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That unreleased stuff is pretty cool. It'll bring up the total time of the OST, and it's nice to have the Reese volunteering/Reese sent back themes.Salve voglio congratularmi con il Maestro Zimmer, pietra miliare nella mia vita musicale... Come posso entrare a far parte del Team? Sono un compositore Italiano.. Un saluto a tutti i fans di Zimmer e al Maestro stesso.Excellent! Horror, has he done any horror movie scores other than "The Ring"?My Horner moments cam from space scenes. Very Apollo 13....Absolutely no idea !
Am I the only one consistently reminded of the late James Horner whenever I listen to Cornfield Chase? It makes me think, for example, of Cracking the Russian Codes from A Beautiful Mind... it's got that same "flourishy," constantly-moving instrumentation, it picks up with a kinetic piano motif, and even has a super-abrupt ending. Cornfield Chase is actually one of my favorite Zimmer cues in a while.<br><br>Hybrid, do you know if it was an intentional homage to Horner's sound?New project for Hans ! :)Yeah I see that I'm telling them.thx Hybrid!<br>unfortunately the "Systems Online" is corrupted for meLorne added a bunch of unreleased cues on his website ! ;)
HI Hans and gang,<br><br>You are exactly the kind of hero I like - an unsung hero !<br><br>Your music is brilliant. Gladiator, Last Samurai, and my all time favourite Black Rain. The closing theme is just unforgettable, where did you get the inspiration ?Complete score?Well personally I think there's some middle ground in all that's being said... Hans isn't totally honest with this sentence. But his scores are not the "I drop you a piano theme and do the scores for me" either.Hans: "I mean, *on all of these scores* I have at one time or another played every single note. But unfortunately the story of me just sitting there by myself and writing is far less exciting and scandalous than the idea of assistants and ghostwriters."<br><br>Hence my earlier comment...Hans has most of the time written at least the basic versions of all the cues we're hearing, and his buddies, while working substantially, aren't "writing the whole score." Zimmer scores *are* Zimmer scores, even if they're not completely and totally Zimmer to the exclusion of anyone else's ideas.People who complain about additional composers, look at other composers most of the time we don't even know at least one of theirs. They don't even give credits. For Hans' scores the names are always there. You just have to open your eyes and look. <br><br>And people who say that "Hans can't write real complex Orchestral Scores", well you really are not familiar with his work. One doesn't simply become one of the most famous composers in the world just by writing "simple" stuff.
vced, I see your point, but it raised another question in my mind: if Lorne Balfe really composed (almost) the whole of Madagascar 3 or Kung Fu Panda 2... then why are they both so much more enjoyable than Home or Penguins? I think this is an evidence than Zimmer's role is a lot more important than some people would believe.I never blamed Hans when I thought credit wasn't due. Why would he put Lorne as a "producer" on the screen if he wanted to hide him. He never attempted to take credit for Pirates 1, while Monty Norman and John Barry sued themselves over decades, lol.<br><br>I guess the reason why some fans are upset is that they fall in love with the music and then once they already got attached to thought of: " This Hans Zimmer is brilliant!", they find out that not everything is Hans Zimmer. Something is Jim Dooley, or Geoff Zanelli, or Lorne Balfe. <br><br>I guess it's just badly communicated with the fans and for lack of information they start to make up conspiracy theories like how Hans tries to take world domination.<br>I mean, it really got better. <br>Since anyone barely buys a CD today no one can open a booklet and see who else worked on the score. For chappie he put Steve and Andrew on the front cover.<br>Great move if only 2 people helped him out, but how about 7 people? Guess that would look a bit crowded then. :P (And recently they added credits for some scores on spotify.)<br>I think he could reach most people through facebook if he sometimes posts stuff like:"Hey, check out some music by Lorne Balfe, he worked with me on TDKR."