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Duel of the Fates or The Imperial March?

Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by ewoksimon, Apr 29, 2016.


Which theme do you prefer?

  1. Duel of the Fates

    35 vote(s)
  2. The Imperial March

    48 vote(s)

    DARTH_BELO Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Nov 25, 2003
    I went with Imperial March, simply cos of its iconic sensibility. The minute one hears that theme begin, they know what is coming.

    I think I actually prefer the overall sound and arrangement of Duel of the Fates more though. I don't know-it's close!
  2. Darth Dnej

    Darth Dnej Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 27, 2013
    The Imperial March, because it's Darth Vader's theme. Sometimes it's a theme for the Empire itself.
    Duel of the Fates is amazing too, but it's not a character theme. It's mainly suited for an intense duel, thus I feel it was misused a little in AotC.
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    DARTH_BELO Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Nov 25, 2003
    I've always viewed the Duel of the Fates to be a theme representing the struggle between the Jedi and the Sith as a whole. I suppose that is one reason why I'd vote for that one.
  4. Talos of Atmora

    Talos of Atmora Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 3, 2016
    Duel of the Fates. Easily. There's no contest despite how iconic the Imperial March is.
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  5. ObiWanKnowsMe

    ObiWanKnowsMe Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 7, 2015
    Duel Of The Fates because it slowly builds up and the choir singing. It's amazing!
  6. Mange

    Mange Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jan 11, 2003
    Duel of the Fates. I find it more pleasant to listen to, but The Imperial March holds a special place.
  7. Zer0

    Zer0 Jedi Knight star 3

    Sep 3, 2012
    They're both amazing. I'll have to say Imperial March though.
  8. sith_rising

    sith_rising Jedi Master star 4

    Jan 7, 2004
    Battle of the Heroes should be an option, especially when it was mixed with DOTF during the Yoda / Sidious battle.
    Jarren_Lee-Saber and Larsonator like this.
  9. Jedi Daniel

    Jedi Daniel Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Apr 7, 2000
    'The Imperial March' but I do love both.
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  10. Kladdagh

    Kladdagh Jedi Youngling

    Oct 9, 2017
    Imperial March ... Definitly ...
  11. Sara_Kenobi

    Sara_Kenobi Jedi Grand Master star 7

    Sep 21, 2000
    Imperial March.
  12. Sith Lord 2015

    Sith Lord 2015 Jedi Knight star 3

    Oct 30, 2015
    Both have their place in their respective contexts, and fit in perfectly where they are played, so no ranking to be had from me:D
  13. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Force Ghost star 10

    Feb 18, 2014
    Duel of the fates
  14. CaptainHamYoyo

    CaptainHamYoyo Jedi Knight star 2

    Aug 18, 2011
    Love both, but definitely Imperial March. It has that same iconic status as the Main Title

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