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Star Wars Music Minute

May 22, 2021


  • The music in Rey's cave scene in The Last Jedi vs. Luke's cave scene in The Empire Strikes Back
  • Similarities include (demonstrations in the episode): atonality, tone clusters, tritones, swells, tremolos, glissandi, free time, instrumentation
  • Differences include: presence of thematic material, tremolo vs. measured tremolo, sound design, sparseness, sense of time
  • Insights from the sound designer, editor, and sound effects mixer regarding putting together this scene

Themes Referenced (in order of appearance): Force Theme, Rey's Theme

Where we are in the soundtrack: 12. "The Cave"

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