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Episode 78 - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Author Doug Adams (The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films) joins Christopher Coleman and Marius Masalar to break down Howard Shore's score for the final Hobbit installment:  The Battle of the Five Armies.   Richard Buxton joins in for our first WHYBLT (What Have You Been Listening To) segment of 2015 and we also take a few twitter questions for Doug Adams about The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings scores.

Episode Highlights

00:30 — Introduction and "What Have You Been Listening To?"
22:39 — Battle of the Five Armies - movie discussion
33:25 — Battle of the Five Armies - movie discussion (spoilers)
45:08 — Battle of the Five Armies - music in context (spoliers)
50:27 — The Hobbit versus The Lord of the Rings
63:09 — Twitter question - "Will there be a Complete Recordings of The Hobbit?"
66:29 — "Unexpected Unresolution"
76:48 — Twitter questions:  LOTR re-recordings? The Music of the Hobbit Films book?
84:02 — The Hobbit on vinyl - digital versus physical releases
94:03 — The legacy of the six films and the six scores

Music Selections

00:02 —  Sons of Durin (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
12:46 —  The Seeding  (Civilization: Beyond Earth) by Jeff Knorr
16:37 —  Bathfime  (The Homesman) by Marco Beltrami
17:51 —  Into The Starscape (The Last Starfighter) by Craig Safan
22:13 —  Battle for the Mountain (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
44:39 —  The Darkest Hour (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
49:08 —  Sons of Durin (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
56:01 —  The Ruins of Dale  (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore
60:21 —  Feast of Starlight  (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) by Howard Shore
102:30 —  There and Back Again (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) by Howard Shore

 

Notes:

Follow Doug Adams on Twitter (@DougAdamsMusic)

Visit THE MUSIC OF THE LORD OF RINGS FILMS official site
 

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Interview: Jóhann Jóhannsson (The Theory of Everything)

Christopher Coleman talks with composer Jóhann Jóhannsson about Golden Globe and Critics Choice nominated score for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING.  Jóhannsson shares his reaction to finding out about his Golden Globe nomination, his thoughts on some of the other scores nominated, his involvement in the production of the soundtrack and how the voicebox voiceover of Stephen Hawking effected the score.


Episode Highlights

00:00 — Introduction to Johann Johannsson
02:00 — Finding out about the Golden Globe Nomination
04:33 — Becoming a part of "Everything"
06:44 — Coming on to the project later
09:38 — Surprisingly Warm
11:40 — Progression and Digression
13:52 — Putting the soundtrack together
16:56 — Fans reaction to film music
19:27 — The voicebox challenge


Music Selections

00:00 —  Cambridge 1963  (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
01:49 —  Rowing  (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
09:12 —  The Wedding  (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
12:29 —  Collapsing Inward (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
14:26 —  Rowing [Alternate Version] (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
15:38 —  Domestic Pressures (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
18:52 —  Prisoners (Prisoners) by Johan Johannsson
22:00 —  The Theory of Everything  (The Theory of Everything) by Johan Johannsson
 

Notes:

Follow Johann Johannsson on Twitter (@JohannJohannss)

Follow Christopher Coleman on Twitter (@ccoleman)

Special thanks to Erica Hungerford at Brigade Marketing.

 

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