Tears of the Sun [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although Hans Zimmer receives nominal credit, Tears of the Sun is in fact a collaborative effort featuring contributions from the composer's Media Ventures colleagues including Lebo M., Steve Jablonsky, and Heitor Pereira -- the end result channels some unexpected ethnic influences into an otherwise by the book war film score reliant more on its emotional scope than its action themes. While African percussion and chants enliven several cues, Tears of the Sun is above all dominated by a palpable sense of melancholy -- little here echoes the heroic, larger than life scale of war scores past, and all vestiges of patriotism are superseded by post-9/11 angst. It's certainly ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Although Hans Zimmer receives nominal credit, Tears of the Sun is in fact a collaborative effort featuring contributions from the composer's Media Ventures colleagues including Lebo M., Steve Jablonsky, and Heitor Pereira -- the end result channels some unexpected ethnic influences into an otherwise by the book war film score reliant more on its emotional scope than its action themes. While African percussion and chants enliven several cues, Tears of the Sun is above all dominated by a palpable sense of melancholy -- little here echoes the heroic, larger than life scale of war scores past, and all vestiges of patriotism are superseded by post-9/11 angst. It's certainly unexpected, especially given Zimmer's affection for bombast, but it works.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/2003
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206645729
  • Catalog Number: 066457
  • Sales rank: 15,288

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Yekeleni Par I (Heitor Pereira) / Mia's Lullaby (Gerrard & Jablonsky) ( - Hollywood Studio Symphony (2:35)
  2. 2 Heart of Darkness - Hollywood Studio Symphony (2:01)
  3. 3 Small Piece for Doumbek and Strings / Koprano Part I - Hollywood Studio Symphony (8:55)
  4. 4 Under the Forest Calm (for the film Tears of the Sun) - Hollywood Studio Symphony (1:07)
  5. 5 Yekeleni Part II (Pereira) / Carnage - Hollywood Studio Symphony (7:55)
  6. 6 Koprano Part II - Hollywood Studio Symphony (2:25)
  7. 7 Night - Hollywood Studio Symphony (2:34)
  8. 8 Cry in the Silence (for the film Tears of the Sun) - Hollywood Studio Symphony (2:04)
  9. 9 The Jablonsky Variations on a theme by HZ (Jablonsky) / Cameroon Border - Hollywood Studio Symphony (8:42)
  10. 10 The Journey / Kopano Part III - Hollywood Studio Symphony (8:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hans Zimmer Primary Artist
Andreas Vollenweider Kora, Soloist
Bruce Fowler Conductor, Performing Ensemble
Hugh Marsh Electric Violin, Soloist
Sid Page Violin
William Booth Trombone
Robert Brosseau Violin
Denyse Buffum Viola
Darius Campo Violin
Brian Dembow Viola
Arni Egilsson Bass
Stephen Erdody Cello
Christine Ermacoff Cello
Armen Garabedian Violin
Berj Garabedian Violin
Lisa Gerrard Vocals, Soloist
Endre Granat Violin, Concert Master
Todd Hemmenway Cello
Paula Hochhalter Cello
Alan Kaplan Trombone
Armen Ksadjikian Cello
Dimitrie Leivici Violin
Charles Loper Trombone
David Low Cello
Rene Mandel Violin
Todd Miller Horn
Dan Neufeld Viola
Helen Nightengale Violin
Robin Olson Violin
Simon Oswell Viola
Karie Prescott Viola
John Reynolds Horn
Anatoly Rosinsky Violin
Haim Shtrum Violin
Ron Strauss Viola
Martin Tillman Soloist, Electric Cello
Kevan Torfeh Cello
Ken Yerke Violin
John Scanlon Viola
Lebo M. Vocals, Soloist
David Riddles Bassoon
Sebastian Toettcher Cello
John Walz Cello
Drew Dembowski Bass
Brian D. O'Connor Horn
Susan Ranney Bass
Tommy Johnson Tuba
Jeanne Evans Violin
Natalie Leggett Violin
Timothy Landauer Cello
Yu Tong Sharp Violin
Darrin McCann Viola
Sara Parkins Violin
Antony Cooke Cello
David Washburn Trumpet
David Parmeter Bass
Julian Hallmark Violin
Eun Mee Ahn Violin
Roberto Cani Violin
Michael Valerio Bass
Andrew Schulman Cello
John Hayhurst Viola
Eric J. Hosler Violin
Dave Walther Viola
Ana Landauer Violin
Sungil Lee Violin
Shanti Randall Viola
Hollywood Studio Symphony Performing Ensemble
Alyssa Park Violin
Malcolm McNab Trumpet
Heitor Teixeira Pereira Guitar, Kalimba, Soloist
Ali Tavallali Doumbek
Phillip Teele Trombone
James Thatcher Horn
Phillip Levy Violin
Kenneth Munday Bassoon
Marlow Fisher Viola
Steven Edelman Bass
Franklyn D'Antonio Violin
Steven Becknell Horn
Tamara Hatwan Violin
Mario de León Violin
Lily Ho Chen Violin
Matthew Funes Viola
David H. Speltz Cello
Technical Credits
Andreas Vollenweider Composer
Bruce Fowler Orchestration
Mark Eshelman Stage Engineer
Lisa Gerrard Composer
Mal Luker Engineer, Engineering
Alan Meyerson Engineer, Engineering
Suzette Moriarty Orchestration
Jay Rifkin Producer
John Rodd Stage Engineer
Bill Talbott Stage Engineer
Martin Tillman Composer
Robert Townson Executive Producer
Mel Wesson Sound Design
Hans Zimmer Arranger, Composer, Programming, Producer
Lebo M. Composer, Author
Tom Steel Stage Engineer
Slamm Andrews Engineering
Bruce Maddocks Mastering
William Talbott Stage Engineer
Lia Vollack Music Executive
Patrick Weber Stage Engineer
Mark Berger Producer
Jason Lloyd Stage Engineer
Adam Michalak Stage Engineer
Steve Jablonsky Arranger, Composer, Programming
Trevor Morris Digital Editing
Damon Tedesco Stage Engineer
Tom Broderick Producer
Jim Dooley Arranger, Composer, Programming
Big Al Clay Remixing
Melissa Muik Digital Editing
Heitor Teixeira Pereira Composer
Pat Weber Stage Engineer
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