Musically, the two share very nearly intervallically identical openings, and share strong rhythmic similarities.
Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Middlesex Community College, Chapman Hall, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT
The Music of Star Wars: A Celebration of John Williams' Film Scores
Often called a “space opera”, one aspect of the Star Wars films that helped make them such a pop culture phenomenon was composer John Williams' ultra-romantic orchestral score. This 60-minute multimedia presentation will showcase the music of all seven movies, citing historical precedents and comparing musical influences with the twofold purpose of (1) illustrating how the music developed, and (2) enlightening listening and furthering enjoyment of the music.