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Sideshow & Tell 2016 Holiday Special

Merry Christmas and happy holidays internet! A hearty welcome to episode 69 of Sideshow & Tell, our second annual holiday special! We start off the final episode of the year with your host bringing you news of the latest film music releases including Passengers by Thomas Newman, from Sony Masterworks, a deluxe edition of Star Trek Beyond by Michael Giacchino, from Varèse Sarabande, news of who’s eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards, TWO Home Video Picks, a Pick of the Week from Walt Disney Records but also guest appearances from the Sideshow team with their favourite holiday films and scores!

The second half of the show features Ian, Will, Drew & Todd discussing the most recent addition to the Star Wars Saga, Rogue One by Michael Giacchino. We shall be taking our customary short break over the Christmas period but will be back in the new year with more amazing content! Thank you all so much for listening, supporting and contributing to Sideshow in 2016, we wouldn’t be here without you! We wish you all the very happiest of holidays and we’ll see you in the new year!

Timestamps

1:28 Passengers

3:17 Todd Horan – Gremlins by Jerry Goldsmith

11:19 Star Trek Beyond

13:24 2017 Academy Awards

16:26 Wendell Jones – Die Hard by Michael Kamen

19:45 Home Video Pick

21:58 Ian Crabb – Batman Returns by Danny Elfman

24:54 Andrew Steele – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

30:28 Home Video Pick 2

33:12 Will Dodson – Elf by John Debney

37:53 Pick of the Week

39:47 Rogue One Spoiler-Free Discussion

54:33 Rogue One Spoiler Discussion

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Score Guide – Star Wars Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Join Wend and smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson live onboard their trusty rustbucket, the SSR-15, for the finale of their three special Score Guides and last episode of 2016!

In celebration of the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie, they continue their look back at the prequel trilogy finishing today with the grammy-nominated Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, composed and conducted by a man who without which Star Wars would be left wanting, maestro John Williams.

Your hosts traverse the marvellous musical web John Williams spun, navigate his many themes and motifs, old and new, highlight their favourite moments in each cue and take you the listener on an informative and entertaining track-by-track ride through the soundtrack release with the help of their splendiferous, ever-growing Rebel Alliance*.

Enjoy the musical exploration of their favourite score in the prequel trilogy in the latest Star Wars Score Guide!

*Special thanks to our strongest Rebel Alliance yet who helped us make this trilogy of episodes end on a high note by illuminating their most treasured cues with such amazing prowess: Joscha Sauerland, Jennifer Wolff, Rob Rawdon, Benson Farris, Ian Crabb, Jamie Burns, Megan Culley, Todd Horan and Dane Walker.

Release

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Sony Classical Records (2005)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Will Dodson, Wendell Jones, Rob Dodson, Andrew Steele, Xander Stobbs & Ian Crabb

0:010:56 – 1. Star Wars and The Revenge of the Sith

Rebel: Joscha Sauerland

0:17:16 – 2. Anakin’s Dream

0:22:28 – 3. Battle of the Heroes

0:30:24 – 4. Anakin’s Betrayal

Rebel: Jennifer Wolff

0:37:16 – 5. General Grievous

0:40:06 – 6. Palpatine’s Teachings

Rebel: Rob Rawdon

0:43:20 – Comparison with ‘Snoke’ from The Force Awakens

0:48:10 – 7. Grievous and the Droids

0:50:17 – 8. Padmé’s Ruminations

1:00:07 – 9. Anakin vs. Obi-Wan

1:04:50 – 10. Anakin’s Dark Deeds

Rebels: Benson Farris, Ian Crabb, Joscha Sauerland, Jamie Burns

1:14:04 – 11. Enter Lord Vader

1:15:50 – 12. The Immolation Scene

1:20:40 – 13. Grievous Speaks to Lord Sidious

1:24:00 – 14. The Birth of the Twins and Padmé’s Destiny

Rebels: Megan Culley, Todd Horan, Jennifer Wolff

1:32:54 – 15. A New Hope and End Credits

Rebels: Dane Walker, Jamie Burns

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Score Guide – Star Wars Attack of the Clones (2002)

Join Wend and smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson live from onboard the cockpit of their trusty and reliable SSR-15, Corellian Class Cruiser, for the second of three special Score Guides!

In celebration of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie, they are continuing with their look back at the prequel trilogy today with Star Wars Episode II – Attack of the Clones, composed and conducted by film composer John Williams, with the welcome return of the London Symphony Orchestra and London Voices.

