This afternoon I present "The Music of Star Wars" at the Peabody library in Columbia City, IN. And for the first time, I will include analysis of the music to Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
Saturday, 19 December 2015, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Peabody Public Library, 1160 E Hwy 205, Columbia City, 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.