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John Williams Is Coming to Phoenix; Here Are His Five Most Iconic Scores

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Harry Potter

Williams scored the first three Harry Potter films, establishing the franchise's most memorable songs in the process. No disrespect to Patrick Doyle, but how often do you hear teens getting excited about the maze song from Goblet of Fire, which just so happens to be the least popular Harry Potter song on Spotify?

The song most fans associate with Harry Potter is called "Hedwig's Theme." A variation of the melody played every time something magical happened--you can hear it again in "Prologue" and "Lumos!" The whimsy of the song seems to perfectly encapsulate the Weasley twins acting up, or Harry discovering Quidditch.

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Melissa Fossum
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