Posts tagged as "john-williams"

Fiedler Encores

February 15, 2018

One of the last century’s great popularisers of art music who introduced the names of Mozart and Strauss to millions, Arthur Fiedler recorded for several labels during his half century as music director of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Eloquence has already reissued the Deutsche Grammophon ‘Sleigh Ride’ album (480 6715) of festive-themed treats by Handel, […]

American Classics

August 16, 2016

A fun collection of American classics with all those classic ‘pops’ from the ‘Pink Panther’ theme to ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’ on a single CD. The performances are simply dazzling with all the pizzazz you’d expect from the man of the movies, John Williams.

The Best of Hollywood

April 29, 2016

John Mauceri made several Philips recordings of music from the movies, often music with the strong flavour of Hollywood. This collection extracts some of the best of those moments and ranges from quiet and introspective – try the Elgarian ‘Jurassic Park‘ excerpt or the romantic ‘Cinema Paradiso’ – to thrilling, spatial and scary: ‘Star Wars, King […]