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MB_Avro_UK
04-08-2006, 06:53 PM
Hi all,

Well..I have a few..what's your's..http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

Haigotron
04-08-2006, 07:03 PM
well, mine isnt a movie, its the opening score to Battlefield 1942

OD_79
04-08-2006, 07:07 PM
The Great Escape
633 Squadron
The Battle of Britain,
probably more but I can't think of them.

OD.

Worf101
04-08-2006, 07:25 PM
Lost this post once already.

1 Marine Corps Anthem - Found in every WWII movie. I'm ex Army, Jarheads give me hives. But as I said before they're first class fightin' men. They never know when they're licked and never let common sense get in the way of a good bayonet Charge.

2. Rally Round the Flag - Great Civil War anthem.

3. "Der Panzer" - In the movie "Battle of the Bulge" the young panzer tank commanders launch into this song to show their new commander their willingness to fight. Gives me hives.

That's all for now.

Da Worfster

Nimits
04-08-2006, 07:33 PM
My Top 5:
Aces High ("The Battle of Britain")
Fife and Gun ("Gettysburg")
Patton March ("Patton)
Colonel Bogey March ("The Bridge over the River Quai")
Great Escape March ("The Great Escape")

gates123
04-08-2006, 08:21 PM
Hans Zimmer - Band of Brothers

fabianfred
04-08-2006, 08:29 PM
yes, that 633 sqn theme certainly gets the blood flowing and together with the shot of those mossies entering the fijord at cliff top height with AAA going aty them.....wow!

also the Dam Busters theme and movie is great

the german music for the start of 'Battle of Britain' is great

the music at start of 'First of the Few' is good

can't remember what it was for 'Reach for the sky'

soundtrack for 'gladiator' is great too...

some nice stuff in FAW Harleys new video... 'Midway"....30 min. 400+ mb.... link on movie forum

goshikisen
04-08-2006, 08:57 PM
Not really a war movie per se... but Richard Roger's score for "Victory at Sea" ranks right up there for me.

ForkTailedDevil
04-08-2006, 09:15 PM
Not really war music but the old Soviet national anthem. I belive same music in the start of Hunt for Red October.

WOLFMondo
04-09-2006, 12:51 AM
Battle of Britain. Obviously.

tHeBaLrOgRoCkS
04-09-2006, 02:21 AM
Panzer leid - Like Worf said, you cant beat the germans when it comes to a good glockenspeil solo http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

International (aka soviet national anthem) - Always a winner on teamspeak when your losing an argument http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif and goes down well with the early morning coffee too

Oh and although I agree that all of the above are good how about

Tunes of Glory - Although this is a compilation of several classic pipe tunes including Black Bear. Bagpipes kick azz

Theme from 1941 - Another great warm up tune

and many many more

ploughman
04-09-2006, 02:38 AM
Battle of Britain's score is one of the best for sure, wraps itself around that film like a glove made from the soft underside of a Llama's tescticles.

Where Eagle's Dare's got a good score too.

Hans Zimmer's scoring of the battle in Gladator is really quite outstanding too.

There's an old Errol Flynn movie about Gen. Custer and the 7th Cav, they use Gary Owen the 7th Cav's unit tune to fantastic effect. I first saw the film when I was like 6 or 7 or something and by the end Gary Owen I wanted to go out into the Black Hills and get massacred too.

Whilst we're at it. Sean Connery singing The Man Who Would Be King to the tune of the The Minstrel Boy makes me tingle all over.

cygfrain
04-09-2006, 02:42 AM
Walton's contribution to The Battle of Britain, the sound track used for the long battle schene shown towards the end of the film. It seems to add an emotional element to the visual schenes of a desperate struggle.

The battle soundtrack used during the battle at the beginning of Gladiator, as above, the music seems to compliment the visuals exactly.

F6_Ace
04-09-2006, 03:39 AM
Where Eagles Dare. Menacing ditty played over footage of a Ju52 - mint

Feathered_IV
04-09-2006, 03:58 AM
I like that 633 Squadron one a lot.

There is a downloadable copy of it in the Il-2 section at netwings.org. I tried to convert it to .wav format to put into my menu folder, but for some reason it wont play the whole thing for me. It does the first 40 seconds or so then just starts over http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif.

Perhaps my software is just ****. Maybe some nice person could do us all a favour..... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

RCAF_Irish_403
04-09-2006, 06:28 AM
The scores for "The Big Red One" and "Midway".

"Tora, Tora, Tora" is good too

Jatro13th
04-09-2006, 06:31 AM
1. Bridge over the river Kwai
2. The great escape

LEBillfish
04-09-2006, 06:35 AM
Surprised no one has mentioned "The Blue Max" yet considering the forum.

