Posted by Daniel Bradley on May 25, 1999 at 17:07:47:
In Reply to: Whos the tuba player posted by Star Wars on May 25, 1999 at 16:26:40:
At least in the first three movies, the London Symphony Orchestra recorded the soundtrack with John Williams conducting. The tuba parts were covered by the legendary British tubist, John Fletcher, of the LSO, who passed away in the late 80's. Parts of the soundtrack called for two tubas, and I believe that the second part was played by Steven Wick. I think that the new movie soundtrack is also the London Symphony, in which case the tubist is their current principal, Patrick Harrild.