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  1. If you watched Battlestar Galactica or The Sarah Connor Chronicles, you might recognize this guy. I think he does a great job. Anyone else buy his albums for Battlestar Galactica? He also does an admirable theme for Sarah Connor Chronicles but that's unreleased.
  2. Hello! Lately, it has become very difficult for a large number of JWFanners who enjoy this score and want to discuss it to do so in the existing score thread. This is largely due to a steady stream of negative opinions being posted in that thread, often the same criticisms over and over again. This has led to some JWFanners feeling like they cannot even post their thoughts at all, as they will only see them picked apart and made to feel like they have to defend their opinions. To combat this problem, I am creating this appreciation thread, where those of us who like the score, and want to discuss it freely without the haters ruining the flow of conversation, can do so! Any posts that go against the spirit of this thread will be delt with swiftly! Nobody is being censored here, the original thread still exists! Those of us who like the score, have at it!
  3. Live BSG album coming this week and remastered soundtracks (just download I assume) and the live album will be released on CD by Lala... Pretty extensive interview here too! https://gizmodo.com/battlestar-galacticas-bear-mccreary-knows-what-concert-1847006819
  4. https://www.rollingstone.co.uk/tv/news/bear-mccreary-confirmed-as-composer-of-the-lord-of-the-rings-the-rings-of-power-20549/
  5. LOTR:TROP TRACKLIST WITH THEMES TIMESTAMPED Episodic tracklist can be found here https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QX0kWPgZu7VWoF7VwnQEKT6nGGi7YmlJaC6ttofS5ZY/edit?usp=sharing 01. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Main Title (no themes) 02. Galadriel 0:00-0:20 Galadriel Ostinato Harp, strings 0:20-0:43 Galadriel A Horn 0:43-1:07 Galadriel A Flutes/Strings 1:07-1:29 Galadriel B Low Strings 1:29-1:52 Galadriel A Strings 1:52-2:14 Galadriel Ostinato Strings 2:16-2:40 Galadriel A Horns 2:40-3:08 Galadriel A Horns, strings 3:08-3:35 Galadriel Ostinato Harp 03. Khazad-dûm 0:00-3:06 Khazad-dûm Ostinato (starts and stops through whole track) 0:15-0:44 Khazad-dûm A Male voices (0:24 Baruk Khazâd) 0:44-0:59 Khazad-dûm B Male voices 0:59-1:13 Khazad-dûm A Male voices 1:17-1:25 Khazad-dûm A Brass 1:25-1:40 Male voices stuff 1:40-2:08 Khazad-dûm A Strings 2:08-2:24 Khazad-dûm B Female voices 2:24-2:52 Khazad-dûm A Strings 2:52-3:14 Khazad-dûm C Mixed choir 04. Nori Brandyfoot 0:00-2:47 Nori Brandyfoot Accompaniment (starts and stops through whole track) 0:11-0:40 Nori Brandyfoot A Recorder 0:52-1:21 Nori Brandyfoot A Strings 1:21-1:47 Nori Brandyfoot B 1:47-2:11 Percussion Stuff 2:11-2:45 Nori Brandyfoot A Recorder 05. The Stranger 0:00-4:54 The Stranger Ostinato (starts and stops through whole track) 0:14-0:40 The Stranger A 0:40-0:56 The Stranger B 0:59-1:10 The Stranger A 1:10-1:25 Stuff 1:25-1:36 Stranger winding scale 1:36-2:01 The Stranger A 2:01-2:18 The Stranger B 2:18-2:30 The Stranger A 2:33-2:45 The Stranger A 2:48-3:11 The Stranger C 3:11-3:28 Stuff 3:28-3:54 The Stranger A 3:54-4:09 The Stranger B 4:09-4:35 The Stranger A 06. Númenor 0:00-0:20 