End of the World As We Know It

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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, The End Of The World As We Know It. Hollywood loves end-of-the-world movies – From Planet of the Apes to The Fifth Element, and 12 Monkeys to The War of the Worlds, join Edmund Stone as he tries to save the world from itself!

Music highlighted in this episode

Main Title from The Day of the Triffids

Ron Goodwin

Radio Symphony Orchestra of Slovakia

Monstrous Movie Music

1962

Main Title and The Forbidden Zone from Planet of the Apes

Jerry Goldsmith

Masters

1968

Main Theme and The New World from When Worlds Collide

Leith Stevens

Intrada

1951

Last Night On Earth and Toward Light (Closing Credits) from Last Night

Alexina Louie/Alex Pauk

Espirit Orchestra

Sony

1998

Lakta Ligunai from The Fifth Element

Eric Serra

London Session Orchestra

Virgin

1997

Dreamers Awake from 12 Monkeys

Paul Buckmaster

MCA

1995

The End is only the Beginning from 2012

Harald Kloser/Thomas Wander

Hollywood Studio Symphony

RCA

2009

Human Nature from The Fifth Element

Eric Serra

London Session Orchestra

Virgin

1997

Main Title, Attempted Communication and End Title from War of the Worlds

Leith Stevens

Intrada

1953

Main Title, Triffids Attack and End of the Triffids from The Day of the Triffids

Ron Goodwin

Radio Symphony Orchestra of Slovakia

Monstrous Movie Music

1962

Main Title, New Discovery and End Title from The Last Man On Earth

Paul Sawtell

Radio Symphony Orchestra of Slovakia

Monstrous Movie Music

1964

An Ending (Ascent) from 28 Days Later

John Murphy

XL Recordings

2002

Andy's Theme from 28 Weeks Later

John Murphy

La-La Land

2007

Release from 9

Deborah Lurie

Focus

2009

The End is only the Beginning and 2012 The End of the World from 2012

Harald Kloser/Thomas Wander

Hollywood Studio Symphony

RCA

2009

One Response to “End of the World As We Know It”

  1. Steven

    Wonderful program. One correction: An Ending (Ascent) was actually composed by Brian Eno for his seminal 1983 album, Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks.

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