Tears of the Sun [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Tears of the Sun [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Hans Zimmer


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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-- little here echoes the heroic, larger than life scale of war scores past, and all vestiges of patriotism are superseded by post-9/11 angst.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.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/18/2003
Label: Varese Sarabande
UPC: 0030206645729
catalogNumber: 066457
Rank: 100224

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
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
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
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
Ali Tavallali   Doumbek
Phillip Teele   Trombone
James Thatcher   Horn
Phillip Levy   Violin
Kenneth Munday   Bassoon
John A. Reynolds   Horn
Marlow Fisher   Viola
Chris Ermacoff   Cello
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
Sarah Parkins   Violin
Heitor Pereira   Guitar,Kalimba,Soloist

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
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
Damon Tedesco   Stage Engineer
Thomas Broderick   Producer
Jim Dooley   Arranger,Composer,Programming
Big Al Clay   Remixing
Pat Weber   Stage Engineer
Heitor Pereira   Composer

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