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    Default Favorite Star Wars Soundtrack?

    Which one is your favorite? I really don't know which to choose,I'll make my pick after I see some other choices.

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    Empire Strikes Back. basically for it's darkness

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    I liked the one to the first movie that came out.
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    Yeah that was pretty good. I think it was obviously influenced by the Planets, Stavinsky's work and a few others especiall mars the bringer of war you get a hint of it in the scene where the star destroyer first appears

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    Episode IV is my favorite soundtrack. Listen to "Dune Sea" and then Stravinsky's Rite "The Sacrifice". Very similar.

    My second favourite is Episode VI, especially the "Battle of Endor II" Really good!

    My least favourite has to be Episode II, pureley because of the tiresome main theme "Across the Stars". I think Williams was having a bad day when he wrote that!
    When all the paint has been dried, when all the stone has been carved, music shall remain, and we shall work with what remains.

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    Episode three because of the motivic development climaxes in this movie.

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    I was also pleasantly surprised by the score of Episode 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salieri=Innocent View Post
    ... especiall mars the bringer of war you get a hint of it in the scene where the star destroyer first appears
    If you want to hear an even more blatant inspiration, you should hear parts of Silvestri's score for The Quick and the Dead. In some cases, the music is much better than the movie...that is an example of that.

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    For a novice like me almost all soundtracks of the Star War saga are fascinatingm and I love all of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rondo View Post
    I was also pleasantly surprised by the score of Episode 3.
    So was I. I especially like that demonic waltz halfway through "Battle of the Heroes".
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    Episode I The Phantom Menace, because of that magical composition Duel of the fates

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    Quote Originally Posted by evillspell View Post
    Episode I The Phantom Menace, because of that magical composition Duel of the fates
    Get a load of the lyrics - their something to do with trees coming to life and fighting each other. The language is sanskrit - so cool!
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    The orchestration is better in the last three.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yagan Kiely View Post
    The orchestration is better in the last three.
    I do hope you mean IV, V and VI and not I, II and III!

    Otherwise I might have to get medieval!
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    The orchestration in IV V and VI is much simpler. Uses less extended techniques, is duller, blander, and had less variation.

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