this cd please
thank amy johnstun

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-24 00:00:00
Lucia, many copies are for sale at Ebay -

Lucia reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-24 00:00:00
I can't find this cd in my country. Can you help me for a present.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-23 00:00:00
I was looking around everywhere to find this cd. A friend of mine had a tape.

when i hear the power of one, i could cry. i all the time have to remember my time in africa.

hopefully, i can find a cd.

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