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Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Film Score: The Imperial March

Features of This Track

a 20th century film score
a strongly dramatic aesthetic
a Neo-Romantic compositional style
a majestic feeling
a strong rhythmic feeling
a march feel
a well-known composer
a Romantic-Era style
a large orchestra
non-pitched percussion
tonal harmony
minor key tonality
a moderate tempo

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troy.heitsma n
BEST SONG EVER ............ . . J O H N WILLIAMS IS THE BEST COMPOSER EVER!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! , # 1 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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May the force be with all us scruffy looking Nerf Herders!!! (Leia)
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Vader is coming run!!!!!
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Awwwww snap its the Imperial March
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I haven't even watched Star Wars fully. And I still love this!
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It is an epic classic, after all
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Once upon a time this used to be my favorite. Best. Film score. Ever. Period. It'll always be among my top favorites
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I agree brendanw112
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March.... March... Storm Troopers r awesome
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March stormtrooper s , MARCH!!!!
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IMPERIAL MARCH !!!!!! Yeah!
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bethusda
JAWAS AHHH!
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Kill the Jedi *miss every shot*
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Imperial march in March!!!!!!l o l z
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I think my fellow stormtrooper s are tired of it
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This plays in every elevator in the death star
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I have this on my cell phone it's my favorite ringtone of the imperial March from star wars
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Star Wars + John Williams = AWESOME!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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ckgrundell
Awesome!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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houghtongirl
Awesome!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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Brings back memories of Star Wars Battlefronts XD
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Fun fact: this song exists in-universe too. It's what would actually play at imperial marches.
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Stormtrooper s attack!!
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This is my exwifes ringtone, thankfully I don't hear it to often!
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The most epic thing ever recorded!
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I have a friend who once made this the ringtone for when her mom called her....lol
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This and hedwig's theme are John William's best in my opinion.
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740074117
This.is.epic .
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laura.kloste r m a n v a
That one part kind of sounds like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to me.
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O heck yea
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taconinja500 0
Gang boss in a hard hat zone theme
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Wow, this is an amazing evil villian song! So dark and evil and Sith-like! Dum-dum-dumd u m d u m - d u m . What's that, Luke? This is your dad's theme song? *no comment*
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sterktyler
This is an awesome song!!!
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Try doing French to this! :) Je *trumpet blast* m'appelle *another trumpet blast* Aiven! *Drum roll!!!!!!!! ! ! * :)
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@ Adam Briggs

Ha Ha the empire will kiss a**? I think kick is the appropriate verbiage.
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@slydude71 L.O.L. that would be so wierd... um BUM bum bum BUM bum well it would kind of sound the same... no it needs to be like main part then the buildup section with the.... is taht a trombone? i'm terrible at instrument-r e c o g n i z a t i o n - s o u n d - t h i n g
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WRONG! it should be played backwards like the order of the starwars movies!
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This song plays whenever I walk into a room :P One of John's memorable scores, makes you want to take on the Empire doesn't it?
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That's John Williams, not john williams
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wow john williams is an epic composer
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I listen to this on space mountain!! awesome!! The Best Song Ever!!
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I want this to play when i enter the pearly gates.
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Droooolllll. . . . ( a n d then some)
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This is the the music that plays when our teacher comes into the room.
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What the heck Nick?! The Imperial march and you say LOTR?!
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I have this as my ring tone on my Blackberry Phone.
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tunis-sheep
Nick,IMPEIAL MARCH. ok?
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Nick? Seriously? How do you not recognize the Imperial March?
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Hey, I got this again!

Anyways, Nick, this is DEFINITELY not from Lord of the Rings.
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Nick M, what are you talking about? What Lord of the Rings? OMG!
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