Listening to the Movies, Part 2: Fantasy and Fright

'The Village'
'Harry Potter'

Samples from 'The Village'

Listen: 'The Bad Color'

Listen: 'The Gravel Road'

Listen: 'It Is Not Real'

Samples from 'Harry Potter'

Listen: 'Double Trouble'

Listen: 'The Knight Bus'

Listen: 'Buckbeak's Flight'

Trudeau's Top 10

Andy's picks for the best movie scores of all time, with sound samples.

Among the films nominated for best original score this year are two movies of fantasy and fright: The Village, with music composed by James Newton Howard and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with a score from John Williams. In part two of Weekend Edition Sunday's annual Oscar music series, NPR's movie music buff Andy Trudeau listens to the film scores of these veteran composers.

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Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban
Artist
John Williams
Label
Warner Sunset
Released
2004

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The Village

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The Village
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James Newton Howard
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Hollywood Records
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200

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