The Hang Meets Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 1

Love or loath the Harry Potter books and movies as you choose, but there’s no denying the global success of the stories as written by J.K.Rowling, that follow the life and times of the adolescent boy wizard ‘Harry Potter’, and gang, as they do battle against towering trolls, evil wizards, and the like.
And it is within the soundtrack of the latest Harry Potter movie ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’, that the Hang gets its first taste of big screen Hollywood style exposure. Composed by ‘Alexandre Desplat’, French composer, and winner of both a Grammy award and a Golden Globe, the soundtrack features the Hang on at least two tracks: 'Lovegood', and 'The Deathly Hallows'.
Described as being ‘one of his greatest acheivements’, and ‘full with rich orchestral textures’, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. displays the intricate use of numerous unexpected instruments, not least of which is the Hang, an instrument that Alexandre Desplat describes as being ‘like a steel drum blended with some gamelans’.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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