Saving Private Ryan (soundtrack)

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Saving Private Ryan
Film score by John Williams
Released July 21, 1998
Genre Soundtrack
Length 64:13
Label DreamWorks
John Williams chronology
Saving Private Ryan
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars
Filmtracks 3/5 stars
SoundtrackNet 3.5/5 stars
Tracksounds 7/10 stars

Saving Private Ryan is the original soundtrack, on the DreamWorks Records[1] label, of the 1998 Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning film Saving Private Ryan starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Giovanni Ribisi and Tom Sizemore. The original score was composed by John Williams and performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

The album won the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score (lost to the score of La vita è bella), the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score (lost to the score of The Truman Show) and the BAFTA Award for Best Film Music (lost to the music of Elizabeth).

Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[edit]

Track Listing
No. Title Length
1. "Hymn To The Fallen"   6:10
2. "Revisiting Normandy"   4:05
3. "Omaha Beach"   9:15
4. "Finding Private Ryan"   4:37
5. "Approaching The Enemy"   4:30
6. "Defense Preparations"   5:54
7. "Wade's Death"   4:30
8. "High School Teacher"   11:02
9. "The Last Battle"   7:56
10. "Hymn To The Fallen (Reprise)"   6:10