Podcast: An Hour-long Musical Exploration into the ‘Star Wars’ Main Title

On the latest episode of UnderScore, they sat down with Alan Snelling, assistant engineer to Eric Tomlinson on Star Wars (as well as Raiders, Superman and the rest of the original trilogy), who shared some wonderful recollections of the historic first recording of the Main Title. The remainder of the episode is a near hour-long musical exploration into the composition, orchestration and storytelling power of that infamous minute and a half of music. [This is the second episode in a six-part series on the score]

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