STAR WARS: SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE
CD Soundtrack

Source:
(Shadows of the Empire)

Year: 1996

Assortment: Original Orchestral Soundtrack

Conducted by: Joel McNeely

Performed by: Royal Scottish National orchestra and Chorus

Manufactured by: VaresŤ Sarabande

Retail: $16.98

Accessories:

  • Enhanced CD
  • Track List:

    • Main Theme from Star Wars and Leia's Nightmare
    • The Battle of Gall
    • Imperial City
    • Beggar's Canyon Chase
    • The Southern Undergound
    • Xizor's theme
    • The Seduction of Princess Leia
    • Night Skies
    • Into the Sewers
    • The Destruction of Xizor's Palace

    • Some music on this disc was composed by John Williams

    Comments: An original orchestral score composed for a book? Why not?

    This is the first ever original orchestral score to be composed based on a book. Composer Joel McNeely has taken full advantage of the 90 piece Royal Scottish National Orchestra as well as their 150-voice choir and come up with an epic symphonic companion to the new Star Wars adventure Shadows of the Empire. After the introduction of the classic Star Wars main title we hear exciting symphonic portraits of the soaring Imperial City theme, the ominous new theme for Xizor and an array of exciting new space battles as well as a thrilling chase through Beggar's Canyon! This is one adventure which no one who loves Star Wars should miss.

    In addition to the soundtrack, the disc includes a computer interactive section that allows viewers to get an overview of the entire Shadows of the Empire project. Included are biographies of the creative team, art galleries from the artists involved, documentation of the recording of the music by Joel McNeely and the orchestra, as well as a look at the other aspects of the multimedia crossover adventure.


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