Theme From Star Trek – Song Of The Day

Star Trek

Our Leonard Nimoy homage week continues with today’s Song Of The Day: the “Theme From Star Trek”, the quintessential TV sci-fi theme. The classic Original Series of Star Trek would always begin with ominous shots of The Enterprise flying quietly through space as William Shatner‘s grand voice-over led us in slowly until the ship’s big “whoosh” towards the camera finally allowed the iconic theme (courtesy of Alexander Courage) to kick in.

It’s very 1960’s, it’s epic, romantic and just plain cool.

Here’s Mr Nimoy trying his hand at introducing the theme in J.J. Abrams’ first reboot movie:

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