<br><br>Sorry for the wall of text but I wanted to write this for a long time. :)<br><br>BAM. The man has spoken.Hans was interviewed by his daughter recently...<br><br>Zoe : "Does it piss you off when people question the way the studio works? In terms of having people write for you—you know, when it’s made out to be Hans Zimmer’s Musical Sweatshop?"<br><br>Hans : "Well,they can’t have it both ways. Because on the one hand I get knocked for “sounding the same,” which of course doesn’t actually make any sense—look at the films I did with Ridley [Scott], and that’s just one filmmaker: Thelma & Louise doesn’t sound anything like Gladiator, which doesn’t sound anything like Black Hawk Down, which doesn’t sound anything like Hannibal, which doesn’t sound anything like Black Rain, which doesn’t sound anything like Matchstick Men…"<br><br>Zoe : "I really liked Matchstick Men."<br><br>Hans : "So did I, but I think we were the only ones. So anyway, on the one hand there’s obviously a very strong imprint in the architecture of the studio, and on the other hand… I mean, you already know all of this. I write these pieces and they’re very complete, everything’s done on them—the orchestration, everything. But like everybody, I need assistants. I’m the architect, but I need a couple of bricklayers, y’know? Do you think Michelangelo painted every square inch of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Probably not—it would have killed him if he had to do it all by himself!"<br><br>Zoe : "Fair enough. So do you think people who make those assumptions are just uninformed about the system? Because assisting and writing additional music is basically how you get your foot in the door, right?"<br><br>Hans : "Well, yes and no. It didn’t really used to be like that. When I got to Hollywood it was slightly different. The studios had orchestrators and arrangers on staff, and they never really got credit for anything. They were just “Backroom Boys.” So now I really do fight for credits for people, even really small credits. It’s important to me that people get to participate, and that they get credit and that they are visible, so I really do fight fort hem. They might not be the architects, but it’s still their time that they give me, that they give to these projects."<br><br>Zoe : "Interstellar was all you though, wasn’t it?"<br><br>Hans : "All me. Interstellar nobody got to write a single note on other than me. And although a lot of musicians played on it, one of the things we tried to preserve was the singularity of my touch and my vision, and literally me playing every note. I mean, on all of these scores I have at one time or another played every single note. But unfortunately the story of me just sitting there by myself and writing is far less exciting and scandalous than the idea of assistants and ghostwriters."<br><br>:DNope. It's not there.<br><br>You'll find it in the film, buried in the SFX and dialogue of the scene. It's not cleanly available. Maybe if the recording sessions ever leak out, you'll get it, but until then, no, it's not available.
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  Terminator Genisys2015-08-29 17:20:37
ggctuk
That unreleased stuff is pretty cool. It'll bring up the total time of the OST, and it's nice to have the Reese volunteering/Reese sent back themes.
  Fan Covers2015-08-29 17:10:50
Stefano Gargiulo
Salve voglio congratularmi con il Maestro Zimmer, pietra miliare nella mia vita musicale... Come posso entrare a far parte del Team? Sono un compositore Italiano.. Un saluto a tutti i fans di Zimmer e al Maestro stesso.
  Hans Zimmer to score A Cure For Wellness2015-08-29 16:37:20
isildur
Excellent! Horror, has he done any horror movie scores other than "The Ring"?
  Interstellar2015-08-29 16:13:24
Bioscope
My Horner moments cam from space scenes. Very Apollo 13....
  Interstellar2015-08-29 14:28:21
Hybrid Soldier
Absolutely no idea !
  Interstellar2015-08-29 14:16:45
Mike
Am I the only one consistently reminded of the late James Horner whenever I listen to Cornfield Chase? It makes me think, for example, of Cracking the Russian Codes from A Beautiful Mind... it's got that same "flourishy," constantly-moving instrumentation, it picks up with a kinetic piano motif, and even has a super-abrupt ending. Cornfield Chase is actually one of my favorite Zimmer cues in a while.

