‘The New Yorker’ Interviews John Williams

Williams is a courtly, soft-voiced, inveterately self-effacing man of eighty-eight. He is well aware of the extraordinary worldwide impact of his Star Wars music—not to mention his scores for Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., the Indiana Jones…

Ennio Morricone Dies at 91

Oscar winner Ennio Morricone, composer of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Mission and among the most prolific and admired composers in film history, has died. He was 91. Morricone died early Monday in a Rome clinic, where…

Conrad Pope Interviews John Williams (AUDIO)

John Williams discusses the work of composer/arranger/orchestrator Conrad Salinger in a recent audio interview conducted by composer and orchestrator Conrad Pope. Listen to the interview at the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers website. Discuss this topic in our…