Guiding you through cue by cue with the help of their amazing Rebel Alliance*, your hosts discuss themes, motifs, instrumentation, textures and YES…that guitar solo.

Enjoy a pleasant, stress-free musical journey onboard the SSR-15 in our latest Star Wars Score Guide!

*Special thanks to our proud Rebel Alliance for making this episode a whole lot better with your amazing commentaries and incredible instincts: Arthur Breur, David Klein, Rob Rawdon, Todd Horan, Jennifer Wolff, Ian Crabb, Dane Walker, Joscha Sauerland, and Benson Farris.

Release

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Sony Classical Records (2002)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Xander Stobbs, Will Dodson, Wendell Jones, Andrew Steele, Rob Dodson & Ian Crabb

0:09:31 – 1. Star Wars Main Title and Ambush on Coruscant

0:12:19 – 2. Across the Stars (Love Theme from Attack of the Clones)

Rebel: Arthur Breur, David Klein

0:20:43 – 3. Zam the Assassin and The Chase Through Coruscant

Rebel: Rob Rawdon, Todd Horan

0:33:02 – On the Conveyor Belt (Target exclusive bonus track)

0:35:01 – 4. Yoda and the Younglings

Rebel: Jennifer Wolff

0:39:20 – 5. Departing Coruscant

0:41:57 – 6. Anakin and Padmé

0:46:42 – 7. Jango’s Escape

0:51:22 – 8. The Meadow Picnic

Rebel: Ian Crabb

0:56:13 – 9. Bounty Hunter’s Pursuit

0:59:54 – 10. Return to Tatooine

Rebels: The 4 Dane Walkers, Jennifer Wolff

1:04:41 – 11. The Tusken Camp and The Homestead

Rebel: Ian Crabb

1:14:49 – 12. Love Pledge and The Arena

Rebels: Joscha Sauerland, Benson Farris

1:22:32 – 13. Confrontation with Count Dooku and Finale

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Score Guide – Star Wars The Phantom Menace (1999)

Join Wend and smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson in orbit of that lovable dustbowl Tatooine live from onboard the spick-and-span cockpit of our old faithful, SSR-15 Corellian Class Cruiser, for the first of three special Score Guides!

In celebration of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie, we are taking a look back at the prequel trilogy starting today with Star Wars Episode I – The Phantom Menace, composed and conducted by film composer John Williams, and performed by the world’s most recorded orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra along with the equally important London Voices.

With the help of their Rebel Alliance*, your hosts gush over memorable melodies, magnificent motifs, and revel in all the awe-inspiring orchestration and choral work, while at the same time, having the most fun two podcasters could ever have!

Go strap yourselves in, get comfortable and enjoy our latest Star Wars Score Guide!

*Special thanks to our Rebel Alliance for making this episode truly awesome with their remarkable commentaries, musical instincts and Jedi reflexes: Arthur Breur, Tiffany Jordan, Joscha Sauerland, Todd Horan, Jennifer Wolff, Megan Culley, Ian Crabb, Rob Rawdon, Dane Walker and Jamie Burns.

Releases

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Sony Classical Records (1999)

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace – The Ultimate Edition Sony Classical Records (2000)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Xander Stobbs, Ian Crabb, Andrew Steele, Will Dodson, Rob Dodson & Wendell Jones

0:09:26 – 1. Star Wars Main Title and The Arrival at Naboo

0:14:47 – 2. Duel of the Fates

Rebel: Arthur Breur

0:23:16 – 3. Anakin’s Theme

Rebels: Tiffany Jordan, Arthur Breur, Joscha Sauerland, Todd Horan, Jennifer Wolff

0:30:02 – 4. Jar Jar’s Introduction and The Swim to Otoh Gunga

0:32:36 – ‘The Arrival of Baby Harry’ (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone)

0:35:18 – 5. The Sith Spacecraft and The Droid Battle

Rebels: Megan Culley, Jennifer Wolff, Ian Crabb

0:39:55 – 6. The Trip to the Naboo Temple and The Audience with Boss Nass

0:42:42 – 7. The Arrival at Tatooine and The Flag Parade

Rebels: Rob Rawdon, Arthur Breur

0:46:48 – 8. He is the Chosen One

0:50:46 – 9. Anakin Defeats Sebulba

Rebel: Dane Walker

0:59:49 Anakin is Free (Disc 2 Track 1 – The Ultimate Edition)

