John Williams 90th Birthday Special - Part Six


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On February 8, 2022, composer John Williams turns 90 years old. To honour one of the greatest film composers of all time THE CINEMATIC SOUND RADIO PODCAST is proud to present a mammoth six-part podcast series dedicated to the five-time Academy Award winner.

In part one we looked at John Williams career starting in 1961 through to 1969. In part two we presented an overview of Williams work spanning 1970-1976. Part three focused on his golden era from 1977-to 1986. Part four was a look at the Maestro's career spanning 1987-1996. Part five featured music from 1997-2004.

In the final episode of this six-part special, you'll hear selections from John Williams career spanning 2005-2019 including such films and television shows, as REVENGE OF THE SITH, WAR OF THE WORLDS, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, PBS' GREAT PERFORMANCES, THE BOOK THIEF, THE FORCE AWAKENS, THE LAST JEDI, THE POST, THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and many more.


A big thank you goes out to the following who helped make this radio series possible: The John Williams Collection, The John Williams Fan Network, La La Land Records, GNP Crescendo Records, Sony Classical, Film Score Monthly, Varese Sarabande Records, Decca Records, Intrada Records, Quartet Records and Tim Burden.


Special thanks to our Patreon supporters: Matt DeWater, David Ballantyne, Mindtrickzz, Joe Wiles, Rich Alves, Maxime, William Welch, Tim Burden, Alan Rogers, Dave Williams, Max Hamulyák, Jeffrey Graebner, Douglas Lacey, Don Mase, Victor Field, Jochen Stolz, Emily Mason, Eric Skroch, Alexander Schiebel, Alphonse Brown, John Link, Andreas Wennmyr, Matt Berretta, Eldaly Morningstar, Elizabeth, Glenn McDorman, Chris Malone, Steve Karpicz, Deniz Çağlar & Brent Osterberg.


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