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Old 08-28-2010, 04:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
Zaqarbal
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Originally Posted by wundersuprise View Post
Gladiator and Troy are 2 films based in ancient greece, the music of which is very distinct. How would you describe the genre of this music? I want to find more music like it with that sort of african singing.

Here is "now we are free" from gladiator, hopefully you can hear what I mean...

youtube.com/watch?v=vHAvjaHtlMA

Any ideas?
Keep in mind who composed Gladiator's soundtrack: Hans Zimmer. He has a particular style which has been very influential. And also, as Liljagare said, Lisa Gerrard (Dead Can Dance's vocalist). I think in general terms that style is usually labeled as "New Age". There is a series of albums by Karl Jenkins named Adiemus which has similar sounds. Maybe you like it too.



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