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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: Jon
• Date: Monday, June 6, 2005, at 4:11 a.m.
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• In Response to: Anakin's Theme? (Brandon)

> I read this on
> "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...

Anakin's Theme comes in particular near the end of the Immolation Scene

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