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John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection


Release Date: 03/17/2017 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 537458  
Composer:  John T. WilliamsJohn Williams
Number of Discs: 4 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Spielberg and John Williams. None have encompassed such a wide range of subject matter or, more significantly, have had such an enormous impact on worldwide popular culture. From the ominous shark signature of Jaws to the five-note alien greeting of Close Encounters of the Third Kind; from the heroic march of Raiders of the Lost Ark to the moving themes for Schindler’s List – the music Williams has written for more than two dozen Spielberg projects has not only served them brilliantly but entered the wider public consciousness.

Twenty-five years ago, Sony Classical began charting the Spielberg-Williams collaboration, recording two discs of their greatest hits. For this new release, John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The
Read more Ultimate Collection, these two CDs, The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration and Williams on Williams: The Classic Spielberg Scores, are included along with newly arranged and recorded material from the past two decades of their additional movie scores, The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration Part III, and a newly filmed bonus DVD documentary film, Steven Spielberg & John Williams: The Adventure Continues.

With a record fifty Academy Award® nominations (more than any other composer) Williams has demonstrated, again and again, his ability to connect with audiences, both in the movie theater and in the concert hall. Seventeen of those nominations, and three of Williams’ five Oscar® wins (Jaws, E.T. and Schindler’s List) have been for Spielberg films. The sheer variety of music, the depth of compositional skill on display, the powerful emotions that it evokes, makes John Williams & Steven Spielberg: The Ultimate Collection an extraordinary accomplishment. This is the work of one of America’s greatest composers, inspired by the work of one of America’s greatest filmmakers.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Raiders of the Lost Ark: March by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
2.
Always: Theme by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; United States 
3.
E.T.: Adventures on Earth by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; United States 
4.
Sugarland Express: Theme by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; USA 
5.
Jaws: Theme by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
6.
Jaws: Out to Sea / Shark Cage Fugue by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; United States 
7.
Empire of the Sun: Exultate Justi by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; USA 
8.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: Parade of the Slave Children by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
9.
E.T.: Excerpt(s) by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; United States 
10.
1941: March by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
11.
Empire of the Sun: Cadillac of the Skies by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; USA 
12.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
13.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Excerpt(s) by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
14.
E.T.: Flying Theme by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
15.
Jurassic Park: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
16.
Schindler's List: Remembrances by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
17.
Hook: Flight to Neverland by John T. Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1991; USA 
18.
1941: The Battle of Hollywood by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
19.
Hook: Smee's Plan by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
20.
Jaws: The Barrel Chase by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
21.
Jurassic Park: My Friend, The Brachiosaurus by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
22.
Empire of the Sun: Jim's New Life by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
23.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Dialogue by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
24.
Hook: The Lost Boys Ballet by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
25.
Schindler's List: Main Theme by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
26.
Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Basket Chase by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
27.
Hook: The Face of Pan by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
28.
Hook: The Banquet Scene by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
29.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: The Adventures of Mutt by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
30.
Amistad: Dry your tears Afrika by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
31.
The BFG: The BFG by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
32.
Lincoln: The People's House / With Malice Towards None by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
33.
The Adventures of Tintin: The Duel by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
34.
Minority Report: A New Beginning by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
35.
Catch Me If You Can: Escapades for Alto Saxophone by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
36.
Raiders of the Lost Ark: Marion's Theme by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
37.
Saving Private Ryan: Hymn to the Fallen by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
38.
War Horse: Dartmoor, 1912 by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
39.
The Terminal: Viktor’s Tale by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
40.
Munich: Prayer for Peace by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
41.
The Unfinished Journey: Immigration and Building by John Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 

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