The Star Wars Music Quiz
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What famous theme from the Star Wars was actually not in the original Star Wars (A New Hope)?
The Imperial March
2 of 10
What disco artist released the 1977 album “Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk,” in which they remixed themes from the score into versions that were easier to dance to?
The Bee Gees
3 of 10
While the entire score for Star Wars had allusions to classical pieces and classic film scores, people have found striking similarities between the Star Wars main theme and the Erich Korngold theme for what movie?
The Sea Wolf
The Adventures of Robin Hood
4 of 10
Playing lounge singer Nick Winters, what SNL cast member added lyrics to the Star Wars theme and performed it as a campy number?
ANSWER: You can see a video to the song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIvitSxtaGY You can see a video to the song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIvitSxtaGY
5 of 10
John Williams said he wrote the music for the cantina band after imagining how a futuristic band would play music written by whom?
ANSWER: According to the Star Wars card game, the name of the song is Mad About Me According to the Star Wars card game, the name of the song is Mad About Me
6 of 10
In each movie, the main title music segues into another theme written specifically for that movie. What was the name of the theme that followed the main title in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back?
Approaching the Death Star
The Ice Planet Hoth
The Revenge of the Sith
The Arrival at Naboo
7 of 10
John Williams won an Oscar for his score in Star Wars, one of five he’s won. Of the four films below, which did Williams not win an Oscar for?
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Fiddler on the Roof
ANSWER: Wiliams lost to himself that year, since Star Wars took the Oscar Wiliams lost to himself that year, since Star Wars took the Oscar
8 of 10
Stacy Hedger, a beauty pageant contestant that gained fame on YouTube, used her talent portion to showcase her ability to perform an unfortunately choreographed and horribly off-tune rendition of the Star Wars theme on what instrument?
ANSWER: Watch her performance here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wffwg7pA0t8 Watch her performance here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wffwg7pA0t8
9 of 10
John Williams says that the main fanfare is actually what theme from what movie reversed?
The Magnificent Seven
Chariots of Fire
The Pink Panther
10 of 10
The Star Wars Christmas album, “Christmas in the Stars,” was an unfortunate collection of holiday tunes centered around the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO. However, it also included the stylings of a then-unknown rock artist. What rocker lent his vocals to “R2-D2, We Wish You a Merry Christmas?”
Jon Bon Jovi