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Music from the Movies

Movies have been popularizing music for decades. Some of these pieces are movie "themes". 
Others are pop songs or classical pieces that were featured in movies.


Quar Trio Song Title Movie Title Composer / Artist
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes Ciderella Mack David
All I Ask of You Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber
Ashokan Farewell The Civil War (PBS TV series) Jay Ungar
listen Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast Alan Menken
  Bésame Mucho In Good Company Consuelo Velázquez
  Bohemian Rhapsody Wayne's World Queen
  Born to Be Wild Easy Rider Steppenwolf
Canon in D major - Father of the Bride (wedding scene)
- Ordinary People
  Cantina Band Star Wars John Williams
  listen Cider House Rules (main titles) Cider House Rules Rachel Portman
  Clair de Lune Ocean's Eleven Debussy
listen   Come to Me, Bend to Me Brigadoon  
Come What May Moulin Rouge Ewan McGregor & Nicole Kidman
  Concerning Hobbits The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Howard Shore
  Do You Realize Twilight: New Moon Flaming Lips
listen   Don't You (Forget About Me) The Breakfast Club Simple Minds
  Down in the River to Pray O Brother, Where Art Thou? Alison Krauss
available for quartet listen A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes Cinderella (Disney) Hoffman / Livingston
listen Endless Love Endless Love Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
  Emma  (main title theme) Emma  (1996) Rachel Portman
  E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Title Theme E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial John Williams
  Eye of the Tiger Rocky Survivor
Feather Theme  (main title theme) Forrest Gump Alan Silvestri
  Flightless Bird, American Mouth Twilight Iron and Wine
  For Just a Moment (Love theme) St. Elmo's Fire David Foster
  Glasgow Love Theme Love Actually Craig Armstrong
listen Gone with the Wind - main title theme Gone with the Wind Max Steiner
  I Say a Little Prayer for You My Best Friend's Wedding Dionne Warwick
  If I Needed You Stepmom Townes Van Zandt

Imperial March (Darth Vader theme)

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back John Willams
  listen John Dunbar Theme Dances with Wolves John Barry
The Kiss Last of the Mohicans  
  Kissing You Romeo & Juliet Des'ree
  La Bamba La Bamba Richie Valens
listen Laendler Waltz Sound of Music Richard Rodgers
listen   Love Theme
(western style waltz)
The Hatfields and McCoys (2012) Debney / Morales
The Ludlows Legends of the Fall James Horner
listen Moon River Breakfast at Tiffany's Henry Mancini
  Mothersbaugh's Canon The Royal Tenenbaums Mark Mothersbaugh
  Musetta's Waltz (from La Boheme) Moonstruck Puccini
  Music of the Night Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber
Nearer My God to Thee Titanic  
North and South North and South (1985 TV miniseries) Bill Conti
listen   Oh Happy Day Sister Act Edwin R. Hawkins
Oh, Pretty Woman Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
listen listen One Hand, One Heart West Side Story Leonard Bernstein
listen Only Time Sweet November Enya
Over the Rainbow Wizard of Oz Judy Garland
  Por Una Cabeza Scent of a Woman Carlos Gardel
listen The Prayer Quest for Camelot Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli
  Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini - Variation 18 Somewhere in Time Rachmaninoff
Rondeau Masterpiece Theater 
(TV show)
The Rose The Rose Bette Midler
  Say Yes Good Will Hunting Elliot Smith
  She Notting Hill Horner, Mann, and Well
  Spring Little Women Thomas Newman
  Someday My Prince Will Come Snow White  
Somewhere in Time Somewhere in Time John Barry
listen listen Star Trek: The Next Generation main theme Star Trek: The Next Generation Jerry Goldsmith
  This Will Be While You Were Sleeping Natalie Cole
listen listen A Thousand Years Breaking Dawn Christina Perri
listen A Time for Us (Love theme) Romeo and Juliet (1968) Nino Rota
  Tomorrow Never Knows Sucker Punch Lenon/McCartney
  Unchained Melody Ghost Righteous Brothers
listen   Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Jazz Orchestra Eyes Wide Shut Shostakovich
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty (Disney) Tchaikovsky
in repertoire The Way You Look Tonight My Best Friend's Wedding Kern / Tony Bennett
listen The Wedding Legends of the Fall James Horner