Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Returning Track Titles of John Williams

For anyone that knows John Williams and album titles, you’re bound to notice a few similarities. I decided to keep the Official Running Tally of popular words that come up throughout his soundtrack titles....enjoy!

PROLOGUE
Prologue (Midway, 1976)
Prologue (Born on the Fourth of July, 1989)
Prologue (Hook, 1991)
Prologue (JFK, 1991)
The Island Prologue (The Lost World: Jurassic Park, 1997)
Prologue (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001)
Prologue (War of the Worlds, 2005)

THEME
Jane Eyre Theme (Jane Eyre, 1970)
Love Theme From 'Cinderella Liberty' (Cinderella Liberty, 1973)
City Theme (Earthquake, 1974)
Love Theme (Earthquake, 1974)
Theme From 'The Eiger Sanction' (The Eiger Sanction, 1975)
Love Theme from The Missouri Breaks (The Missouri Breaks, 1976)
Family Plot Theme (Family Plot, 1976)
Main Theme (Black Sunday, 1977)
Princess Leia's Theme (Star Wars: A New Hope, 1977)
Love Theme from Superman (Superman, 1978)
Hester's Theme and The House (The Fury, 1978)
The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme) (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
Yoda's Theme (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
Marion's Theme/The Crate (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
Theme from Monsignor (Monsignor, 1982)
Short Round's Theme (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984)
Love Theme From The River (The River, 1984)
Theme from J.F.K. (JFK, 1991)
Garrison Family Theme (JFK, 1991)
Theme from Schindler's List (Schindler’s List, 1993)
Theme from Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, 1993)
Cinque's Theme (Amistad, 1997)
Theme from Angela's Ashes (Angela’s Ashes, 1999)
Anakin's Theme (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, 1999)
Hedwig's Theme (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001)
Stored Memories and Monica's Theme (Artificial Intelligence, 2001)
Love Theme from Attack of the Clones (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 2002)
Sean's Theme (Minority Report, 2002)
Avner's Theme (Munich, 2005)
Sayuri's Theme (Memoirs of a Geisha, 2005)
Irina's Theme (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
Snowy's Theme (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)
Rey's Theme (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

MARCH
End Title: Midway March (Midway, 1976)
Men of the Yorktown March (Midway, 1976)
Prelude and Main Title March (Superman, 1978)
The March of the Villains (Superman, 1978)
Finale and End Title March (Superman, 1978)
March from "1941" (1941, 1979)
The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme) (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
Raiders March (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
Washington Ending & Raiders March (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
March of the Resistance (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

PLACE, YEAR

Main Title: South America, 1936 (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
The Early Days, Massapequa, 1957 (Born on the Fourth of July, 1989)
Cua Viet River, Vietnam, 1968 (Born on the Fourth of July, 1989)
County Galway, June 1892 (Far and Away, 1992)
The 1960's: The Turbulent Years (Nixon, 1995)
Love Field: Dallas, November 1963 (Nixon, 1995)
Sierra Leone, 1839, and the Capture of Cinque (Amistad, 1997)
July 4, 1839 (Amistad, 1997)
Munich 1972 (Munich, 2005)
Dartmoor, 1912 (War Horse, 2011)
Appomattox, April 9, 1865 (Lincoln, 2012)

SCENE
Barber Shoppe Scene (The Poseidon Adventure, 1972)
Love Scene (Earthquake, 1974)
The Love Scene (Dracula, 1979)
The Love Scene (Heartbeeps, 1981)
Tractor Scene (The River, 1984)
The Seducion Of Suki and The Ballroom Scene (The Witches of Eastwick, 1987)
Wedding Scene (The Accidental Tourist, 1988)
The Boat Scene (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
Love Scene (Presumed Innocent, 1990)
The Bedroom Scene (Presumed Innocent, 1990)
The Boat Scene (Presumed Innocent, 1990)
The Basement Scene (Presumed Innocent, 1990)
Joe Sr.'s Passing/The Duel Scene (Far and Away, 1992)
The Farewell Scene (Nixon, 1995)
The Invisibility Cloak and The Library Scene (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 2001)
The Werewolf Scene (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004)
The Fountain Scene (The Terminal, 2004)
The Immolation Scene (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, 2005)
The Ferry Scene (War of the Worlds, 2005)
The Intersection Scene (War of the Worlds, 2005)

ADVENTURES
Adventures on Earth (ET The Extra Terrestrial, 1982)
Indy's Very First Adventure (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
The Adventures of Mutt (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
The Adventures of Tintin (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)
The Adventure Continues (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)

CHASE
The Great Shark Chase (Jaws, 1975)
The Chase (The Missouri Breaks, 1976)
Boat Chase (Black Sunday, 1977)
Desert Chase (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
Escape - Chase - Saying Goodbye (ET The Extra Terrestrial, 1982)
The Mine Car Chase (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984)
The Lost Boy Chase (Hook, 1991)
The Jungle Chase (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
Introducing the Thompsons and Snowy's Chase (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)

