RonO (rono_60103) wrote,

Holst and Williams

For the last 5 or so minutes, I've been listening to "Uranus, The Magician" from Gustov Holst's The Planets. I couldn't help but notice that it kept reminding me of incidental music from Star Wars. So now I'm thinking, and I don't think this is an original thought at all, that John Williams was influenced by Holst, and specifically The Planets when composing the music for Star Wars.

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