Movie Music fans, we built a new online stream just for you! Introducing the Classical California Movie Music Playlist now streaming live on kusc.org and our free Apple and Android apps. We’re celebrating with a series of blogs plus quizes, trivia, and more on Instagram.

We’re also celebrating with a playlist of your favorite 16 favorite pieces from the movies, as voted by you for the first-ever Classical California Ultimate Playlist. Enjoy!

Our first entry on the Classical California Ultimate Playlist…
Coming in at #198, John Williams’ Raiders of the Lost Ark

#190. John Williams’ Jurassic Park

#184. Leonard Bernstein’ West Side Story

#140. John Barry’s Out of Africa

#132. Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso

#126. Bernard Hermann’s Psycho

#112. John Williams’ Harry Potter

#101. John Williams’ Jaws

#90. Rachel Portman’s Chocolat

#85. Terence Blanchard’s Da 5 Bloods

#78. John Williams’ Schindler’s List

#43. Howard Shore’s Lord of the Rings


#38. Ennio Morricone’s The Mission

#34. Jerry Goldsmith’s Star Trek

#27. Yann Tiersen’s Amelie


Without further ado, #14 on the Classical California Ultimate Playlist: John Williams’ Star Wars

Hungry for more movie music? Now you can stream the Classical California Movie Music Playlist.