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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [Soundtrack]

Hans Zimmer Audio CD
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German-born composer Hans Zimmer is recognized as one of Hollywood’s most innovative musical talents‚ having first enjoyed success in the world of pop music as a member of The Buggles. The group’s single Video Killed the Radio Star became a worldwide hit and helped usher in a new era of global entertainment as the first music video to be aired on MTV.

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  • Audio CD (12 Dec 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: Sony Classical
  • ASIN: B005VJ5YRO
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 44,385 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. I See EverythingHans Zimmer0:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. That Is My Curse (Shadows - Part 1)Hans Zimmer 1:52£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Tick Tock (Shadows - Part 2)Hans Zimmer 8:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Chess (Shadows - Part 3)Hans Zimmer 7:34£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. It's So Overt It's CovertHans Zimmer 3:19£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Romanian WindHans Zimmer 1:56£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Did You Kill My Wife?Hans Zimmer 2:42£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. He's All Me Me MeHans Zimmer 1:58£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. The Mycroft SuiteHans Zimmer 1:41£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. To The Opera!Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia;Hungarian Radio Chorus 4:03Album Only
Listen11. Two Mules For Sister SaraThe Movie Screen Orchestra 2:34Album Only
Listen12. Die ForelleIan Bostridge;Julius Drake 3:23Album Only
Listen13. Zu Viele Füchse Für Euch HänselHans Zimmer 1:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. The Red BookHans Zimmer 4:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Moral InsanityHans Zimmer 1:31£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Memories Of SherlockHans Zimmer 2:11£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. The End?Hans Zimmer 2:26£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Romani Holiday (Antonius Remix)Hans Zimmer 5:39£0.99  Buy MP3 


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Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law return as Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows. Guy Ritchie’s follow-up to 2009’s Sherlock Holmes sees Holmes and Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty, played here by Jared Harris.
As with the first movie, seven-time Oscar® winner Hans Zimmer composed the score. Hans Zimmer further explores the rich music of the Roma culture in Slovakia to create the soundtrack. One of Hollywood’s best known composers, Zimmer’s credits include Inception, Da Vinci Code, The Dark Knight, Gladiator and Pirates of the Caribbean to name but a few. As well as his seven Academy Awards, he is also the recipient of several Grammy® and Golden Globe awards.

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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
By L. Hubbard TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
After my relative disappointment of the score to Pirates of the Caribbean 4, I was hoping Zimmer would deliver the goods on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and finish the year on a high. In my opinion, he has achieved that, and I thought SH AGOS was great.

The main theme from the first film is carried over on to this score (although it isn't overused in my opinion). My favourite track by far has to be "Tick Tock (Shadows Part 2)" - mainly dominated by frantic string writing and has the Zimmer trademark stamped all over it. Brilliant stuff.

A point should be raised by the more Gypsy sounding portions of the score - these are tracks 5. "It's So Overt It's Covert", 6. "Romanian Wind", 8. "He's All Me Me Me" and Track 12 "Die Forelle". Track 7 - "Did You Kill My Wife" features a sombre trumpet soloist that has a more Spanish feel to it, and is quite good. As a side note (but is relevant in my opinion), Zimmer went to Slovakia to travel around and get a flavour of the rustic Gypsy style of music in a real authentic setting. When he found several musicians he liked, they were recorded in a studio in Italy. The point that I want to make is that although these tracks are not at all to my musical taste, I can appreciate that effort was made to make the score sound as authentic as possible.

Towards the end of the album, "The Red Book" is another great action track. Track 16 "Memories of Sherlock" is a slow and sombre piano track with some light synth/orchestral ambiance. I really liked it, and the change of pace and style was welcome. "The End?" sounds like a short end credits track and reprises the main Sherlock theme. Zimmer has recently started to put some remixed tracks on the end of his albums - something I don't particularly like.
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5.0 out of 5 stars SUPER LISTENING 4 Jan 2013
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DISTINCTLY DIFERENT, WELL ORCHESTRATED, A BIT DARK IN PLACES BUT INTERESTING.
YOU NEED ONE OF THESE IN YOUR COLLECTION......YES?.... YES INDEED !
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4.0 out of 5 stars haunting music 17 Feb 2012
By badger
Format:Audio CD
haunting music that keeps going over in your mind Hans Zimmer is quite unusual and good have played it several times and it still holds mystery
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5.0 out of 5 stars Game of Shadows CD review 11 Mar 2014
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The soundtrack to the film was excellent as it was with the first film. I'd already purchased the first soundtrack so wanted to add this to my collection. There is not much more to say.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 25 July 2014
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Love this music. Saw the film and had to have the score.
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