Hybrid, do you know if it was an intentional homage to Horner's sound?
  Hans Zimmer to score A Cure For Wellness2015-08-29 14:08:02
Hybrid Soldier
New project for Hans ! :)
  Terminator Genisys2015-08-29 11:48:47
Hybrid Soldier
Yeah I see that I'm telling them.
  Terminator Genisys2015-08-29 11:32:30
Lejti
thx Hybrid!
unfortunately the "Systems Online" is corrupted for me
  Terminator Genisys2015-08-29 10:44:05
Hybrid Soldier
Lorne added a bunch of unreleased cues on his website ! ;)
  Feedback2015-08-28 23:17:12
PheonixShadow
HI Hans and gang,

You are exactly the kind of hero I like - an unsung hero !

Your music is brilliant. Gladiator, Last Samurai, and my all time favourite Black Rain. The closing theme is just unforgettable, where did you get the inspiration ?
  Agent Cody Banks2015-08-28 19:35:46
JFSF
Complete score?
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 16:30:06
Hybrid Soldier
Well personally I think there's some middle ground in all that's being said... Hans isn't totally honest with this sentence. But his scores are not the "I drop you a piano theme and do the scores for me" either.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 15:03:27
Mike
Hans: "I mean, *on all of these scores* I have at one time or another played every single note. But unfortunately the story of me just sitting there by myself and writing is far less exciting and scandalous than the idea of assistants and ghostwriters."

Hence my earlier comment...Hans has most of the time written at least the basic versions of all the cues we're hearing, and his buddies, while working substantially, aren't "writing the whole score." Zimmer scores *are* Zimmer scores, even if they're not completely and totally Zimmer to the exclusion of anyone else's ideas.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 14:39:17
isildur
People who complain about additional composers, look at other composers most of the time we don't even know at least one of theirs. They don't even give credits. For Hans' scores the names are always there. You just have to open your eyes and look.

And people who say that "Hans can't write real complex Orchestral Scores", well you really are not familiar with his work. One doesn't simply become one of the most famous composers in the world just by writing "simple" stuff.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 14:10:18
Ds
vced, I see your point, but it raised another question in my mind: if Lorne Balfe really composed (almost) the whole of Madagascar 3 or Kung Fu Panda 2... then why are they both so much more enjoyable than Home or Penguins? I think this is an evidence than Zimmer's role is a lot more important than some people would believe.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 07:55:53
Zimson
I never blamed Hans when I thought credit wasn't due. Why would he put Lorne as a "producer" on the screen if he wanted to hide him. He never attempted to take credit for Pirates 1, while Monty Norman and John Barry sued themselves over decades, lol.

I guess the reason why some fans are upset is that they fall in love with the music and then once they already got attached to thought of: " This Hans Zimmer is brilliant!", they find out that not everything is Hans Zimmer. Something is Jim Dooley, or Geoff Zanelli, or Lorne Balfe.

I guess it's just badly communicated with the fans and for lack of information they start to make up conspiracy theories like how Hans tries to take world domination.
I mean, it really got better.
Since anyone barely buys a CD today no one can open a booklet and see who else worked on the score. For chappie he put Steve and Andrew on the front cover.
Great move if only 2 people helped him out, but how about 7 people? Guess that would look a bit crowded then. :P (And recently they added credits for some scores on spotify.)
I think he could reach most people through facebook if he sometimes posts stuff like:"Hey, check out some music by Lorne Balfe, he worked with me on TDKR."

Sorry for the wall of text but I wanted to write this for a long time. :)

  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 06:33:22
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BAM. The man has spoken.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-28 00:52:11
Hybrid Soldier
Hans was interviewed by his daughter recently...

Zoe : "Does it piss you off when people question the way the studio works? In terms of having people write for you—you know, when it’s made out to be Hans Zimmer’s Musical Sweatshop?"

Hans : "Well,they can’t have it both ways. Because on the one hand I get knocked for “sounding the same,” which of course doesn’t actually make any sense—look at the films I did with Ridley [Scott], and that’s just one filmmaker: Thelma & Louise doesn’t sound anything like Gladiator, which doesn’t sound anything like Black Hawk Down, which doesn’t sound anything like Hannibal, which doesn’t sound anything like Black Rain, which doesn’t sound anything like Matchstick Men…"

Zoe : "I really liked Matchstick Men."

Hans : "So did I, but I think we were the only ones. So anyway, on the one hand there’s obviously a very strong imprint in the architecture of the studio, and on the other hand… I mean, you already know all of this. I write these pieces and they’re very complete, everything’s done on them—the orchestration, everything. But like everybody, I need assistants. I’m the architect, but I need a couple of bricklayers, y’know? Do you think Michelangelo painted every square inch of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Probably not—it would have killed him if he had to do it all by himself!"

Zoe : "Fair enough. So do you think people who make those assumptions are just uninformed about the system? Because assisting and writing additional music is basically how you get your foot in the door, right?"