Númenor A 0:21-0:42 Númenor A 0:42-1:01 Númenor Chords (Csus4-C-Ab, often plays under Númenor themes) 1:01-1:20 Númenor A 1:25-1:40 Númenor A 1:40-1:49 Númenor Finale 1:49-2:08 Númenor A 2:08-2:28 Númenor A 2:28-3:01 stuff 3:01-3:20 Númenor B 3:20-3:44 Númenor A 3:44-4:03 Númenor A 3:44-3:53 Númenor B 4:03-4:19 Númenor Finale 07. Sauron 0:00-2:27 Sauron Ostinato (starts and stops through whole track) 0:10-0:39 Sauron A Male voices 0:47-1:18 Sauron A Male voices 1:18-1:39 Sauron B Female voices 1:50-2:21 Sauron A Brass 08. Valinor 0:00-0:30 Valinor A 0:30-1:00 Valinor A 1:00-1:31 Valinor B 1:31-2:01 Valinor A 09. In the Beginning 0:00-0:22 Valinor Voices 0:22-0:40 Valinor Voices 0:40-0:56 Valinor Strings 0:56-1:07 Valinor Strings 1:07-1:27 Galadriel Flute 1:27-1:55 Galadriel/Sauron Ostinato (Sauron pitches, Galadriel harmony) 1:59-2:03 Stranger winding scale? 2:10-2:45 Galadriel Horn, flutes/strings 2:45-3:18 Galadriel Horns 3:18-3:38 Sauron Ostinato 3:42-3:55 Galadriel Brass 3:55-4:45 Stuff 4:45-5:04 Sauron Ostinato 4:45-5:07 Galadriel Low Strings 5:07-5:33 Galadriel High Strings 5:36-6:11 Galadriel Brass, Strings 6:31-6:44 Sauron Ostinato fragments 7:02-7:15 Galadriel Brass 7:19-7:32 Galadriel Brass 10. Elrond Half-elven 0:00-0:28 Elrond A Flute, clarinet 0:28-0:43 Stuff 0:43-1:07 Elrond A Strings 1:07-1:26 Elrond A Strings/reeds 1:26-2:03 Elrond B Horn, horn/reeds 2:03-2:25 Elrond A Strings/choir 2:25-2:46 Elrond A Strings/choir 2:54-3:19 Elrond A Flute 11. Durin IV 0:00-1:58 Durin IV Ostinato 0:17-0:35 Durin IV A 0:35-0:44 Durin IV B 0:44-0:53 Durin IV A 1:07-1:26 Durin IV A 1:26-1:34 Durin IV B 1:34-1:43 Durin IV A 2:02-2:24 Durin IV A 2:24-2:36 Durin IV B 2:36-2:58 Durin IV A 12. Harfoot Life 0:00-2:17 Harfoot Compound Meter (5/8-6/8) 0:13-0:46 Harfoot Life 0:46-1:16 Harfoot Life 1:32-2:17 Harfoot Life 13. Bronwyn and Arondir 0:00-0:18 Bronwyn and Arondir Intro 0:18-1:00 Bronwyn and Arondir A 1:00-1:41 Bronwyn and Arondir B 0:00-2:24 Bronwyn and Arondir Intro 1:45-2:24 Bronwyn and Arondir A 14. Halbrand 0:00-2:43 Southlands/Halbrand Accompaniment (starts and stops through whole track) 0:04-0:56 Southlands/Halbrand A 0:56-1:30 Southlands/Halbrand B 1:30-2:24 Southlands/Halbrand A 2:31-2:51 Southlands/Halbrand A 15. The Boat 0:08-0:43 Valinor 0:43-0:54 Galadriel 0:54-1:37 Valinor 1:37-1:58 Stuff 1:58-2:19 Valinor 2:28-2:30 Strings going Di di di didididiiii 2:40-3:15 Chugging strings 3:23-3:42 Sauron Ostinatio 3:25-3:42 Galadriel 3:42-3:56 Triumphant music 16. Sundering Seas 0:00-0:39 Stuff 0:25-0:39 Galadriel 1:11-1:36 Galadriel 1:36-1:55 Southlands/Halbrand 2:04-2:20 Stuff 17. Nobody Goes Off Trail 0:00-0:32 Harfoot Life 0:32-1:16 Harfoot Life 1:21-1:42 The Stranger Ostinato 1:27-1:49 The Stranger 1:56-2:06 Stranger winding scale 2:12-2:25 The Stranger 2:38-2:48 Stranger winding scale 2:51-3:20 The Stranger 3:27-3:34 Nori Brandyfoot Accompaniment 3:34-4:20 Nori Brandyfoot 18. Elendil and Isildur 0:00-0:45 Elendil and Isildur A Trumpet 0:03-3:47 Elendil and Isildur Guitar (starts and stops through whole track) 1:04-1:50 Elendil and Isildur A Strings, brass 1:50-2:31 Elendil and Isildur B 2:50-3:47 Elendil and Isildur A Trumpet/strings, strings 19. White Leaves 0:00-0:13 Stuff 0:13-0:48 Galadriel 0:43-1:06 Númenor 1:06-1:20 Númenor 1:20-1:43 Elendil