Does anybody know any great orchestrated soundtrack pieces? I'm looking for uplifting, moving, and exciting.
- MystMoonstruckLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
The Secret of Roan Inish~Mason Darling, plus traditional Irish music
Star Trek: The Motion Picture~Jerry Goldsmith
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan~James Horner
Kingdom of Heaven~Harry Gregson-Williams
Jason & the Argonauts~Bernard Herrmann
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial~John Williams
Conan the Barbarian~Basil Poledouris
The Mummy Returns~Alan Silvestri
Lawrence of Arabia~Maurice Jarre
Romeo & Juliet (1968)~Nino Rota
Doctor Zhivago~Maurice Jarre
Jurassic Park~John Williams
There are so many amazing symphonic movie scores/soundtracks that it's difficult to choose. Generally, films of epic or grander proportions offer more-sumptuous orchestral works. Max Steiner and Miklos Rozsa are two others whose works are notable for "uplifting, moving, and exciting" music.
- randall_ndLv 61 decade ago
There are some awesome pieces on the new The Time Machine album some of which are Celtic. Also The Medicine Man soundtrack has some excellent pieces. Another good instrumental was on a Gallo wine commercial during the 80's. It's called Hymn and it's by Vangelis
- awesomefbLv 71 decade ago
Pearl harbor soundtrack composed by Hans Zimmer. I listen to it a zillion times. The orchestrated pieces are beautifully composed. My favorite song is Tennessee.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
How bout that orchestra music from Rocky when he's working out. Its got alot of trumpet. Its awsome. I think its called "flying high now" or something like that.
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- 1 decade ago
Any of the Lord of the Rings