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Comments about the soundtrack for Gladiator (Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard)

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Re: A Perspective of Gladiator
• Posted by: Catherine Todd   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, January 8, 2010, at 1:35 p.m.
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• In Response to: A Perspective of Gladiator (KK)
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I agree 100% with what you say here. I love the soundtrack to Gladiator and rate it 5 stars. Thanks for putting so much so well into words. CT

> I honestly think this review is honestly really hard on Hans Zimmer. I
> mean Gladiator was truly one of his masterpieces. As I have noticed, many
> reviews on this site does NOT praise Ziemmer's work rather than criticiae
> it. Gladiator should have been obviously rated higher. It is oe of the
> greatest musical pieces made for the film industry. Lisa Gerrard, hans
> zimmer and Klaus Bedalt have changed the styles of music with the beauty
> of Gladiator.

> As for plagiarism, I have listened to the Planets MANY times and thought
> the chords between Mars and the Battle are similar. I do not find that
> eligible to be considered plagiarism. The melodies are quite different.

> Hans Zimmer has had his ups and downs. But he has made beautiful work as
> far as I know. Gladiator, Lion King, Crimson Tide, The Da Vinci
> Code/Angels and Demons, The Last Samurair, etc are ALL amongst my
> favourites. Hans Zimmer is judged unfairly by these reviews. I don't find
> the anniversary edition worth buying but Gladiator is a MUST HAVE
> masterppiece soundtrack. It DEFINITELY deserves more than 3 stars, i would
> honestly give it AT LEAST 4 stars if not above.

> I hope no one considers me as someone who worships hans zimmer. I am not
> trying to be bias, its just i find gladiator to be a beautifully woven
> soundtrack that deserves much more credit than this review gives it. Hans
> has often been the musical genius that contributes greatly. Thank you for
> another beautiful piece Mr. Zimmer!

Catherine Todd on

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  • A Perspective of Gladiator  (4220 views)
       KK - Friday, January 1, 2010, at 4:37 p.m.
    •    Re: A Perspective of Gladiator  (4474 views)
         Chris N. - Sunday, March 14, 2010, at 9:58 p.m.
    •      Re: A Perspective of Gladiator  (4076 views)    We're Here
         Catherine Todd - Friday, January 8, 2010, at 1:35 p.m.

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