Hans : "Well, yes and no. It didn’t really used to be like that. When I got to Hollywood it was slightly different. The studios had orchestrators and arrangers on staff, and they never really got credit for anything. They were just “Backroom Boys.” So now I really do fight for credits for people, even really small credits. It’s important to me that people get to participate, and that they get credit and that they are visible, so I really do fight fort hem. They might not be the architects, but it’s still their time that they give me, that they give to these projects."

Zoe : "Interstellar was all you though, wasn’t it?"

Hans : "All me. Interstellar nobody got to write a single note on other than me. And although a lot of musicians played on it, one of the things we tried to preserve was the singularity of my touch and my vision, and literally me playing every note. I mean, on all of these scores I have at one time or another played every single note. But unfortunately the story of me just sitting there by myself and writing is far less exciting and scandalous than the idea of assistants and ghostwriters."

:D
  The Amazing Spider-Man 22015-08-27 21:51:00
ggctuk
Nope. It's not there.

You'll find it in the film, buried in the SFX and dialogue of the scene. It's not cleanly available. Maybe if the recording sessions ever leak out, you'll get it, but until then, no, it's not available.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 21:24:22
Mike
vced, I used to think just like that, but the fact is, even if another composer (Lorne) has his name on every cue in an HZ score, the fact is we really don't know how much Hans may or may not have done...Very frequently, the material that gets turned into cues will have already been written by Hans in some unreleased suite, or Hans will have done 80-90% of the cue before Lorne (or whoever) finishes it.

There's more to these scores than meets the eye, and while Hybrid admitted Hans wasn't focused on Madagascar 3 very heavily, it's impossible to jump to the conclusion that he barely writes anything on his scores. We simply don't know, and more often then not, in cases where I've formerly thought, "Oh, Hans had nothing to do with that music," he actually wrote most of it.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 20:55:50
vced
Prob coz Hans has barely seen the game. Turned up, wrote a one minute rough sketch of chord progressions, so they could get his name on the cover, then they wheeled in Lorne to actually turn it into a piece of real orchestral music.

I don't care personally, because we know the true story on this site. I admire Hans. He knows he can't write real "complex" orchestral stuff so he gets Lorne and dooley to help him out. Why not get help from your friends? Don't get the obsession some have with people having to work alone.

But sometimes I wonder how Lorne feels about it. He's clearly a talented and capable orchestral composer and arranger yet gets second billing on all the juicy projects. He basically did the whole of madagascar 3, really popular film, but Hans who wrote 5 minutes of piano sketches, gets all the credit, while he gets stuck with the penguins film no one saw. He does half of Inception, gets second billing, but gets landed with Terminator. From what Hybrid said recently he basically did kung fu panda 2 single handedly, yet again his solo credits are junk like "home".

I really want him to get a really big film that critics love. He deserves it!
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 19:36:36
Hybrid Soldier
Well you know Hans in promo videos... He doesn't force himself much ! haha...
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 19:35:11
Zimson
How did they get Hans to praise this game to the skies, lol. This looks like any other generic fantasy RPG out there.
  Backdraft2015-08-27 17:04:42
Dimitris Krommidas
Classic. Glad to have this too.
  The Amazing Spider-Man 22015-08-27 15:37:54
reac63
I have two question,please answer them
Music that play when electro died isnt in album? And where I can find that music?,its veryyy niceee
answer pleaseeeee
  The Bourne Ultimatum2015-08-27 15:03:46
Mike
"That worked well in Bourne 3..."

Yeah, after realizing the full extent of Greengrass' temping in that one, I feel confident we'll hear plenty of Powell music anyways. :P
  Hannibal (Expanded Score)2015-08-27 12:03:20
madmartigan
Hi Hybrid,
Do you know which is the music/track from this Expanded Score played at the end of the movie, when Lecter is in the plane with the boy child ?
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 09:46:31
Hybrid Soldier
Yes there will but I guess when the game gets released... But so far it has no release date ! :)
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-27 06:29:26
Drunkemunkey
Will it be an official release? Like iTunes etc.
  The Pacific (TV Series) (Complete Score)2015-08-26 23:45:52
Felix
Great Thanks :)

Do you know where we can listen to the 7 min Epilogue Cue from Hans & Blake in the finale episode?

Regards, Felix
  The Bourne Ultimatum2015-08-26 22:55:03
Hybrid Soldier
I have no idea but I wouldn't count on that...


