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Re: Holt says Williams decided when his themes could be used in Obi-Wan
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• Posted by: Soundtracker94
• Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 4:39 p.m.
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• In Response to: Holt says Williams decided when his themes cou... (JB11sos)

> So, that clears that up. Here's the full quote:

> 'John Williams watched the whole show, and he granted permission for
> his themes to be used in episode six and in certain places, and where the
> Yoda theme would go, and then that set the tentpoles for me. Like, 'Okay,
> we can't use the themes until this point, so we need to be leading to
> them.''

Well... this is just headache inducing trying to figure out the logic behind Williams (or whoever else's) decision making process on allowing legacy themes to be used. It feels almost like it depends on who is liked or "in" with whoever at the moment. As someone else pointed out, the fact that Kiner, Powell and Haab are "good to go" with using preexisting themes while Giacchino and Holt get held back... ugh.

I really hope this isn't purely a John Williams thing as this does put a minor blight on the man, in my eyes. Nothing worthy of a rant or anything, just, disappointed if this is the case. :/


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