Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Release information

Nicholas Hooper


Compact Disc




14 July, 2009[1]


Warner Bros.


Film score

The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince soundtrack is the soundtrack of the 2009 film of the same title based on the book by J. K. Rowling. Nicholas Hooper composed the film's score, who also composed the soundtrack for the previous Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix[2] Hooper followed John Williams, who scored the first three films and Patrick Doyle who did the fourth. Hooper collaborated with the film director David Yates in other film projects. The soundtrack was released on 14 July, 2009.


  1. "Opening" - 2:53
  2. "In Noctem" - 2:00
  3. "The Story Begins" - 2:05
  4. "Ginny" - 1:30
  5. "Snape & the Unbreakable Vow" - 2:50
  6. "Wizard Wheezes" - 1:42
  7. "Speech" - 1:31
  8. "Living Death" - 1:55
  9. "Into the Pensieve" - 1:45
  10. "The Book" - 1:44
  11. "Ron's Victory" - 1:44
  12. "Harry & Hermione" - 2:52
  13. "School!" - 1:05
  14. "Malfoy's Mission" - 2:53
  15. "The Slug Party" - 2:11
  16. "Into the Rushes" - 2:33
  17. "Farewell Aragog" - 2:08
  18. "Dumbledore's Foreboding" - 1:18
  19. "Of Love & War" - 1:17
  20. "When Ginny Kissed Harry" - 2:38
  21. "Slughorn's Confession" - 3:33
  22. "Journey to the Cave" - 3:08
  23. "The Drink of Despair" - 2:44
  24. "Inferi in the Firestorm" - 1:53
  25. "The Killing of Dumbledore" - 3:34
  26. "Dumbledore's Farewell" - 2:22
  27. "The Friends" - 2:00
  28. "The Weasley Stomp" - 2:51

Groups and individuals behind the soundtrackEdit

  • Music Conducted by Nicholas Hooper and Alastair King.
  • Music Performed by The Chamber Orchestra of London.
  • Music recorded and mixed by Peter Cobbin at Abbey Road Studios.
  • Sam Okell - Assistant music mixer.
  • Score Produced by Darrell Alexander.
  • Nicole Wilson - Assistant Music Supervisor.
  • Marcia Crayford - Orchestra Leader.
  • Score Orchestrated by Jeff Atmajian, Alastair King, Geoff Alexander, Simon Whiteside and Daryl Griffith.
  • RSVP Voices and the School Choir of Queen's College, Oxford are the Choirs.
  • Allan Jenkins - Supervising Music Editor
  • Robert Houston - Music Editor
  • Robert Sneddon - Music Copying and Librarians
  • David Hage - Music Copying and Librarians
  • Ian Livingstone - Midi Programming
  • Cinesite - Scanning and Recording
  • Simon Burchell - Visual Effects Department Compositor.
  • Titles by Foreign Office.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
Philosopher's Stone book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Chamber of Secrets book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Prisoner of Azkaban book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Goblet of Fire book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Order of the Phoenix book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Half-Blood Prince book film game film soundtrack game soundtrack
Deathly Hallows book film 1 game 1 film soundtrack 1 game soundtrack 1
film 2 game 2 film soundtrack 2 game soundtrack 2
Other written works Other games
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Harry Potter: Trading Card Game
Quidditch Through the Ages LEGO Creator: Harry Potter/Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Tales of Beedle the Bard Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
Harry Potter Prequel Harry Potter: Find Scabbers
Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Book Harry Potter DVD Game: Hogwarts Challenge/Wizarding World
Harry Potter Film Wizardry Harry Potter: Spells
Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4/Years 5-7
LEGO Harry Potter: Building the Magical World Motorbike Escape
LEGO Harry Potter: Characters of the Magical World Harry Potter: The Quest
Encyclopaedia of Potterworld (potentially cancelled) Harry Potter for Kinect
Other canon Other films/documentaries/soundtracks
J.K.Rowling Official Site Harry Potter and Me
Pottermore The Queen's Handbag
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life
Harry Potter: The Exhibition Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup (video game soundtrack)
The Making of Harry Potter Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story
Wonderbook: Book of Spells Harry Potter: Beyond the Page
Wonderbook: Book of Potions The Tale of the Three Brothers
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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