Category: Star Wars

Decoding the Musical Themes of ‘Star Wars’ (Audio)

Frank Lehman, assistant professor of music theory at Tufts University and creator of the online catalogue of Star Wars leitmotifs, discusses Williams’ themes for the saga in an interview at WBUR Radio in Boston. Decoding the Musical Themes of Star…

Pittsburgh Symphony Trombonist Releases Star Wars Album

UPDATE: Article from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – ‘Star Wars’: Jim Nova is a Force in trombone community James Nova, trombonist in the Pittsburgh Symphony orchestra, has released a new album for trombone choir, A Fall from Light to Dark. Through the…

Reviews: ‘Star Wars’ Live to Projection

STAR WARS Film Concert Series 2017 Star Wars: A New Hope – Film Live with Orchestra September 15 & 16, 2017, New York City, NY Music by John Williams Presented by New York Philharmonic Conducted by David Newman REVIEWS EXTERNAL…

Williams Conducts at Star Wars 40th Anniversary Event

John Williams conducted the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra during the Star Wars 40th anniversary celebration panel which took place April 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The orchestra performed “Princess Leia’s Theme” as a tribute to Carrie…