Apocalyptic Elements

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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, we are attacked by the elements with music to movies including Finest Hour, Twister, Towering Inferno, Perfect Storm, Poseidon Adventure, The Day After Tomorrow and more.

Music highlighted in this episode

Main Title from Armageddon

Trevor Rabin

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Telarc CD-80535

1998

Doom, Blizzard and End Titles from Scott of the Antarctic

Ralph Vaughan Williams

BBC Philharmonic

Chandos CHAN 10007

1948

The Day After Tomorrow from The Day After Tomorrow

Harold Kloser

The Hollywood Studio Symphony

Varese Sarabande 302 066 572 2

2004

2012 The End of the World/The End is Only the Beginning from 2012

Harold Kloser/Thomas Wander

original soundtrack recording

RCA 8869761243 2

2009

Main Theme from The Towering Inferno

John Williams

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Silva Screen Records SSD 1098

1974

Show Me Your Firetruck from Backdraft

Hans Zimmer

original soundtrack recording

Milan Records 3141-2-R

1991

Dorinda Solo Flight from Always

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

MCA Records MCAD 8036

1989

Split from The Finest Hours

Carter Burwell

The Hollywood Studio Symphony

Walt Disney Records digital release

2016

Intimate Conversation from Always

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

MCA Records MCAD 8036

1989

Rogue Wave from The Perfect Storm

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical SK 89282

2000

Rescue from The Finest Hours

Carter Burwell

The Hollywood Studio Symphony

Walt Disney Records digital release

2016

Main Title from The Poseidon Adventure

John Williams

original soundtrack recording

La-La-Land Records LLLCD 1133

1972

The Meteor #1/The Meteor #2/30,000 MPH from Meteor

Laurence Rosenthal

The Hollywood Studio Symphony

La-La-Land Records LLLCD 1078

1979

Main Title from Armageddon

Trevor Rabin

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Telarc CD-80535

1998

Drawing Straws from Deep Impact

James Horner

original soundtrack recording

Sony Classical SK 60690

1998

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