Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

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John Williams, the acclaimed American director, born in 1933, has made his name almost an institution in the world of cinema. The origin Yorker composer has written songs and has over 100 movies to music throughout his career, in addition, it is widely recognized as one of the best and most influential film composers of the twentieth and twenty-first century. A Williams, you 'll be credited as one of the forerunners of the new revival of "leitmotiv" in cinema, this after his fall from stardom when constantly used in the old Theme song from the golden age of Hollywood, as well as Neo Noires or the most recognized Westerns. Formerly trained in orchestration, Williams adopted the model Wegneriano leitmotifs and implemented it as no other had done…show more content…
The director, writer and producer George Lucas, so immersed in the project devoted much of his life planning every detail of the original trilogy, planned to be released throughout the 70s and 80s. One of the most important head of Lucas, concepts was to accompany his self-described "space opera" with a score that was true to the greatness of itself. For this purpose, initially planned to use classical music of Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner, all to refer to a time and space even in the human imagination that transported him to an unknown universe, but plausible. Many perceptions of Luke to the saga changed drastically when I designate the task of the composition of original music to Williams, who would give a new look, a new view and would cool the music scene in Hollywood.
From the start, Lucas was already a music lover who, called Star Wars "space opera", which Williams would finish drawing for a resemblance to the works of Wagner. There, Williams would make a clear distinction between good and evil taking influences from Wagner again, and would reflect this throughout the
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These melodies recall we generate each of the characteristics of these races, or even androids that also generate comedy. The point is that eventually emerges as the leitmotif ideal for generating a recall with the movie, people want to repeat it because you like their music or this reminds him of the same. The idea is to globalize the music to work in tandem with the film, which both complement and create the viewer to identify with it.
In conclusion, Star Wars is one of the clearest examples of what may be more like a movie or even "space" opera. Taking many aspects of Wagner, the film becomes a game of musical remembrance of characters, situations, feelings, elements that constitute its own universe and that propelled the success of the series through
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