Sword and Sandal

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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone, Sword and Sandal Movies. Sword and sandal films is a Hollywood term for biblical and early Italian-themed epics. This week on The Score music from a few famous ones including Ben-Hur, Gladiator, Conan the Barbarian and more on the next edition of the Score.

Music highlighted in this episode

The Might of Rome from Gladiator

Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard

original soundtrack recording

London 289 467 094-2

2000

Medusa from Clash of the Titans

Laurence Rosenthal

London Symphony Orchestra

PEG Recordings PEG014

1981

Medusa from Clash of the Titans

Ramin Djawadi

original soundtrack recording

WaterTower Music WTM 39193

2010

Prologue/Anvil of Crom from Conan The Barbarian

Basil Poledouris

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Prometheus Records XPCD 169

1982

Prelude and Triton from Jason and the Argonauts

Bernard Herrmann

National Philharmonic Orchestra

London 448 948-2

1963

Hercules and End Titles from Hercules

Fernando Valazquez

Philharmonia Orchestra

Sony Classical 88843098892

2014

Troy from Troy

James Horner

Hollywood Studio Symphony

Warner Bros 48798-2

2004

Glory and Remember Us from 300

Tyler Bates

original soundtrack recording

Warner Bros 101272-2

2006

Am I Not Merciful? From Gladiator

Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard

original soundtrack recording

London 289 467 094-2

2000

Flashback from Hercules

Fernando Valazquez

Philharmonia Orchestra

Sony Classical 88843098892

2014

Goodbye My Life, My Love/End Title from Spartacus

Alex North

original soundtrack recording

MCA Records MCAD-10256

1960

Parade of the Charioteers from Ben-Hur

Miklos Rozsa

Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

Sony Classical SMK 60991

1959

Prelude from The Ten Commandments

Elmer Bernstein

original soundtrack recording

MCA Records MCAD 42320

1956

Cleopatra Symphony from Cleopatra

Alex North

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra LPO-0086

1963

Barbarian Horde from Gladiator

Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard

original soundtrack recording

London 289 467 094-2

2000

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