Williams/Spielberg

THE BFG Soundtrack Samples

German site Weltbild has posted 30-second samples of all tracks from the original soundtrack album of The BFG (click on ‘Titelliste’ to listen to the samples). The CD will be released by Walt Disney Records on July 1. TRACK LIST…

Williams Receives AFI’s Life Achievement Award

On June 9, Steven Spielberg presented the 44th AFI Life Achievement Award to his longtime collaborator, composer John Williams. This was the first time in the history of the American Film Institute that the award went to a composer. Williams’…

Williams Confirmed for ‘Indiana Jones 5’

Spielberg confirmed to ETOnline on Thursday that legendary composer John Williams will be returning to score the as-yet-untitled fifth Indiana Jones feature, after lending his talents to the first four features in the Harrison Ford-starring series. “John Williams will come…

‘The BFG’ Soundtrack Artwork

(Click to enlarge) Walt Disney Records has unveiled the cover art for the original soundtrack album of John Williams’ The BFG, to be released worldwide on July 1. Track listing and samples are expected soon. You can now pre-order the…

Spielberg Talks ‘The BFG’ Music

In an interview published in the Official Disney Fan Club magazine, director Steven Spielberg shared details on making The BFG, including working with John Williams on the film’s score: In terms of the movie’s music, it’s no surprise that Spielberg…

VIDEO: John Williams Tribute Concert in Paris

‘John Williams: The Philharmonic Concert’ A Tribute to John Williams – Music from the Films of Steven Spielberg The Sinfonia Pop Orchestra conducted by Constantin Rouits Recorded April 30, 2016 at the Grand Rex in Paris, France. Concert hommage à…

Williams Begins Recording ‘The BFG’

According to JoAnn Kane Music Service via their Twitter account, recording sessions for John Williams’ score to The BFG started last week with the attendance of director Steven Spielberg – you can read some Williams and Spielberg quotes from the…

Sharks and Bandits: A Q&A with Mike Matessino

by Jason LeBlanc 2015 has been a great year to be a John Williams fan. For the 40th anniversary of Jaws, Geffen Records reissued the original LP program on vinyl and digital. For the 25th anniversary of Home Alone, Sony…