The Imperial March (Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader’s Theme)

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orchestrator:Herbert Winfield Spencer (composer and orchestrator)
composer:John Williams (soundtrack composer & conductor)
publisher:Fox Fanfare Music Inc.
Wikidata:Q2061833 [info]
referred to in medleys:Empire Strikes Back (medley) (order: 1)
Star-Wars-Medley (Unicante) (order: 2)
part of:Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
arrangements:Vanellope's March

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1979-12-27 – 1980-01-18The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme)London Symphony Orchestra, John Williams3:03
1980-05-02The Imperial MarchNational Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt3:21
1980-06The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchBoston Pops Orchestra, John Williams3:09
1983-06-21 – 1983-06-22The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchUtah Symphony Orchestra, Varujan Kojian2:58
1983-11-21The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchCincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel2:53
1990-03-19 – 1990-03-20The Imperial March (Skywaker Symphony re-recording)John Williams3:06
1995-12-16Star Wars / Sunday Morning (live, 1995-12-16: San Jose University Events Center, San Jose, CA, USA)live and partialNo Doubt5:49
1995-12-17Star Wars Intro / Get on the Ball (live, 1995-12-17: Universal Ampitheater, Los Angeles, CA, USA)live and partialNo Doubt4:51
1997The Imperial March (live, 1997: Anaheim, CA, USA)liveNo Doubt?:??
2008-06-14The Imperial March (live, 2008-06-14: Miskolci Jégcsarnok, Miskolc, Hungary)cover and liveEpica3:25
2010-03-28The Imperial March (Star Wars) (live, 2010-03-28: Incrivel Almadense, Almada, Portugal)cover and liveEpica5:45
2013-03-23Battle of the Heroes & Imperial March (live, 2013-03-23: Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands)live and medleyEpica6:26
2014-09-30Imperial March from The Empire Strikes BackliveLos Angeles Philharmonic, John Williams3:06
2016-01-28La imperialcoverCandeleros3:41
2019-01-24 – 2019-01-27The Imperial March from “Star Wars”liveLos Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel3:03
Battle of the Heroes & Imperial March (live, 2013-03-23: Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands)cover and liveEpica6:48
Celtica Goes to Hollywood: Themes From Titanic, Lord of the Rings, Last of the Mohicans, Star Wars, Braveheart, Pirates of the Carribeancover and medleyCeltica - Pipes Rock!5:38
Darth Vader's "Imperial March" Theme (Live at the Derby) (live)cover and liveRichard Cheese1:57
Darth Vader's ThemecoverStar Galaxy Orchestra3:06
Darth Vader's Theme (live in DC) (live)cover and liveRichard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine3:54
Darth Vader's Theme (The Imperial March)coverNess4:17
Darth Vader's Theme / Yoda's Themecover and medleyMeco3:36
Empire Strikes Back (medley) (single edit)cover and medleyMeco3:02
Imperial MarchJohn Williams3:05
Imperial MarchVitamin String Quartet3:22
Imperial MarchcoverSynthsation2:16
Imperial March (Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader’s Theme)John Williams3:09
Imperial March - Darth Vader's ThemeThe Big Movie Orchestra3:05
Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)coverThe Space Heroes Orchestra3:00
Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)The Filmscore Orchestra3:03
Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)coverSpace Heroes Orchestra3:04
Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back)John Williams3:05
Imperial March (From "Star Wars")liveJohn Williams & Wiener Philharmoniker3:14
Imperial March (Star Wars) (live, 2011-04-01: Club 202, Budapest, Hungary)cover and liveEpica4:43
Imperial March / Darth Vader's ThemeThe Starlite Orchestra & Singers2:59
Imperial March from Star WarsWiener Philharmoniker, Franz Welser‐Möst3:49
Imperial March From the Empire Strikes BackRedbridge Brass, Melvin White3:09
Imperial March/Darth Vader's ThemeThe Starlite Orchestra3:01
Marcha imperial. Tema de Darth VaderJohn Williams3:02
Star Warscover and medleyBuckethead1:54
Star Wars - Imperial MarchcoverMrSolidSnake745's Floppy Drive Orchestra3:12
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March / Imperial CounterattackJohn Williams3:43
Star Wars Medallioncover, instrumental and partialEwan Dobson4:21
Star Wars Medleycover, medley and partialPeter Hollens, Lindsey Stirling4:23
Star Wars Medleycover and medleyTaylor Davis3:12
Star Wars Suite: III. The Imperial Marchcover and instrumentalHarald Feller3:20
Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchcoverDallas Winds, Jerry Junkin3:20
The Darkside (Imperial March) (the darkness-clubmix)coverDJ Droid5:10
The Darkside (Imperial March) (the radio return)coverDJ Droid3:29
The Darkside (Imperial March) (zymotix-remix)coverDJ Droid6:13
The Empire Strikes Back - Imperial MarchJohn Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra3:08
The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial MarchLondon Symphony Orchestra, Roy Budd3:09
The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial MarchJohn Williams3:02
The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme)The Starlite Orchestra3:05
The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchJohn Williams2:55
The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchBoston Pops Orchestra, John Williams3:08
The Empire Strikes Back: The Imperial MarchSaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin3:06
The Imperial MarchcoverGalactic Empire3:05
The Imperial March (Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader’s Theme)John Williams3:22
The Imperial MarchJohn Williams3:08
The Imperial MarchJohn Williams3:13
The Imperial MarchJohn Williams3:01
The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)coverThe Andrew Allen Trio5:20
The Star Wars Suite: Imperial MarchKatrin Hable?:??
帝国のマーチ (ダース・ベイダーのテーマ) (『エピソード?X』より)John Williams?:??