Editors’ Notes The film composer Hans Zimmer once said that he didn’t write music to tell you what to feel, only that it was time to feel. And as the culture continues to move away from the dominance of the orchestra, scores—for movies, television, and streaming alike—are covering more emotional and stylistic ground than ever, absorbing elements of electronic and pop music in ways that further enrich the interplay between image and sound. With that in mind, here’s a rolling playlist focusing on the best music being written for screens big and small, with a few old favorites thrown in to anchor it. Our editors update selections here weekly, so if you hear something you like, add it to your library.

SONG
ALBUM
Rondo in F Minor for Piano and Orchestra - "Kendall's Journey"
1:27
 
Outlander - The Skye Boat Song (Choral Version) [feat. Raya Yarbrough]
1:45
 
Visit Me
2:40
 
Amaya's Theme (Version 2)
1:57
 
Silia
3:03
 
Blood Machines Theme
3:20
 
Burying the Dead
2:16
 
4:16
 
Promentory
6:13
 
Little Fires Everywhere Main Title
1:14
 
Defending Jacob Theme (Extended Version)
2:11
 
The Downfall
3:32
 
Mr. Turner's Waltz
2:09
 
Here We Are
2:09
 
If I Were the Ocean
3:01
 
Heartbeatbox
3:22
 
Theme from The Quarry
2:48
 
Maestoso - String Orchestra - "To The Press Conference"
1:32
 
Free Will
3:34
 
Southside V.2
2:43
 
Theme from "Love Story"
2:51
 
2:10
 
Heart Pt. 2
2:51
 
4:35
 
Bathroom Dance
2:08
 
2:34
 
Ticking Clock
3:04
 
Epilogue
2:30
 
Shriek and Ori
6:09
 
Main Title Theme - Westworld
1:41
 
3:15
 
The Call of the Wild
2:51
 
One Summer's Day (from "Spirited Away")
4:02
 
Denouement
4:57
 
Stargirl
4:19
 
The Way Back Main Title
2:43
 
2:52
 
The Mandalorian
3:18
 
Wicked Games
5:31
 
Kissing You (Love Theme From "Romeo & Juliet") [Instrumental Version]
3:32
 
Star Trek Picard Main Title
1:43
 
The Valkyrie: Ride of the Valkyries
5:11
 
The Night Window
3:41
 
Freed
2:12
 
Sonic the Hedgehog
3:15
 
Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (45-rpm Single Edit)
2:49
 
Build It Up (Instrumental)
5:53
 
The Fantabulous Emancipation Explosion
1:32
 
Hallucination
3:03
 
Breakfast Machine (From "Pee Wee's Big Adventure")
2:36
 
The Belt of Faith
7:15
 
Wander
2:00
 
Elephant Prologue
6:04
 
2:20
 
Derezzed
1:44
 
Gone Now
3:37
 
1:41
 
The Night King
8:50
 
Miss Lily Langtry (cue from The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean)
3:13
 
Theme for the Irishman
4:36
 
Parting Gifts & New Horizons
5:05
 
Space Oddity
3:49
 
Jojo's Theme
3:53
 
Kingdom Dance
2:20
 
Little Women
3:12
 
5:42
 
Tomorrow I'll Leave Blaviken for Good
1:33
 
Mia & Sebastian's Theme
1:37
 
Aracneae
8:13
 
2:53
 
16:15
 
Showtime, A-holes
1:27
 
After the Storm
2:23
 
Destiny of a Jedi
5:12
 
Come Back to Us
5:39
 
Uncut Gems
6:40
 
The Wings (Score to Brokeback Mountain)
1:52
 
Ivar Travels the Silk Road
2:36
 
Epilogue
3:25
 
One, But Not Done
3:08
 
To the Stars
3:30
 
The Piano Duet
1:53
 
The Force Is with You
3:59
 
1:37
 
Love Theme (Dance)
2:33
 
A Proper Handsome C**t
2:10
 
Once, There Was an Explosion
3:07
 
The Ballad of Howie Bling
8:26
 

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