The soundtrack of the "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" film, known also as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in the U.S., India and Pakistan, was released on October 30 2001.
John Williams was the film's score composer. The soundtrack contains sixteen pieces, each track with a different duration, from two minutes - the shortest - to eight minutes - the longest -. The total length of the soundtrack is seventy-three minutes and twenty-eight seconds.
The film score for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" has some well-pointed themes.
The main theme, "Hedwig's Theme" is found in all the films. The piano sheet music from "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" main theme is composed in the originally key of G major. This main theme got very popular and in short time it became a ring tone loved by many Harry Potter’s fans, and not only.
The free Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone piano sheet music for "Hedwig's Theme" has an instrumental solo sheet music also.
In the movie, the "Hedwig's Theme" is heard being played by Hagrid, before Harry, Ron and Hermione ask him about the Norbert’s egg.
The "Diagon Alley theme" is composed in the originally key of C major. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" score for the "Diagon Alley theme" is beautifully adapted for piano.
The same key was used to compose "The Quidditch Match" which has a length of eight minutes and a half. This one is also known as the "Quidditch theme".
The soundtrack list includes two themes for Hogwarts. The first one is named "Christmas at Hogwarts" with a length of almost three minutes, and the second one is named "Leaving Hogwarts" with a length of two minutes.
Beside these themes, there are also two themes for Voldemort: a friendship theme and a flying theme.
As it got a great popularity, the soundtrack was nominated in 2002 for Best Original Score at the 74th Academy Awards .
The free Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone piano sheets are available online, for each song included on the soundtrack list, for everyone who would like to play the songs.