and Isildur Guitar 1:43-2:32 Elendil and Isildur 2:48-3:15 Númenor 3:20-3:32 Númenor 3:32-3:46 Galadriel 3:46-4:12 Númenor chords 4:12-4:34 Númenor Finale 4:19-4:34 Númenor 20. The Secrets of the Mountain 0:00-0:27 Khazad-dûm Ostinato 0:27-0:44 Wondrous music 0:58-1:09 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Choir 1:20-1:48 Khazad-dûm A Low strings 1:50-2:12 Khazad-dûm A Oboe 2:25-2:47 Khazad-dûm B One of few times a B theme appears in the score 2:47-2:48 Khazad-dûm A Flutes/Harp 2:57-3:37 Khazad-dûm Ostinato 3:30-3:43 Khazad-dûm A Brass 21. Nolwa Mahtar 0:00-0:28 Nolwa Mahtar (0:16 Ai Valimar!) 0:54-1:23 Nolwa Mahtar 1:23-1:48 Nolwa Mahtar 22. Nampat 0:00-0:31 (Nampat sha ghash, Nampat burzum akh x4) 0:32-1:00 Orcs/Adar Pan flute 1:03-1:36 (Nampat sha ghash, Nampat burzum akh x4) 1:36-1:58 Orcs/Adar Brass 1:58-2:14 (Nampat sha ghash, Nampat burzum akh, Nampat sha ghash, Nampat Nampat Nampat) Black Speech verbs have an -at ending (durbat, gimbat, thrakat, krimpat), so “Nampat” is probably a verb. 23. A Plea to the Rocks 0:00-2:00 Female choir song 0:30-0:40 “Nolwa Mahtar”? 2:06-3:34 Sophia Nomvete song 24. This Wandering Day Megan Richards song: The sun is fast falling beneath trees of stone The light in the tower no longer my home Past eyes of pale fire, black sand for my bed I’d trade all I’ve known for the unknown ahead Call to me, call to me, lands far away For I must now wander this wandering day Away I must wander this wandering day Of drink I have little, and food I have less My strength tells me no, but the path demands yes My legs are so short, and the way is so long I’ve no rest nor comfort, no comfort but song Sing to me, sing to me, lands far away Oh, rise up and guide me this wandering day Please promise to find me this wandering day At last comes their answer, through cold and through frost That not all who wonder, or wander are lost No matter the sorrow, no matter the cost That not all who wonder, or wander are lost 25. Scherzo for Violin and Swords 0:25-0:30 Galadriel 1:42-1:47 Galadriel 26. Sailing into the Dawn 0:14-0:20 Southlands/Halbrand 0:20-0:52 Númenor 0:54-1:23 Númenor 1:23-1:38 Númenor Finale 1:43-2:06 Elendil and Isildur 1:45-2:04 Elendil and Isildur Guitar 2:19-3:02 Galadriel 3:02-3:08 Southlands/Halbrand 3:14-3:28 Númenor Chords 3:31-4:00 Númenor 4:00-4:05 Númenor Finale 27. Find the Light 0:00-0:48 Halbrand Accompaniment 0:10-1:20 Halbrand 1:30-1:39 Halbrand 1:42-2:03 Elendil and Isildur? 2:58-3:20 Halbrand (in major) 28. For the Southlands 0:20-0:25 Trumpet going Di di di didididiiii 0:28-0:39 Orcs/Adar 1:11-1:22 Halbrand 1:26-1:53 Stuff 1:53-2:05 Sauron B? 2:18-2:24 Bronwyn and Arondir 2:50-3:12 Bronwyn and Arondir 3:09-3:12 Halbrand Accompaniment 3:12-3:29 Halbrand 3:43-4:25 Bronwyn and Arondir 29. Cavalry 0:15-0:25 Númenor 0:25-0:38 Galadriel 0:38-0:54 Stuff 0:54-1:05 Númenor 1:25-1:28 Elendil and Isildur 1:28-1:33 Bronwyn and Arondir 1:38-1:40 Galadriel 1:40-1:44 Elendil and Isildur 1:44-2:22 Stuff 2:23-2:24 Elendil and Isildur Guitar 2:24-2:35 Elendil and Isildur 2:36-2:41 Southlands/Halbrand 2:41-3:04 Stuff 3:04-3:11 Southlands/Halbrand 3:40-3-50 Galadriel 30. The Promised King 0:00-0:25 Galadriel 0:56-2:15 Southlands/Halbrand 2:57-3:34 Southlands/Halbrand 3:45-3:58 Bronwyn and Arondir 31. Water