Celebrating John Williams
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John Williams is one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age.
"Celebrating John Williams" features a tour-de-force live concert of the legendary composers unforgettable movie themes, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Jaws and many more.
Played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conducted virtuously by Gustavo Dudamel, who this year received a Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood complemented with a speech by his friend John Williams.
The bonds between composer John Williams and the Los Angeles Philharmonic reach farther back than anyone might imagine. The film composer first conducted the orchestra in July 1978 at the Hollywood Bowl, in the aftermath of the Oscar-winning success of his music for Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Lots of soundtracks for box-office hits followed: Jaws (1975), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Schindler's List (1993) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Hook (1991), Jurassic Park (1993), The Force Awakens (2015) – to name just a few.
|Primary Format - Music||CD|
|Artist||LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC AND GUSTAVO DUDAMEL|
|Music Genre Primary||Classical|
|Music Genre Secondary||Soundtrack|
- 1. Olympic Fanfare And Theme 1984 Olympic theme
- 2. Excerpts - Close Encounters of the Third Kind
- 3. Out To Sea / The Shark Cage Fugue - Jaws
- 4. Hedwig's Theme Harry Potter
- 5. Fawkes The Phoenix Harry Potter
- 6. Harry's Wondrous World Harry Potter
- 7. Theme Schindlers List
- 8. Adventures On Earth E.T
- 9. The Flight To Neverland Hook
- 1. Theme Jurassic Park
- 2. Scherzo For Motorcycle And Orchestra Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
- 3. Marion's Theme Raiders Of The Lost Ark
- 4. The Raiders March - Raiders Of The Lost Ark
- 5. Sayuri's Theme Memoirs Of A Geisha
- 6. The Imperial March Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
- 7. Yoda's Theme Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
- 8. Throne Room And Finale Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
- 9. Adagio Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens
- 10. Superman March - Superman