Rebel: Jamie Burns

1:02:32 – 10. Passage Through the Planet Core

1:04:57 – 11. Watto’s Deal and Kids at Play

1:07:37 – 12. Panaka and the Queen’s Protectors

1:10:54 – 13. Queen Amidala and the Naboo Palace

1:13:27 – 14. The Droid Invasion and The Appearance of Darth Maul

1:18:10 – 15. Qui-Gon’s Noble End

1:21:00 – 16. The High Council Meeting and Qui-Gon’s Funeral

1:23:12 – 17. Augie’s Great Municipal Band and End Credits

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Sideshow & Tell 11/25/16

Greetings internet to episode 66 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly mini newscast where the amazing Ian Crabb brings you all the latest news from the world of film and television musiccomposers and movie news! This week Ian, amazing as ever, discusses the latest releases including first, on vinyl, Fright Night by Brad Fiedel, from CBS Records, Nocturnal Animals by Abel Korzeniowski, by Silva Screen Records, Finding Dory by Thomas Newman, from Walt Disney Records, Angel by the Wings by Sia and Greg Kurstin, by Monkey Puzzle Records, and finally, Allied by Alan Silvestri, from Sony Classical. Ian wraps up SAT66 with a super special pick of the week from Intrada Records by one of our faves, composer Danny Elfman!

Timestamps

0:56 Fright Night

3:02 Nocturnal Animals

05:40 Finding Dory

07:55 The Eagle Huntress – “Angel by the Wings”

10:37 Allied

13:15 Pick of the Week

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Sideshow & Tell 11/11/16

Welcome internet to episode 64 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly-ish mini newscast where the amazing Ian Crabb brings you all the juicy gossip from the world of film and television musiccomposers and movie news! This week Ian discusses the latest releases including first, a vinyl reissue of TrainspottingFar Cry 3 by Brian Tyler, from Ubisoft, and finally, Bates Motel by Chris Bacon, from Lakeshore Records. Ian also brings us the news that composer Michael Giacchino has announced he is to be scoring the upcoming ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, composer Nicholas Britell is to score the upcoming comedy thriller ‘Ocean’s Eight’ and is currently scoring the upcoming drama ‘Battle of the Sexes’, and composer Rupert Gregson-Williams has just signed on to score Wonder Woman. SAT64 finishes in the world of animation with a pick of the week by composer Christophe Beck!

Timestamps

1:03 Spider-Man: Homecoming

3:07 Trainspotting

05:12 Ocean’s Eight

07:02 Battle of the Sexes

08:28 Far Cry 3

10:57 Wonder Woman

12:50 Bates Motel

14:58 Pick of the Week

16:59 Star Wars Score Guides

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Sideshow & Tell 11/04/16

A huge bidding of welcome to you internet to episode 63 of Sideshow & Tell, your weekly-ish mini newscast where the amazing Ian Crabb brings you all the hubbub, shenanigans and tomfoolery from the world of film and television musiccomposers and movie news! This week Ian discusses the latest releases including The Crown by Rupert Gregson-Williams with a main theme written by composer Hans Zimmer, from Sony Music and Madison Gate Records, Jason Bourne by John Powell and David Buckley, from Music On Vinyl, Planet Earth II by Hans Zimmer, Jasha Klebe and Jacob Shea, from Silva Screen Records, Penny Dreadful: Seasons 2 and 3 by Abel Korzeniowski from Varèse Sarabande, Nocturnal Animals by Abel Korzeniowski, from Back Lot Music and physically from Silva Screen Records, and finally, Arrival by Jóhann Jóhannsson, from Deutsche Grammophon. Ian finishes up SAT63 with a cracking pick of the week from the gaming world and the musical talents of the brilliant composer Sarah Schachner and there’s a brief appearance by scallywags Will and Wend to announce more Star Wars Score Guides and how you can be a part of them!

