There are a lot of soundtracks that I love – not only science fiction ones, I might add, and perhaps I will share some of my favorites non-sci-fi film music at some point. But there is a lot of science fiction music that is simply excellent, and which deserves to be better known. If I seem to neglect some obvious choices such as Star Wars, it is not because I love them less, but because I like to champion underdogs.
The music from Star Trek VI, composed by Cliff Eidelman, is an album I have long enjoyed listening to. Here is a sample: