Some Actual Reasons Why The Star Wars Theme Is So Good

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Some Actual Reasons Why The Star Wars Theme Is So Good

Star Wars’ opening theme is about as memorable as it gets, but have you ever wondered why, exactly, that is? There are a few reasons, which Dan Golding (who has written about Star Wars and music before) explains in this short video for the ABC.

Turns out you might be missing the old 20th Century Fox fanfare for a reason…

Comments

  • Here’s an interesting mental challenge. Hum the theme to Star Wars, and then try recalling the theme to the original Superman. It’s harder than it sounds.

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