Timestamps

0:40 The Crown

2:09 Jason Bourne

04:17 Planet Earth II

06:47 Penny Dreadful: Seasons 2 and 3

08:27 Nocturnal Animals

09:40 Arrival

11:23 Pick of the Week

15:49 Star Wars Score Guides

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Sideshow & Tell 06/10/2016

Welcome everyone to episode 48 of SAT! Ian is back after a birthday break, batteries recharged, to present your regular film music news! In this week’s newscast, “the amazing one” discusses the latest film music releases including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows by Steve Jablonsky, by Paramount Music, Warcraft by Ramin Djawadi, from Back Lot Music, a limited gold edition of Star Wars: A New Hope by John Williams, from Sony Classical, and finally, The Angry Birds Movie by Heitor Pereira, from Atlantic Records. Ian also brings us the news that composer Yann Tiersen has scored the documentary ‘Ouragan’, and composer Chris Hajian is to score the Crackle original series ‘StartUp’. Ian finishes this week’s SAT with a pick of the week from Walt Disney Records and the ever-wonderful film composer Thomas Newman!

Timestamps

0:56 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

2:28 Warcraft

4:18 Star Wars: A New Hope

5:56 Ouragan

8:02 The Angry Birds Movie

10:18 StartUp

12:38 Special Report – Hans Zimmer: Live on Tour

15:41 Pick of the Week

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Score Guide – Star Wars The Force Awakens (2015)

Rebels, welcome one and all to another special Star Wars Score Guide! There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? In celebration of the recent Blu-ray release, it is time we talk Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens, and the welcome return of composer John Williams!

Join Captain Wend and the coolest cat this side of Coruscant, Will Dodson back onboard the SSR-15 as they discuss the latest movie in the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens! Supported by their trusty band of Rebels*, your hosts guide you through another amazing score by the maestro, discussing and geeking out over all the new themes, old themes, songs, orchestration and their favourite musical moments from this latest masterpiece!

So much anticipation, heaps of expectation, but did Williams rise to the challenge? Of course!

If you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed making it, then you’re in for one hell of a ride!

*The GREATEST of thanks to our Rebel Alliance who helped make this episode as great as it is, and continue to support us with their musical insights and amazing film music analysis, it is very much appreciated: Dane Walker, Chad Hopkins, Erik Woods, Rob Rawdon, Ian Crabb, Andrew Steele, Tiago Gomes, David Klein and Joel Griswell!

Release

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Walt Disney Records (2015)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Xander Stobbs, Will Dodson, Andrew Steele, Ian Crabb, Rob Dodson & Wendell Jones

0:09:34 – 1. Main Title and The Attack on the Jakku Village

Rebels: Dane Walker, Chad Hopkins

0:19:17 – 2. The Scavenger

0:23:43 – 3. I Can Fly Anything

0:28:27 – 4. Rey Meets BB-8

0:30:39 – 5. Follow Me

Rebel: Erik Woods

0:37:27 – 6. Rey’s Theme

Rebels: Rob Rawdon, Chad Hopkins

0:43:28 – John Williams on Rey’s Theme

0:45:58 – 7. The Falcon

Rebel: Ian Crabb

0:51:16 – 8. That Girl with the Staff

0:54:49 – 9. The Rathtars!

0:57:17 – Star Wars Celebration Audience Trailer Reaction

0:57:52 – 10. Finn’s Confession

1:00:05 – Cantina Music

1:02:56 – 11. Maz’s Counsel

Rebel: Chad Hopkins

1:06:23 – 12. The Starkiller

Rebel: Andrew Steele

1:11:37 – 13. Kylo Ren Arrives at the Battle

1:14:41 – 14. The Abduction

1:17:54 – 15. Han and Leia

Rebel: Chad Hopkins

1:21:07 – 16. March of the Resistance

Rebels: Tiago Gomes, David Klein

1:26:18 – 17. Snoke

1:28:55 – 18. On the Inside

1:31:49 – 19. Torn Apart

1:35:33 – 20. The Ways of the Force

1:39:33 – 21. Scherzo for X-Wings

1:42:20 – 22. Farewell and The Trip

1:47:06 – 23. The Jedi Steps and Finale

Rebel: Joel Griswell

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Score Guide – Star Wars Return of the Jedi (1983)

Rebels, we welcome you to our third and final special Score Guide! In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, we are taking a look back at the original trilogy finishing today with Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, composed by the maestro, film composer John Williams.

Join Wend and his smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson for one final time this year onboard their trusty SSR-15 Corellian Class Cruiser as they discuss the last film in the greatest trilogy that has ever graced the silver screen, Return of the Jedi! Supported by their band of Rebels*, your hosts guide you through this incredible score, discussing all the themes, orchestration, songs, alternate cues and concert suites for you to listen through while lining up to see The Force Awakens!

