The movie score cost US$5 million with 160 people in the orchestra
Hans Zimmer at Cannes 2006 VIDEOS
.::SCOREREVIEWS.COM::. says :
"This is a serious classical/choral work written in a way reminiscent of Sibelius, Bruckner, or Mahler. The mourning melody of the very first track, "Dies Mercurii I Martius", is quite Sibelius in nature and coupled with the frantic harmonies used so often by Bruckner, you are off and running on this wonderful classical adventure.
Does show the excellent talent of Hans Zimmer. He is well schooled, meticulous in nature and this, as well as other tracks, show this (...)" .:: Scoreviews.com ::. Mp3 extracts :
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Those who are interesteed in this score should visit the da vinci code site: http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/thedavincicode/
There are some really good excerpts from the score in the background and if you give some time and then click on the da vinci gallery you have some more music. Some very good vocal parts of the score could easily be heard in the trailer.
To finish up the tracklist given in the site contains another track: 14. Kyrie For The Magdalene
I still have my doubts about some names altough they are in Latin, I could still follow them and they don't seem to follow the book. I hope that the film is truthfull to the book... This might be one of the best scores Zimmer might have produced considering the parts I have listened from the site
From here you can find quite a lot of information on the soundtrack: http://www.iclassics.com/productDetail?contentId=64530
And here I have gathered the sound which I hope is from the Soundtrack by Hanz Zimmer which is played as background music for the site of the film. The Style is Zimmer's Style and if the vocals in the soundtrack are going to be this smart, therefore we're in for a big one from Zimmer. Here are the highlights as one mp3: