This bit of The Force Awakens soundtrack sounds remarkably similar to Mahler’s First Symphony
26 April 2016, 17:41
A keen-eared Redditor has pointed out the strong similarity between one excerpt from the new Star Wars soundtrack and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1.
NEWSFLASH: composer influenced by other composer! But seriously, this is pretty interesting.
Redditor RC-Plorer has pinpointed the moment in which John Williams’ score from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens suddenly turns into a Mahler symphony.
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