Exodus


"Exodus" is a song composed by Ernest Gold in the key of B-flat major. It was originally written as the theme for the 1960 epic war film titled "Exodus," directed by Otto Preminger. The song gained immense popularity after being recorded and performed by various artists, including the renowned jazz pianist and composer, Ferrante & Teicher. Ernest Gold's composition for "Exodus" earned him an Academy Award for Best Original Score. As for some trivia, it is worth mentioning that the lyrics of the song were later added by Pat Boone, leading to a vocal version becoming widely recognized. The melody of "Exodus" is characterized by its powerful and evocative orchestration, with sweeping strings and compelling brass arrangements, capturing the epic nature of the film it was composed for.