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Comments about the soundtrack for Man of Steel (Hans Zimmer/Various)

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• Posted by: Marvin Arnold   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
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• In Response to: No ORCHESTRA? (Harry P)

> What hurts me the most is the fact that no real orchestra was used. IMO
> Michael Giacchino should have composed for this film instead, it's
> perfectly up his alley. This score is effective in something well, not
> superman, and even better is expected from unknown composers with mere
> synth orchestral samples. The production of this score is bad, and the
> crossfades need to come to an end, they are not welcomed in film scores,
> never have and never will, so stop. Zimmer, you had your moments but your
> time has come, retire already so Clemensen can get a break and maybe get
> more good scores to listen to instead.

What? A whole orchestra consisting of a large string orchestra with large brass and percussion sections and additional soloists was used. Just have a look at the 'making of' videos...

The only problem is the modern trend to record the sections separately for easier mixing...

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • No ORCHESTRA?  (1985 views)
       Harry P - Monday, June 17, 2013, at 2:31 p.m.
    •      Re: No ORCHESTRA?  (1641 views)    We're Here
         Marvin Arnold - Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
      •    Re: No ORCHESTRA?  (1751 views)
           Edmund Meinerts - Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 5:55 a.m.
    •    Re: No ORCHESTRA?  (1911 views)
         Sebastian - Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 12:07 a.m.
      •    Re: No ORCHESTRA?  (2060 views)
           Tom Resnick - Friday, June 21, 2013, at 10:10 a.m.

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