From original soundtracks to classical music famously used on the big screen, we’re celebrating music that makes the movies magical for KDFC at the Movies all week long. Dig a little deeper with some of our favorite film trailers, iconic scenes, musical arrangements and more below. Check back often as we add more all week long!

2CELLOS perform “Now We Are Free” from Gladiator in a Roman Collusium, naturally

Joe Hisaishi conducts his own theme to Princess Mononoke

While we’re at it, how about John Williams conducting the theme to Jurassic Park

The Godfather Theme played in 10 different musical styles

Darth Vader conducts his theme

Leonard Bernstein leads the NY Philharmonic in Coplan’s Our Town

A movie trailer from another era

One of the most iconic scenes ever featuring Bernard Herrmann’s score for North by Northwest

The still-breathtaking trailer for Lawrence of Arabia

“Announcing the Greatest Film-Noir”

Don’t try this at home


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