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A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project

CineMusic Filmmusic and Soundtracks - Tue, 04/20/2010 - 16:16

Composer Christopher Lennertz forwarded me this note about an exciting project for a worthy cause. Head over to Facebook and join the Hollywood Helping Haiti group for further details.

A Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project

Many of the worlds top composers are coming together to write and record a new symphonic work that will be available on both CD and DVD to music lovers around the world. All proceeds from this project will go to Hands Together in order to help the people of Haiti. The recording will take place in May of 2010 in Los Angeles and will be available this summer.

Composers lending their talents include:

Hans Zimmer
Dave Grusin
Marvin Hamlisch
John Debney
Christopher Young
Mark Isham
Brian Tyler
Tyler Bates
Theodore Shapiro
Christoph Beck
Christopher Lennertz
Don Davis
Bruce Broughton
George S. Clinton
Ed Shearmur
Alex Wurman
Deborah Lurie
David Kitay
John Swihart
Timothy Michael Wynn
Michael Wandmacher

and others…

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Powell, Beltrami and Mastodon

CineMusic Filmmusic and Soundtracks - Fri, 04/16/2010 - 18:46

New York Magazine wonders where the trailers and promos for Warner Bros. upcoming comic-book adaptation Jonah Hex are. Detailing the troubled production, they focus almost entirely on the situation surrounding the music. Director Jimmy Hayward ported his Horton Hears a Who! composer John Powell over to Hex, to collaborate with heavy metallers Mastodon.

“The band had been brought in by Hayward to collaborate on the score with Horton’s composer John Powell back in September 2009. However, the re-shoots and subsequent reediting meant Powell, who was already booked for Tom Cruise’s Knight and Day and Doug Liman’s Valerie Plame pic Fair Game, had to leave. “There was no animosity,” says Hinds. “He was just like, ‘If you haven

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Kick-Ass Soundtrack: Complete Listing

CineMusic Filmmusic and Soundtracks - Thu, 04/08/2010 - 02:39

Matthew Vaughn’s profane and violence-loaded comic-book adaptation Kick-Ass is all out of bubble-gum on April 16th, when it takes names at the North American box office. Accompanying Vaughn’s indie-geek-cred visuals is an original score with contributions from no less than four composers (John Murphy, Henry Jackman, Marius De Vries, Ilan Eshkeri–who scored Vaughn’s Layer Cake and Stardust), and an additional cue from Danny Elfman (“Walk To Rasul’s”)! There’s a mix of classical, contemporary pop-punk, electronic, and standard ballads (Elvis singing “Battle Hymn of The Republic”!). The soundtrack album, while featuring exactly no score material, is fairly comprehensive. 14 of the songs that appear in the film are included and are available digitally on iTunes (from Polydor) and on CD at Amazon.com from Phantasm Imports.

Cinemusic presents the complete song listing from the film:

“Walk To Rasul’s”
Composed By: Danny Elfman
Courtesy of Morte Pharmaceutical

“Stand Up”
Performed by The Prodigy
(Liam Howlett /Manfred Mann/Peter Thomas)

“Can’t Go Back”
Performed by Primal Scream
(Bobby Gillespie/Andrew Innes/Martin Duffy/Gary Mounfield)

“There’s A Pot Brewing”
Performed by The Little Ones
(Lee LaDoucuer/Gregory Meyer/Ian Moreno/Brian Reyes/Edward Nolan Reyes)

“The Barber of Seville Overture”
(Gioachino Rossini)
Performed by the Zagreb Festival Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Halasz

Performed by The Prodigy
(Liam Howlett/Tim Hutton/Keith Andrew Palmer)

“Bongo Song”
Performed by Zongamin
(Sasumi Mukai)

“(Banana Splits) Tra La La Song”
Performed by The Dickies’
(Mark Barkan/Ritchie Adams)

“Chi mai del mio provo piacer pie dolce! [Act 2] Idomeneo”
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker
(Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Conducted by Sir John Pritchard

“Starry Eyed”
Performed by Ellie Goulding
(Ellie Goulding/Jonny Lattimer)

“This Town Ain’t Big Enough For Both Of Us”
Performed by Sparks
(Ronald Mael)

Performed by Gnarls Barkley
(Brian Burton/Thomas Callaway/Gianfranco Reveberi/Gian Pero Reverberi)

“We’re All In Love”
Performed by New York Dolls
(David Johansen/Sami Takamaki/Steven Conte/Sylvain Mizrahi/Brian Delaney/Brian Koonin)

“Per Qualche Dollaro in Piu”
Composed by Ennio Morricone
(Ennio Morricone)

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