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April 26, 2006
Philharmonic and Film: Sound to Bring Pictures to Life
by Allan Kozinn
The New York Times

A review of Williams' April 24 concert with the New York Philharmonic.

Online: nytimes.com



March 3, 2006
How to score an Oscar?
by Porter Anderson
CNN

CNN's Porter Anderson discusses this year's crop of Oscar nominees, lavishing praise on Williams' two nominated scores.

Online: cnn.com



March 3, 2006
The Legacy of John Williams
Soundcheck (WNYC)

Composer carter Burwell and film music historian Jon Burlingame discuss the musical legacy of John Williams and this year's Oscar-nominated scores.

Online: wnyc.org 



February 26, 2006
And the Nominees Are...2006
Breakfast with the Arts (A&E)

John Williams is interviewed about his Oscar-nominated scores for Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich.



February 26, 2006
Oscar-Nominated Scores: Munich, Brokeback
Andy Trudeau
Weekend Edition Sunday (National Public Radio)

Former NPR producer and movie-music guru Andy Trudeau continues his discussion of  this year's crop of Oscar-nominated scores with John Williams' Munich and Gustavo Santaolalla's Brokeback Mountain.

Online: npr.org 



February 20, 2006
Edward Tunstel, John Williams
Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley

PBS' Tavis Smiley interviews Williams on his late night television program.

Transcript and audio: pbs.org



February 20, 2006
John Williams
Jim Svjeda
KUSC-FM

Radio host Jim Svjeda interviews Williams and plays extended excerpts from his film scores.

Online: kusc.org 



February 20, 2006
Cinematic Night of Nature Music, With a Few Valleys
Mark J. Estren
Washington Post

Review of a concert featuring Williams' bassoon concerto, The Five Sacred Trees.

Online: washingtonpost.com 



February 19, 2006
Oscar-Nominated Scores: Geisha, Gardener
Andy Trudeau
Weekend Edition Sunday (National Public Radio)

Former NPR producer and movie-music guru Andy Trudeau begins a discussion of  this year's crop of Oscar-nominated scores with John Williams' Memoirs of a Geisha and Alberto Iglesias' The Constant Gardner.

Online: npr.org 



February 5, 2006
John Williams scores again
by Richard Dyer
The Boston Globe

Richard Dyer discusses Williams' music for Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich.

Online: boston.com 



January 15, 2006
Why Stop at 43 Nominations?
by Jon Burlingame
The New York Times

Jon Burlingame writes about Williams' four film scores released in 2005 and his chances for a record-tying 45 Oscar nominations.

Online: nytimes.com 



January 10, 2006
Dialogue: John Williams
by Jeff Bond
The Hollywood Reporter

Jeff Bond conducts an extensive interview with Williams for the Hollywood Reporter's film and TV music issue.

Online: hollywoodreporter.com 



December 29, 2005
Two films better heard than seen
by Porter Anderson
CNN

A review of John Williams' score for Memoirs of a Geisha and James Horner's score for The Legend of Zorro.

Online: cnn.com 



December 20, 2005
Yo-Yo Ma reunites with John Williams and Itzhak Perlman for Geisha score
by Nekesa Mumbi Moody
Associated Press

Yo-Yo Ma discusses his his contributions to Memoirs of a Geisha.

Online: azcentral.com 



December 6, 2005
Music from My Fair Lady
by Richard S. Ginell
Variety

A positive review of a recent performance of Williams' 1964 My Fair Lady jazz arrangements at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Online: variety.com 



December 6, 2005
Lots of style, little soul at Disney Hall
by Don Heckman
Los Angeles Times

A less enthusiastic review of the My Fair Lady concert.

Online: calendarlive.com 



November 30, 2005
Master class: Williams earns himself a spot in pantheon of composers
by Jon Burlingame
Variety

Williams discusses his scores for War of the Worlds, Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich.

Online: variety.com 



November 28, 2005
CSO, movies share stage in Williams' film music show
by John von Rhein
Chicago Tribune

Review of November 25 performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Online: chicagotribune.com 



November 27, 2005
John Williams, CSO serve up Hollywood's soundtrack of our lives
by Wynne Delacoma
Chicago Sun-Times

Review of November 25 performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Online: suntimes.com 



August 29, 2005
Groban and Williams score with crowd at Tanglewood
by Richard Dyer
Boston Globe

Richard Dyer reviews Film Night at Tanglewood.

Online: boston.com 



July 28, 2005
Ozawa sparkles in return to Lenox
by Richard Dyer
Boston Globe

Richard Dyer reviews Tanglewood on Parade.

Online: boston.com 



July 28, 2005
Photo Journal: A Meeting of the Maestros at Tanglewood
by Ben Mattison
Playbill Arts

Photos of John Williams at Tanglewood with Seiji Ozawa and James Levine.

Online: playbillarts.com 



July 2005
John Williams: Writing the Soundtrack to Our Lives
International Musician

Williams discusses his career and his current and upcoming projects. 

Online: afm.org 



June 6, 2005
Latest 'Star Wars' score is an emotional adventure
by Richard Dyer
Boston Globe

Richard Dyer reviews the soundtrack CD for the final Star Wars film. 

Online: boston.com 



May 23, 2005
Emotions Of Sith, Carried By Score
by Anthony Tommasini
New York Times

An appreciation of Williams' contribution to Revenge of the Sith by a New York Times music critic. 

Online: iht.com 



May 22, 2005
John Williams and the Music of Star Wars
by Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr
Weekend Edition Sunday (National Public Radio)

An NPR feature on the Star Wars scores featuring a new interview with John Williams.

Online: npr.org 



May 19, 2005
More scores to Settle
by Ian Johns
The Times

Williams discusses his score for the final Star Wars film.

