John Williams: Conductor

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In a career that spans five decades, John Williams has become one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers for film and for the concert stage. He has served as music director and laureate conductor of one of the country’s treasured musical institutions, the Boston Pops Orchestra, and he maintains thriving artistic relationships with many of the world’s great orchestras, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mr. Williams has received a variety of prestigious awards, including the National Medal of Arts, the Kennedy Center Honor, the Olympic Order, and numerous Academy Awards®, Grammy Awards®, Emmy Awards® and Golden Globe Awards®. He remains one of our nation’s most distinguished and contributive musical voices.

John Williams Conductor is a new 20-CD box set that features all of his definitive recordings for Sony Classical including The Star Wars Trilogy, The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration, Yo-Yo Ma Plays the Music of John Williams, American Journey, Summon the Heroes and more plus a 40 page perfect-bound book.


CD1 : Music of the Night: Pops on Broadway (1990)

  1. Everything's Coming Up Roses from Gypsy
  2. No One Is Alone from Into the Woods
  3. Gotta Dance - a Tribute to Jerome Robbins
  4. I Dreamed a Dream from Les Miserables
  5. Bernstein on Broadway
  6. The Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera
  7. Andrew Lloyd Webber Trilogy
  8. Send in the Clowns from a Little Night Music
  9. Let Me Entertain You: the Music of Jule Styne
  10. Suite from Miss Saigon: Claude-Michel Schonberg
  11. Love Changes Everything from Aspects of Love
  12. The Trolley Song from Meet Me in St. Louis

CD2 : John Williams Conducts The Star Wars Trilogy (1990)

  1. Main Theme (from "Star Wars")
  2. Princess Leia from Star Wars
  3. The Little People from Star Wars
  4. The Imperial March (from "the Empire Strikes Back")
  5. Yoda's Theme from the Empire Strikes Back
  6. Parade of the Ewoks from Return of the Jedi
  7. The Asteroid Field from the Empire Strikes Back
  8. Luke and Leia from Return of the Jedi
  9. The Cantina Band from Star Wars
  10. Here They Come! from Star Wars
  11. Jabba the Hutt from Return of the Jedi
  12. The Forest Battle from Return of the Jedi
  13. Throne Room and Finale from Star Wars

CD3 : The Spielberg/Williams Collaboration (1990)

  1. Raiders March from "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
  2. Theme from "Always"
  3. Adventures on Earth from "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
  4. Theme from "Sugarland Express"
  5. Title Theme from "Jaws"
  6. Out to Sea / the Shark Cage Fugue from "Jaws"
  7. Exsultate Justi from "Empire of the Sun"
  8. Parade of the Slave Children from "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
  9. Over the Moon from "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial"
  10. March from "1941"
  11. Cadillac of the Skies from "Empire of the Sun"
  12. Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra from "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
  13. Close Encounters of the Third Kind/When You Wish Upon a Star Medley

CD4 : I Love a Parade (1991)

  1. I Love a Parade
  2. Midway March
  3. Washington Post March
  4. Seventy-Six Trombones
  5. El Capitan
  6. South Rampart Street Parade
  7. Semper Fidelis
  8. Liberty Bell March
  9. Colonel Bogey March
  10. Strike Up the Band
  11. The Thunderer
  12. Hands Across the Sea
  13. King Cotton
  14. Pops on the March
  15. Under the Double Eagle
  16. Stars and Stripes Forever

CD5 : The Green Album (1992)

  1. God Bless America
  2. Theme for Earth Day
  3. Shenandoah
  4. This Land Is Your Land
  5. America
  6. Deep River
  7. On the Trail from Grand Canyon Suite
  8. Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring
  9. Make Our Garden Grow from Candide
  10. Wind on the Water from the Last Whale
  11. Green Leaves of Summer
  12. The Promise of Living from the Tender Land
  13. Sunrise from Grand Canyon Suite
  14. Appalachian Morning
  15. America the Beautiful

CD6 : Joy to the World (1992)

  1. A Christmas Festival
  2. A Visit from Saint Nicholas
  3. White Christmas
  4. March of the Toys (from "Babes in Toyland")
  5. Somewhere in My Memory (from "Home Alone")
  6. Holiday Flight (from "Home Alone")
  7. A Christmas Bouquet
  8. Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
  9. Star of Bethlehem (from "Home Alone")
  10. Christmas Night Medley
  11. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  12. Sleigh Ride
  13. A Merry Littley Sing-Along

CD7 : Night and Day: Celebrate Sinatra (1993)

