Frank Lehman

Tufts University; author

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Associate Professor of Music at Tufts University, and author of "Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema" and the "Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars.”

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Over the decades, “Star Wars” fans have become familiar with the iconic “Imperial March,” which debuted in 1980 in “The Empire Strikes Back” (as Darth Vader stood on the bridge of his…

Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, the Emperor: ‘Star Wars’ villains get the best music

Over the decades, “Star Wars” fans have become familiar with the iconic “Imperial March,” which debuted in 1980 in “The Empire Strikes Back” (as Darth Vader stood on the bridge of his…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Imperial March” is the standard by which all movie villain themes are judged. That’s according to Frank Lehman, author of “The Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars.”

Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, the Emperor: ‘Star Wars’ villains get the best music

“Imperial March” is the standard by which all movie villain themes are judged. That’s according to Frank Lehman, author of “The Complete Catalogue of the Musical Themes of Star Wars.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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