The Sound of Easter Epics
This Show Originally Aired on April 7, 2012
Saturday, April 19, 2014
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."
The WQXR e-newsletter. Show highlights, links to music news, on-demand concerts, events from The Greene Space and more.