The Music of America: John Williams

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$ 22.98

Jaws, Star Wars, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark it's the film music most of us think of when we see the name John Williams. This collection has those themes, but also raises the curtain on his beautiful pieces for the concert hall: Hymn to New England; the CD debut of Suite from Memoirs of a Geisha for Cello and Orchestra (written for and recorded with Yo-Yo Ma and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra); Air and Simple Gifts (written for President Obama's inauguration); Elegy for Cello and Orchestra , and more. 39 tracks on 3 CDs!