The Sounds of Star Wars

Any Star Wars fan can mimic Darth Vader’s voice or Chewbacca’s roar with ease. But how many of them would be able to identify the lion’s roar used in the sound of the Millenium Falcon’s engine? In this aurally astonishing and visually engaging book, New York Times best-selling author J. W. Rinzler reveals the illuminating history of the sounds that make the Star Wars universe so believable, as recounted by their creator, legendary sound designer Ben Burtt. An attached sound module with an exterior speaker and headphone jack lets readers listen to more than 250 unique sound effects, and more than 300 photographs illustrate the epic’s many memorable scenes. From the first films to the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars series, The Sounds of Star Wars is Star Wars as you’ve never heard it before.

[The Sounds of Star Wars @ Amazon.com]

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One Response to The Sounds of Star Wars

  1. I saw this in HMV on Monday, and laughed at the sight of it as I assumed it was a cheaply made children's book, with a very low quality speaker.

    This post may have just convinced me to buy it.