"The new" "Live Edition" "of" "John Williams in Vienna" "with the full concert experience including the composer's concert announcements and 6 bonus tracks for the first time on CD.
The legendary American film composer John Williams conducts the Vienna Philharmonic for the first time - “A visit from God” was the headline of the standard, “Standing cheering choirs from the very first appearance: as if God was received by earthly disciples”.
Symphonic Hollywood sounds on the stage of the Wiener Musikverein - the world-famous orchestra plays cult themes from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park and other milestones in film history.
As the star guest Anne-Sophie Mutter with adaptations for violin specially arranged for her by Williams.
Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park - the soundtracks of the master of cinema magic John Williams are among the most popular in film history and have received countless prestigious awards, including five Academy Awards, five Emmys, four Golden Globes and twenty-five Grammys. Now the legendary American film composer has recorded the most famous, beautiful and touching cult themes for the first time with the Vienna Philharmonic. "Great moments in film music" was the headline of the Wiener Zeitung, "Hollywood's grandmaster delighted with excerpts from his life's work at the podium of the Vienna Philharmonic."
Williams ’two concerts at the Wiener Musikverein on January 18 and 19, 2020 were the first performances the composer has ever conducted in continental Europe. Working with the Vienna Philharmonic is "a very special honor" in his life. In addition to Williams and the orchestra, another exceptional artist was on stage in the first half of the concert: Anne-Sophie Mutter. The conductor and the violinist continued their artistic partnership after their joint album Across the Stars.
The new album "John Williams in Vienna" combines cult themes from ET, The White Shark, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and other milestones in film history as well as two previously unreleased adaptations for violin des "Devil's Dance" from The Witches of Eastwick and the "Raider's March" from Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark. Of course, the world-famous "; Imperial March" from Star Wars should not be missing. "One of the best performances of this march I've ever heard," said Williams.
The new "" Live Edition "" is the only audio version that contains the unique concert experience with an additional 6 tracks.
2 THE FLIGHT TO NEVERLAND from HOOK
3 EXCERPTS from CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
4 INTRODUCTION BY JOHN WILLIAMS
5 HEDWIG’S THEME from HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE
6 THEME from SABRINA
7 DONNYBROOK FAIR from FAR AND AWAY
8 DEVIL’S DANCE from THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
9 INTRODUCTION OF E. T.
10 ADVENTURES ON EARTH from E. T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
1 THEME from JURASSIC PARK
2 DARTMOOR, 1912 from WAR HORSE
3 OUT TO SEA & THE SHARK CAGE FUGUE from JAWS
4 MARION’S THEME from INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
5 INTRODUCTION OF STAR WARS
6 THE REBELLION IS REBORN from STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
7 LUKE & LEIA from STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI
8 MAIN TITLE from STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE
9 INTRODUCTION OF CINDERELLA LIBERTY
10 NICE TO BE AROUND from CINDERELLA LIBERTY
11 INTRODUCTION OF TINTIN
12 THE DUEL from THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
13 REMEMBRANCES from SCHINDLER’S LIST
14 RAIDERS MARCH from INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
15 THE IMPERIAL MARCH from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK"