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Hans Zimmer: The Classics [Vinyl]

Release Date: 04/21/2017 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88985322811  
Composer:  Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Lindsey StirlingLang LangTill BronnerTina Guo,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Piano Guys2Cellos
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Classics is a stunning new album from the world’s most exciting film composer, Hans Zimmer. The album features back-to-back blockbuster hits including the iconic music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Academy Award®-winner The Lion King, the powerful and evocative theme from The Dark Knight Rises and the Platinum-selling “Now We Are Free” from Gladiator. For the first time, the bold and unmistakable music of Hans Zimmer has been reimagined and arranged for some of the world’s greatest classical musicians, including The Piano Guys, Lang Lang, 2CELLOS, Lindsey Stirling, Till Brönner, Amy Dickson, Leona Lewis and many more. This incredible collection is a must-have for all fans of the most in-demand composer in Hollywood.
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Hans Zimmer has scored more than 120 films, which have, combined, grossed over 24 billion dollars at the worldwide box office. He has been honored with an Academy Award® , two Golden Globes® , three Grammys® , an American Music Award and a Tony® award. In 2003, ASCAP presented him with the prestigious Henry Mancini Award for lifetime achievement for his impressive and influential body of work. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 2010. His Academy Award®-winning score to The Lion King has sold over 15 million copies since release in the early 90s. Some of his most recent works include Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger, History Channel's miniseries The Bible, the Christopher Nolan-directed films Inception, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises; Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Ron Howard's Rush and Steve McQueen's Twelve Years A Slave. His most recent Academy Award® nomination, his 10th, was for Interstellar. Read less

Works on This Recording

The Dark Knight Rises: Main Theme by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Lindsey Stirling (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
Pirates of the Caribbean: Main Title Music by Hans Zimmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Piano Guys
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
Gladiator: Gladiator Rhapsody by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
Crimson Tide: Theme by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Till Bronner (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; United States 
Inception: Time by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Tina Guo (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
The Lion King: This Land by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Amy Dickson (Saxophone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
Gladiator: Now We Are Free by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Leona Lewis (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Man of Steel: Flight by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano), Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: England 
The Thin Red Line: Light by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
Gladiator: The Battle by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Khatia Buniatishvili (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000 
Inception: Mombasa by Hans Zimmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  2Cellos
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
Interstellar: The Docking Scene by Hans Zimmer
Performer:  Roger Sayer (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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