Classic FM's resident movie buff Andrew Collins chooses some of the outstanding film scores of the year
Only Gene Wilder could use a melody this simple to transport you to another world
The comic actor’s appearance as Willy Wonka introduced him to a new generation of devoted fans
This is the best James Horner soundtrack you’ve never heard
The great film composer wrote the music for the 2012 film For Greater Glory – and it’s absolutely wonderful
‘Sitting in front of the same black and white notes as Beethoven and Wagner is...
The Swallows and Amazons and Stardust composer shares his tips and introduces his brand-new movie score
Watch this pianist turn John Williams’ Harry Potter music into an exquisite piece of...
Gabriela Montero has made a name for herself as a fantastic improviser – so we challenged her to work her magic on the iconic music for Harry Potter
Dick Van Dyke did an impromptu performance of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in a diner and...
‘Our fine four-fendered frieeeeend’
The Jurassic Park theme slowed down 1,000% is a minimalist masterpiece
Listen to that monumental crescendo.
Best Movie Soundtracks - 1960s
Learn more about the films and the music of the legendary 1960s in this gallery including Maurice Jarre's Dr Zhivago and Henry Mancini's Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Best Movie Soundtracks - 1970s
Find out the stories behind some of the greatest movie scores of the 1970s, featuring classic films such as Manhattan and its soundtrack of Gershwin compositions, or Nino Rota's The Godfather.