X-Men: First Class [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

X-Men: First Class [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Henry Jackman


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X-Men: First Class [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Composer Henry Jackman's dizzying main theme for director Matthew Vaughn's 2011 reboot of the X-Men franchise is built on a heroic, circular melody that spins throughout X-Men: First Class like a dust devil, growing more and more confident with each new instance. In a nod to Daft Punk's excellent work on Tron Legacy, Jackman, who worked with Vaughn before on 2010's everyman superhero spoof Kick Ass, dutifully applies his significant programming and production skills on the punishing "Magneto" theme, and the inclusion of tasteful electric guitars into some of the more orchestral sections brings to mind Hanz Zimmer's Inception score.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/28/2011
Label: Masterworks
UPC: 0886979245129
catalogNumber: 792451
Rank: 66702

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Henry Jackman   Primary Artist,Synthesizer,Piano
Bruce Dukov   Violin
Rick Baptist   Trumpet
Jacqueline Brand   Violin
Darius Campo   Violin
Clay   Drums
Brian Dembow   Viola
George Doering   Guitar
Stephen Erdody   Cello
Julie Gigante   Violin
Nick Glennie-Smith   Conductor
Alan Grunfeld   Violin
Paula Hochhalter   Cello
Greg Huckins   Flute
Roland Kato   Viola
Randy Kerber   Piano
Katie Kirkpatrick   Harp
Dimitrie Leivici   Violin
Charles Loper   Trombone
Edward Meares   Bass
Bruce Morgenthaler   Bass
Helen Nightengale   Violin
Barry Perkins   Trumpet
Katia Popov   Violin
Jay Rosen   Violin
Geri Rotella   Flute
Kim Scholes   Cello
Kevan Torfeh   Cello
Doug Tornquist   Tuba
Josefina Vergara   Violin
Roger Wilkie   Violin
Daniel Kelley   Horn
Susan Ranney   Bass
Lisa Sutton   Violin
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach   Trombone
Natalie Leggett   Violin
Timothy Landauer   Cello
Rafael Rishik   Violin
Nico Abondolo   Bass
Shawn Mann   Viola
Darrin McCann   Viola
David Parmeter   Bass
Keith Greene   Viola
Eun Mee Ahn   Violin
Roberto Cani   Violin
Rose Corrigan   Bassoon
Michael Valerio   Bass
Andrew Schulman   Cello
Trevor Handy   Cello
Oscar Hidalgo   Bass
Sarah Thornblade   Violin
Ralph Williams   Clarinet
Corky James   Guitar
Dan Pinder   Bass
Carolyn Riley   Viola
Dave Walther   Viola
Ana Landauer   Violin
Alyssa Park   Violin
Elizabeth Hedman   Violin
Jenny Kim   Horn
Andrew Duckles   Viola
Songa Lee   Violin
Belinda Broughton   Violin
Tereza Stanislav   Violin
Malcolm McNab   Trumpet
Radu Pieptea   Violin
Serena McKinney   Violin
Alma Fernandez   Viola
Mark Adams   Horn
Searmi Park   Violin
Yelena Yegoryan   Violin
Robert Brophy   Viola
Neil Samples   Violin
Giovanna Moraga Clayton   Cello
Stuart Clark   Clarinet
Nina Evthuhov   Violin
Jack Dolman   Synthesizer,Piano
Alex Iles   Trombone
Steven Holtman   Trombone
James Thatcher   Horn
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick   Cello
Phillip Levy   Violin
Kenneth Munday   Bassoon
Marlow Fisher   Viola
Paul Cohen   Cello
Amy Hershberger   Violin
Marc Sazer   Violin
Steven Becknell   Horn
Luke Maurer   Viola
Tamara Hatwan   Violin
Dave Everson   Horn
Jon Lewis   Trumpet
Heather Clark   Flute
Sarah Parkins   Violin
Jeanne Skrocki   Violin
David Weiss   Oboe
Laura Pearson   Viola
Jessica E. Guideri   Violin
Joanne Karl   Percussion

Technical Credits

Bruce Dukov   Orchestra Leader
Clay   Producer
Frank Wolf   Engineering
Tom Steel   Stage Manager
Tim Lauber   Engineering
Tom Cavanaugh   Music Business Affairs
Daniel Kresco   Engineering
Henry Jackman   Composer,Producer
Matthew Margeson   Additional Music
Steven Kofsky   Score Mixer
Noah Sorota   Orchestration
Stephen Coleman   Orchestration
Denis St. Amand   Stage Engineer
John Ashton Thomas   Orchestration
Greg Dennen   Stage Manager
Edie Lehmann-Boddicker   Choir Contractor
Dominic Lewis   Additional Music
Chris Willis   Additional Music

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