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The Ultimate Guitar Collection / John Williams


Release Date: 03/29/2005 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 93959   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Isaac AlbenizStanley MyersJohann Sebastian BachFrancisco Tarrega,   ... 
Performer:  John WilliamsJohn EtheridgeJános RollaRichard Harvey,   ... 
Conductor:  John T. WilliamsChristopher GunningWilliam GoodchildJános Rolla,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraFranz Liszt OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: John Williams. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: John Williams. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams.
This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Asturias" (Op 47,
no 5) nine years after the composer's death. 
2.
The Deer Hunter: Cavatina by Stanley Myers
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
3.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
4.
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
5.
Romance for Guitar by Anonymous
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Written: Spain 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
6.
La vida breve: Dance by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
Notes: Arranger: Emilio Pujol. 
7.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
8.
The Mission: On Earth as it is in Heaven by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Christopher Gunning
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Gunning. 
9.
El Colibri by Julio Sagreras
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  William Goodchild
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
11.
Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 3, Courante by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
12.
El Condor Pasa by Daniel Aloymias Robles
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Written: Peru 
Notes: Arranger: Jorge Morel. 
13.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
14.
Concerto for Guitar in D major: Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: Italy 
15.
The Entertainer by Scott Joplin
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; USA 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
16.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
17.
El Diablo Suelto by Heráclio Fernandez
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Written: Venezuela 
Notes: Arranger: Alirio Diaz. 
18.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
19.
Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
20.
Schindler's List: Main Theme by John T. Williams
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
21.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 3rd movement, Gavotte en Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
22.
Pavane, Op. 50 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  William Goodchild
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
23.
Sunburst by Andrew York
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
24.
The Godfather: The Godfather Waltz by Nino Rota
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Christopher Gunning
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1972 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Gunning. 
25.
Scherzino mexicano by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; Mexico 
Notes: Arranger: Alirio Diaz. 
26.
Blues (3) for Classic Guitar: Blues for Felix by Charlie Byrd
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
27.
El decameron negro by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; Cuba 
28.
Saltarello by Traditional
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
29.
Piezas características (12), Op. 92: no 12, Torre bermeja by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Madrid, Spain 
30.
Triangular Situations by Vasco Martins
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
31.
Como Llora una Estrella by Antonio Carillo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranger: Alirio Diaz. 
32.
Malinke Guitars by John Williams
Performer:  John Etheridge (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
33.
Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in C major, RV 82: Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar), János Rolla (Violin)
Conductor:  János Rolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Franz Liszt Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
34.
Aeolian Suite for Guitar and Small Orchestra: Aeolian Chant by John Williams
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  William Goodchild
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
35.
La catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Paraguay 
36.
Preludio for Guitar in C minor by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Paraguay 
37.
Cueca by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1925; Paraguay 
38.
N'Kosi Sikelel' i Afrika by Enoch Sontonga
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar), Richard Harvey (Zambona), Richard Harvey (Dulcimer),
Chris Laurence (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  African Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1897; South Africa 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
39.
Una limosna por el amor de Dios "El ultimo canto" by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; Paraguay 

Sound Samples

Asturias (Leyenda) from Suite española, Op. 47, No. 5
Cavatina from The Deer Hunter
I. Prelude from Suite for Lute (Guitar) No. 4 in E Major, BWV 1006a
Triangular Situations
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Romance for Guitar and String Orchestra
Dance from La Vida Breve
Sonata in E Major, K 380 (L 23)
Como Llora una Estrella
The Mission (Gabriel's Oboe, Mission Theme, On Earth as it is in Heaven)
El Colibri
Gymnopédie No. 3 (for guitar and small orchestra)
Courante
La catedral
El condor pasa (solo guitar version)
Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Malinke Guitars
I. Allegro giusto from Concerto in D Major for Lute (Guitar), Two Violins (Strings) and Basso Continuo, R. 93
The Entertainer from The Sting
II. Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
El Diablo Suelto
Preludio en do menor (213)
Sevilla (Sevillanas) from Suite española, Op. 47, No. 3
Gnossienne No. 1
Cueca
Schindler's List
III. Gavotte en Rondeau from Lute Suite No. 4 in E Major, BWV 1006a
Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika
Pavane for Guitar and String Orchestra
III. Allegro from Trio in C Major for Violin, Lute (Guitar) and Basso Continuo, R. 82
Sunburst
The Godfather (Love Theme, Godfather Waltz)
Scherzino mexicano
I. Aeolian Chant from Aeolian Suite for guitar and small orchestra
Spanish Guitar Blues
Blues for Felix
Swing 59
II. La Huida de los Amantes por el Valle de los Ecos from El Decaméron negro
Una limosna por el amor de Dios (La ultima canción)
Saltarello
Tórre Bermeja

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