Enjoy our final episode and have a BLAST watching the new film! May the Force be with you!

*HUGE thanks to our Rebel Alliance for making this episode  the musical delight it is, with their astute observations, words of wisdom and sticking it to the Empire: Rob Rawdon, Dane Walker, Charlie McCarron, Chris Lyndon, Benson Farris, Xander Stobbs, Tiago Gomes, David Klein, Ian Crabb, George Shaw, and Travis Elder.

Release

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Sony Classical Records (2004)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Will Dodson, Ian Crabb, Xander Stobbs & Wendell Jones

Disc One

0:08:50 – Rebel: Rob Rawdon

0:10:18 – 1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare (Alfred Newman, 1954)

0:10:29 – 2. Main Title/Approaching the Death Star/Tatooine Rendezvous

0:14:21 – 3. The Droids Are Captured

0:16:33 – 4. Bounty for a Wookiee

0:18:54 – 5. Han Solo Returns

0:20:35 – 6. Luke Confronts Jabba/Den of the Rancor/Sarlacc Sentence

0:23:43 – 7. The Pit of Carkoon/Sail Barge Assault

Rebel: Dane Walker

0:28:13 – 8. The Emperor Arrives/The Death of Yoda/Obi-Wan’s Revelation

0:32:43 – 9. Alliance Assembly

0:34:38 – 10. Shuttle Tydirium Approaches Endor

0:38:22 – 11. Speeder Bike Chase/Land of the Ewoks

0:41:53 – 12. The Levitation/Threepio’s Bedtime Story

0:45:42 – 13. Jabba’s Baroque Recital

0:48:23 – 14. Jedi Rocks vs. Lapti Nek

0:51:48 – 15. Archival Bonus Track: Sail Barge Assault (Alternate)

Disc Two

0:54:51 – 1. Parade of the Ewoks

Rebels: Charlie McCarron, Chris Lyndon

0:59:38 – 2. Luke and Leia

1:03:07 – 3. Brother and Sister/Father and Son/The Fleet Enters Hyperspace/Heroic Ewok

Rebel: Benson Farris

1:07:43 – 4. Emperor’s Throne Room

Rebel: Xander Stobbs

1:11:10 – 5. The Battle of Endor I

Rebel: Tiago Gomes

1:13:43 – 6. The Lightsaber/The Ewok Battle

1:16:41 – 7. The Battle of Endor II

Rebels: David Klein, Ian Crabb

1:20:54 – 8. The Battle of Endor III

Rebel: George Shaw

1:24:23 – 9. Leia’s News/Light of the Force

1:26:03 – 10. Victory Celebration/End Title (vs. Yub Nub)

1:31:34 – 11. Ewok Feast/Part of the Tribe

1:32:03 – 12. Archival Bonus Track: The Forest Battle (Concert Suite)

1:33:50 – Rebel: Travis Elder – Revenge of the Sith Main Title

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Score Guide – Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Welcome Rebels! Join Wend and his smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson once more onboard their trusty SSR-15 Corellian Class Cruiser for the second of three special Score Guides! In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, we are taking a look back at the original trilogy continuing today with Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, composed by the legendary film composer John Williams.

The Empire Strikes Back is one of the greatest film scores ever!  Williams and the LSO are unstoppable, is there anything they can’t do?! With the support of their musical Rebel Alliance*, your Rebel hosts guide you through all the major and minor themes, leitmotifs, and stellar orchestration of this remarkable score one week before The Force Awakens hits movie theatres!

Click PLAY to enjoy our GREATEST episode to date!

*Many thanks to our Rebel Alliance for making this episode extra special with their astute observations, words of wisdom and sticking it to the Empire: Charlie McCarron, Erik Woods, Jason Hess, Tiago Gomes, Travis Elder, Xander Stobbs, Ian Crabb, Benson Farris, Dane Walker, Chris Lyndon and George Shaw.

