Star Wars & Film Music FAQ

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the name of that track/cue/song where...?

    If you want to ask what the name of a certain piece of music is, please post your query in the thread What is the name of this track/musical cue? *Official Thread*. Also, the updated Track Listings thread may help you find your lost cue.


    Does Sony Classical have plans for an AOTC or ROTS Ultimate Edition?

    Not at this time, according to Steve Sansweet (SW Insider #84, p. 62), though he does foresee the possiblity of a future release. Check out AOTC/ROTS Complete Scores **Official Thread** for the latest scoop and more complete cue listings.


    What is that cue used in the ________ trailer?

    We now have one thread dedicated to the prequel trailers.


    What are the lyrics to "Duel of the Fates"?

    Korah Matah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah Rahtamah Yoodhah Korah
    Korah Syahdho Rahtahmah Daanyah
    Korah Keelah Daanyah
    Nyohah Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Syadho Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah Daanyah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah Daanyah Korah Rahtahmah
    Nyohah Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Syadho Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah
    Korah Matah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah Daanyah Korah Rahtahmah
    Nyohah Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Syadho Keelah Korah Rahtahmah
    Korah



    What do the lyrics mean?

    The lyrics are a line from the Celtic poem "Cad Goddeu" ("Battle of the Trees"). The line goes "Under the tongue root a fight most dread, and another raging, behind, in the head."


    What language are the lyrics in?

    Sanskrit, an ancient language that originated in India. There is good discussion of this here.


    I love the music when Luke defeats Vader in the ROTJ Final Duel...

    That cue is called The Dark Side Beckons.


    What is the AOTC bonus track?

    "On the Conveyor Belt", a cue that was only partially used in the final film. It was included as an exclusive on the cds sold at Target. (At Wal-Mart you got a screen-saver, while at Best Buy you got a trading card.)


    Why does "Augie's Great Municipal Band" sound like "The Emperor's Theme"?

    While it hasn't been confirmed by Williams, it does appear to be a lighter version of that ominous theme. The debate is still raging on, though.


    Who sings the Star Wars Cantina parody song?

    That was written by Mark Jonathan Davis. Look here.


    What are the lyrics to Ewok Celebration and Lapti Nek?

    "Ewok Celebration"

    Yub nub, eee chop yub nub,
    Freedom, we got freedom,

    toe meet toe pee chee keene, g'noop dock fling oh ah.
    and now that we can be free, c'mon and celebrate.

    Yah wah, eee chop yah wah,
    Power, we got power

    toe meet toe pee chee keene, g'noop dock fling oh ah
    and now that we can be free, c'mon and celebrate.

    Coat ee chah tu yub nub,
    Celebrate the freedom

    Coat ee chah tu yah wah,
    Celebrate the power

    Coat ee chah tu glo wah.
    Celebrate the glory.

    allay loo ta nuv
    celebrate the love

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