Western Theme Music

Western Theme Music

As a genre, Westerns have some of the best theme music.  Here from The Magnificent Seven (1959):

There is something quite moving, a grand, sweeping musical statement.   Or just a sense of quiet conscience.  From High Noon (1951):

Some Western themes, like some of these here, became pop hits.  From The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962):

And some are just musically pure that we could lump them among classical music.  From The Alamo (1960) 

And here from Stagecoach (1939): 

And here from The Big Country (1959):

They suggest a big country, with great drama, and great promise.
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