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