Jo Blankenburg

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Jo Blankenburg
Born (1972-03-18) March 18, 1972 (age 42)
Origin Grassau[disambiguation needed], Germany
Genres Orchestral
Occupations Composer
Instruments Piano, Drums
Years active 2007 – present
Website http://www.joblankenburg.com

Jo Blankenburg (born March 18, 1972) is a German composer based in Los Angeles. He writes music for film and motion picture advertising. Some of his most popular tracks have been used in the advertising campaigns of The Hunger Games, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, X-Men: First Class, and How To Train Your Dragon among many others.

A solo album Vendetta for Position Music was released in 2011, the songs of which have been used for the advertising campaigns of many major movies and television shows. He is currently working on his second album for Position Music titled Elysium, planned for an August 2012 release.[1]

Albums[edit]

Vendetta[edit]

An album composed by Jo Blankenburg for Position Music, released on the 21st of March 2011. Its songs were used for major motion advertising campaigns for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, X-Men: First Class and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn among many others.

No. Title Length
1. "Dystopic"   2:24
2. "Satorius"   2:09
3. "Imperatix Mundi"   2:59
4. "Juggernaut"   2:53
5. "Hymn Of The Apocalypse"   2:51
6. "Praetorian Guards"   2:32
7. "Lament For Cherubin"   2:56
8. "Knights Of Palmyra"   2:33
9. "Vendetta"   2:12
10. "Conquest Of Antaria"   2:20
11. "Enamorus"   3:25
12. "Kingdom of Avilion"   2:42
13. "Chimeran Empire"   2:39
Total length:
34:35

Elysium[edit]

Following the success of Vendetta, another album, Elysium, was composed by Jo Blankenburg for Position Music, and was released on July 31, 2012.

No. Title Length
1. "Garador's Flight"   2:49
2. "Ascencia"   2:08
3. "Gryphonheart"   2:39
4. "Illumielle"   2:41
5. "Terra Mirus"   3:11
6. "Leaving Lemuria"   2:58
7. "Zephyrus"   2:39
8. "Arion"   2:23
9. "Voyage Dans La Lune"   2:34
10. "Empyrea"   3:27
11. "Theogony"   2:35
Total length:
30:04

Trailer Music[edit]

Credits[edit]

  • "Shortfilm: The World Beneath" (2005)
  • "Documentary: Ticket" (2005)
  • "Documentary: Poetry" (2006)
  • "Feature Film: Stages" (2006)
  • "Music Video: Vahveraasio" (2007)
  • "Shortfilm: Omega99" (2007)
  • "Music Video: Planet Earth Forever" (2007)
  • "Shortfilm: Squalid" (2008)
  • "Four orchestral pieces for Immediate Music (2008)
  • "Music for Congolese opera" (2009)
  • "Theme music for World of Wearable Art (2009)
  • "Demo music for Dr. Grordbort, Weta Workshop (Lord of the Rings)" (2010)
  • "Audio-visual project Oil Spill for Berlin International Film Festival showcase (2011)
  • "Music for documentary The Human Experience" (2011)
  • "Shortfilm: Anamnesis" (2011)
  • "Music for Qtel commercial promoting the 2011 World of Wearable Art (2011)

Discography[edit]

  • Floatovations (Solo album) (2007)
  • The Feather Dance (Solo album) (2008)
  • Vendetta (for Position Music) (2010)
  • The Human Experience (for Grassroots Films) (2011)
  • Elysium (for Position Music) (2012)

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