Video: John Williams Film Themes – Rhythm Analysis

In this video, I explore how John Williams adds memorability and interest to some of his most famous themes with a rhythmic technique I call “Cell Repetition with Divider”. Enjoy!

6 thoughts on “Video: John Williams Film Themes – Rhythm Analysis”

    1. Thanks, Conan! Glad you’re enjoying them. You can get even more from the posts on my blog, many of which are about John Williams as well, in case you’re interested.

    1. Absolutely! Have a listen to the openings of Yoda’s Theme (1-note cell) and the Obi-Wan theme from the TV show (2-beat cell), and some that have a slight variation of the cell after the divider like the opening of Rey’s Theme (3-beat cell becomes 2 beats).

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