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Gerald Fried: Amok Time Music Composer

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

One of the best-known pieces of Star Trek music, composed by Gerald Fried, comes from the original series episode Amok Time, where Spock and Kirk face off on Vulcan in a fight to the death.

This piece of music, known as either “The Ritual” or “Ancient Battle” has been used in other shows and movies, such as Futurama (Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?) and Cable Guy.