Soundtrack is AMAZING! Johm Milius first told Basil Poledouris to create the score first, and by using that template, Milius directed the film.
What else is there to say, the score for Conan the Barbarian is among the best ever created! From the melodic tones to the rousing themes, it gives the movie credibility, and in a movie where dialoge is few, the score helps progress the movie from light hearted moments to gruesome battles. EPIC! Truly, EPIC!
The following instrumental Score pieces were featured in Conan the Barbarian:
The dynamic score by Basil Poledouris has been frequently used by other filmmakers as temp tracks in other films. It has also been frequently used in advanced trailers and TV spots for other films.