Since Carrie Fisher’s passing, only a week ago, there have been several homages paid to her. An honorary Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, a gathering of fans in front of Mann’s Chinese theater and a spectacular gathering at Downtown Disneyland where hundreds of her fans lit up their lightsabers, in a touching tribute.
Her most iconic role, Princess Leia, will always be remembered and one of those reasons is her theme.
Composed by John Williams, who is the master at creating pieces of music that are so identifiable that it ignites a memory, every time you hear it. The same goes for Princess Leia’s Theme.
Several beautiful covers have been played since last week and I wanted to compile just a few of them.
Let’s start with classical guitarist, Nathan Mills:
Here is a beautiful Violin/Piano duo, Albert and Tiffany Chang:
Player Piano – Leia’s Theme – This was posted a couple of years ago as a Star Wars Medley but they cut together Leia’s Theme as a tribute.