As a genre, Westerns have some of the best theme music. Here from The Magnificent Seven (1959):
There is something quite moving, a grand, sweeping musical statement. Or just a sense of quiet conscience. From High Noon (1951):
Some Western themes, like some of these here, became pop hits. From The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962):
And some are just musically pure that we could lump them among classical music. From The Alamo (1960)
And here from Stagecoach (1939):
And here from The Big Country (1959):
They suggest a big country, with great drama, and great promise.