Most Iconic Music from a Kubrick Film

  • 1
  • Praise
  • Updated 1 month ago
What piece of music do you most associate with Kubrick?
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls099374317/
Photo of riverotter

riverotter

  • 622 Posts
  • 967 Reply Likes

Posted 3 months ago

  • 1
Photo of riverotter

riverotter

  • 622 Posts
  • 967 Reply Likes
Poll Suggestion
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 16920 Posts
  • 19188 Reply Likes
riverotter,

You may wish to state in your poll that you are only considering music that existed prior to the production of each of Kubrick's films. Otherwise, the film score for Spartacus and other films would probably qualify for your poll.

My vote in descending order of preference:
  1. Also Sprach Zarathustra
  2. The Blue Danube
  3. Beethoven's 9th Symphony
  4. We'll Meet Again
  5. Singin' in the Rain
For your consideration:

Lolita (1962)
Polonaise in A major, Op. 40, No. 1
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056193/soundtrack
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzHI32aHz_M

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062622/soundtrack
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7WQ1tdxSqI
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062622/mediaviewer/rm974251008
2001 A Space Odyssey 1968
Photo of riverotter

riverotter

  • 622 Posts
  • 967 Reply Likes
I said 'piece of music,' isn't that specific enough to a song and not a score?
Photo of riverotter

riverotter

  • 622 Posts
  • 967 Reply Likes
added
Photo of Peter

Peter, Champion

  • 8212 Posts
  • 10721 Reply Likes
My answer: Also Sprach Zarathustra

The list text doesn't actually say "piece of music".
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 16920 Posts
  • 19188 Reply Likes
The list text doesn't actually say "piece of music".
Exactly.

When I hear "Also Sprach Zarathustra", I immediately think of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Kubrick.
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 16920 Posts
  • 19188 Reply Likes
Photo of IMDbmember

IMDbmember

  • 182 Posts
  • 318 Reply Likes

Also Sprach Zarathustra. Not even close.