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#1132002 - 01/14/05 09:22 PM John Williams Concert  
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I just got back from a John Williams concert. The Virginia Symphony played a lot of his music, and i must say he is a musical genius! Its hard not to like the songs he writes. Almost every one i heard i thought was better than the last. I don't know if anyone here has ever heard a symphony play his music, but it was awsome! There was one song that had a nice piano line, but i forget the name. Oh well, i had a great time though!

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#1132003 - 01/16/05 07:07 PM Re: John Williams Concert  
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I am still haunted by the song I heard played on a PBS program. It was a piece composed by John Williams, symphony orchestra playing, never found out WHAT IT WAS!

Oh, I just HATE THAT!

Jeanne W

P.S. Have you heard Williams' "Jane Eyre" soundtrack? In the movie the main character plays the most beautiful piece of music on the piano. It's the main melody/theme Williams wrote for the movie. The CD is quite nice.

P.P.S. If you have any particular suggestions for his music, please let us know. smile


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#1132004 - 01/16/05 10:17 PM Re: John Williams Concert  
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The Duel of Fates is from Star Wars: Episode 1 and is amazing. All the star was musicwas great. Ill go look for the program tommorw, the peice i didnt know the name of was the encore so it wasn;t on the program. Ill put the whole program on tommorow. It was a great concert though.

#1132005 - 01/25/05 05:02 PM Re: John Williams Concert  
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anyone remember John Williams from that award show on CBS? [i forgot it's name, but i honors musical and motion picture pioneers, and it aired last month.] remember 'Sheindler's List' that Itzsac(sp?)Pearlman performed on the violin? and the 'Star Wars' theme the army band performed? i was glued to the tube.
i also saw a PBS special with him up there, and i think it was a contribution to Henry Mancini, and i have to say the show was great.


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