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Comments about the soundtrack for Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (John Williams)

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Re: Anakin's Theme?
• Posted by: Giovanni Pinuellas
• Date: Sunday, June 5, 2005, at 6:09 p.m.
• IP Address: h-68-165-32-126.lsanca54.dynamic.covad.net
• In Response to: Anakin's Theme? (Brandon)

> I read this on theforce.net
> https://www.theforce.net/episode3/story/John_Williams_Talks_Episode_III_92471.asp
> "AP: "Revenge of the Sith" tells how Anakin Skywalker
> turns evil and becomes Darth Vader. How do you illustrate this musically?

> John Williams: I've had a little musical fun with Anakin's theme, which
> appeared in one of the earlier films. ... I've had to work (the music) to
> accompany the scenes of where he's turning (from) the honorable ways of
> the Jedi and is becoming lost in this imperial dark side of things. So
> it's been a nice musical exercise. As with most of the "Star
> Wars" material, it's more like an operatic musical function than
> perhaps most film scores."

> Where is this musical fun he had with Anakin's Theme? Is Battle of Heroes
> in any way tied to Anakin's Theme? Is it perhaps not on the CD? I read
> this an got excited, then remembered I've listened to the whole CD and I
> heard only one strain of what MIGHT be Anakin's Theme on "Enter Lord
> Vader" at about 0:29. Let me know your insights...

I don't exactly remember it in the soundtrack, but it was defenitely in the film. When Anakin and Padme talk after he had his first nightmare, we can clearly hear Anakin's theme. Also, Battle of the Heroes sounds a little bit like a very modified Anakin's Theme, maybe...




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