Online: timesonline.co.uk 



May 18, 2005
John Williams adresses music school graduates
by Adrian Florido
Daily Torjan

Report on Williams' speech at the commencement ceremonies for USC's Thornton School of Music.

Online: dailytrojan.com 



May 11, 2005
Williams: Star Wars score a challenge
by Martin Steinberg
Associated Press

Williams discusses his score for the Revenge of the Sith and his working habits with an AP reporter.

Online: mercurynews.com 



May 6, 2005
The man behind the music of Star Wars
by Jamie Gangel
Today

Composer John Williams speaks with NBC's Jamie Gangel about his career writing compositions for movies like Indiana Jones and Schindler's List.

Online: msnbc.com (transcript and video)



April 29, 2005
John Williams, Putting the Concert in Focus
by Daniel Ginsberg
Washington Post

Review of National Symphony Orchestra subscription performance with John Williams and Gil Shaham.

Online: washingtonpost.com 



March 14, 2005
Lights, camera...baton
Adam Sweeting
Daily Telegraph

John Williams talks about recording film scores at Abbey Road Studios.

Online: telegraph.co.uk



February 20, 2005
Listening to the Movies, Part 2: Fantasy and Fright
Andy Trudeau
Weekend Edition Sunday (National Public Radio)

Former NPR producer and movie-music guru Andy Trudeau about this year's crop of Oscar-nominated scores including John Williams' Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Online: npr.org 



February 15, 2005
Tune talk
Jeff Bond and Ada Guerin
The Hollywood Reporter

Online: hollywoodreporter.com

John Williams talks to Jeff Bond about his early influences as a film composer.


Sheet Music
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John Williams Signature Edition
Battle of the Heroes
from Revenge of the Sith
Complete set of score and parts: Hal Leonard 4490421
Full score: Hal Leonard 4490422

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus







John Williams Signature Edition
Viktor's Tale from The Terminal
for solo clarinet and orchestra
Complete set of score and parts: Hal Leonard 4490392
Full score: Hal Leonard 4490393

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus







John Williams Signature Edition
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490388
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490389

I. A Bridge to the Past
II. Aunt Marge's Waltz
III. Double Trouble
IV. The Knight Bus
V. Witches, Wands and Wizards

Purchasing options (full score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Flight to Neverland
from Hook
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490380
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490381

Purchasing options (full score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Sound the Bells
Transcription for Concert Band
Complete set of score and parts: Hal Leonard 4002143

Purchasing options (score and parts): Sheet Music Plus
mp3 audio sample: lowestcostmusic.com



Selected Themes from the Motion Picture
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Piano Solos
Warner Bros. PFM0417

Aunt Marge's Waltz
Buckbeak's Flight
Double Trouble
Hagrid the Professor
Hedwig's Theme
The Snowball Fight
A Window to the Past
A Winter's Spell

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
March from 1941
Complete set of score and parts: Hal Leonard 04490287

Purchasing options (score and parts): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
from Catch Me If You Can
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490269
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490270
Reduction of alto sax and piano: Hal Leonard 841788

I. Catch Me If You Can
II. Recollections (The Father's Theme)
III. The Float

Purchasing options (full score): Sheet Music Plus
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Purchasing options (piano reduction): Sheet Music Plus



Catch Me If You Can (Main Theme)
Alto Sax and Piano
Cherry Lane 2500604

The same piano arrangement found in the album listed above, available separately.

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus







John Williams Signature Edition
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490265
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490266

I. Dobby the House Elf
II. Hawkes the Phoenix
III. Gilderoy Lockhart
IV. The Chamber of Secrets

Purchasing options (full score): Sheet Music Plus
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Selected Themes from the Motion Picture
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Piano Solos
Warner Bros. PFM0224

Hedwig's Theme
Fawkes the Phoenix
The Chamber of Secrets
Gilderoy Lockhart
Nimbus 2000
Bobby the House Elf
Moaning Myrtle
Harry's Wondrous World
The Spiders
Flying Car

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus



Selections from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Attack of the Clones
Piano Solos
Warner Bros. 0683B

Across the Stars
The Arena
Duel of the Fates
Imperial March
May the Force Be With You
The Meadow Picnic
Star Wars (Main Title)

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Superman March
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490227
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490228

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Across the Stars
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490225
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490226

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Call of the Champions
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490221
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490222

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
Purchasing options (parts): Sheet Music Plus



John Williams Signature Edition
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Children's Suite for Orchestra
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490215
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490216

I. Hedwig's Theme
II. Hogwarts Forever
III. Voldemort
IV. Nimbus 2000
V. Fluffy's Harp
VI. Quidditch
VII. Family Portrait
VIII. Diagon Alley
IX. Harry's Wondrous World

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
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John Williams Signature Edition
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Suite for Orchestra
Complete set of parts: Hal Leonard 04490213
Full orchestral score: Hal Leonard 04490214

I. Hedwig's Theme
II. Nimbus 2000
III. The Sorcerer's Stone
IV. Harry's Wondrous World

Purchasing options (score): Sheet Music Plus
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John Williams Signature Edition
Two Themes from
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
for solo harp
Hal Leonard 841675

I. Fluffy's Harp
II. Hedwig's Theme

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus






Selected Themes from the Motion Picture
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Piano Solos
Warner Bros. 0639B

Diagon Alley
Family Portrait
Fluffy's Harp
Harry's Wondrous World
Hedwig's Theme
Hogwarts Forever
Nimbus 2000
Quidditch
Voldemort

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus



Hedwig's Theme
Piano Solo
Warner Bros. WB.PVM01144

The same piano arrangement found in the album listed above, available separately.

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus







For Always
Piano Vocal Guitar
Hal Leonard 02500449

Purchasing options: Sheet Music Plus



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