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The Music of America: John Williams

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composed by John Williams

Each release in Sony's budget Music of America series offers three discs, devoted to the music of a single composer, accompanied by a brief booklet essay and some vintage photos. Most of the releases seem designed to provide one more go-round for the classics of the Columbia catalog from the 1950s and 1960s, by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the like. This selection of music by John Williams is a little different, and it's interesting purely in terms of how sharply Williams' reputation has risen since 1990, the ...

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  1. Air and Simple Gifts, for cello, clarinet, piano & violin
  2. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 1. Immigration and Building
  3. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 2. The Country at War
  4. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 3. Popular Entertainment
  5. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 4. Arts and Sports
  6. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 5. Civil Rights and the Women's Movement
  7. American Journey, suite for orchestra: 6. Flight and Technology
  8. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: Sayuri's Theme
  9. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: Going to School
  10. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: The Chairman's Waltz
  11. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: Brush on Silk
  12. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: Chiyo's Prayer
  13. Memoirs of a Geisha, film score: Becoming a Geisha
  14. Song for World Peace, for orchestra
  15. Summon the Heroes, for orchestra
  16. A Hymn to New England, for orchestra
  17. The Five Sacred Trees, concerto for bassoon & orchestra
  18. Sound the Bells!, fanfare for brass & percussion (or orchestra)
  19. Elegy for cello & orchestra
  20. Mission Theme for orchestra (Theme for NBC News)
  21. 1941, film score: March
  22. Olympic Spirit, for orchestra
  23. Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope, film score: Main Title
  24. Jaws, film score: Theme
  25. Sugarland Express, film score: Theme
  26. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, film score: Flying Theme
  27. Born on the Fourth of July, film score: Theme from Born on the Fourth of July
  28. Born on the Fourth of July, film score: Cua Viet River, Vietnam 1968
  29. Born on the Fourth of July, film score: Massapequa ... The Early Days
  30. Schindler's List, film score: Theme
  31. Jurassic Park, film score: Theme
  32. Empire of the Sun, film score: Cadillac of the Skies
  33. Raiders of the Lost Ark, film score: Raiders March
  34. Close Encounters of the Third Kind, film score: Excerpts
  35. Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope, film score: Throne Room / Finale
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2010, Sony Music

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