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X2: X-Men United [Original Motion Picture Score]

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All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
While the heroes of X2: X-Men United might be on a smaller scale than some of the Marvel universe's mightier figures, the film's score still feels appropriately heroic. Composed by frequent Bryan Singer collaborator John Ottman (who also composed the music for The Usual Suspects), the X2 score is positively seething with dramatic tension, mirroring the more personal and plaintive feeling of the series. Ottman seems to understand the difference in tone between the X-Men continuum and the rest of the Marvel world, and the somewhat understated tone of the score lends an air of humanity to a film that asks questions about what makes someone...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
While the heroes of X2: X-Men United might be on a smaller scale than some of the Marvel universe's mightier figures, the film's score still feels appropriately heroic. Composed by frequent Bryan Singer collaborator John Ottman (who also composed the music for The Usual Suspects), the X2 score is positively seething with dramatic tension, mirroring the more personal and plaintive feeling of the series. Ottman seems to understand the difference in tone between the X-Men continuum and the rest of the Marvel world, and the somewhat understated tone of the score lends an air of humanity to a film that asks questions about what makes someone human to begin with.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/2006
  • Label: SUPERB RECORDS
  • UPC: 632157265225
  • Catalog Number: 2652

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Suite from X2 (7:11)
  2. 2 Storm's Perfect Storm (2:18)
  3. 3 Finding faith (1:31)
  4. 4 Sneaky Mystique (3:30)
  5. 5 Cerebro (1:27)
  6. 6 Mansion attack (7:34)
  7. 7 Rogue earns her wings (1:35)
  8. 8 It's time (3:40)
  9. 9 Magneto's old tricks (4:59)
  10. 10 I'm in (4:11)
  11. 11 If you really knew (3:21)
  12. 12 playing with fire (2:45)
  13. 13 Death strikes Deathstryke (4:52)
  14. 14 Getting out alive (3:59)
  15. 15 Goodbye (5:28)
  16. 16 We're here to stay (1:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Ottman Primary Artist
Bruce Dukov Violin, Concert Master
Sid Page Violin
Richard Todd French Horn
Robert Adcock Cello
Richard Altenbach Violin
Eric Anderson Piano, Celeste
Phil Ayling Oboe
Rick Baptist Trumpet
Steve Bell French Horn
Marissa Benedict Trumpet
Mari Tsumura Violin
Jodi Burnett Cello
Darius Campo Violin
Carole Castillo Viola
Larry Corbett Cello, Viola
Wade Culbreath Percussion
Brian Dembow Viola
Joel Derouin Violin
Stephen Erdody Cello
Richard Feves Bass
Armen Garabedian Violin
Berj Garabedian Violin
Daniel Greco Percussion
Susan Greenberg Flute
Alan Grunfeld Violin
Paula Hochhalter Cello
Carrie Holzman-Little Viola
Alan Kaplan Trombone
Dennis Karmazyn Cello
Roland Kato Viola
Randy Kerber Piano, Celeste
Katie Kirkpatrick Harp
Armen Ksadjikian Cello
Janet Lakatos Viola
Charles Loper Trombone
Warren Luening Trumpet
Michael Markman Violin
Miguel Martinez Cello
Edward Meares Bass
Bruce Morgenthaler Bass
Maria Newman Viola
Simon Oswell Viola
Bobbi Page Choir Master
Kazi Pitelka Viola
Katia Popov Violin
Barbara Porter Violin
Mark Robertson Violin
Geri Rotella Flute
Bart Samolis Bass
Harry Shirinian Viola
Haim Shtrum Violin
Cecilia Tsan Cello
Josefina Vergara Violin
Brad Warnaar French Horn
Roger Wilkie Violin
Gayle Levant Harp
Joseph Meyer French Horn
John Scanlon Viola
Ann Atkinson Bass
Peter Limonick Timpani
David Riddles Bassoon
Christina Soule Cello
David Ewart Violin
Drew Dembowski Bass
Susan Ranney Bass
Suzie Katayama Cello
Julie Rogers Violin
Tommy Johnson Tuba
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Trombone
Natalie Leggett Violin
Gary Bovyer Clarinet
Christian Kollgaard Bass
Timothy Landauer Cello
Andrew Picken Viola
Leslie Reed Oboe
Shawn Mann Viola
Sara Parkins Violin
Robert Sanders Trombone
Frances Liu Wu Bass
Paul Klintworth French Horn
Gil Romero Violin
Emily Bernstein Clarinet
Eun Mee Ahn Violin
Rose Corrigan Bassoon
Mark Markman Violin
Horia Moroaica Violin
David Mergen Cello
Pat Johnson Violin
Ralph Williams Clarinet
Phillip Yao French Horn
Dave Walther Viola
Shanti Randall Viola
Ellie Choate Harp
Larry Hall Trumpet
Ira Glansbeek Cello
Peter Mandell Bassoon
Carter Dewberry Cello
Andrew Duckles Viola
Becky Bunnell Violin
Julie Long Flute
Kristy Morrell French Horn
Lori Stuntz Trombone
Tom Vos Violin
Mike Grego Clarinet
Marda Todd Viola
Steve L. Roberts Clarinet
Michael Grego Clarinet
Judith Farmer Bassoon
Paula J. Fehrenbach Cello
Susan A. Wulff Bass
Bob Zimmitti Percussion
Armen Ksajikian Cello
Matthew Nabours Viola
Peter Mandel Bassoon
Robert Schmidtke Bassoon
Brian D. A. O'Connor French Horn
Phillip O'Connor Clarinet
Marisa Benedict Trumpet
Shanti D. Randall Viola
Steven Holtman Trombone
Mike Ferril Violin
Phillip Teele Trombone
Victoria Miskolczy Viola
Steve Roberts Clarinet
Dennis Karmazan Cello
Earle Dumler Oboe
Robert Levine Sanders Trombone
Phillip Levy Violin
John A. Reynolds French Horn
Franklyn D'Antonio Violin
Barbra Proter Violin
Kwihee Shamban Violin
Marc Sazer Violin
Karen Jones Violin
Paula Fehrenbach Cello
Susan Wulff Bass
Steven Becknell French Horn
Tamara Hatwan Violin
Mario de León Violin
Lily Ho Chen Violin
Razdan Kuyumjian Violin
Tom Voss Violin
Matthew Funes Viola
Louise di Tullio Flute
Jon Lewis Trumpet
Sarah Parkins Violin
Charles Boito Clarinet
M.B. Gordy Percussion
Brian O'Connor French Horn
Technical Credits
John Rodd Engineering
Bill Talbott Engineer
Tom Steel Stage Crew
Dave Collins Mastering
Casey Stone Producer, Remixing, Score Mixer
Damon Intrabartolo Score Conductor
Michael Knobloch Score Supervisor
John Ottman Composer
Damon Tedesco Stage Crew
Deborah Lurie Choir Arrangement
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