Ever since the first movie in the acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy series was released in 1977, the Star Wars film franchise has been known for its state-of-the-art visuals and sound design. And now, thanks to a mesmerizing new collection of “sonic/visual poems” released today on Disney+, fans can further immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of A Galaxy Far, Far Away.
Star Wars: Galaxy of Sounds is now available to stream as a surprise release, and Disney+ subscribers are discovering the wonder and excitement of Lucasfilm’s iconic storytelling universe in a whole new way.
- A new series of short montage videos entitled Star Wars: Galaxy of Sounds has been released on Disney+. Produced by Lucasfilm as “a tribute to the visual and sound artists who have helped create the lasting legacy of Star Wars,” according to the title card at the end of each episode.
- There are seven episodes in total, ranging in length from seven to nine minutes: “Wonder,” “Excitement,” “Dark Side,” “Light Side,” “Beeps,” “Connections,” and “Oddities.”
- Each installment consists of clips from the Star Wars film series (plus The Mandalorian live-action Disney+ series) edited together to highlight their artful combination of visuals and sound effects, without much spoken dialogue or music.
What they’re saying:
- Disney+: “‘A Galaxy of Sounds’ explores the ambience of a galaxy far, far away through themes such as wonder, excitement, oddities, and more. Be immersed in the hum of Coruscant at golden hour, listen to the light side of the Force as Rey connects to past Jedi, and get swept up by crackling lightsaber duels. Experience the nostalgic sounds of Star Wars from across the franchise.”
All seven episodes of Star Wars: Galaxy of Sounds are now available to stream exclusively on Disney+.