Part of what made the big screen adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books is the incredible music that helped bring a little more magic to the Wizarding World. Immediately, audiences around the world can hum the first few notes of John Williams’ iconic composition, “Hedwig’s Theme”.
Fans of the music of Harry Potter are now in luck, because the soundtracks for the first five films are now going to be available to purchase in vinyl form. They will be released in a special 10-LP thanks to Rhino Records.
The set, called Harry Potter: Original Motion Picture Soundtracks I-V features the soundtracks composed by John Williams, Patrick Doyle and Nicholas Hooper.
Williams composed the scores for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Doyle comoposed the score for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire while Hooper composed the score for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
Harry Potter: Original Motion Picture Soundtracks I-V will be available to purchase on November 17, 2017.
Meanwhile, audiences will return to Rowling’s Wizarding World when the untitled Fantastic Beasts sequel opens in theaters on November 16, 2018.
Source: Rhino Records
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