WorldCat Identities

Williams, John 1941-

Overview
Works: 683 works in 2,040 publications in 6 languages and 36,912 library holdings
Genres: Music  Biography  Music videos  Concertos  Live sound recordings  Art music  Radio interviews  History  Interviews  Radio programs 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Author, Arranger, Conductor, Editor, Other, Composer, Publisher, Adapter, Producer, Musician
Classifications: M1037.4.G8, 787.87
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Concierto de Aranjuez ; Fantasia para un gentilhombre by Joaquín Rodrigo( )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Williams plays the movies by John Williams( )

8 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seville concert by John Williams( )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic box by John Williams( )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes of Spain by Isaac Albéniz( )

23 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black Decameron by Leo Brouwer( )

14 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guitarist by John Williams( Recording )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booklet includes full contents with duration times and brief notes on the works by Williams
Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo( )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs with guitar and guitar solos
John Williams plays Vivaldi concertos by Antonio Vivaldi( )

15 editions published in 1991 in 5 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bream adagios : guitar favorites for romantic daydreams by Julian Bream( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perpetual motion by Béla Fleck( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck tackles the classics with special guest appearances by Joshua Bell, Evelyn Glennie, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile and John Williams
John Williams plays Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Williams by John Williams( )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music critic Tim Page interviews John Williams, an American composer, conductor, and pianist. Williams speaks about his experience composing music for films such as Jaws and Star wars. He says that the best way to write music is to see the film in its unedited version so that you can see its rhythm, atmosphere and dynamics, and to read the script rather than. A composer's chief function, he says, is a rhythm and tempo. The composer also says that music for films is a "sight of hand trick." He discusses his early career and that he enjoys working with music for various genres of films, comparing music he composed for films Jaws and Star wars; the absence of the symphonic style in his music for Star wars trilogy. Williams also talks about his career as a conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, and the wearing of both conductor and composer hats. He speaks also about writing concert music such as his Flute concerto. He speaks about the danger of popularization of music, and gives advice to young composers to stay closer to the theater and movie theater, and to write music for them. During his interview excerpts from soundtrack of films Jaws and Star wars, and a selection from his Flute concerto performed by London Symphony Orchestra are played
The baroque album by John Williams( )

2 editions published in 1988 and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes of London by John Williams( )

21 editions published in 1986 in 5 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lasting inspiration by Jacqueline Du Pré( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

12 editions published between 1925 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takemitsu played by John Williams by Tōru Takemitsu( )

9 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the guitar : music of the Americas by John Williams( )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seville concert : from the Royal Alcázar Palace by John Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Williams, plays a variety of his favorite classical and flamenco pieces. In addition a documentary on Williams' life and career
 
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John Williams Australian classical guitarist

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John Williams chitarrista, musicista e compositore australiano

John Williams gitarist

John Williams guitariste classique australien

Williams, John Christopher.

Williams, John Christopher 1941-

Williams, John (Guitarist)

Джон Уильямс австралийский гитарист

ג'ון ויליאמס

جان ویلیامز (گیتار نواز) گیتاریست استرالیایی

جۆن ولیامس

ਜਾਨ ਵਿਲੀਅਮਜ਼

சான் வில்லியம்ஸ்

존 윌리엄스

ジョン・ウィリアムズ

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