Every single orchestral part of the Star Wars theme - played on electric guitar

8 December 2015, 11:17

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This guitarist proved his band geek and Star Wars nerd credentials by transcribing the opening of John Williams’ theme for a host of electric guitars.

YouTuber and verified guitar god Cooper Carter took one of John Williams’ most enduring themes and did THIS to it:

As you can see and hear, this really is untrammelled genius.

Here are some things we like about it:

  • Range of guitar colours.
  • The tremolando and epic string crossing in violin I and violin II.
  • THAT tiny widdly bit in the flute at the end.
  • Minimal t-shirt repetition.


Are you excited about The Force Awakens? YES, YES. US TOO.

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