Annotation

5 CD-set, including a 28-page booklet.
Limited edition of 2000 copies.
March 2012 re-release of 2000 copies.

Annotation last modified on 2013-01-31 23:49 .

Tracklist

CD 1: The Film Score (Part One)
# Title Rating Length
1 Overture
6:34
2 Anno Domini
1:32
3 Star of Bethlehem / Adoration of the Magi
3:33
4 Shofar Call
0:15
5 Fanfare to Prelude / Prelude / Marcia Romana
4:01
6 Spirit and Sword
0:52
7 Salute for Messala
0:12
8 Friendship
4:24
9 The House of Hur
1:45
10 Conflict
1:43
11 Esther
2:36
12 The Unknown Future
0:45
13 Love Theme / Ring for Freedom
4:50
14 Salute for Gratus
0:37
15 Gratus' Entry to Jerusalem
2:00
16 Arrest
1:20
17 Reminiscences
1:50
18 Condemned
0:58
19 Escape
2:09
20 Vengeance
0:50
21 The Prison Part One / The Prison Part Two
0:49
22 The Desert / Exhaustion / The Prince of Peace / Roman Galley
7:34
23 Salute for Arrius
0:24
24 Quintus Arrius
0:43
25 Roman Fleet
1:05
26 The Galley
3:18
27 Rest
1:22
28 Battle Preparations / The Pirate Fleet / Attack! / Ramming Speed / Battle/Rescue
9:53
29 Roman Sails
0:50
30 The Rowers
0:29
31 Victory Parade
2:25
32 Victory Finale
0:27
CD 2: The Film Score (Part Two)
# Title Rating Length
1 Fertility Dance
1:04
2 Arrius' Party
1:16
3 Nostalgia / Farewell to Rome
2:14
4 A Barren Coast
0:28
5 Judea / Balthazar
2:27
6 Balthazar's World
2:00
7 Homecoming
1:24
8 Memories / Hatred
4:25
9 Lepers
1:04
10 Return / Promise
5:23
11 Sorrow and Intermission
1:28
12 Entr'Acte
3:49
13 Panem et Circenses
0:54
14 Circus Fanfares Nos. 1-4
0:44
15 Panem et Circenses
0:46
16 New Fanfare for Circus Parade (Parade of the Charioteers)
3:16
17 Circus Fanfare No. 6 (Fanfare for Start of Race)
0:14
18 Panem et Circenses
1:00
19 Circus Fanfare No. 7 (Ben-Hur Crowned)
0:19
20 Bitter Triumph
0:48
21 Aftermath
1:19
22 Valley of Lepers / The Search
2:56
23 The Uncleans
2:30
24 Road of Sorrow
2:51
25 The Mount / The Sermon
1:21
26 Frustration
1:19
27 Valley of the Dead / Tirzah Saved
4:04
28 The Procession to Calvary / The Bearing of the Cross / Recognition
7:09
29 Aftermath (Crucifixion)
2:24
30 Golgotha
0:56
31 Shadow of a Storm
1:02
32 The Miracle/Finale
4:53
CD 3: The Savina Album / Act One Alternates
# Title Rating Length
1 Prelude
3:27
2 Adoration of the Magi
2:18
3 Roman March
1:24
4 Friendship
1:41
5 Love Theme of Ben-Hur
2:52
6 The Burning Desert
5:05
7 The Rowing of the Galley Slaves
2:49
8 Naval Battle
2:48
9 Return to Judea
2:06
10 Victory Parade
2:16
11 The Mother's Love
2:42
12 The Lepers' Search for the Christ
2:34
13 The Procession to Calvary
4:33
14 The Miracle and Finale
3:44
15 Star of Bethlehem
1:35
16 Adoration of the Magi
2:07
17 Prelude
2:02
18 Spirit and Sword
0:59
19 Revenge
1:24
20 The Desert / Exhaustion / The Prince of Peace / Roman Galley
7:37
21 Roman Fleet
1:07
22 The Galley
3:17
23 Rest
0:57
24 Battle Preparations Part Two
0:52
25 Roman Sails
0:50
26 Victory Parade
1:38
27 Fertility Dance
1:01
28 Arrius' Party
1:45
29 Judea
2:58
30 Homecoming
1:46
31 Sorrow
1:06
32 Intermission
0:34
CD 4: The First Kloss Album / Act Two Alternates
# Title Rating Length
1 Prelude
3:27
2 The Adoration of the Magi
2:12
3 Roman March
1:18
4 Friendship
1:47
5 Love Theme of Ben-Hur
2:43
6 The Burning Desert
5:03
7 The Rowing of the Galley Slaves
2:52
8 Naval Battle
2:51
9 Return to Judea
2:16
10 Victory Parade
2:16
11 The Mother's Love
2:30
12 The Lepers' Search for the Christ
2:28
13 The Procession to Calvary
4:30
14 The Miracle and Finale
3:44
15 Entr'Acte
3:52
16 Panem et Circenses
1:12
17 Circus Parade (Parade of the Charioteers)
2:15
18 Aftermath
1:34
19 The Search
1:42
20 Road of Sorrow
2:51
21 The Sermon
0:37
22 Valley of the Dead / Tirzah Saved
4:04
23 The Procession to Calvary / The Bearing of the Cross / Recognition
7:20
24 Aftermath
2:23
25 Golgotha
1:36
26 The Miracle / Finale
4:32
27 Entr'Acte
3:37
CD 5: The Second Kloss Album / Additional Alternates and Bonus Tracks
# Title Rating Length
1 Overture
4:00
2 Star of Bethlehem
1:54
3 Gratus' Entry Into Jerusalem
3:32
4 The House of Hur
1:57
5 Messala's Revenge
3:30
6 Fertility Dance
1:28
7 Farewell to Rome
2:13
8 Arrius' Party
1:33
9 Parade of the Charioteers
3:30
10 Bread and Circus March
1:18
11 Death of Messala
2:53
12 Memories
2:42
13 Sermon on the Mount
1:54
14 Valley of the Dead
2:16
15 Golgotha
2:47
16 The Christ Theme from Ben-Hur (Alleluia)
2:48
17 Star of Bethlehem / Adoration of the Magi
3:34
18 Star of Bethlehem
1:35
19 Adoration of the Magi
2:06
20 Adoration of the Magi
2:06
21 Spirit and Sword
0:41
22 Gratus' Entry to Jerusalem
2:02
23 Revenge
1:25
24 Arrius' Party
0:54
25 Sorrow
1:07
26 Intermission
0:24
27 Entr'Acte
3:40
28 Aftermath
0:37
29 Aftermath
0:37
30 The Sermon
0:22
31 The Sermon
0:21
32 The Sermon
0:35
33 The Sermon
0:41
34 Golgotha
1:29
35 Miracle
1:39
36 Finale
1:18
37 Finale
0:36
38 Finale
1:07
39 Love Theme
2:20
40 Harun al Rozsad
2:10
41 Quo Vadis Prelude (with chimes)/Drums (Appian Way)
1:39

