Composer(s): James Horner
James Horner's score is one of those near-perfect musical pieces that helps to define the movie. Even if it's your first time seeing this movie, you have heard the music before.
The score was one of the best original score nominees at the 1989 Oscars, but it lost to "The Little Mermaid". I'd honestly have to say it's a dead heat as to which one is the better score.
The following instrumental Score pieces were featured in Field Of Dreams
:Track names in Bold are linked to a Soundtrack release.The CornfieldDeciding To Build The FieldShoeless JoeThe Timeless StreetOld Ball PlayersThe Drive HomeField Of DreamsThe Library'Moonlight' GrahamNight MistsDoc`s MemoriesThe Place Where Dreams Come TrueEnd CreditsAre We Missing Any?Score Trivia
You can watch an interview with James Horner about scoring the movie on YouTube here -Thanks to Nick
On June 22, 2015, James Horner was tragically killed when his Short Tucano turboprop aircraft crashed into the Los Padres National Forest near Ventucopa, California. -Thanks to Nick
James Horner was the first person outside the filmmakers to see the finished film. He was so touched by the final cut that he had to leave the room and compose himself before discussion could begin.
The director and James' agent were so thrown by this that for a moment they feared that he had hated the film and had simply walked out in disgust. -Thanks to NickAdd some more trivia about the instrumental music used in Field Of Dreams