“Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite” Wins Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition

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Dok-Ondar is going to have to make some room on his shelves for a new treasure.

The “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite” won a Grammy Award this Sunday for Best Instrumental Composition. Of course, the recipient of the award is legendary composer John Williams, who brought his trademark style to this new corner of the Star Wars universe.

The award is described as “a Composer’s Award for an original composition (not an adaptation) first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.”

The nominees for this year’s award were:

  • BEGIN AGAIN
    Fred Hersch, composer (Fred Hersch & The WDR Big Band Conducted By Vince Mendoza)
  • CRUCIBLE FOR CRISIS
    Brian Lynch, composer (Brian Lynch Big Band)
  • LOVE, A BEAUTIFUL FORCE
    Vince Mendoza, composer (Vince Mendoza, Terell Stafford, Dick Oatts & Temple University Studio Orchestra)
  • STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE SYMPHONIC SUITE
    John Williams, composer (John Williams)
  • WALKIN’ FUNNY
    Christian McBride, composer (Christian McBride)

If you’d like to listen to the winning composition, you can enjoy it below!

You can also download the approximately five-minute track at iTunesAmazon Music and Google Play. If you’d rather stream your way to a galaxy far, far away, you can find the track at Apple MusicSpotifyPandoraTidal and Deezer.

Keep reading WDWNT and Disneyland News Today for updates on everything happening at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!

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Matthew Soberman

Matthew has been a writer for WDWNT since June 2018. He probably should have realized he was a Disney Parks fan when he tried to make a model of the Horizons building in middle school shop class. (It didn't go well.) He is also a huge Muppet fan, and can also be found on ToughPigs.com. You can email Matthew at [email protected]

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