Credits

CD 1: The Film Score (Part One)

recorded in:
Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (1959-01) (tracks 7, 14–15, 31–32)
choir vocals:
MGM Studio Chorus (1959-08-18) (track 3)
composer:
Miklós Rózsa (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5, 5–8, 8–13, 13–21, 21–22, 22, 22, 22–28, 28, 28, 28, 28, 28–32)
conductor:
Miklós Rózsa (1959-01) (tracks 7, 31–32)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (tracks 4, 14–15)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-06-29) (tracks 23, 26)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-06-29 – 1959-06-30) (track 28)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-06-30) (tracks 9, 21, 25, 27)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-06-30 – 1959-07-01) (track 8)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-06-30 – 1959-08-05) (track 22)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-07-01) (tracks 12, 16, 18–20, 29)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-07-14) (tracks 10–11, 30)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-05) (track 13)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-08-04) (track 1)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-08-05) (track 17)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-08-13) (tracks 2, 5)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-08-13 – 1959-08-18) (track 3)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-10-09) (tracks 6, 24)
orchestra:
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-01) (tracks 31–32)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (Special Purpose Artist) (1959-01) (tracks 7, 14–15)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (track 4)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-06-29) (tracks 23, 26)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-06-29 – 1959-06-30) (track 28)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-06-30) (tracks 9, 21, 25, 27)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-06-30 – 1959-07-01) (track 8)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-06-30 – 1959-08-05) (track 22)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-07-01) (tracks 12, 16, 18–20, 29)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-07-14) (tracks 10–11, 30)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-05) (track 13)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-08-04) (track 1)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-08-05) (track 17)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-08-13) (tracks 2–3, 5)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-10-09) (tracks 6, 24)
recorded at:
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (tracks 4, 7, 14–15, 31–32)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-06-29) (tracks 23, 26)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-06-29 – 1959-06-30) (track 28)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-06-30) (tracks 9, 21, 25, 27)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-06-30 – 1959-07-01) (track 8)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-06-30 – 1959-08-05) (track 22)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-07-01) (tracks 12, 16, 18–20, 29)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-07-14) (tracks 10–11, 30)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-05) (track 13)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-08-04) (track 1)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-08-05) (track 17)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-08-13) (tracks 2, 5)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-08-13 – 1959-08-18) (track 3)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-10-09) (tracks 6, 24)
part of:
Ben-Hur (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5, 5–8, 8–13, 13–21, 21–22, 22, 22, 22–28, 28, 28, 28, 28, 28–32)
recording of:
Gratus' Entry to Jerusalem (1959-01) (track 15)
Salute for Gratus (1959-01) (track 14)
Salute for Messala (Ben-Hur) (1959-01) (track 7)
Victory Finale (Ben-Hur) (1959-01) (track 32)
Victory Parade (Ben-Hur) (1959-01) (track 31)
Shofar Call (Ben-Hur) (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (track 4)
Attack! (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-29) (track 28)
Battle (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-29) (track 28)
Battle Preparations (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-29) (track 28)
Ramming Speed (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-29) (track 28)
Salute for Arrius (1959-06-29) (track 23)
The Galley (1959-06-29) (track 26)
The Pirate Fleet (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-29) (track 28)
Exhaustion (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 22)
Friendship (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 8)
Rescue (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 28)
Rest (1959-06-30) (track 27)
Roman Fleet (1959-06-30) (track 25)
Roman Galley (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 22)
The House of Hur (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 9)
The Prince of Peace (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 22)
The Prison Part One (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 21)
The Prison Part Two (Ben-Hur) (1959-06-30) (track 21)
Arrest (1959-07-01) (track 16)
Condemned (1959-07-01) (track 18)
Escape (1959-07-01) (track 19)
Friendship Continued (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-01) (track 8)
Roman Sails (1959-07-01) (track 29)
The Unknown Future (1959-07-01) (track 12)
Vengeance (1959-07-01) (track 20)
Conflict (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 10)
Esther (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 11)
Ring for Freedom (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 13)
The Rowers (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 30)
Overture (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-04) (track 1)
Love Theme (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-05) (track 13)
Reminiscences (1959-08-05) (track 17)
Anno Domini (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13) (track 2)
Adoration of the Magi (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13 – 1959-08-18) (track 3)
Star of Bethlehem (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13 – 1959-08-18) (track 3)
Quintus Arrius (1959-10-09) (track 24)
Spirit and Sword (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-09) (track 6)
Fanfare to Prelude (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13) (track 5)
Prelude (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13) (track 5)
Marcia Romana (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13) (track 5)

