The Movie Music of John Williams

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Heard On University Of The Air

John Williams is one of the most renowned film composers in history, the creator of the scores for Star Wars, the Indian Jones, ET—the Extra-Terrestrail, Jaws, Superman, and legions of others, with 49 Academy Award nominations to his credit. And yet his music hasn’t received a book-length study in English until now. Author Emilio Audissino will explain why Williams is so important to the history of film music, taking us through the golden age of Hollywood, the turning points of Williams’ career, and his revivial of the classical Hollywood movie style.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Emily Auerbach Host

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