As early as the end of last century, Hans zimmer is conducted on the use of electronic synthetic sound a lot of helpful exploration, and the electronic music element of its traditional symphony music mutual fusion form unique music style, has a far-reaching influence on Hollywood film music creation. Take batman: the rise of the dark knight as an example. When the villain Sean appears, music USES arpeggios and symphonic music in the background. The overlapping and blending of the two tones can produce a strong rhythmic movement, giving full play to the important role of the film soundtrack to foil the tension.
Anyhow, Hans zimmer divergent in "electronic music elements" into account creation concept, greatly enrich the expression of film music, and by the strong shock to traditional symphony music dominant position, for the film music creation provides valuable practical basis and creative thinking.
In early Hollywood movies, popular music elements are not uncommon, but they are not closely combined with other music elements. Although it has made some contributions in enriching the content of the film music, it has not had a fundamental impact on the main status of the symphonic music. In the Hans zimmer's music works, already with other elements of music, especially pop music elements symphony music fully fusion. Although the film music is not the music element as the "representative" in the works of Hans zimmer technique, but pop music elements join and the diversification of timbre, or to the traditional symphony music sound timbre produced profound effect.
First of all, the popular drums sound into the soundtrack is Hans zimmer application of the most important representatives of pop music elements. Although Hans zimmer not soundtrack field application of popular drum sound set of original and unique user, but Hans zimmer with distinctive characteristics, shows the unique talent and insight in the field of film music. Unlike other composers, he did not apply the popular drum tones independently to the film soundtrack, but to the symphony. In addition, this kind of fusion is reflected in the drums sound performance for pop music out of regular rhythm type, and show the drums sound of dominant position, and become the Hans season MoDui drums sound use of important characteristics. To film rolls as an example, based on the expression of the plot and characters, Hans zimmer grand background music for creation of the film, in make full use of the orchestra to shape the grand finale at the same time, also with a vivid cadence, powerful pop drums sound, strong sense of hearing to the audience. In popular drums sound rhythm is rising even as the center and give the picture into the rhythm of the continuous power, make the combination of music and film structure and the plot more closely, interactive effects.
Hans season MoDui pop music elements in addition to the popular application of drums sound, but also in action movies on a large number of applications of acoustic guitar sound. Acoustic guitar with wooden guitar on the body structure is very similar, but the acoustic structure is different, especially acoustic guitars can change through the effect instrument timbre moments, so on the timbre is rich than traditional guitar a lot. Hans MoDui season on the application of the acoustic guitar, rarely used in routine in pop music sound, and the main supporting instrument USES the rhythmic and harmonic, and try to make it into the symphony in the music. In the film "black hawk down", for example, in order to highlight the grand war scenes, the film's soundtrack in large-scale symphony orchestra at the same time, also added in the soundtrack acoustic guitar sound, through the effective combination of the two tone, to enhance the image of music expression. Electric guitar tone throughout various scenes of the film, such as the beginning, the lens by exotic scenery into us helicopter, added in the grand symphony timbre distortion acoustic guitar sound. In addition, in the Hans zimmer and often USES the mixed with electric guitar sound of guitar sound distortion. Describe military convoy attack scenario, for example, the music is used in the distortion of the weak tone, the tone is relatively gentle and has clearer sound grainy, is more suitable for the movie scene music expression. In a word, the combination of electric guitar sound and symphonic music can help to enrich the emotional expression of symphonic music and make the music of the film more dramatic. Hans season MoDui acoustic guitar sound use of innovation, opened up a pop music elements and traditional music elements fusion new areas of application, and therefore become a mock object of many film composer.