Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Nicholas Hooper


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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince is sixth installment in the film franchise. Love is in the air, but tragedy lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same. The score features music by Nicholas Hooper, who took the reigns as composer during the last film, Order Of The Phoenix. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 07/14/2009
Label: Watertower Music
UPC: 0794043915222
catalogNumber: 39152
Rank: 60224

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Nicholas Hooper   Primary Artist,Conductor
London Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
RSVP Voices   Choir, Chorus
School Choir of Queen's College, Oxford   Choir, Chorus
Alastair King   Conductor
Choir of Queen's College, Oxford   Choir, Chorus
School Choir of Queen's College   Ensemble
Allastair King   Conductor

Technical Credits

John Williams [composer]   Composer
David Barron   Executive Producer
Peter Cobbin   Engineering
David Yates   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Geoffrey Alexander   Arranger,Orchestration
Jeff Atmajian   Orchestration
Marcia Crayford   Orchestra Leader
David Heyman   Executive Producer
Nicole Wilson   Assistant Music Supervisor
Nicholas Hooper   Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Lisa Margolis   Business Consultant
Keith Zajic   Business Consultant
Jason Linn   Audio Production
Sandeep Sriram   Art Direction
Debi Streeter   Music Administrator
Simon Whiteside   Arranger,Orchestration
Daryl Griffith   Arranger,Orchestration
Darrell Alexander   Score Producer
Steve Kloves   Composer,Lyricist,Text
Jamie Wolpert   Text Translation
Alastair King   Orchestration
Ian Livingstone   MIDI Programming
Jeff Armajiam   Arranger
Ian Livingston   Programming
Doug Frank   Audio Production
David Yates   Audio Production
David Heyman   Audio Production
Allastair King   Arranger
David Barron   Audio Production

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
BoarderGoneBelle More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best scores i have heard in recent years and was worth every cent. I thoroughly enjoyed the intense emotion and soaring notes in every piece.
Bella66ja More than 1 year ago
Absolutely love the music. It is so exciting!
Napilopez More than 1 year ago
Although I loved William's and Doyle's work, they were often much too epic for a series that is only "semi-epic". In terms of complimenting or augmenting what happens on screen, this is the best since the first movie, which was all about the discovery and wonder of magic. The most personal movie, HP6, has the most personal music. Great job.
oh_snap_its_potter More than 1 year ago
This is honestly one of the best soundtracks for HP I've heard....really excellent! ~Oh Snap It's Potter~
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I have been a part of the harry Potter fandom for over a decade. Not since the third installment, the Prisoner of Azkaban, have I ever a greater Score. Listening to the clips alone caused me to let out a tiny squeal. Every song I heard matched perfectly to the scene I have been playing in my head. My favorite Song was track 2, In Noctem. This song is exactly what I have been looking forward to hearing in the last few Harry Potter movies. It has the quality of being both ethereal and haunting. Overall a spot on soundtrack and I look forward to being able to listen to it over and over again.
HPfanJH More than 1 year ago
As Harry matures, so does the music. Nicholas Hooper has yet again captured the emotion of Harry Potter. Patrick Doyle and John Williams did well, but I believe Nicholas Hooper did fantastic.
IsraelOU More than 1 year ago
I think that for such a good movie they got pretty lazy in creating a new score. A lot of the score is from the previouse movie witch is fine but I was expecting a more original score.
Stew32s More than 1 year ago
I have enjoyed all of the Harry Potter movie scores and this one is no exception. It evokes the feeling of the movie every time I hear it!
ReadsAllTheTimeJW More than 1 year ago
All the Harry Potter soundtracks are great. If you are a huge Potter fan like myself this is a must have for your collection.
Ragde More than 1 year ago
For movies as the ones of the Harry Potter saga the music is of the most important elements, since it is what gives the adequate atmosphere to a movie. In the case of this Nicholas Hooper´s score the music not only creates an atmosphere but, makes you feel it. The sonorous an soulful music of the score is dark enough, but at the same time beautifull as the world of Harry Potter. One example of this contrast are the themes of "Harry and Hermione", which is absolutely beatiful, peaceful and even passionate, making us feel the love of hermione towards Ron and the mutual sad felling of Harry and Hermione, in contrast with "Malfoy´s Mission" that makes you feel all the fear in Draco´s soul. In few words this is until now the best of the scores in the Harry potter movie-saga for its sonority and its soulfulness, along with John williams's score "Harry Potter and The Prisioner of Azkaban"
424twilight More than 1 year ago
I absolutely adore this soundtrack. The music shapes the movie scenes and with every song I feel as if I am watching the scene happening. I ask, what would Harry Potter be without it's own soundtrack.
Kt_10040 More than 1 year ago
I might have just liked this cd because i love the harry potter books and the movies, well at times, but i loved the music on this CD i recomemded it to my other obbsessed friends and they loved it too... =)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When I saw the movie and heard the score of Mr. N. Hooper, I thought that the score was spot on. Me, being an Irish-Scotsman at heart, thought that the snippet of "Farwell Aragog" was wonderfully haunting and did strike a cord. Nicholas Hooper, in my opinion, is perfect to create the score for Harry Potter
lady-gryphon More than 1 year ago
Bought the soundtrack before seeing movie. Didn't listen to it until I seen movie. After watching the movie I couldn't wait to hear the soundtrack.
Tiffannie More than 1 year ago
THe songs are catchy, sad, and emotional. I thought it would be wizard rock. The price is amazing for 28 amazing songs.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great, moving score that definitely captures the emotion in the 6th part of the series. I only wish the tracks were longer. Hooper doesn't borrow much of John Williams' themes from the earlier scores, but he definitely makes his mark with his motifs during the darker portions of the movie.
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