and Flame 0:00-1:24 Stuff 1:24-1:32 Númenor Finale 1:32-3:24 Stuff 32. In the Mines 0:00-0:32 Durin IV A 0:00-0:50 Stuff 0:50-1:24 Elrond 1:24-1:48 Durin IV A 1:48-2:14 The Rings of Power/Arpeggios Choir 2:20-2:28 Durin IV A 2:35-2:45 Durin IV A 2:45-3:07 Durin IV Ostinato 3:15-3:46 Durin IV A 3:16-3:32 Durin IV Ostinato 3:46-4:08 Durin IV B 4:10-4:28 Durin IV A 4:28-4:52 Stuff 4:52-5:07 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Choir 5:07-5:43 Stuff 5:43-5:59 Elrond 6:00-6:10 The Rings of Power Chords Reeds 6:10-7:00 Dwarven chanting 6:30-7:08 Durin IV A 7:08-7:19 Durin IV A 7:20-7:33 Khazad-dûm 7:33-8:10 Stuff 33. The Veil of Smoke 0:00-1:08 Elendil and Isildur 0:04-0:37 Elendil and Isildur Guitar 1:22-1:40 I recognize this but can’t tell from where??? 1:40-2:20 Bronwyn and Arondir 2:20-2:30 Galadriel 2:42-2:59 Númenor 3:26-4:50 Southlands/Halbrand 34. The Mystics 0:00-0:51 The Mystics Slow chant 0:53-1:13 The Mystics Fast chant 1:30-1:56 The Mystics Slow chant 2:18-2:30 The Mystics Slow chant 2:34-3:10 The Mystics Fast chant 3:10-4:18 The Stranger 4:40-4:45 Stranger winding scale 4:53-5:00 The Stranger 5:00-5:18 (Black Speech) 5:07-5:18 Sauron Ostinato 5:18-5:45 The Stranger 5:48-6:00 The Stranger Ostinato 6:03-6:20 Nori Brandyfoot 6:50-7:49 Harfoot Life In Quenya, “iluisa, iluvatar, ilucara” means “omniscient, all-father, ominificent” 35. Perilous Whisperings 0:08-0:24 The Rings of Power Arpeggios Choir/strings 0:19-0:24 Southlands/Halbrand 0:38-1:15 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Choir/strings 0:43-1:03 Sauron B 1:52-2:08 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Strings 2:08-2:16 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Choir/strings 2:27-2:35 Southlands/Halbrand 36. The Broken Line 0:06-0:42 Valinor 0:42-0:53 Discordant reeds 0:53-1:02 Galadriel 1:09-2:26 Valinor 2:26-2:43 Galadriel 2:43-2:50 Discordant reeds 3:00-3:09 Galadriel 3:09-4:20 Sauron 5:05-5:13 Galadriel 5:15-5:43 Sauron Ostinato 5:20-5:43 Sauron 37. Wise One 0:10-0:18 The Stranger 0:26-0:46 The Stranger Ostinato 0:36-0:55 The Stranger 1:08-1:21 Nori Brandyfoot A 1:36-2:24 Harfoot Life 2:27-2:40 Nori Brandyfoot Accompaniment 3:13-4:07 Nori Brandyfoot A 4:07-4:43 Nori Brandyfoot B 4:43-4:58 Nori Brandyfoot A 5:22-5:30 Nori Brandyfoot A 5:32-5:57 Nori Brandyfoot Accompaniment 6:00-6:44 Nori Brandyfoot A 7:12-7:30 Nori Brandyfoot Accompaniment 7:12-7:25 Nori Brandyfoot A 8:03-8:40 Nori Brandyfoot A 38. True Creation Requires Sacrifice 0:21-1:08 Galadriel 1:30- 1:46 Elrond 1:47-2:32 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Choir/strings 2:13-2:41 The Rings of Power Brass 2:45-3:00 The Rings of Power Arpeggios Strings 2:52-3:00 Galadriel 3:00-3:08 Flutes going Di di di didididiiii 3:00-3:33 The Rings of Power Chords/Arpeggios Strings/brass 3:51-4:17 The Rings of Power Arpeggios Slower strings 4:39-5:03 The Rings of Power Violin 5:15-5:35 The Rings of Power Arpeggios Strings 39. Where the Shadows Lie 0:00-2:45 The Rings of Power Chords Choir (starts and stops through the whole track) 0:08-0:42 The Rings of Power A Violin 0:42-1:06 The Rings of Power B Violin 1:08-1:39 The Rings of Power A Strings, horns (half speed) 1:39-2:03 The Rings of Power A Violin 2:05-2:30 The Rings of Power B Violin 2:48-2:58 The Rings of Power A Female voices
