Meta Music: Sequel Trilogy Cont.

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 other Characters in the Sequel Trilogy Clips used for Comparison:

Paige’s Battle Cue / Battle of Heroes
Rose’s Theme
Holdo’s Theme
The Canto Bight music
Luke’s Journey with Jedi Steps, Luke in Exile, The Spark (Compared to the Opera Electra)

ALSO we answer some listener Questions!

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

Other musical experts referenced:

Reylo Musings:

Frank Lehman’s Leitmotif Star Wars Catalog:




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

Han Lives? Han Lives!

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our guest Sarah Sahim (@SarahSahim) to talk about the theory of Han Lives! Taken from the themes of Star Wars we discuss the need, and evidence of this theory. Enjoy!


Our Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (

Power of Myth & Symbolism: The Female Gaze & the Heroine’s Journey

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and co-host Ty Black (@black_Tym and Wit & Folly on YouTube) in our segment “The Power of Myth & Symbolism” in Star Wars. Today we delve into the Female Gaze and Heroine’s Journey.

Here is a Transcript of the Episode:

Articles: The Heroine’s Journey

Wit & Folly Mentioned Videos:

Rey’s Heroine’s Journey in The Last Jedi:

The Quest for Wholeness | Why Femininity is Imperative in Star Wars:

This episode is also available on YouTube:

Twitter: @WTForceshow


Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain.