Celebration of next week's release of Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens officially begins for me tomorrow, December 12, when I give a live interview with Fox 59 in the morning, and then a presentation on "The Music of Star Wars" tomorrow afternoon:
Saturday, 12 December 2015, 8:50 a.m.
Fox 59, Indiana
Live TV interview on morning show. Stream the broadcast live on www.fox59.com.
Saturday, 12 December 2015, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, Glendale Branch, 6101 N. Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN
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 90-minute multimedia presentation will showcase the music of all six 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.
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The Music of Star Wars
These posts will help focus and develop my analyses of John Williams' film scores.