The Perfect Musical Symmetry of Avatar the Last Airbender

The Perfect Musical Symmetry of Avatar the Last Airbender

Long ago, all the leitmotifs lived together in harmony
Then everything changed when the fire nation attacked

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Sources and other great links:

Theodore Morris's video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyuCigqn9yc

A list of leitmotifs in AtLA
https://avatar.fandom.com/wiki/Soundtrack_of_Avatar:_The_Last_Airbender

Diegetic music of AtLA
https://avatar.fandom.com/wiki/Music_in_the_World_of_Avatar

An analysis of AtLA's music
https://avatar.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:Uiop60/Analysis_of_Music_in_Avatar:_The_Last_Airbender

A reddit post listing off leitmotifs
https://www.reddit.com/r/TheLastAirbender/comments/6jb3a2/atla_character_musical_themes_leitmotifs_in_atla/

Another thread just talking about how great AtLA's ost is
https://www.reddit.com/r/TheLastAirbender/comments/8l0b3y/avatar_had_such_memorable_soundtrack/

Interview with the track team discussing some of their choices for the music
https://www.soundtrack.net/content/article/?id=252

Another interview with the track team talking about the music
http://www.avatarspirit.net/interviews.php?id=2
http://www.avatarspirit.net/interviews.php?id=3
http://www.avatarspirit.net/interviews.php?id=4

Another blog post going over AtLA's music
http://gatorgala113animation.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-music-of-avatar-last-airbender.html

And honestly, tvtropes had a few things to look out for, worth looking at if you want an easy place to start
https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Leitmotif/WesternAnimation
https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/AwesomeMusic/AvatarTheLastAirbender
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