Good luck to whoever ends up scoring it... It could just end up with temp from the trilogy... that worked well in Bourne 3... lol
  The Bourne Ultimatum2015-08-26 21:05:44
...
Hybrid, is there any chance that powell will return for the new bourne movie? I'm guessing Greengrass wants someone from RCP but with his reputation...

I hope powell will end up doing it even though I guess it's unlikely.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-26 18:55:31
Dimitris Krommidas
Thank you.
  The Pacific (TV Series) (Complete Score)2015-08-26 18:16:41
Hybrid Soldier
Hans initially wrote a 12 min demo which served as basis for the score...

Episode 8 is the one that reflects Hans's work better. Iwo Jima is by him...
  The Pacific (TV Series) (Complete Score)2015-08-26 18:11:53
Zimson
Was Hans really involved that much or are there some unreleased theme suites that would explain his credit on each track.
Or, do we don't know anything about his part.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-26 16:42:15
Hybrid Soldier
I added a bunch of vids that were uploaded.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-26 11:26:44
Dimitris Krommidas
Oooo my God!!! EPIC!!!
  The Pacific (TV Series) (Complete Score)2015-08-26 08:36:39
rockhound
Thank you for the credits Hybrid. It is a very good score by Hans, Blake and Geoff. The Main Theme is lovely and in the same tradition as Kamens Band Of Brothers Theme. Very beautiful melody and it fits perfectly to the visuals of the credits. The best moments in this score are the emotional, melodic ones. The action and suspense parts are ok. Nothing special but good. The show itself was not as good as Band Of Brothers, but the score was a positive aspect.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-26 08:05:34
Paul
Sounds very good.. I'm curious for the rest
  The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (Expanded Score)2015-08-26 01:55:27
Anonymous
It is not. That music is made up of three or four cues. However, you can find a very similar arrangements of the griffon attack and subsequent part (where the centaur charges) on Prince Caspian's score. They're both in "Raid on the Castle", I think.
  Bless Main Theme - Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe2015-08-26 01:06:07
Hybrid Soldier
Some new score, that was started a few years ago, and will finally come out (though I don't know exactly when lol) !
  The Pacific (TV Series) (Complete Score)2015-08-25 23:03:19
Hybrid Soldier
So you wanted The Pacific... Here we are !
  The Chronicles Of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (Expanded Score)2015-08-25 05:38:58
Swordroll
Does anyone know if the music playing during the sequence where the gryphons attack the witch up until Edmund destroys the wand is available anywhere?
  The Lion King (Complete Score)2015-08-24 09:07:13
ggctuk
The fact that those are the only demos on the set doesn't mean very much when it comes to guessing the composers. Wasn't the fact that those demos were the only ones included to do with that they never found a clean source for them? And that these were the best of what they found, the others were not suitable for inclusion?
  Le Petit Prince2015-08-23 22:28:16
Hybrid Soldier
LOL :D
  Le Petit Prince2015-08-23 22:24:48
Leo
I think I may have found Richard Harvey :D
http : / / sucm.tumblr.com / post / 127297179514 / chaotic-good
  The Pacific (TV Series)2015-08-23 22:14:19
Felix
Please do it, love it to see Complete score sites here, great thanks :)
  The Pacific (TV Series)2015-08-23 21:49:47
Hybrid Soldier
One of these days, maybe...
  The Lion King (Complete Score)2015-08-23 21:21:54
Mike
Very little is known officially here. Hybrid gave a couple credits a while back and he said...

Nick Glennie-Smith did "Scar's Dinner" and "Our Little Secret"
Mark Mancina did "The Trap" and "Nala Attacks"

What I say next is all just personal speculation, cause I can't remember where I heard this, but I believe Mark Mancina also did "Nala and Simba," as well as "Mufasa's Ghost," and I think Jay Rifkin did "As Good as Dead - Part 2." Like I said, take that with a grain of salt, but I got that info somewhere, and it's the credits I have listed on iTunes. :P All the cues that have Zimmer's demos on the Legacy Collection, like "Sunrise at Pride Rock," "Father's Footsteps," "Stampede," "Mufasa's Death," "Homeward Bound," and "King of Pride Rock" are presumably Zimmer alone.

Now is Hybrid able to confirm/deny any of my lame guesswork? :P
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