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John Williams special on KUSC Radio (Sunday, Feb 26th 1-3 p.m., hosted by Jon Burlingame)

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http://www.kusc.org/specials/williams.aspx

With 47 Oscar nominations to his credit, more than any other living person, John Williams, at age 80, shows no sign of slowing down. He’s currently working on his 26th film score for director Steven Spielberg in a career that has no equal. Join host Jon Burlingame for American Journey, A Tribute to John Williams, Sunday, February 26 at 1 p.m. on Classical KUSC.

On his Facebook page Burlngame also wrote:

talks to John Williams about his illustrious career, and plays lots of his music (including some unreleased gems) on Sunday before the Oscar telecast.

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ET Botanicus in pristine sound

NBC Rodeo theme

Lost recording of Michael Dukakis fanfare

Great Performances without someone reading a list of sponsors

Am I a deluding myself?

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ET Botanicus in pristine sound

NBC Rodeo theme

Lost recording of Michael Dukakis fanfare

Great Performances without someone reading a list of sponsors

Am I a deluding myself?

Danger KM! Danger!

And this sounds like a really great programme! :) First of all Burlingame is a Williams fan and knows his film music so I bet it will be a very interesting interview/tribute.

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Jon Burlingame says:

Some of my John Williams interview -- portions we couldn't fit into Sunday's two-hour special -- will air at 8 a.m. Pacific time Saturday on KUSC's "Arts Alive" program (streaming at www.kusc.org ).

The Sunday special will not be available for streaming on demand later on, so you better record this :)

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Hi,

Can somebody record this and upload to youtube - just for us on the other planet called 'The UK'

Thanks, Ad

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Will John be able to attend the Oscars ceremony? Sorry, I'm outside US so I don't know when the Oscars gonna start in there.

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Hopefully I will home and able to record it!

I don't care if I have to record it on my ipad or iphone from the app I'll find a way to get it off!

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Has anyone tested all the formats

It opens in VCL but I can only record a 128k MP3 stream

Maybe there is a AAC somewhere

Of course this is in the remote chance we'll get any true unreleased JW piece

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I'd imagine if there's unreleased music it'll be from the Tintin or War Horse promos, as it is a pre-Oscar telecast.

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the sound quality is abyssimal

It's time these internet radio shows upgrade to at least 256k streaming

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What's that piece playing when the interviewer first mentions the comedy films? Right before How to Steal a Million.

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the sound quality is abyssimal

It's time these internet radio shows upgrade to at least 256k streaming

Are you listening through the red play button on the top right of the page. Quality sounds OK to me. I'm not an audiophile, but I wouldn't say it's abyssimal.

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A lot of these interview bits aren't original. The Star Wars bit came with the Phantom Menace DVD I think.

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Does anyone know what album that Jaws cue is from. I've never heard that concert version before. It's very good.

I think it's from Williams on Williams.

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Ah okay. I thought the arrangement had been specifically written for Williams on Williams, as I don't have the Jaws OST.

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The first cue might have been the OST, but the second cue certainly wasn't.

I listened to the 30 second clip of The Barrel Chase from Wiliams on Williams on amazon. Sounds like the cue I was looking for...

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Right now it's the Elegy for Cello and Orchestra, one of Williams' most gorgeous concert works. The first piece was the cello concerto, I believe.

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The first piece was the cello concerto, I believe.

You sure? I thought it was the Violin Concerto, but I don't remember if there was an official recording of that one...

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