Friday, January 14, 2022

CD: Christus Apollo (Goldsmith)

Christus Apollo

Jerry Goldsmith conducting
London Symphony Orchestra & London Voices
Terry Edwards, Chorus Master

Text by Ray Bradbury
Narrated by Anthony Hopkins
Mezzo-soprano Eirian James


1 comment:

Simon St. Laurent said...

Also contains Music for Orchestra (1970) and Fireworks (1999).

Christus Apollo was first performed in 1969, and it was narrated by Charlton Heston. (I feel that Heston's performance was more in keeping with the material. "Christus, Apollo!")

Great stuff.