Meta Music: Kylo’s Theme

Join Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) as we explore the Music of Star Wars in our segment Meta Music with Christy Carew (@Christy_Carew). We will explore everything from how it’s done to perhaps what it means.

TODAY we discuss everything to do with Kylo’s theme (The Leitmotif’s associated with him).

Clips used for Comparison:

The Force Awakens Main Title and Attack on the Jakku Village:

Helmet scene

Kylo Arrival 50 sec.


Torn Apart

Peace and Purpose:

Arrival scene Kylo/Rey:

Revisiting Snoke: 1:32


Christy is a composer working in Hollywood and is a huge John Williams fan. She was a chosen as a composer fellow for the 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music Lab that took place this summer up at Skywalker Sound. She is also composing the music for the upcoming six-part documentary series about women in the Star Wars fandom, Looking for Leia. She is also an amazing Keyboard warrior on Tumblr. Check out her music and Meta’s at

Reylo Musings:

Lehman’s Leitmotif Star Wars Catalog:







Radio Public:

Google Play:

Intro and Exit music is from Phedre’s Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (

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