On May 4, Decca released John Williams: A Life In Music, a new album featuring new recordings of classic Williams scores performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, and including a world premiere recording of the Theme from Schindler’s List for cello.
Recorded by an 86-piece orchestra, the collection was conducted by Gavin Greenaway at London’s Air Studios. The 10-track album features Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Time, performed by the LSO for the very first time.
The album will be released on vinyl on October 5
01. Main Title from Star Wars (6:08)
02. Theme from Jurassic Park (6:01)
03. Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone (5:08)
04. The Raiders March from Raiders Of The Lost Ark (5:40)
05. Flying Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (4:05)
06. Theme from Schindler’s List (4:05)
07. The Flight To Neverland from Hook (4:56)
08. Hymn To the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan (6:26)
09. Shark Theme from Jaws (3:12)
10. March from Superman (4:40)
Total time: 50:25
Congrats to the iconic film composer #JohnWilliams for making chart history with ‘A Life in Music’! The @ClassicFM album with @londonsymphony is in the Top 20 of the Official UK Album Chart & is No.1 on the UK Classical Chart 🎼 pic.twitter.com/QvFbeYmedL
— Global (@global) May 11, 2018