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A Good Day to Die Hard
(2013)

  

Sony Classical 
SKU: 88765437122
UPC: 8 8765437122 5

Executive Album Producer TBA

Release Date: February 19, 2013 
                                                                                                   
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1. Yuri Says “??????” (2:19)
2. Getting Yuri To The Van (2:14)
3. Jack Makes The Call (2:53)
4. Everyone To The Courthouse (3:09)
5. Court Adjourned (2:19)
6. Truckzilla (3:38)
7. Yippie Kay Yay, Mother Russia! (1:54)
8. Truckzilla (2:00)
9. Father & Son (1:24)
10. To The Safe House (1:51)
11. Regroup (2:30)
12. Leaving the Safe House (1:59)
13. Getting to the Dance Floor (1:34)
14. Too Many Kolbasas On The Dance Floor (3:53)

15. What’s So Funny? (2:30)
16. McClanes Get The Bird (3:00)
17. Scumbags (2:05)
18. Entering Chernobyl (4:07)
19. Into The Vault (2:17)
20. Rubbed Out At The Spa (2:07)
21. Sunshine Shootout (1:37)
22. Get To The Choppa! (2:59)
23. Chopper Takedown (3:26)
24. It’s Hard To Kill A McClane (2:59)
25. Triple Vodka Rhapsody (1:55)
26. McClane’s Brain (2:00)
 
TT: 64:53 


 

"This film is a freight train. It starts and it doesn’t let go. But if the score sounds like that to you, then I think
that comes from the fact that I’ve done four movies with the director John Moore, including “Flight of the
Phoenix,” “The Omen” and “Max Payne” with Buck. So I sort of get him as person. We also had very little
time to score this movie, about six weeks, which made us write it like a freight train as well. Another difference
is that this soundtrack identifies with the past Michael Kamen “Die Hard” scores, while functioning as its
own thing as well. Buck created a lot of the rhythmic settings for the orchestra to play with. Also because
the nature of the quick turn around, Marcus Trump and Brandon Roberts really helped with the programming
as well. They were still filming as we were working on it, doing additional scenes even as the sessions
were going on. Drastic new cuts were arriving. While there are 80 minutes of score in the movie,
we actually ended up writing over two hours of music before it was all approved because of the new cuts.
It was a whirlwind of a score."

- Marco Beltrami
(Film Music Magazine Interview, Feb 4, 2013)


Music Composed by Marco Beltrami
Additional Music by Marcus Trumpp and Brandon Roberts
Orchestra Conducted by Pete Anthony
Orchestrated by Pete Anthony, Jon Kull, Dana Niu, Rossano Galante and Andrew Kinney
Recorded at The Newman Scoring Stage, 20th Century Fox
Recorded and Mixed by John Kurlander
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony and Hollywood Film Chorale
Orchestra Contracted by Peter Rotter
Music Preparation by  Mark Graham and JoAnne Kane Music Services 
Music Editor Jim Schultz
Produced by Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders

 

 
 

Other Versions
A Good Day to Die Hard (bootleg): unreleased, 29+28 tracks, TT: 131:29

 

Reviews and Links
Marco Beltrami Scores A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, Scoring Sessions, April 24, 2013
Interview with Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders, Film Music Magazine, February 4, 2013
Samples from all tracks

 

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