Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack


Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack
Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack - Series 4
Soundtrack album by Murray Gold, Ben Foster and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Released 31 October 2008 (download)[citation needed]
17 November 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Soundtrack
Length 76:27[1]
Label Silva Screen Records
Producer Murray Gold, Ben Foster and Jake Jackson
Doctor Who soundtrack chronology
Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack - Series 3 Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack - Series 4 Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack – Series 4: The Specials [2]

Doctor Who: Original Television Soundtrack - Series 4 is a soundtrack album released on 17 November 2008,[3] containing incidental music that was used throughout the fourth series of the BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who. The music was composed by the British musical director Murray Gold and was orchestrated by his collaborator Ben Foster who had previously worked with him on the films Alien Autopsy, I Want Candy and most recently Frank Oz's Death at a Funeral.[4]

The album's independent record label is Silva Screen Records who were responsible for the release of previous Doctor Who soundtracks, in collaboration with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. The soundtrack features regular vocalist Melanie Pappenheim on tracks 12 and 19 and countertenor Mark Chambers on track 6.

Track listing

Track no. Track Associated story Track time[1] Notes
1 "Doctor Who Opening Credits" All 0:45 Variation used in all following episodes until The End of Time
2 "A Noble Girl About Town" "Partners in Crime" 2:12 Variation on "Donna's Theme"
3 "Life Among the Distant Stars" 2:28
4 "Corridors and Fire Escapes" Heard in most Series 4 episodes and "The Eleventh Hour". 1:13 Variation used in The Waters of Mars
5 "The Sybilline Sisterhood" "The Fires of Pompeii" 1:53
6 "Songs of Captivity and Freedom" "Planet of the Ood" 4:03
7 "UNIT Rocks" "The Sound of Drums", "The Sontaran Stratagem"/"The Poison Sky", "Planet of the Dead" 1:11 Variation on "UNIT"
8 "The Doctor's Daughter" "The Doctor's Daughter" 1:37 Features "The Doctor Forever"
9 "The Source" 3:20
10 "The Unicorn and the Wasp" "The Unicorn and the Wasp" 3:09
11 "The Doctor's Theme Series 4" "Forest of the Dead", "The Stolen Earth" 2:45
12 "Voyage of the Damned Suite" "Voyage of the Damned" 10:21 Contains "The Doctor Forever"
13 "The Girl with No Name" "Silence in the Library"/"Forest of the Dead" 2:45
14 "The Song of Song" 2:13 Variation used in The Big Bang
15 "All in the Mind" 1:16
16 "Silence in the Library" 2:56
17 "The Greatest Story Never Told" "Silence in the Library"/"Forest of the Dead", "The Stolen Earth", "The End of Time" 6:16
18 "Midnight" "Silence In The Library"/"Forest of the Dead", "Midnight", "The End of Time", "The Eleventh Hour" 3:07 Opening discordant notes heard in "Turn Left", "The Stolen Earth"/Journey's End", "Planet of the Dead", "The Time of Angels"/"Flesh and Stone", "The Vampires of Venice", "Amy's Choice", "The Lodger", "Day of the Moon" "The Almost People", extract used in the next time trailer for "The God Complex"
19 "Turn Left" "Turn Left" 2:21 Features "The Doctor's Theme", Opening section featured in "The Waters Of Mars"
20 "A Dazzling End" 2:14
21 "The Rueful Fate of Donna Noble" "Turn Left", "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" 2:44
22 "Davros" "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" 2:03
23 "The Dark and Endless Dalek Night" "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End", "City of the Daleks" 3:43
24 "A Pressing Need to Save the World" "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End" 4:50 Variation used in "A Christmas Carol"; beats line not present in Dreamland and "City of the Daleks"; notes in "Partners in Crime"
25 "Hanging on the Tablaphone" 1:04
26 "Song of Freedom" 2:51
27 "Doctor Who Closing Credits" All 1:06 Variation used in all following episodes until The End of Time

Total running time: 76:27 minutes.[1]

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