G8 U2 – Starter 4 – Leitmotifs & Themes

WHAT IS A LEITMOTIF?

 

Famous Leitmotifs

Star Wars Leitmotifs by John Williams

 

ACTIVITY

  1. Leitmotif – Creating short Leitmotif themes for a specific character – Have students choose one of the following characters and then compose a short theme/leitmotif it without letting the other students know which one, then have it performed and  have other students guess which one it is for.

 

 

How John Williams Composes a Theme