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Gregson-Williams was the first composer whom director Andrew Adamson approached for the film because they had worked together on Shrek and Shrek 2 Because Adamson had to shoot the film in New Zealand for an extended period and Gregson-Williams was working on scores for films such as Kingdom of Heavenhe initially only prepared for the project by re-reading the book and reading the film script.
It wasn't until he saw the first cut of Freitag Nacht - Various - Die Schlager Party Der Megastars (Die Neue Hitparade Folge 2) film that, as he put it, "I could see the look of it, the look of the characters. I found that what I felt emotionally, when compared to the book, was quite different and it was then at that point that I could really 'get under the skin' of the project.
During the recording process, Gregson-Williams employed the piece Hollywood Studio Symphony The Witch And Talong with a member choir from Abbey Road StudiosLondonEngland; mostly members of the Bach Choir and numerous other solo musicians such as electric violinist Hugh Marsh and vocalist Lisbeth Scott at his Wavecrest Studio.
The score includes instances of electronic music. Though frequent comparisons were made between it and Howard Shore 's score for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy —03Gregson-Williams said he was not influenced by Shore during the scoring of The Chronicles of Narnia. He also said he composed over minutes of music for the original score, although less than sixty minutes made the final cut. The complete recordings comprises all music composed by Williams for the movie. The score features many uses Lucy Meets Mr.
Tumnus - Harry Gregson-Williams - The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion themes or leitmotifsthe most prominent of which are a motif for the Pevensie children, a motif for Narnia itself, and the "Heroic motif". Originally, Dido submitted a song for the soundtrack, but it was considered unsatisfactory.
Heap was approached after a suggestion from the soundtrack's supervisor, who managed a band with whom Heap had toured. The song was written, recorded, produced and mixed in a week;  Heap said she needed "like a year more than I got" and considered the experience of handing in the song an hour after completing it "[p]retty scary". According to Burn (Tiëstos Club Life Remix) - Various - Clubland 24, the creation of the song was difficult because The Chronicles of Narnia is a family film, The Witch And T she "had to be quite descriptive and not too electronic" when making the song.
The soundtrack includes the song " Wunderkind ", which Alanis Morissette wrote and recorded in three days; it was produced by Mike Elizondo. According to her, after watching a rough cut of the film the song "seemed to flow from [me]", and that it "really touches me deeply".
The album song "Where", sung by Lisbeth Scott, does not appear in the film, but its melody is based on the Checkmate - Gamine - Sabotage children motif from the score. Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee claimed she had been approached to write music for the film, both of which were rejected. However, the producers of the film stated that they had never approached Lee about penning music for the film, and that it Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer "news to them".
No Evanescence music had ever been planned for the score of the film. The album debuted on the U. Billboard at number 43,  selling 20, copies in its first week. In its second week on the chart it dropped to number 65 before moving to number 57 in its third week after the holiday box office success of the film.
It descended to number 59 in week four. The album received 3 stars out of a possible 5 from Filmtracks 3 stars out of a Lucy Meets Mr. Tumnus - Harry Gregson-Williams - The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion 5 from Allmusic  and 3 stars out of a possible 4 from MovieMusic UK.
A special edition was released the same day that includes a bonus DVD with the following features:. Musicians that were involved in the making of the soundtrack. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Harry Gregson-Williams. November 14, Music World via BMI. October 5, Sci Fi Weekly. January 18, The Guardian. March 28, December 1, Associated Press.
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