OldMan____
04-09-2006, 06:36 AM
Originally posted by ForkTailedDevil:
Not really war music but the old Soviet national anthem. I belive same music in the start of Hunt for Red October.

No, Hunt to red October music is "Hymm to the red October" by Basil Poledoris.

Sun_Ra
04-09-2006, 06:37 AM
Das Boot, best in German w/ subtitles.

Ruy Horta
04-09-2006, 06:52 AM
Originally posted by Worf101:
3. "Der Panzer" - In the movie "Battle of the Bulge" the young panzer tank commanders launch into this song to show their new commander their willingness to fight. Gives me hives.

Und l├┬Ą├čt uns im Stich
Einst das treulose Gl├╝ck,
Und kehren wir nicht mehr
Zur Heimat zur├╝ck,
Trifft uns die Todeskugel,
Ruft uns das Schicksal ab,
Ja Schicksal ab,
Dann ist unser Panzer
Ein ehernes Grab.

As for my favorite tune, probably from the dutch movie "Soldaat van Oranje / Soldier of Orange".

And although I'm still not sure if "We were soldiers once" is a good film or not, the use of Sgt McKenzie is beautiful (although a bit overused).

Probably the next in line, but the first in terms of spine tingling.

Ah, I find the main theme from the Medal of Honor games beautifull too, it can and has brought me to tears.

The old Allied Assault game has 3 poems included which are very good as well, especially the third one.

blairgowrie
04-09-2006, 06:56 AM
Apocalypse Now. That great scene with all the helicopters charging the beach. Flight of the Valkyries I think the music was called.

Capt.England
04-09-2006, 07:08 AM
Thats used in my German campaigns menu. I don't even know how it got there! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

633 sqd. is the best. Secound has to be the first battlestar galactica theme (a bit O.T. but still a war film in space).

OldMan____
04-09-2006, 07:17 AM
Originally posted by blairgowrie:
Apocalypse Now. That great scene with all the helicopters charging the beach. Flight of the Valkyries I think the music was called.

Ride of the valkyrie.

thefruitbat
04-09-2006, 08:22 AM
hans zimmer 'the thin red line' espescially as they are attacking the village out of the fog.

lowfighter
04-09-2006, 08:29 AM
Originally posted by RCAF_Irish_403:
The scores for "The Big Red One" and "Midway".

"Tora, Tora, Tora" is good too

Same here for the first two! It's great AMERICAN music in the spirit of Aaron Copland...
(don't have tora..., saw it when a kid)

Ominae-
04-09-2006, 10:24 AM
Platoon - Adagio for strings

Das Boot - U 96

Grue_
04-09-2006, 11:45 AM
Ron Goodwin's 'Battle in the Air' from the Battle of Britain.

This is the lengthy scene where the height of the battle is shown with music only.

SidCheshire
04-09-2006, 11:45 AM
"Aces High"
End credits to "We were Soldiers" - the combination works well

VF-17_Jolly
04-09-2006, 11:59 AM
ZZZZZZZUUUUUULLLLLLLLUUUUUUU

Men of Harlech

cygfrain
04-09-2006, 03:56 PM
Ron Goodwin's 'Battle in the Air' from the Battle of Britain.

This is the lengthy scene where the height of the battle is shown with music only.

Grue_ I believe that William Walton was originally approached to write the score to BOB he couldn't complete the task and Ron Goodwin took over. The music played during "lengthy scene" is one of three fragments of Walton's original score and the only one, I believe, used in the film.

ploughman
04-09-2006, 04:02 PM
I think you're right about Battle in the Air.

Check out http://www.williamwalton.net/

You reckon I can shoehorn Sergio Leonne's astounding score to The Good, The Bad and the Ugly into this thread? There's at least one battle in the film and quite alot of incidental shooting.

Oooooahoooooooohahooooh. Mwaaah, mwaaah, mwaah.

TX-Zen
04-09-2006, 04:05 PM
'All Those Burning Bridges' from Kelly's Hero's

VW-IceFire
04-09-2006, 05:36 PM
The Battle of Britan Theme
German March from Patton by Jerry Goldsmith

So many more...

JaguarMEX
04-09-2006, 07:30 PM
Pearl Harbor soundtrack by Hans Zimmer

jermin122
04-09-2006, 07:54 PM
A Bridge Too Far

major_setback
04-09-2006, 09:07 PM
633 squadron.

tomtheyak
04-10-2006, 03:21 AM
If any of you have Hidden & Dangerous 2, I think you'll agree that has some of the best computer game music ever - atmospheric, emotive and at all times right on with the mood of the mission ur on.
check it out if you can!

