The Sound of Easter Epics

This Show Originally Aired on April 7, 2012

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

'King of Kings' (1961) starring Jeffrey Hunter as Jesus and Robert Ryan as John the Baptist 'King of Kings' (1961) starring Jeffrey Hunter as Jesus and Robert Ryan as John the Baptist
Hollywood's Biblical epics do everything on a large scale, including the pomp, drama, and heavenly choruses of their film scores. Host David Garland offers suites from "King of Kings," by Miklos Rozsa, and "The Greatest Story Ever Told," by Alfred Newman.

Also included is music by Maurice Jarre for "Jesus of Nazareth," and a more recent take on the Biblical epic: John Debney's score for "The Passion of the Christ."

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