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Official Info John Williams scored TFA - incl. Soundtrack discussion

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' started by Vastor, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Joe Jedi Master

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    When Williams dies, he'll just come back as a Force ghost and continue composing.
  2. FRAGWAGON Jedi Master

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    You watched the video, right?
  3. Ganger Jedi Grand Master

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    John Williams . . . you complete me.
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  4. BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost

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    Yay for John Williams! Rewatched Super 8 and Michael Giacanno did a pretty good John Williams impression so I'd have him warming up in the bullpen if Williams is ever able to be unable to complete his duties.
    Last edited by BigAl6ft6, Aug 7, 2013
  5. Circular Logic SWTV Interview Host

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    John Williams' score will definitely be one of the highlights of the ST. It is excellent to see him returning to compose another sure-to-be legendary score!

    There is no death, there is only the Force.
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  6. FRAGWAGON Jedi Master

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    John Carter's even better. Very melodic, Romantic score.
  7. Big Bad Yoda Daddy Jedi Grand Master

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    I love ANH. Who doesn't? You know what the worst part of it is? Watching a Star Wars movie without all the wonderful Star Wars music that Williams eventually wrote. You know what I never hear people bash the prequels for? The music. Anakin's theme, the marches, the sweeping choral arrangements - that was top notch stuff. Can't freaking wait to put a theme with "Jedi Master Luke," or "the fledgling Jedi," or "The new Darth in town." Many people have said that the original movie didn't come together as watchable until they put Williams's score with it - I can't imagine the day we have Star Wars without him.
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  8. Pearlsaber Jedi Master

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  9. DarthVerm Jedi Knight

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    So forking bang on.
  10. ezekiel22x Jedi Grand Master

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    Good news, although honestly I'm equally fine with someone else getting a chance. Jeremy Soule's Knights of the Old Republic score proved to me the series can still thrive after Williams steps down. Haven't played that game in nearly a decade, but I can still hear a few of its themes dancing in my head.
  11. Sith-Mullet Jedi Master

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  12. Darth PJ Jedi Grand Master

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    John Williams is the guvnor...
  13. Gallandro Force Ghost

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  14. Ganger Jedi Grand Master

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    Great. Who's the guy on the left?
  15. Gallandro Force Ghost

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    Not sure, this was snapped last night after a performance

    Yancy
  16. Ganger Jedi Grand Master

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    Did a little research (googlin') and it's Mark Volpe, the Boston Symphony Orchestra General Manager.

    source: http://www.jwfan.com/?p=6029
  17. The Hellhammer Manager Emeritus

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    Still more threatening than General Grievous.
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  18. Ganger Jedi Grand Master

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    General who??
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  19. JediKnightOB1 Jedi Master

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    This is going to be a major "Score" for John Williams, he will probably win the OSCAR, Again!!! ^:)^
  20. Darth_Articulate Jedi Master

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    They will. And a Star Wars movie actually would be a Star Wars movie without JW, but it wouldn't be a SW *Main Saga* movie without him. If he can just hang on 6 or so more years of good working health to finish off IX, I'd be completely satisfied with other talented composers bringing the spinoff movies and/or new series to life :) But pleeease let Johnny finish the Main Saga.
  21. Graphic Jedi Knight

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    I would die when Johnny did a variation of the Forcetheme like this one:

    Last edited by Graphic, Aug 31, 2013
  22. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    This arrangement was written around the time of ESB. It was never in any recording session that I'm aware of, but it did appear on the ESB arcade game back in '85. That was the first time I heard it. It appears on sheet music arranged by Dan Coates and is titled "May the Force Be With You". It is a beautiful rendition. The bridge at 1:27 is just gorgeous. I would probably be bawling my head off like the end of E.T. if JW pulled this arrangement off in the film.
    Last edited by Mr. K, Aug 31, 2013
  23. smudger9 Jedi Master

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    They used a similar version of binary sunset when Ahsoka left the Jedi Temple in the Clone Wars climax.
  24. Diggs Jedi Master

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    Beautiful arrangement of one of my favourite themes. Thanks for posting.
  25. The-Eternal-Hero Jedi Knight

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    I hope he uses marimbas . . . 'cause I like the sound of that word.