John Williams Conductor

 
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WILLIAMS / MORRICONE / BONFA / PREVIN / BERNSTEIN / LEGRAND / etc
John Williams Conductor
Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell (violins) Yo Yo Ma (cello) / Pittsburg Symphjony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, John Williams

[ Sony Classics / 20 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Saturday 20 January 2018

In 1980, composer John Williams became one of the most visible conductors on the planet after being named Music Director of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Since then he has lead hundreds of high-profile concerts with the Pops and with many other leading orchestras around the world. He has been composing and conducting music for more than six decades.

This set contains 20 Complete albums featuring music from films and Broadway standards of the great American songbook, the Olympic Games and Christmas classics.

Features Main Theme (From 'star Wars'), Title Theme from 'Jaws', 'I Dreamed a Dream' from Les Miserables, The Trolley Song from 'Meet Me in St Louis', The Color Purple: Main Title, John Williams's own 'Concerto for Cello & Orchestra' and much much more

"...This disc contains arrangements of film scores for violin and orchestra. Perlman's playing is lovely, as always; the arrangements are pleasant and well played..." American Record Guide on Cinema Serenade

Tracks:

1 Music of the Night (BPO)
2 Star Wars Trilogy (Skywalker Symphony)
3 The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration (BPO)
4 I Love a Parade (BPO)
5 The Green Album (BPO)
6 Joy to the World (BPO)
7 Night and Day (BPO)
8 Unforgettable (BPO)
9 Music for Stage and Screen (BPO)
10 It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (BPO)
11 Williams on Williams (BPO)
12 Summon the Heroes (BPO)
13 The Five Sacred Trees album (London SO)
14 The Hollywood Sound (London SO)
15 Cinema Serenade (Itzhak Perlman, Pittsburgh SO)
16 Gershwin Fantasy (Joshua Bell, London SO)
17 Cinema Serenade 2 (Itzhak Perlman, BPO)
18 American Journey (Utah SO/ LA orchestra)
19 Yo-Yo Ma Plays The Music Of John Williams (LA orchestra)
20 The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration Part III (LA orchestra)