Theme from "Lost in Space"

From Wind Repertory Project
John Williams

John Williams (arr. Sean O'Loughlin)

Subtitle: From the 20th Century-Fox Television Series Lost in Space

General Info

Year: 1965 / 1993
Duration: c. 1:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $72.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Marimba (or Bells)
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Wind Chimes
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The John Williams theme from the original television series 'Lost in Space' is remembered by legions of fans, and the new motion picture version has fueled interest in the show all over again. This dynamic arrangement by Sean O'Loughlin offers a marvelous melody propelled by stirring percussion.

- Program Note from publisher

In the 1960s, a young Johnny Williams, fresh off a stint in the U.S. Air Force, provided the musical scores for a handful of episodes of the classic sci-fi series “Lost in Space”, including the show’s theme song. This music represents a peek at how Williams developed his approach and style that would go on for generations to come.

- Program Note from University of North Dakota University Band concert program, 12 October 2021

Lost in Space is an American science fiction television series, created and produced by Irwin Allen, which originally aired between 1965 and 1968 on CBS. The series was inspired by the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson and a comic book published by Gold Key Comics titled Space Family Robinson. The series follows the adventures of the Robinsons, a pioneering family of space colonists who struggle to survive in the depths of space. The show ran for 83 episodes over three seasons.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Triangle Wind Ensemble (Cary, N.C.) (Evan Feldman, conductor) - 28 May 2023
  • University of North Dakota (Grand Forks) University Band (James Popejoy, conductor) - 12 October 2021

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