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#1 Maurizio

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:08 PM

http://www.kusc.org/...s/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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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:16 PM

unreleased gems?

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:21 PM

unreleased gems?


Yes, Hedwig's Theme dialogue version, Jedi Rocks karaoke version... stuff like that.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:23 PM

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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Posted 24 February 2012 - 03:27 PM

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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I think music is a stream of some kind. It could be blood. It could be water. It could be ether. Whatever it is it seems to be a living, organic force that’s in motion, that serves humanity and is part of humanity and part of what describes us as humans. We sing, play, dance, all the things that we do. And there is a vibrant and great literature we have been given. ... As musicians, we join the stream. We swim in the stream with all the other millions of music makers. It’s a life force, a strong one, surrounding us and we are part of it. -John Williams-


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Posted 24 February 2012 - 08:57 PM

I know that it is.

Tintin's March

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:34 PM

With or without choir?

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:02 AM

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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Posted 25 February 2012 - 08:41 AM

What timezone is that 1-3 PM in?
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 09:27 AM

It should be Pacific Timezone. It appears to be a radio station in LA.

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:46 PM

Ah okay.
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Posted 25 February 2012 - 10:41 PM

Hi,
Can somebody record this and upload to youtube - just for us on the other planet called 'The UK'
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 02:17 PM

yes i would love to have a recording of this if possible ... thanks

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 03:33 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 03:47 PM

I found KUSC on TuneIn Radio. Boot up those smartphones and tablets and have a listen!

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 05:17 PM

Has this been on the air yet?
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 05:32 PM

If it's on US Pacific Standard Time than it should be airing in about 3.5 hours.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 06:00 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 07:44 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 07:59 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 08:00 PM

That's what I'm thinking, as well.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:00 PM

Okay it's starting.
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:07 PM

the sound quality is abyssimal

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

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:10 PM

What's that piece playing when the interviewer first mentions the comedy films? Right before How to Steal a Million.
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:16 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:24 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:25 PM

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

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:26 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:27 PM

sounded like the OST

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:27 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:33 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:34 PM

Too bad that a lot of the music is getting truncated!

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:40 PM

Too bad that a lot of the music is getting truncated!

-Erik-


I'm more disappointed that there isn't a proper interview with JW.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:49 PM

Yeah me too.

I wonder which scores Williams passed up for the Boston Pops?
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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:50 PM

what's this

I was distracted and didn't hear

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:50 PM

"Concert Music By John Williams"

Thanks for being specific :sigh:

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:53 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:54 PM

I'm not very good at identifying these

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:54 PM

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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Posted 26 February 2012 - 09:54 PM

The Elegy for Cello and Orchestra- an extended version of "regaining a son" from 7 yrs in Tibet
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Brink: I don't care if you have to cut off my hand, just don't leave me to die here!
Maggie Robbins: Don't be so dramatic Brink; nobody is going to cut off your hand.
Boston Low: Don't make promises you might not be able to keep Maggie




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