As for real films:

'Battle of Britain Theme - End Title' by Ron Goodwin

'Battle in the Air' by Sir William Walton

'Band of Brothers Theme'

'Gladiator' soundtracks another goody

'Hymn for Red October' by Basil Poduris

'Mars - God of War' from The Planets Suite by Holst.

633 squadron is a classic!

Some of the Memphis Belle movie music was good too.

Vuco1
04-10-2006, 05:22 AM
Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone (Top Gun soundtrac)...Just kidding http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

DasBoot - main theme (Klaus Doldinger was the composer, I think)
Battle of Britain - Luftwaffe march

The.Tyke
04-10-2006, 07:07 AM
Originally posted by Haigotron:
well, mine isnt a movie, its the opening score to Battlefield 1942

I agree, the score to Battlefield 42 is a cracker !!

HuninMunin
04-10-2006, 07:26 AM
Der Walkyrenritt (Ride of the valkyries) was written by Richard Wagner for his "Ring der Nibelungen" opera in the mid to late 19th century.
Its regarded as one of the most powerfull pieces of classical music ever created.
Wagner was the father of all modern classic (including modern movie soundtracks, wich can be looked at as the from classical music has evolved to).

Following this lineage we have the music of John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith, wich are the modern composers that still have the most "hearable" link to Wagners creation.

Hans Zimmer drove soundtracks to yet another form, wich is highly syntethised and more "electronical" in its making. (I dont really like it that much, cause you can instantly hear if theres a master-orchestra (200 musicians) playing or just basicaly sampeled sounds mixed together.)

So my list of all time war / battle movies pieces would be:

10. Horns of Hell / The 13th Warrior by Jerry Goldsmith

9. Main Theme / Lawrence of Arabia by Maurice Jarre

8. The Young Siegfrieds / The Battle of Britain (SE) by Sir William Walton

7. The Battle / Conan by Basil Paladouris

6. The Battle of Stirling / Braveheart by James Horner

5. The Battle / Cuthroat Island by John Debney

4. One Winged Angel / FFVII by Nobuo Uematso (not a Movie still one of the best pieces there)

3. Battle in the Air / Battle of Britain by Sir William Walton

2. Friendship in Flames / SW - TRotS by John Williams

1. Starship Troopers / Starship Troopers by Basil Paladouris

Grue_
04-10-2006, 08:37 AM
Grue_ I believe that William Walton was originally approached to write the score to BOB he couldn't complete the task and Ron Goodwin took over. The music played during "lengthy scene" is one of three fragments of Walton's original score and the only one, I believe, used in the film.

Laurence Olivier threatened to have his name removed from the credits if Battle in the Air was not included as William Walton was a friend of his.

I've altered the name of the artist on my mp3 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

fordfan25
04-10-2006, 12:18 PM
starwars theam of course. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Ruy Horta
04-10-2006, 01:18 PM
Originally posted by HuninMunin:
Der Walkyrenritt (Ride of the valkyries) was written by Richard Wagner for his "Ring der Nibelungen" opera in the mid to late 19th century.

Walk├╝renritt http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Ruy Horta
04-10-2006, 01:21 PM
Originally posted by fordfan25:
starwars theam of course. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

nah, not the theme.

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

The Imperial March however...

nickdanger3
04-10-2006, 01:24 PM
Fav use of existing work:
Barber's Adagio for Strings from Platoon

Fav original music:
Lord of the Rings
Thin Red Line

PraetorHonoris
04-10-2006, 01:41 PM
Originally posted by Ruy Horta:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HuninMunin:
Der Walkyrenritt (Ride of the valkyries) was written by Richard Wagner for his "Ring der Nibelungen" opera in the mid to late 19th century.

Walk├╝renritt http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It is also Ring des Nibelungen, don't know, why Wagner called it like that, but it's true.

And the "Klendathu Drop" from Starship Troopers is indeed the best war movie music.
Although it is always a pleasure to hear original military songs and marches in war movies.

general_kalle
04-10-2006, 03:44 PM
burning brigde. theme song for Kellys heroes
and the band of brother in arms theme song

HuninMunin
04-10-2006, 05:05 PM
Originally posted by Ruy Horta:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HuninMunin:
Der Walkyrenritt (Ride of the valkyries) was written by Richard Wagner for his "Ring der Nibelungen" opera in the mid to late 19th century.

Walk├╝renritt http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thats what happens to your mother tounge if you mess with the international ubi-zoo. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

HuninMunin
04-10-2006, 05:07 PM
Originally posted by PraetorHonoris:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ruy Horta:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by HuninMunin:
Der Walkyrenritt (Ride of the valkyries) was written by Richard Wagner for his "Ring der Nibelungen" opera in the mid to late 19th century.

