John Williams — The Berlin Concert (2-CD)

John Williams — The Berlin Concert (2-CD)

$24.99

Discs: 2
Record Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date: February 4, 2022

“As one might expect, the playing of the Berliners offers innumerable rewards . . . Not many composers have a chance to have their 90th birthday celebrated in such style!” — Gramophone

The history of film music would be indescribably different without John Williams. Cinema classics like Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Harry Potter are inextricably linked with his musical style. His soundtracks captivate listeners with thrilling, moving themes and a tremendous range of atmospheres and sounds. In this album, John Williams conducts one of the greatest orchestras in the world, the Berlin Philharmonic, in a once-in-a-lifetime recording celebrating the legendary composer’s 90th birthday.

Contents:

Williams Olympic Fanfare and Theme

Williams Suite from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Williams Suite from Far and Away

Williams Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Williams “Nimbus 2000” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Williams “Harry’s Wondrous World” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Williams Main Theme from Jurassic Park

Williams Superman March

Williams Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Williams Marion’s Theme from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Williams Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Williams Elegy for Cello and Orchestra
Bruno Delepelaire cello

Williams “The Adventures of Han” from Solo: A Star Wars Story

Williams Yoda’s Theme from Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Williams “Throne Room” and Finale from Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope

Williams Princess Leia’s Theme from Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope

Williams Flying Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Williams Imperial March from Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

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