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Ancient Greece - the Soundtrack (According to Hollywood)

Matthew Sweet introduces music written for films set in Ancient Greece, prompted by this week's featured new release 300: Rise of an Empire. With music by Herrmann and Steiner.

Matthew Sweet on film music written for the sword and sandal movie world of Ancient Greece, prompted by this week's featured new release "300: Rise of an Empire".

The new film has been scored by Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL). Matthew also highlights scores by Bernard Herrmann, Laurence Rosenthal, and James Horner, among others, from films such as "Clash of The Titans"; "Troy"; "Immortals" and "Jason and the Argonauts". The Classic Score of the Week is Max Steiner's music for "Helen of Troy".

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Sat 8 Mar 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • Alan Menken

    Go The Distance

    Performer: Roger Bart.
    • WALT DISNEY : WD608642.
    • WALT DISNEY.
    • 11.
  • Manos Hadjidakis

    March

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nic Raine.
    • SILVA SCREEN : SILCD1170.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 5.
  • Ramin Djawadi

    Perseus

    Conductor: Gavin Greenaway. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sony : 88697675342.
    • Sony.
    • 3.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Battle With the Skeletons

    Conductor: Bernard Herrmann. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • CLOUD NINE : ACN7014.
    • CLOUD NINE.
    • 31.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Prelude (Jason and the Argonauts)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • LONDON : 4489482.
    • LONDON.
    • 12.
  • Tom Holkenborg

    History of Artemisia

    Performer: Junkie XL.
    • OST.
    • 1.
  • James Horner

    Troy

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • WARNER : 9362487982.
    • Warner.
    • 2.
  • Trevor Morris

    Do Not Foresake Mankind

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 88897948562.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 20.
  • Laurence Rosenthal

    Pegasus

    Conductor: Laurence Rosenthal. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    Valse Crepusculaire

    Conductor: Miklós Rózsa. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • CAM : CSE085.
    • CAM.
    • 1.
  • Max Steiner

    Helen of Troy: Prelude/Helen of Troy/Love Theme/Orgy

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Max Steiner.
    • TSUNAMI : TSU0128.
    • TSUNAMI.
    • 15.
  • Vangelis

    Eternal Alexander

    Performer: Vangelis.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK92942.
    • Sony classical.
    • 17.

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