Feb 7, 2022
A discussion about the music and sound in minutes 76-80 of #StarWars Episode IV: A New Hope, which starts with the rescue of Princess Leia and ends with jumping into the garbage chute. Today's guest is composer & music technologist Jeremy Sawruk. We discuss #JohnWilliams' detailed underscore, which features chromatic mediants, motion in thirds, harmonic tension building, and interesting orchestration choices.
STAR WARS MUSIC MINUTE QUESTIONNAIRE:
1. In exactly 3 words, what does Star Wars sound like?
2. What's something related to Star Wars music or sound that you want to learn more about?
3. What's a score or soundtrack you're fond of besides anything Star Wars?
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