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Score Guide – Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017)

Rebels, it’s time to let old things die! A belated Happy New Year from the Score Guide team, welcome one and all to our 9th Star Wars Score Guide! In celebration of the recent cinematic release, it is time we talk Star Wars Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, and the stellar score by composer John Williams!

Join Captain Wend, his co-pilot Will Dodson and hopeless droid Claude back on board the SSR-15 as they discuss the latest movie in the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi! Supported by their expert band of Rebels*, your hosts guide you through the soundtrack release, discussing, analysing and chestbeating over the surplus of old themes, new themes, surprising motifs, jaw-dropping orchestration and their favourite musical moments from this latest action showpiece!

*We want to give a GALACTIC thank you to our strongest Rebel Alliance yet for dropping musical bombshells and insights that made this episode one of our greatest to date: Dane Walker, Megan Culley, Joscha Sauerland, Jennifer Wolff, Mike Watson, Mark Carman, Matthew Brown and Jamie Burns.

Release

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Walt Disney Records (2017)

Timestamps

0:00:00 – Skit

Featuring Jamie Burns, Xander Stobbs, Will Dodson, Megan Culley, Wendell Jones & Ian Crabb

0:09:53 – 1. Main Title and Escape

0:22:07 – 2. Ahch-To Island

0:27:59 – 3. Revisiting Snoke

Rebel: Dane Walker

0:36:13 – 4. The Supremacy

0:40:44 – 5. Fun With Finn and Rose

0:43:59 – 6. Old Friends

0:46:49 – 7. The Rebellion is Reborn

0:50:35 – 8. Lesson One

0:54:21 – 9. Canto Bight

Rebel: Megan Culley (Professional Story Topper)

0:58:16 – 10. Who Are You?

58:57 – The Death Star Motif

1:03:08 – 11. The Fathiers

Rebels: Joscha Sauerland and Megan Culley (Starkiller Base Sanitation)

1:09:37 – 12. The Cave

1:13:54 – 13. The Sacred Jedi Texts

1:17:53 – 14. A New Alliance

Rebels: Jennifer Wolff and Megan Culley (Professional Rey Defender)

1:25:04 – 15. Chrome Dome

Rebel: Megan Culley (President of the Vice Admiral Holdo Fan Club)

1:30:28 – 16. The Battle of Crait

Rebels: Mike Watson, Dane Walker and Mark Carman

1:43:04 – 17. The Spark

Rebels: Matthew Brown, Joscha Sauerland, Jennifer Wolff and Dane Walker

1:57:42 – 18. The Last Jedi

1:59:37 – 19. Peace and Purpose

2:03:55 – 20. Finale

Rebels: Joscha Sauerland and Megan Culley (Confirmed Nerd)

2:16:10 – How It Should End Credits by Jamie Burns

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Score Guide – Rogue One A Star Wars Story (2016)

Join Rebel host Wend and co-pilot Will Dodson on the SSR-15, for the first and only special Star Wars Score Guide of 2017! In celebration of the recent Blu-ray release, they guide you through the incredible score to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by composer Michael Giacchino.

Your hosts explore all the themes and adaptations, gush over their favourite musical moments in each cue and take you the listener on an informative and entertaining web John Williams spun, navigate his many themes and motifs, old and new, highlight their favourite moments in each cue and take you their passenger, their loyal listener on an informative and entertaining track-by-track ride through the soundtrack release with the help of their proud Rebel Alliance*.

*We want to give a GALACTIC thank you to our strongest Rebel Alliance yet for burning down Imperial flags across the galaxy, protecting the Kyber crystals, and giving us better musical insights than ever: Rob Rawdon, Jamie Burns, Megan Culley, Dane Walker, Jennifer Wolff, Tiago Gomes and Thomas Midena.

Rebels everywhere, gather your things…it’s time we talk Rogue One.

Release

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Walt Disney Records (2016)

Timestamps

5:49 – 1. He’s Here For Us

11:44 – 2. A Long Ride Ahead

Rebel: Rob Rawdon

20:58 – 3. Wobani Imperial Labor Camp

Rebel: Jamie Burns

23:28 – Dies Irae

25:43 – 4. Trust Goes Both Ways

Rebels: Jamie Burns, Megan Culley

32:10 – 5. When Has Become Now

34:59 – 6. Jedha Arrival

39:12 – 7. Jedha City Ambush

Rebel: Dane Walker

46:48 – 8. Star-Dust

53:03 – 9. Confrontation on Eadu

55:15 – 10. Krennic’s Aspirations

1:02:58 – 11. Rebellions Are Built on Hope

1:06:25 – 12. Rogue One

Rebel: Jennifer Wolff

1:11:18 – 13. Cargo Shuttle SW-0608

1:13:50 – 14. Scrambling the Rebel Fleet

1:16:31 – 15. AT-ACT Assault

1:18:53 – 16. The Master Switch

Rebels: Jamie Burns, Jennifer Wolff

1:27:37 – 17. Your Father Would Be Proud

Rebels: Jamie Burns, Megan Culley

1:32:52 – 18. Hope

Rebels: Jamie Burns, Tiago Gomes

1:38:36 – 19. Jyn Erso and Hope Suite

Rebel: Jamie Burns

1:42:15 – 20. The Imperial Suite

1:45:01 – 21. Guardians of the Whills Suite

Rebels: Jamie Burns, Thomas Midena

1:51:55 – Jamie Burns on the End Titles

1:58:30 – Bob Iger (Jamie Burns)

Link

Sideways’ Rogue One Video

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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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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