1 800 222 6872

X-Men: First Class

Album Summary

>Jackman, Henry : X-Men
Performers Conductor Ensemble
  • >
Composer
Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Newman Scoring Stage, 20th Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA.

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. ~ James Christopher Monger



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review

Works Details

>Jackman, Henry : X-Men :: First Class, film score
  • Performers: Charles Loper (Trombone); George Doering (Guitar); Darius Campo (Violin); Josefina Vergara (Violin); Dimitrie Leivici (Violin); Belinda Broughton (Violin); William Reichenbach (Trombone); Alma Fernandez (Viola); Darrin McCann (Viola); Rafael Rishik (Violin); Malcolm McNab (Trumpet); Paula Hochhalter (Cello); Serena McKinney (Violin); Daniel Kelley (Horn); Doug Tornquist (Tuba); Eun Ahn (Violin); Alyssa Park (Violin); Corky James (Guitar); Trevor Handy (Cello); Songa Lee (Violin); Katia Popov (Violin); Shawn Mann (Viola); Timothy Landauer (Cello); Searmi Park (Violin); Ana Landauer (Violin); Caroline Riley (Viola); Alan Grunfeld (Violin); Jeanne Skrocki (Violin); Neil Samples (Violin); Stuart Clark (Clarinet); Nina Evtuhov (Violin); Jack Dolman (Synthesizer); Jack Dolman (Piano); Alex Iles (Trombone); Steven Holtman (Trombone); James Thatcher (Horn); Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick (Cello); Luke Maurer (Viola); Tamara Hatwan (Violin); Dave Everson (Horn); Jon Lewis (Trumpet); Heather Clark (Flute); Sara Parkins (Violin); Yelena Yegoryan (Violin); Greg Huckins (Flute); Jenny Kim (Horn); Kim Scholes (Cello); Elizabeth Hedman (Violin); Ralph Williams (Clarinet); Radu Pieptea (Violin); Barry Perkins (Trumpet); Kevan Torfeh (Cello); Jay Rosen (Violin); Laura Pearson (Viola); Jessica Guideri (Violin); Joanne Karl (Percussion); Al Clay (Drums); Lisa Sutton (Violin); Giovanna Clayton (Cello); Mark Adams (Horn); Rick Baptist (Trumpet); Jacqueline Brand (Violin); Robert Brophy (Viola); Roberto Cani (Violin); Rose Corrigan (Bassoon); Brian Dembow (Viola); Bruce Dukov (Violin); Stephen Erdody (Cello); Keith Greene (Viola); Roland Kato (Viola); Randy Kerber (Piano); Katie Kirkpatrick (Harp); Natalie Leggett (Violin); Geri Rotella (Flute); Andrew Shulman (Cello); Sarah Thornblade (Violin); Dave Walther (Viola); David Weiss (Oboe); Roger Wilkie (Violin); Helen Nightengale (Violin); Phillip Levy (Violin); Kenneth Munday (Bassoon); Henry Jackman (Piano); Henry Jackman (Synthesizer); Julia Gigante (Violin); Marlow Fisher (Viola); Paul Cohen (Cello); Amy Hershberger (Violin); Marc Sazer (Violin); Steven Becknell (Horn); Tereza Stanislav (Violin); Andrew Duckles (Viola)
  • Conductor: Nick Glennie-Smith
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score