Nicholas Hooper: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Classic FM are giving you the chance to hear Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince soundtrack.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

On Saturday 4 July , Classic FM gave the first UK radio play of Nicholas Hooper 's score to 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' - the sixth film in the series.

The soundtrack is not available until 13 July - but if you're a Hogwarts fan, make sure you listen to Classic FM all this week as we'll be including excerpts from the full soundtrack in the run-up to the film's release on 15 July. And just in case you miss any of the tracks, here are five clips to sample:

Opening

Ron's Victory

Living Death

The Weasley Stomp

Of Love and War


Composed by Nicholas Hooper, who also composed the music for 'Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix',  the score includes 28 tracks, with over an hour of material. Making it the longest Harry Potter soundtrack to date. An enhanced edition of the soundtrack was also released, featuring a free digital download of the entire soundtrack and exclusive bonus content.

Star Wars composer John Williams wrote the music for 'Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone' , 'Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets' , and 'Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban' , Patrick Doyle composed 'Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire'.