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Composer improvises Darth Vader’s theme in the style of Beethoven

Sep 4, 2013 By Abraham 6

During a 2009 concert, at the request of his audience, Richard Grayson played Vader’s theme as Beethoven might have written it…

(via Boing Boing)

6 Comments

  1. John says:

    Not to be critical here, but that’s a lot closer to Brahms, or later Schumann once it starts wandering aimlessly…

    That said, don’t get me wrong, it’s still awesome. :)

    1. Erik says:

      I second John, it is definitely later than Beethoven, and a mix between Brahms and Schumann. And yes, pretty sweet music.

  2. Marc says:

    Definitely not Brahms-like. Brahms would not have endless pages of Alberti-type bass in the left hand; also there is not the tension between the juxtaposition of major and minor as is typical of Brahms.

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