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Friday, May 26, 2006

Review: Zimmer's ' Da Vinci Code'

The Da Vinci Code
Music Composed, Arranged and Produced by Hans Zimmer

The Da Vinci Code. Whether you've seen the movie, or read the book, or both, or neither, you're sure to have heard something about it. Given that Ron Howard was chosen as director for the screen adaptation of the novel, the choice of Hans Zimmer to pen the film's score was an interesting one, given Howard's tendency to work with James Horner and, more recently, Thomas Newman.

It was a risky choice that paid off, however. Zimmer has crafted a score that aptly fits the dark and religious tone of the subject matter. Continue reading review...