December 14, 2015 – If you are curious to hear the opening musical score for The Force Awakens, the news program 60 Minutes Overtime is happy to oblige with the following excerpt:
60 Minutes interviewed director J.J. Abrams, 49, just six weeks before the premiere of The Force Awakens, and witnessed composer John Williams, 83, at work conducting some final musical scores. When 60 Minutes reporter Bill Whitaker attempted to record some of the music with his personal smart phone, Disney representatives swiftly demanded that the unauthorized recording be deleted.
60 Minutes aired its interview on December 13th. You can view the entire segment, which runs almost 14 minutes long, at cbsnews.com.