Hans Zimmer / Lorne Balfe / Lisa Gerrard

The Bible [Official Score Soundtrack]

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There are few stories as epic as those contained within the Bible, so it should come as no surprise that the History Channel's five-week, ten-hour television mini series of the same name would tap a veteran composer of countless epics, Hanz Zimmer, to provide the score. Bolstered by Dead Can Dance vocalist Lisa Gerrard and Scottish composer/Zimmer understudy Lorne Balfe, Zimmer's take on biblical times is similar to the one he took on 2006's Da Vinci Code (that film's lovely and expansive "CheValiers de Sangreal" seems to be the springboard for many of the Bible's themes), deftly balancing heavenly choral arrangements and circular melodies with explosive action cues, resulting in a score that's about as subtle as the parting of the red sea.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
The Bible
1 12:49 Amazon
2 3:47 Amazon
3 5:31 Amazon
4 2:22 Amazon
5 3:18 Amazon
6 1:56 Amazon
7 2:12 Amazon
8 2:06 Amazon
9 2:16 Amazon
10 1:42 Amazon
11 3:45 Amazon
12 1:51 Amazon
13 2:28 Amazon
14 4:34 Amazon
15 2:08 Amazon
16 2:45 Amazon
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