is the difference between score- and
score is the most orchestral sound that underlies the
film. The music is specially written for the film. In
most cases, a pure score-CD is released of a film.
Although often there is only a CD with songs. Sometimes,
a mixed CD, with both score and songs, is put
on the market.
years, Hans Zimmer has been one of the most successful
composers of filmmusic in Hollywood. Born in Frankfurt am
Main, he started his career in England, where he worked
with composer Stanley Meyers. After some co-compositions
for Meyers, soon commissions followed for projects of his
own.After this came his move to Hollywood and he finally
broke through with his music for Oscar-winner Rain
does Hans Zimmer have to do with the oldie Video
Killed The Radio Star?
Hans Zimmer became active in filmmusic, he was a member
of the 1980s band The Buggles, that scored a hit
with their Video Killed The Radio Star, in
1979. If you would dig up an old TV-performance, you can
recognize Hans Zimmer behind the
goes behind Media Ventures?
Ventures is the L.A. based music-studio of Hans Zimmer
and his partner, Jay Rifkin. Zimmer himself described MV
as School of Sounds. Zimmer founded the firm
to give young, talented composers a career-start in
is the link between composers like Harry
Gregson-Williams, Mark Mancina & Co. And Hans
composers are or were colleagues in the
soundfactory of Zimmers Media Ventures.
Zimmer works closely with his people on a
whole range of different projects. Harry Gregson-Williams
for instance, conducts numerous Zimmer-scores. Nick
Glennie-Smith wrote shorter passages for Zimmers
Nine Months, Hans Zimmer on the other hand
produced for example the score for Jeff Ronas
White Squall or John Powells
Face/Off. Some co-productions are not even
accounted for by a credit.
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