JOURNEY
Night Journeys (Dracula, 1979)
Journey to Austria (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
Journey to the Island (Jurassic Park, 1993)
Malcolm's Journey (The Lost World: Jurassic Park, 1997)
The Journey to the Hanamachi (Memoirs of a Geisha, 2005)
The Journey to Akator (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
The Journey to Himmel Street (The Book Thief, 2013) 

ESCAPE
The Escape (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1977)
Star Ship Escapes (Superman, 1978)
Blimp Escapes (Black Sunday, 1977)
Gillian's Escape (The Fury, 1978)
The Battle of Hoth - Escape in the Falcon (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
Escape from the Temple (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
Escape - Chase - Saying Goodbye (ET The Extra Terrestrial, 1982)
Short Round Escapes (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984)
Escape from Venice (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
Anderton's Great Escape (Minority Report, 2002)
Jango's Escape (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 2002)
Refusing to Escape (The Terminal, 2004)
Escape from the City (War of the Worlds, 2005)
Escape from the Basket (War of the Worlds, 2005)
Escape from the Karaboudjan (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)

BATTLE
Morning of the Battle (Midway, 1976)
The Battle of Yavin (Star Wars: A New Hope, 1977)
The Last Battle (Star Wars: A New Hope, 1977)
The Battle of Hollywood (1941, 1979)
The Battle of Hoth (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
Drawing the Battle Lines/Leia's Instructions (Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back, 1980)
The Battle of Endor - The Forest Battle (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, 1983)
Imaginary Air Battle (Empire of the Sun, 1987)
The Last Battle (Saving Private Ryan, 1998)
The Sith Spacecraft and the Droid Battle (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, 1999)
Preparing for Battle (The Patriot, 2000)
Battle of the Heroes (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, 2005)
Kylo Ren Arrives at the Battle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

REFLECTIONS
Reflections (The Reivers, 1969)
Reflections (Images, 1972)
Reflections (Seven Years in Tibet, 1997)

REMEMBER
Remembrances (The Missouri Breaks, 1976)
Remembering Carolyn (Presumed Innocent, 1990)
Remembering Childhood (Hook, 1991)
Remembrances (Schindler’s List, 1993)
Remembering Petticoat Lane (Jurassic Park, 1993)
Remembering Emilie, and Finale (War Horse, 2011)
Remembering Willie (Lincoln, 2012)

IMMOLATION
Immolation (With Our Lives, We Give Life) (Schindler's List, 1993)
The Immolation Scene (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, 2005)

NEW BEGINNING

A New Beginning (The Accidental Tourist, 1988)
A New Beginning (Minority Report, 2002)

SHANGHAI
The Streets of Shanghai (Empire of Sun, 1987)
Fast Streets of Shanghai (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, 1984)

SCHERZO
Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
Scherzo for X-Wings (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

REUNION
Reunion (Jane Eyre, 1970)
Reunion in the Tent/Searching for the Well (Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981)
Reunion in Italy (Monsignor, 1982)
Reunion at Rockefeller Center (Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, 1992)
The Reunion (Far and Away, 1992)
Reunion and Finale (Sleepers, 1996)
The Reunion (Artificial Intelligence, 2001)
Reunion of Friends (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 2002)
The Reunion (War of the Worlds, 2005)
The Reunion (War Horse, 2011)

RETURN
Han Solo Returns (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, 1983)
The Return to the City (Empire of the Sun, 1987)
The Return (Always, 1989)Mom Returns/Finale (Home Alone, 1990)
Sabrina's Return to Paris (Sabrina, 1995)
Yorktown and the Return Home (The Patriot, 2000)
The Return to Boston (War of the Worlds, 2005)
"Return" (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
The Return to Marlinspike Hall and Finale (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)

FINALE
Finale (The Reivers, 1969)
Finale (The Towering Inferno, 1974)
Finale, End Title (Earthquake, 1974)
Finale and End Title March (Superman, 1978)
The Finale (1941, 1979)
Finale & End Credits (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989)
Mom Returns/Finale (Home Alone, 1990)
Finale (JFK, 1991)
Finale (Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, 1992)
T-Rex Rescue & Finale (Jurassic Park, 1993)
Reunion and Finale (Sleepers, 1996)
Look Down, Lord (Reprise and Finale) (Rosewood, 1997)
Finale and Jurassic Park Theme (The Lost World: Jurassic Park, 1997)
Finale (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004)
Finale (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, 2008)
The Return to Marlinspike Hall and Finale (The Adventures of Tintin, 2011)
Remembering Emilie, and Finale (War Horse, 2011)
The Peterson House And Finale (Lincoln, 2012)
Finale (The Book Thief, 2013)
The Jedi Steps and Finale (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015)

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