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February 2022: HANS ZIMMER (Movie Music Composer) Born 1957

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Featuring Musician of the Month:

 

Hans Zimmer

 enlightenedHe has scored (made the music for) over 100 movies so far!

 enlightened He is Jewish and, luckily for us, is mother escaped Nazi Germany in 1939.

 enlightened Have you ever wondered who wrote the beautifully atmospheric music throughout 'The Lion King' - it's Hans!

enlightened He also makes music for games like Fortnite!

 

click on the image to start the assembly video!

 

Here's the man himself, Hans Zimmer, talking about this piece of music named, 'Earth', which he wrote and recorded especially for the BBC!

An introduction to 'Earth' (Hans Zimmer) | BBC Teach

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Listen to this excerpt from the movie 'Dunkirk' and think about:

heart How has Hans Zimmer built tension throughout the piece?

heart What instruments are played?

heart Can you find the 'Shepard Tone' sonic illusion? (the sense of infinite ascending pitch)

heart Why do you think he used the sound of a clock?

heart What scene can you imagine is playing out in the movie at this point?

heart Discuss: Dynamics / Volume, Pitch, Texture, Instrumentation, Structure, Mood, Atmosphere, Emotion.

 

Dunkirk Official Soundtrack | The Mole - Hans Zimmer

 

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Did you know that Hans Zimmer helped to create the first ever song with video to appear on TV in 1979? Check it out!

The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star (Official Music Video)

 

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Hans Zimmer co-wrote this piece which is named 'He's a Pirate'. (From "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse Of the Black Pearl")

He's a Pirate (From "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse Of the Black Pearl" Movie Score

 

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This Hans Zimmer piece is taken from the soundtrack to 'The Da Vinci Code' and was performed live in this video.

Hans Zimmer - The Da Vinci Code (Live in Prague)

Hans Zimmer - Circle Of Life / King Of Pride Rock - From The Lion King (Live In Prague)

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