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This curse, the Leitmotif of the whole story, began to operate at once.
Inspired by the rich architecture of Wagner's music on an epic story, Williams chose to score the first Star Wars and subsequent films using leitmotif.
So many of John Williams' musical movements are instantly recognizable, in part due to his use of Wagnerian musical styling such as the leitmotif.
Let us illustrate Wagner's mature use of Leitmotif by the theme which happens to be associated with Alberich's ring.
The method of presentation in both symphonies is by means of representative themes (Leitmotif), and their combination and interaction.