‘The Star Wars Main Theme’ has been voted the U.K.’s favorite movie theme in a BBC vote! The Star Wars soundtrack was composed and conducted by John Williams, and the main theme beat out other well-known themes such as ‘The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,’ and ‘West Side Story’ with 21% of the vote.
The Star Wars theme was included on a shortlist of 20 soundtracks drawn from experts at the BBC and film fans across the U.K.. BBC Radio 3 listeners then voted for their favorites, and they clearly have excellent taste in music.
John Williams will also be featured in a Composer of the Week podcast on BBC Radio 3 starting next Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4th. BBC Radio 3 is available to listen worldwide here.
You can see the full voting results here.
(Source BBC News)