  6. https://press.amazonstudios.com/us/en/press-release/amazon-studios-unveils-where-the-shadows-lie-featu https://music.amazon.com/albums/B0BFW6LF2K?do=play&trackAsin=B0BFVY635Z&ref=dm_sh_btz1FSq0htB5qz7s2DFXU1WaA
  7. Please correct any errors we make! @MonoverantusPlease post your transcriptions here too so we have a single place to go! A quick transcription of Shore's theme. Does anyone see any mistakes or would notate anything differently? I'm pretty unsure about the 2/4 time signature right now, but it looks and feels better than 4/4!
  8. I noticed something cool during last night's new Galactica. Might've just been imagining things, but it seemed to me that at least part of the battle that consumed the last two acts was heavily influenced by, if not a direct homage to, the Battle of Yavin. Mainly the control/command room, the distorted voices over the radio (this was the one that made me realize it), and even some of the cockpit shots when Vipers were shot down. I know I might be the only one here who saw this, but I thought it was worth mentioning.
  9. http://www.buysoundtrax.com/larsons_soundtrax_9-28_13.html Past Columns 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011• 2012 • 2013 Soundtrax: Episode 2013-08 August & September, 2013 By Randall D. Larson Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Bear’s Emmy, THE 25TH Reich, and a look back at Colin Towns’ FULL CIRCLE This week we feature no less than three new interviews - Bear McCreary on scoring Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. and Starz’s DA VINCI’S DEMONS; Ricky Edwards and the sci-fi Nazi spectacular, THE 25TH REICH, and Colin Towns on his remarkable 1977 synth score for FULL CIRCLE (aka The Haunting of Julia). Soundtrack Reviews include: COLETTE (Örvarsson), THE CONSPIRACY (Darren Baker), CONTINUUM Season 1 (Jeff Danna), GRAVITY (Steven Price), JOBS (John Debney), KICK-ASS 2 (Jackman & Margeson), LOST PLANET 3 (Jack Wall), LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED (Söderqvist), MUSIC FROM THE IRON MAN TRILOGY, SALINGER(Balfe), TEXAS, ADDIO (Abril), and THE ULTIMATE LIFE (McKenzie).
  10. Hey all, I'm running a CD giveaway on my site at Film, Music & Media! If anyone is interested please check it out all the details and how to enter! While your there be sure to check out some interviews and reviews! Cheers! http://www.filmmusicmedia.com/articles/thecapecdgiveaway
  11. Interesting pairing eh? But they remind me very much of each other. They both can write the big boomy scores that studios come to expect these days, and yet they do it in a much more sophisticated fashion than these types of scores are written with. McCreary relies more on ethnic instrumentation to deliver that big sound (with the heavy taiko drums, etc.), where John Powell implements more electronics. To me, John Powell still sounds very RCP, but McCreary has developed a sound signature all his own. John Powell I can still predict the next note on, McCreary takes familiar ideas into new directions. I'd honestly say that McCreary's music is probably the most surprising to me these days in terms of how well I can predict what direction a melody or theme will take. And that's something rare. Vote!
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