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Last Updated: Monday May 30 2005 14:17 GMT

LOTR soundtrack is voted the best

Lord of the Rings
The music in the Lord of the Rings has been voted the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.

A poll by Classic FM gave 44,000 listeners the chance to vote for their favourite movie tunes.

The Lord of the Rings soundtrack beat the famous Star Wars theme music which got second place.

The Harry Potter soundtrack came 16th. John Williams is the composer behind the Harry Potter music and he also wrote the music in ET and Star Wars.

Williams is also behind the Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones soundtracks.

In total, eight of the soundtracks Williams wrote featured on the list of the 40 greatest movie soundtracks.

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