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      Donation time at JWFan   01/16/18


      For those who may not know, JWFan relies entirely on donations to keep running.  Donations pay for our server bills, as well as keeping our domain and Invision Powerboard fees.
      As an incentive to donate, I am offering a series of free CDS to anyone who donates over a certain amount!   Last time this was a modest success, where I raised $500 of our desired $1,000 and mailed out 3 free CDs to lucky JWFanners.  This time I'll be doing the raffling a littler different!   Our goal is $1000 once again, and I will have four tiers of free CDs you can win once again.  But this time, the more you donate, the more entries into each raffle you'll get!   Each $10 you donate gets your name put into the raffle mug once for the $10 pool, twice for the $20 pool, thrice for the $30 pool, and five times into the $50 pool.  Here is the list of CDs you can win - and I have more to add at a later time when I get a little more organized (I'll post what they are by Friday at the latest)   The $10 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you one ticket into this pool) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $250 donated Tyler Bates - God of War; Ascension (OST, La La Land Records) Danny Elfman - Planet of the Apes (OST, Sony) Danny Elfman - Taking Woodstock (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Identity Thief (OST, La La Land Records) Christopher Lennertz - Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (OST) Michael Giacchino - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (OST, Varese Sarabande) Dave Holmes & Various - Ocean's 11 (OST, WB Records) Joel McNeely & Various - Hollywood '94 (Varese Sarabande) Joe Kraemer - Jack Reacher (OST, La La Land Records) John Williams - Born on the Fourth of July (OST, MCA Records)   The $20 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you two ticket into this pool, must donate at least $20 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $500 donated John Barry - First Love (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - The Challenge (La La Land) Jerry Goldsmith - In Harm's Way (2009 Intrada edition) Jerry Goldsmith - The Red Pony (Varese) Alan Silvestri - Dutch (La La Land) Shirley Walker - Willard (La La Land) John Williams - Family Plot (Varese Sarabande) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $30 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you three ticket into this pool, must donate at least $30 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $750 donated James Horner - Gorky Park (OOP Kritzerland Edition) James Newton Howard - Outbreak (2CD, Varese Deluxe Edition) Laurence Rosenthal - Clash of the Titans (2CD, Intrada) John Williams - The Fury (2CD, La La Land) John Williams - Jane Eyre (OOP, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer   The $50 pool (Every $10 you donate gets you five ticket into this pool, must donate at least $50 to be eligible) - will be drawn as soon as we hit $1,000 donated Jerry Fielding - The Wild Bunch (3CD, FSM) Ira Newborn - The Naked Gun trilogy (3CD, La La Land) Shirley Walker and Various - Batman: The Animated Series Volume 3 (4CD, La La Land) or, any of the above CDs if you prefer     All shipping will be paid by me to anywhere in the world!   I will pull names from a hat for each pool, and you get to pick whatever CD set you want if I pull your name!   To be eligible, leave your JWFan username in the comments area of your donation.  If you want to donate but not be in the running for a free CD, mention that in the comment.   Use this link or the link on the mainpage.       Thank you!   Jason, Ricard, and Andreas.

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  1. What will the title of SW Ep. IX be?

    9t*r W@r5: R2D2 In Space
  2. In New Zealand, Fett means "obese".
  3. Ben Palmer is obviously looking forward to conducting this at the Royal Festival Hall next month. He will also be conducting Jaws and Home Alone in the UK next year.
  4. The Classical Music Recommendation Thread

    Finally someone has uploaded this fabulous performance of Richard Rodgers's Slaughter On Tenth Avenue by the John Wilson Orchestra at the BBC Proms in 2012. I hear quite a bit of influence on John Williams's jazzy side in this.
  5. The Official Bernard Herrmann Thread

    First I saw Marnie - Live In Concert played by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter, performed in period costume under candlelight and with a fantastic firework finale. More recently I had the privilege of watching The Trouble With Harry (In Concert) interpreted by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under the assured direction of the ghost of Herbert von Karajan. They did a suite from It's Alive as an encore which brought the house down, that house being the Bath Halls in Scunthorpe. It will live long in my memory! No, you're right Richard.
  6. Anyone in the UK with the Sky Arts channel may be interested to know that The Adventure Continues documentary (presumably the same content as the DVD on the fourth disc of this set) will be shown tomorrow evening (Wednesday 27th December) at 8.45 p.m. and again on Friday at 6.45 p.m.
  7. Best Christmas Music

    Listen to this, it'll blow your socks off.
  8. BBC Proms 2017

    This has just started. You forgot, didn’t you? 🤪
  9. THE POST - SCORE Thread

    Earthquake is another one. Something For Remy, Something For Rosa and Miles' Pool Hall are all (album versions of) source music cues heard in the film - in a restaurant, in a supermarket and in a bar respectively.
  10. John Williams YouTube tributes thread

    What better proof of the global appeal of John Williams's music could there be than Somewhere In My Memory performed by an Indonesian orchestra and chorus?
  11. BBC Proms 2017

    The more popular BBC Proms concerts are often broadcast again around Christmas time. I strongly suspect that they quietly dropped it from the programme due to the Grenfell Tower disaster in June, although the reason was never announced as far as I know.
  12. BBC Proms 2017

    The John Williams Prom will be shown again on BBC Four this Thursday 21st December. It should then be available again on the iPlayer if you can access it. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ympvh I took a few photos during the original concert but I don't think I ever shared them here.
  13. the mstrox thread

    He said Automan.
  14. The Gabriel Yared Thread

    The English Patient is the latest film to receive the live to picture treatment at the Royal Albert Hall in London next October. There will also be a Q&A with Gabriel Yared before the film. The English Patient I am not at all familiar with Gabriel Yared's work apart from one track for The English Patient.
  15. Your favorite John Williams pictures

    The photos of John Williams with C3PO and R2D2 at the Royal Albert Hall almost certainly date from 1978. Williams conducted the London Symphony Orchestra in a concert entitled LSO In Space on 16th February 1978, famously sharing conducting duties with the camp robot. The concert featured music from Star Wars and "other great space music". I wonder who the two young ladies are and why they appear to be dressed in Edwardian outfits. Perhaps they are ghosts!