Williams at the Boston Symphony Hall after
conducting the Boston Pops, May 2006
I Know that I should have done more of John Williams before, but I’ve been away and now I’m catching up with all my favorites, who were born from 1920 to 1945, so let me get started on The Talented Life Of John Williams Part Three, and let’s see what I have in my next blog. I hope you like it, and I do have the third disc of his album, with Steven Spielberg.
While skilled in a variety of 20th century compositional idioms, Williams’s most familiar style may be described as a form of neoromanticism, inspired by the late 19th century’s large-scale orchestral music—in the style of Tchaikovsky or Richard Wagner‘s composit...Read More