CD 2: The Film Score (Part Two)

composer:
Miklós Rózsa (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5)
conductor:
Miklós Rózsa (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (tracks 6–32)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-07-14) (track 4)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-04) (track 3)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-08-13) (track 2)
Miklós Rózsa (1959-10-09) (tracks 1, 5)
orchestra:
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (tracks 6–32)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-07-14) (track 4)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-04) (track 3)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-08-13) (track 2)
M-G-M Symphony Orchestra (1959-10-09) (tracks 1, 5)
recorded at:
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-05-25 – 1959-10-09) (tracks 6–32)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-07-14) (track 4)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-07-14 – 1959-08-04) (track 3)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-08-13) (track 2)
MGM Music Scoring Stage (renamed Lorimar Music Scoring ca. 1986) in Culver City, California, United States (1959-10-09) (tracks 1, 5)
part of:
Ben-Hur (tracks 1–3, 3–5, 5)
recording of:
A Barren Coast (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 4)
Farewell to Rome (Ben-Hur) (1959-07-14) (track 3)
Nostalgia (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-04) (track 3)
Arrius' Party (Ben-Hur) (1959-08-13) (track 2)
Balthazar (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-09) (track 5)
Fertility Dance (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-09) (track 1)
Judea (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-09) (track 5)

CD 3: The Savina Album / Act One Alternates

recorded in:
Rome, Roma, Lazio, Italy (1959-10-16 – 1959-10-17) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
composer:
Miklós Rózsa (tracks 1–2)
conductor:
Carlo Savina (1959-10-16 – 1959-10-17) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
orchestra:
The Symphony Orchestra of Rome (1959-10-16 – 1959-10-17) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
part of:
Ben-Hur (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Adoration of the Magi (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-16 – 1959-10-17) (track 2)
Prelude (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-16 – 1959-10-17) (track 1)

CD 4: The First Kloss Album / Act Two Alternates

recorded in:
Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany (1959-10-26 – 1959-10-27) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
composer:
Miklós Rózsa (tracks 1–2)
conductor:
Eric Kloss (1959-10-26 – 1959-10-27) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
orchestra:
Frankenland State Symphony Orchestra (1959-10-26 – 1959-10-27) (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
part of:
Ben-Hur (tracks 1–2)
recording of:
Adoration of the Magi (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-26 – 1959-10-27) (track 2)
Prelude (Ben-Hur) (1959-10-26 – 1959-10-27) (track 1)

CD 5: The Second Kloss Album / Additional Alternates and Bonus Tracks

conductor:
Eric Kloss (1959-10 – 1960-08-03) (tracks 1–16, 24)
orchestra:
Frankenland State Symphony Orchestra (1959-10 – 1960-08-03) (tracks 1–16, 24)

Release

executive producer: Lukas Kendall
Craig Spaulding
producer: Frank K. DeWald
Michael Matessino
part of: Golden Age Classics (FSM)
ASIN: US: B007IPHRMO [info]