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End titles music of the Sequel Trilogy

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I’ve noticed that when playing the end titles during the credits of both TFA and TLJ John Williams breaks with the tradition of previous SW movies and ends with a musical cue that is very different from the traditional final bars.

Is there a reason for this?
(Apologies in advance if I’ve used incorrect music terminology).

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I think I know what you’re saying, but there’s no “traditional final bars.” The final musical notes of almost every film is different. This is except for ROTJ and ROTS, which mostly copy the original film’s final notes but still differ slightly, and Rogue One, which also copies the original ending but then closes out with Jyn’s theme.

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Yeah, but they sound more or less similar, the ST on the other hand are drastically different.

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ESB is completely different though I’ll agree it’s in the same vein. But listen to the end of TPM and AOTC again and let me know if you think they sound “more or less similar” to what’s in the original film.

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The only two films that really have the same format are TESB and ROTJ, all the others vary. All 8 saga films end credits start exactly the same way. TMP has Duel of the Fates followed by Anakin’s theme. AOTC has Across the Stars. Both those end softly. ROTJ has Battle of Heroes and then comes back to the same ending as the OT. ANH didn’t really use the same theme pattern. It used Leia’s theme and the Star Wars theme (which Williams edited together to make the longer Star Wars theme from the original LP). TESB used Yoda’s theme and the Imperial March before coming back to the Star Wars theme to end. ROTJ also used themes and came back to the Star Wars theme at the end. The big difference between the PT and OT is that the PT used the theme recording and the OT had specific scored end credit recordings. From what I see, the ST has followed the pattern of the PT in ending softly. So 4 of the 8 end with the Star Wars theme ending and 4 of the 8 end softly. Well, I should correct myself. That is how they end musically. TPM ended with the Darth Vader breathing sound.