World-renowned violinist, former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, discusses his career as studio musician in film recordings in Los Angeles and his collaborations with John Williams
L.A. Studio Legends is a new series of podcast talks on The Legacy of John Williams dedicated to legendary orchestra musicians from the Los Angeles area who performed in hundreds of film soundtrack recordings, including many by composer John Williams.Continue reading “L.A. Studio Legends: Glenn Dicterow”
Remembering one of the most influential and talented composers of our times
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The esteemed British conductor talks on his work as a specialist of Live to Picture concerts and his love and admiration for the music of John Williams
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The acclaimed Norwegian composer talks about his artistic journey, his approach to composition and why John Williams’s music has been a continuous source of inspiration
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Special podcast episode dedicated to John Williams’ iconic scores for the legendary film series, with a focus on the last work for the Saga, The Rise of Skywalker
Special guests: Doug Adams, Frank Lehman, Jim Ware
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Exclusive podcast interview with soundtrack producer Mike Matessino on his restoration work for two lesser-known scores from John Williams’ filmography
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Legendary leader of Irish folk music group The Chieftains talks with The Legacy of John Williams about the collaboration with the Maestro on the score for Far and Away, recently released on a new expanded remastered edition by La-La Land Records.
Hosted by Tim BurdenContinue reading “Exclusive Interview: Paddy Moloney”
It’s the final day of the #WilliamsWeek. Today is John Williams’ 88th birthday! We send our best wishes to the Maestro and tribute his incredible legacy through one final very inspiring quote and one the most heartfelt and profound works of his long and distinguished career. Happy Birthday, Maestro Williams. And thank you for sharing your artistry with the whole world. Here’s to many more years of unforgettable music!
It’s day 5 of the #WilliamsWeek, a celebration of composer John Williams on the occasion of his 88th birthday coming tomorrow February 8. We continue to tribute the work of the Maestro through inspiring quotes taken from interviews and a piece of music from his extensive body of work for films and the concert hall.