  1. You Make Me Feel So Young
  2. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
  3. Night and Day
  4. Witchcraft
  5. The Lady Is a Tramp
  6. Strangers in the Night
  7. I Have Dreamed
  8. Fly Me to the Moon
  9. New York, New York
  10. Luck Be a Lady
  11. I Get a Kick Out of You
  12. Mack the Knife (Moritat)
  13. The Shadow of Your Smile (Love Theme from "the Sandpiper")
  14. Softly, As I Leave You
  15. Chicago
  16. The Summer Wind (Sommerwind)
  17. One for My Baby

CD8 : Unforgettable (1993)

  1. Unforgettable
  2. My Funny Valentine
  3. Lover
  4. The Way We Were
  5. The Song Is You
  6. Long Ago and Far Away
  7. Satin Doll
  8. Sophisticated Lady
  9. Begin the Beguine
  10. Stella By Starlight
  11. Laura
  12. Moonlight Serenade
  13. 's Wonderful
  14. Evergreen
  15. Through the Eyes of Love
  16. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  17. Star Dust

CD9 : Music for Stage and Screen (1994)

  1. Morning on the Ranch
  2. The Gift
  3. 3a. Dream March
  4. 3b. Circus March
  5. 4. Walk to the Bunkhouse
  6. 5. Grandfather's Tale
  7. 6. Happy Ending
  8. I. Theme from "Born on the Fourth of July"
  9. II. Cua Viet River, Vietnam 1968
  10. III. Massapequa...the Early Days
  11. Quiet City, for Strings, Trumpet and English Horn
  12. The Reivers*

CD10 : It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing (1994)

  1. Don't Be That Way (1938)
  2. Cherokee (1939)
  3. I Can't Get Started (With You)
  4. One O'clock Jump (1938)
  5. Marie (1928)
  6. Sing, Sing, Sing ("With a Swing") (1937)
  7. Frenesi (1940)
  8. Imagination
  9. Little Brown Jug (1869)
  10. Back Bay Shuffle
  11. Trumpet Blues and Cantabile
  12. Green Eyes (1929)
  13. Chattanooga Choo Choo (1941)
  14. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (from Company B)(1941)
  15. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (1932)

CD11 : Williams on Williams: The Classic Spielberg Scores (1995)

  1. Flying from "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"
  2. Theme from "Jurassic Park"
  3. Remembrances from "Schindler's List"
  4. Flight to Neverland from "Hook"
  5. The Battle of Hollywood from "1941"
  6. Smee's Plan from "Hook"
  7. The Barrel Chase from "Jaws"
  8. My Friend,the Brachiosaurus from "Jurassic Park"
  9. Jim's New Life from "Empire of the Sun"
  10. The Dialogue from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
  11. The Lost Boys Ballet from "Hook"
  12. Theme from "Schindler's List"
  13. The Basket Chase from "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
  14. The Face of Pan from "Hook"
  15. The Banquet Scene from "Hook"

CD12 : Summon the Heroes (1996)

  1. Summon the Heroes (for Tim Morrison)
  2. O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
  3. Bugler's Dream and Olympic Fanfare Medley
  4. Ode to Zeus from Canto Olympico
  5. Javelin
  6. Olympic Hymn
  7. Festive Overture, Op.96
  8. Conquest of Paradise (Theme)
  9. Parade of Charioteers from Ben Hur
  10. Toward a New Life
  11. Chariots of Fire (Theme)
  12. The Olympic Spirit

CD13 : Cinema Serenade (1997)

  1. The Color Purple: Main Title
  2. Scent of a Woman: Tango (Por Una Cabeza)
  3. Yentl: Papa, Can You Hear Me?
  4. Il Postino: Theme
  5. The Age of Innocence: Theme
  6. Theme from"Far and Away"
  7. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg: I Will Wait for You
  8. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Theme
  9. Sabrina: Theme
  10. Out of Africa: Main Title
  11. Black Orpheus: Manha De Carnaval
  12. Theme (from "Schindler's List")
  13. Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme

CD14 : The Five Sacred Trees (1997)

  1. I. Eo Mugna
  2. II. Tortan
  3. III. Eo Rossa
  4. IV. Craeb Uisnig
  5. V. Dathi
  6. Tree Line
  7. Andante Con Moto
  8. Double Fugue (Moderato Maestoso, Allegro Vivo)
  9. Andante Espressivo
  10. Old and Lost Rivers

CD15 : The Hollywood Sound (1997)

