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Track Listing:

Main Theme (From The Dark Knight Rises) feat. Lindsey Stirling
Main Theme (From Pirates of the Caribbean) feat. The Piano Guys
Gladiator Rhapsody (From Gladiator) feat. Lang Lang
Main Theme (From Crimson Tide) feat. Till Broenner
Time (From Inception) feat. Tina Guo
This Land (From The Lion King) feat. Amy Dickson
Now We Are Free (From Gladiator) feat. Leona Lewis
Flight (From Man of Steel) feat. Lang Lang and Maxim Vengerov
Light (From The Thin Red Line) Maxim Vengerov
The Battle Scene (From Gladiator) feat. Khatia Buniatishvili
Mombasa (From The Inception) feat. 2CELLOS
The Docking Scene (From Interstellar) feat. Roger Sayer

Hans Zimmer :

The Classics

Available January 13, 2016

• Major stars celebrate leading film composer, Hans Zimmer

• Featured artists include Lang Lang, Lindsey Stirling, 2CELLOS, Maxim Vengerov, 

• The Piano Guys, Leona Lewis and many more

• Stunning new arrangements

Sony Classical is delighted to announce a key new recording event: a brand-new album performed by stellar musicians of the day that showcases some of Hollywood's greatest ever movie themes, written by one of the world's most innovative musical talents and leading film composer of our time – Hans Zimmer.

This vivid collection of back-to-back blockbuster hits brings together for the first time Zimmer's unmistakeable movie themes, re-imagined and in arrangements especially written for some of our top musicians including superstar pianist, Lang Lang; cello wizards, 2CELLOS and Tina Guo; outstanding violinists, Maxim Vengerov and Lindsey Stirling; Classic BRIT Award-winning saxophonist, Amy Dickson; internet sensations, The Piano Guys and with stupendous vocals by Leona Lewis.

This eagerly-anticipated album showcases Zimmer's musical versatility and absolute mastery of the genre, showcasing key themes from such magnificent scores as The Dark Knight Rises; Interstellar; Pirates of the Caribbean; Gladiator; Man of Steel; The Lion King; Inception and many more, all in stunning new arrangements.

A mighty collection of classics from one of the most in-demand composers in Hollywood, this brand-new album is a must-have for Zimmer's legions of fans around the world and Zimmer - a pioneer in the use of new technology - shows himself to be a master in integrating the electronic musical world with traditional orchestral arrangements.

Hans Zimmer has scored more than 120 films, which have collectively grossed over 24 billion dollars at the worldwide box office.  His Academy award-winning score to The Lion King has sold over 15 million copies since release in the early 90s.  He has been honoured with an Academy Award, two Golden Globes, four Grammys and many more awards and nominations including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Film Composition from the National Board of Review and ASCAP's Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement plus and a Classic BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. Spring 2016 saw his first-ever European tour featuring his band, orchestra, choir and soloists.