Release

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Sony Classical Records (2004)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Will Dodson & Wendell Jones

Disc One

0:05:14 – 1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare (Alfred Newman, 1954)

0:05:25 – 2. Main Title/The Ice Planet Hoth

0:10:59 – 3. The Wampa’s Lair/Vision of Obi-Wan/Snowspeeders Take Flight

0:15:59 – 4. The Imperial Probe/Aboard the Executor

0:18:50 – 5. The Battle of Hoth

0:24:44 – 6. The Asteroid Field

Rebels: Charlie McCarron, Erik Woods, Jason Hess, Tiago Gomes, Travis Elder

0:33:01 – 7. Arrival on Dagobah

0:36:31 – 8. Luke’s Nocturnal Visitor

0:38:10 – 9. Han Solo and the Princess

Rebels: Xander Stobbs, Ian Crabb

0:42:12 – 10. Jedi Master Revealed/Mynock Cave

0:45:05 – John Williams on working with orchestrator Herbert Spencer

0:48:45 – 11. The Training of a Jedi Knight/The Magic Tree

Disc Two

0:51:04 – 1. The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme)

Rebel: Benson Farris

0:53:54 – 2. Yoda’s Theme

Rebels: Dane Walker, Chris Lyndon

1:00:12 – 3. Attacking a Star Destroyer

1:01:06 – 4. Yoda and the Force

Rebel: George Shaw

1:04:17 – The Force Awakens Trailer

1:06:01 – 5. Imperial Starfleet Deployed/City in the Clouds

1:07:01 – 6. Lando’s Palace

1:08:19 – 7. Betrayal at Bespin

1:10:16 – 8. Deal with the Dark Lord

1:12:03 – 9. Carbon Freeze/Darth Vader’s Trap/Departure of Boba Fett

1:13:15 – John Williams and George Lucas at the Spotting Session

1:16:02 – 10. The Clash of Lightsabers/The Stormtroopers are Coming

1:20:10 – 11. Rescue from Cloud City/Hyperspace

1:22:54 – 12. The Rebel Fleet/End Title

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Score Guide – Star Wars A New Hope (1977)

Join Wend and his smuggler co-pilot Will Dodson onboard their trusty SSR-15 Corellian Class Cruiser for the first of three special Score Guides! In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, we are taking a look back at the original trilogy starting today with Star Wars aka Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope, composed by the legendary film composer John Williams.

Considered one of the greatest films and film scores of all time, Star Wars has pervaded the public consciousness more than any other movie franchise and is very much the peak of film music!  With the help of their Rebel Alliance*, your hosts discuss all the strong themes, motifs, and memorable musical melodies that make up our beloved genre’s historically most important score and have an absolute blast in the process!

So jump onboard, strap yourselves in and enjoy our best episode to date!

*Special thanks to our Rebel Alliance for making this episode truly special with their astute observations, words of wisdom and sticking it to the Empire: Charlie McCarron, Ian Crabb, Chris Lyndon, Benson Farris, Xander Stobbs, Rob Dodson, Tiago Gomes, George Shaw and Dane Walker.

Release

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Sony Classical Records (2004)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Xander Stobbs, Will Dodson & Wendell Jones

Disc One

0:04:52 – 1. 20th Century Fox Fanfare (Alfred Newman, 1954)

0:06:07 – 2. Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner

0:09:08 – 3. Imperial Attack

0:14:18 – 4. The Dune Sea of Tatooine/Jawa Sandcrawler

Rebel: Charlie McCarron

0:20:07 – 5. The Moisture Farm

Rebel: Ian Crabb

0:23:26 – 6. The Hologram/Binary Sunset

0:26:09 – 7. Landspeeder Search/Attack of the Sand People

0:29:13 – 8. Tales of a Jedi Knight/Learn About the Force

0:32:51 – 9. Burning Homestead

0:36:21 – 10. Mos Eisley Spaceport

0:38:21 – 11. Cantina Band/12. Cantina Band #2

Rebels: Chris Lyndon, Benson Farris, Xander Stobbs, Rob Dodson

0:45:22 – 13. Binary Sunset (Alternate)

Disc Two

0:47:35 – 1. Princess Leia’s Theme

Rebel: Tiago Gomes

0:51:31 – 2. The Millenium Falcon/Imperial Cruiser Pursuit

0:54:29 – 3. Destruction of Alderaan

0:56:20 – 4. The Death Star/The Stormtroopers

0:59:52 – 5. Wookiee Prisoner/Detention Block Ambush

1:02:21 – 6. Shootout in the Cell Bay/Dianoga

1:05:16 – 7. The Trash Compactor

1:06:33 – 8. The Tractor Beam/Chasm Crossfire

1:11:06 – 9. Ben Kinobi’s Death/TIE Fighter Attack

Rebel: George Shaw

1:15:01 – 10. The Battle of Yavin

Rebel: Dane Walker

1:23:00 – 11. The Throne Room/End Title