Remembering John Singleton and the score of “Rosewood”

A recollection of John Williams’ score for the 1997 film by the late director

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John Singleton (1968-2019)

African-American director John Singleton died yesterday (April 29, 2019) after the consequences of a major heart attack that happened two weeks ago. He was 51.

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Legacy Conversations: Conrad Pope

The talented composer, conductor and orchestrator talks about his working relationship with John Williams and his views on the Maestro’s legacy

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Super Orchestra: the LSO and the Music of Superman

A brief history of the special relationship between John Williams and the London Symphony Orchestra, followed by the full list of musicians who performed on the soundtrack of Superman: The Movie

by Maurizio Caschetto

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A rare picture taken during a break of the recording sessions of Superman: The Movie. From left to right: recording engineer Eric Tomlinson, second-unit director André De Toth, executive producer Ilya Salkind, actor Christopher Reeve, composer John Williams and director Richard Donner

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Clarion Call: Interview with Thomas Hooten

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An exclusive interview with Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Trumpet, who just released the album Hooten Plays Williams, featuring the music of John Williams conducted by the composer.

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