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Star Wars Music Minute

Jan 24, 2022

The Falcon gets pulled in by the tractor beam, our heroes don disguises, and Obi-Wan tells Luke that his destiny lies along a different path. Brandon Wainerdi from Talking Bay 94 joins me to discuss the soundscapes of Star Wars minutes 66-70.

Things Mentioned:


  • 4) Martial Rhythm
  • 2. Rebel Fanfare
  • 3. Force
  • 6a. Imperials (Motif)
  • 1a. Main Theme (A Section)
  • Note: I use the theme names and numbers established in Frank Lehman's Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars. You can download it free at his website:

Soundtrack: "Inner City"


1. In exactly 3 words, what does Star Wars sound like?

  • Ben. John. James. (Ben Burtt, John Williams, James Earl Jones)

2. What's something related to Star Wars music or sound that you want to learn more about?

  • More behind the scenes stuff about the music and sound design in the Disney-era stuff.

3. What's a score or soundtrack you're fond of besides anything Star Wars?

  • Halloween (composed by John Carpenter)

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