Rango: Music from the Motion Picture

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Director Gore Verbinski's animated comedy western Rango, which stars a gun-slinging lizard voiced by Johnny Depp, featured a pairing of two musical icons from disparate backgrounds, ubiquitous/celebrated film composer Hans Zimmer and veteran Latin roots rock collective Los Lobos. The results were part Ennio Morricone and part classic norteño, resulting in one of the wildest, most consistently interesting soundtracks of 2011. Peppered throughout with dialogue from the film, Zimmer and Los Lobos successfully spin spaghetti Western clichés, swashbuckling orchestral cues, and Mexican folk music into a real gem.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Director Gore Verbinski's animated comedy western Rango, which stars a gun-slinging lizard voiced by Johnny Depp, featured a pairing of two musical icons from disparate backgrounds, ubiquitous/celebrated film composer Hans Zimmer and veteran Latin roots rock collective Los Lobos. The results were part Ennio Morricone and part classic norteño, resulting in one of the wildest, most consistently interesting soundtracks of 2011. Peppered throughout with dialogue from the film, Zimmer and Los Lobos successfully spin spaghetti Western clichés, swashbuckling orchestral cues, and Mexican folk music into a real gem.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/15/2011
  • Label: Anti
  • UPC: 045778714124
  • Catalog Number: 87141
  • Sales rank: 75,920

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hans Zimmer Primary Artist
Arturo Sandoval Trumpet, Vocals
Frank Marocco Accordion
Lard Group
Bruce Dukov Violin
Davey Johnstone Guitar
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Herbert von Karajan Conductor
Ryeland Allison Percussion
Phil Ayling Oboe
Rick Baptist Trumpet
Jacqueline Brand Violin
Darius Campo Violin
Brian Dembow Viola
George Doering Guitar
Stephen Erdody Cello
Christine Ermacoff Cello
Walt Fowler Trumpet
Nick Glennie-Smith Conductor
Endre Granat Violin, Concert Master
Alan Grunfeld Violin
Jose Hernandez Vocals
David Hidalgo Guitar
Paula Hochhalter Cello
Dennis Karmazyn Cello
Roland Kato Viola
Dimitrie Leivici Violin
Dane Little Cello
Los Lobos Group
Charles Loper Trombone
Edward Meares Bass
Bruce Morgenthaler Bass
Yvonne S. Moriarty Horn
Maria Newman Viola
Helen Nightengale Violin
Barbara Northcutt Oboe
Katia Popov Violin
William Roper Tuba
Kim Scholes Cello
John Steinmetz Bassoon
Doug Tornquist Tuba
Josefina Vergara Violin
Joseph Meyer Horn
Daniel Kelley Horn
Robert Lopez Vocals
Andrew Shulman Cello
Christina Soule Cello
Jimmie Wood Harmonica
Drew Dembowski Bass
Brian D. O'Connor Horn
Craig Eastman Strings
Rick Garcia Vocals
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Trombone
Natalie Leggett Violin
Gary Bovyer Clarinet
Rafael Rishik Violin
Nico Abondolo Bass
Chris Bleth Oboe
Shawn Mann Viola
Darrin McCann Viola
Antony Cooke Cello
David Parmeter Bass
Keith Greene Viola
Irina Voloshina Violin
Eun Mee Ahn Violin
Rose Corrigan Bassoon
Michael Valerio Bass
Oscar Hidalgo Bass
Elizabeth Johnson Violin
Ralph Williams Clarinet
Allen Savedoff Bassoon
Lisa M. Sutton Violin
Phillip Yao Horn
Dave Walther Viola
Jenny Kim Horn
Andrew Duckles Viola
Julia Ann Gigante Violin
Donald Foster Clarinet
Scott Hosfeld Viola
Tereza Stanislav Violin
Malcolm McNab Trumpet
Serena McKinney Violin
Mark Adams Horn
Searmi Park Violin
Chang Qu Violin
Justin Hageman Horn
Jacob Shea Synthesizer
Michael A. Levine Violin
Damian Montano Bassoon
Armen Ksajikian Cello
Stuart Clark Clarinet
Peter G. Adams Guitar
Roberto Diaz Trumpet
Michael Hobe Strings
Nick Delaplane Synthesizer
Thomas Diener Viola
Alex Iles Trombone
Heitor Teixeira Pereira Guitar
Steven Holtman Trombone
Phillip Teele Trombone
Victoria Miskolczy Viola
David Duke Horn
James Thatcher Horn
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick Cello
Phillip Levy Violin
Kenneth Munday Bassoon
Marlow Fisher Viola
Paul Cohen Cello
Amy Hershberger Violin
Gary Hickman Tuba
Marc Sazer Violin
Steven Becknell Horn
Dylan S. Hart Horn
Tamara Hatwan Violin
Dave Everson Horn
David H. Speltz Cello
Jon Lewis Trumpet
Heather Clark Flute
Jennifer Lee Kuhn Cello
Martin Tilmann Cello
Erick Hernandez Violin
Jeanne Skrocki Violin
Geraldine Rotella Flute
Anthony Zuniga Vocals
Jessica E. Guideri Violin
Katherine Oliver Bassoon
Katelyn Faraudo Horn
Gregor Verbinski Guitar
George Del Hoyo Vocals
Eric Overholt Horn
Steven Zander Violin
Technical Credits
Johann Strauss II Additional Music
Richard Wagner Additional Music
Jello Biafra Original Material
John Avila Engineering
Walt Fowler Orchestration
Al Jourgensen Original Material
Los Lobos Producer
Alan Meyerson Engineering
Yvonne S. Moriarty Orchestration
Adam Peters Arranger
Bill Rieflin Original Material
Gore Verbinski Composer, Producer, Executive Soundtrack Producer
Hans Zimmer Composer, Producer
Rick Garcia Composer, Producer
Kenneth Karman Composer, Producer
Slamm Andrews Engineering
Elizabeth Finch Orchestration
Kevin Globerman Engineering
Geoff Zanelli Arranger
Traditional Composer
Jeff Ward Original Material
Mark Wherry Instrument Design
William Malpede Arranger
Rick Giovinazzo Orchestration
Paul Baker Original Material
Andrew Zack Score Coordinator
Lorne Balfe Arranger
Tom Gire Arranger
John Sponsler Arranger
Kevin Kaska Orchestration
Steven Kofsky Production Service
Czarina Russell Studio Manager
Michael A. Levine Arranger
Michael Hobe Sample Preparation
Sam Estes Sample Preparation
Claudius Brüse Sample Preparation
Heitor Teixeira Pereira Arranger, Producer, Additional Music
James Ward Byrkit Composer
David Thum Composer, Additional Music
Dominic Lewis Arranger
Louis Knatchbull Arranger
John Thum Composer, Additional Music
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