  1. Lawrence of Arabia- Overture
  2. Flying Theme (from "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial")
  3. Out of Africa- Main Title
  4. Wizard of Oz- Fantasy for Orchestra Medley: March of the Winkies & Witches/Bicycle Music/Cyclone/Ding Dong, the Witch Is Dead/Over the Rainbow
  5. Theme (from "Jaws")
  6. The Adventures of Robin Hood- Robin Hood and His Merry Men
  7. Pocahontas- Theme: Colors of the Wind
  8. The Last Emperor- Theme
  9. A Place in the Sun- Suite
  10. Spellbound
  11. Godfather II (Main Title - the Immigrant)
  12. Dances With Wolves- John Dunbar Theme
  13. The Devil and Daniel Webster- Mr. Scratch
  14. Theme (from "Beauty and the Beast")
  15. The Best Years of Our Lives- Theme
  16. Main Title (from "Star Wars")

CD16 : Gershwin Fantasy (1998)

  1. Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra on Porgy and Bess (Excerpts)
  2. I. Allegro Ben Ritmato E Deciso
  3. II. Andante
  4. III. Allegro Ben Ritmato E Deciso
  5. I Got Rhythm
  6. Embraceable You
  7. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  8. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
  9. But Not for Me
  10. Sweet and Low-Down*
  11. Love Is Here to Stay

CD17 : Cinema Serenade 2 (1999)

  1. Theme from Laura (1944)
  2. Theme from Now, Voyager (1942)
  3. Smile from Modern Times (1936)
  4. Love Theme from Lost Weekend (1945)
  5. St. Patrick's Day from the Quiet Man (1952)
  6. Marian & Robin Love Theme from the Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  7. As Time Goes By from Casablanca (1942)
  8. Touch Her Soft Lips and Part from Henry V (1944)
  9. Stella By Starlight from the Uninvited (1944)
  10. Theme from My Foolish Heart (1949)
  11. Tara's Theme (from "Gone With the Wind" 1939)
  12. Cathy's Theme from Wuthering Heights (1939)

CD18 : Yo-Yo Ma Plays the Music of John Williams (2002)

  1. I. Theme and Cadenza
  2. II. Blues -
  3. III. Scherzo
  4. IV. Song
  5. Elegy for Cello and Orchestra
  6. Rosewood
  7. Pickin'
  8. The Long Road North
  9. Heartwood

CD19 : American Journey (2002)

  1. Call of the Champions (the Official Theme of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games)
  2. I. Immigration and Building
  3. II. the Country at War
  4. III. Popular Entertainment
  5. IV. Arts and Sports
  6. V. Civil Rights and the Women's Movement
  7. VI. Flight and Technology
  8. Song for World Peace
  9. Jubilee 350
  10. The Mission Theme (Theme for NBC News)
  11. For New York (Variations on Themes of Leonard Bernstein)
  12. Sound the Bells!
  13. Hymn to New England
  14. Celebrate Discovery
  15. Summon the Heroes (for Tim Morrison)

CD20 : Spielberg/Williams Collaboration, Part III (2017)

  1. The Adventures of Mutt from "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
  2. Dry Your Tears, Afrika from "Amistad"
  3. The Bfg from "the Bfg"
  4. With Malice Toward None from "Lincoln"
  5. The Duel from "the Adventures of Tintin"
  6. A New Beginning from "Minority Report"
  7. Movement 1: Closing in
  8. Movement 2: Reflections
  9. Movement 3: Joy Ride
  10. Marion's Theme from "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
  11. Hymn to the Fallen from "Saving Private Ryan"
  12. Dartmoor, 1912 from "War Horse"
  13. Viktor's Tale from "the Terminal"
  14. Prayer for Peace from "Munich"
  15. Immigration and Building from "the Unfinished Journey"
  16. With Malice Toward None from "Lincoln"

Product Description:

  • Release Date: February 02, 2018

  • Catalog Number: 88985417792

  • UPC: 889854177928

  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment

  • Number of Discs: 20

  • Period: 20th Century

  • Composer: Aaron Copland, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Bert Kaempfert, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Cole Porter, Cy Coleman, David Mann, Dimitri Tiomkin, Ferde Grofé, George Gershwin, Graham Nash, Harold Arlen, Henry Thacker Burleigh, Hugh Martin, Irving Berlin, John Philip Sousa, John T. Williams, John Williams, Josef Franz Wagner, Josef Myrow, Jule Styne, Kenneth Alford, Leon Jessel, Leonard Bernstein, Leroy Anderson, Meredith Willson, Patrick M. Williams, Paul Halley, Paul Simon, Ray Bauduc, Richard Rodgers, Samuel Augustus Ward, Stephen Sondheim, Traditional, Various, Victor Herbert, Woody Guthrie

  • Conductor: Hans Stadlmair, John Williams

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Pops, Skywalker Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus