Giacchino Tweets Into Darkness Music Clips + Soundtrack Available For Pre-order [UPDATED]

Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino continues to tease out bits from his March recording session of the score for Star Trek Into Darkness. Today he sent out a video with actual music from the film. You can watch (and listen) to the below. Plus if you are in Switzerland (or nearby) next week you can see Giacchino perform the score to the 2009 Star Trek move live along with a projection of the movie. Details below. [UPDATE: Now with 4 clips + Soundtrack now available for pre-order]


UPDATE 3: Into Darkness Soundtrack now available for pre-order

Michael Giacchino’s soundtrack for Star Trek Into Darkness is now available for pre-order at Amazon. The soundtrack CD is priced at $17.98 and will be released May 14th by Varese Sarabande. There is no album art or track list available yet.

UPDATE 2 : Giacchino Tweets Star Trek Into Darkness music clips

On Wednesday April 2nd composer Michael Giacchino did some live tweeting from the final day of recording the score for Star Trek Into Darkness. In all he tweeted out four different clips via Telly. TrekMovie has compiled the four clips into a single YouTube video (below).

While the music bears a strong similarity to the end credits for the 2009 Star Trek movie, there are subtle differences and TrekMovie has confirmed this is from Giacchinio’s score for Star Trek Into Darkness It appears that Giacchino is capping off the new movie in much the same way he did the last one, including the touches of Alexander Courage’s original Star Trek theme.

After TrekMovie put up our first article, the composer also went on the record about the clips, via a tweet to @TrekMovie…

Giacchino to perform Star Trek (2009) Live in Switzerland next week

In other Giacchino Star Trek news, the composer is headed to Switzerland next week to perform the "Intergalactic World Premiere" of "Star Trek – Live to Projection" with the 21st Century Symphony & Orchestra at the KKL Luzern Concert Hall.

Giacchino to perform Star Trek "live to projection" in Switzerland next week.

Giacchino will conduct the 21st Century Orchestra and the 21st Century Choir in front of a projection of the 2009 Star Trek movie. According to the 21st Century Orchestra announcement, they have been working together with Paramount and Giacchino for months putting together the event. They say it is a concert not just for Trekkies "but for all lovers of good music and breathtaking adventures."

There are only three peformances of "Star Trek – Live to Projection" – Friday April 12, Saturday April 13 and Sunday April 14. Tickets range from 40 to 150 Swiss Francs. You can purchase tickets at the the site.

Poster for "Star Trek – Live To Projection"

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