Walk├╝renritt http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It is also Ring des Nibelungen, don't know, why Wagner called it like that, but it's true.

And the "Klendathu Drop" from Starship Troopers is indeed the best war movie music.
Although it is always a pleasure to hear original military songs and marches in war movies. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Auf meinen CDs steht "der". http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

LStarosta
04-10-2006, 05:09 PM
Highway to the Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins

MLudner
04-10-2006, 05:53 PM
Originally posted by OldMan____:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ForkTailedDevil:
Not really war music but the old Soviet national anthem. I belive same music in the start of Hunt for Red October.

No, Hunt to red October music is "Hymm to the red October" by Basil Poledoris. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Poledouris, actually. Who is one of my very favorite modern composers. Genius at least on par with Williams.

MLudner
04-10-2006, 05:56 PM
The Minstrel Boy - Sir Thomas Moore, 1853

Men of Harlech (Original Welsh version) - Unknown, exactly.

"Marching On To Richmond" - I don't know who wrote it, but it's great.

Andrew OConnor
04-11-2006, 02:34 AM
for me its;

3rd : 633sqn

Joint 2nd: Breakheart Pass OR The soviet National Anthem. ... you can't beat stuff like that for an anthem. You need about a 600 person choir to get to to work properly though

1st : Battle of Britain of course! but the score actually used in the final release, not the other one that was called too fancy etc etc.

other notables (stirring or just good war tunes);

The tune from Destroyer Command

Irelands' Call - Irish folk song

Mars the Bringer of War - the planet series

Do You Hear the People sing? - Les Mislerables opera

there will me more, but i cant think

ploughman
04-11-2006, 03:57 AM
Mludner, have you checked out the version of The Minstrel Boy that plays during the credits of Blackhawk Down? It's 'modern' but haunting.

I_JG78_Max
04-11-2006, 04:10 AM
One of the greatest piece of music in a warmovie or any movie is at my own opinion:

Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings

Used in "Platoon" and even more affective used in "The Elephant Man".


Greetings,

I/JG78_Max

LEBillfish
04-11-2006, 06:55 AM
http://www.wings-of-valor.net/files/multimedia/BlueMax_OpeningScore.wav

I still think due to the theme here.....Liken yourself to a fledgling Hawk, first flight unsure, exciting yet nervous. Yet as you climb and catch the thermals, confidence grows, soon tipping a wing and soaring........ reveling in the joy of free flight....As quickly a realization of power and dominion sweeps over you. Power over the air and all you survey, and it strikes you....the craving to hunt.

Bo_Nidle
04-11-2006, 07:17 AM
I enjoy soundtracks so much I collect them over any other type of music. There are so many great ones but if I must choose:

"Band of Brothers" by Michael Kamen- in particular Suites 1 and 2.
"Battle of Britain" by Ron Goodwin - with the track from the unused original score by Sir William Walton "Battle in the air" being of particular note.
"633 Squadron" another Ron Goodwin classic
"The Dambusters"- so absolutely British!
"Saving Private Ryan" by John Williams- "Hymn to the Fallen" is a modern classic and tremendously moving.
"Star Wars" by John Williams (the original film!!) loaded with classic pieces-deservedly won an Oscar.
"Gladiator" by Hans Zimmer- in particular the "Battle" score.
"Black Hawk Down" by Hans Zimmer- in particular the "Tribal War" track used when the AH6 Littlebirds strafe the rooftops with miniguns and rockets at night.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by Trevor Jones & Randy Edelman- in particular the "Fort Battle" track.
and last but by no means least:
"The Lord of the Rings" trilogy- by Howard Shore - IMHO the greatest achievement in film score history- too many great pieces to mention. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

However the Pc games industry has embraced the Hollywood theme music to great effect and film composer Bill Brown has produced some excellent pieces such as the themes to "Ghost Recon" and "Rainbow Six". However the current king of the game score has to be "Call of Duty 2" with music that would shame the majority of current films out there-superb! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

Ruy Horta
04-11-2006, 12:07 PM
Minstrel Boy in Black Hawk Down is so so, IMHO, but in The Man who would be King is great - ain't it Peachy?

Great little story too.

http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/Soviet%20Anthem.mp3

http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/Red%20Army%20Chorus...f%20the%20Plains.mp3 (http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/Red%20Army%20Chorus%20-%20Song%20of%20the%20Plains.mp3)

http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/jattendr.mp3

http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/Stop%20the%20Cavalry.mp3

Just the day...


http://www.threewhitemice.com/music/British%20Grenadiers.mp3

Ruy Horta
04-11-2006, 12:54 PM
How could I have forgotten the theme of Band of Brothers!!

That's beautifull!