The music of America

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Music CD/CLASSICAL/WILLIAMS,J/8744 Available


New York, NY : Sony Music Entertainment, [2010]
3 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in
9786313678303 88697 70636 2, 6313678303 :, 886977063626

All selections previously released

disc 1. Air and simple gifts (Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Itzhak Perlman, violin ; Gabriela Montero, piano ; Anthony McGill, clarinet) -- American journey (Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles) -- Suite from Memoirs of a geisha (for cello and orchestra) (Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra) -- Song for world peace (Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles)

Compact discs

disc 2. Summon the heroes (for Tim Morrison) (The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Hymn to New England (Utah Symphony Orchestra) -- The five sacred trees (concerto for bassoon and orchestra) (Judith LeClair, bassoon ; London Symphony Orhcestra) -- Sound the bells! (Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles) -- Elegy for cello and orchestra (Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles) -- The Mission theme (theme for NBC nightly news) (Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles) -- March from 1941 ; The Olympic spirit (The Boston Pops Orchestra)

Program notes by Elizabeth Bergman inserted

disc. 3 Main title from Star wars ; Theme from Jaws (London Symphony Orchestra) -- Theme from Sugarland Express (Toots Thielemans, harmonica ; The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Flying theme from E.T. : The Extra-Terrestrial (London Symphony Orchestra) -- Suite from Born on the Fourth of July (Tim Morrison, trumpet ; The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Theme from Schlindler's list (Itzhak Perlman, violin ; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) -- Theme from Jurassic Park (The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Cadillac of the skies from Empire of the sun (American Boychoir ; James H. Litton, director ; Tanglewood Festival Chorus ; The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Raiders march from Raiders of the lost ark ; Excerpts from Close encounters of the third kind (The Boston Pops Orchestra) -- Throne room and finale from Star wars (The Skywalker Symphony Orchestra)

John Williams, conductor ; with various artists and orchestras

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