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The Legacy of John Williams Podcast

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A series on in-depth talks celebrating the musical legacy of composer John Williams

A series on in-depth talks celebrating the musical legacy of composer John Williams

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United States

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A series on in-depth talks celebrating the musical legacy of composer John Williams

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English


Episodes

SpaceCamp Expanded Edition: First Listen

5/14/2022
Listen to an exclusive preview of the new expanded release of John Williams' SpaceCamp, now available from Intrada Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden The Legacy of John Williams presents a special podcast "bonus" episode celebrating the release of the expanded edition of one of John Williams' most uplifting and joyous scores from the 1980s: SpaceCamp, composed for the 1986 film directed by Harry Winer and starring Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston and a very young Joaquin...

Duration:00:13:50

’Superman In Concert’ Podcast Special Part 2: Mike Matessino

4/28/2022
Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino talks his involvement in the preparation of the live-to-picture concert performance of John Williams' classic score premiering at the KKL in Lucerne on April 29 Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden On the eve of the world premiere of Superman In Concert at the KKL in Lucerne, Switzerland, The Legacy of John Williams welcomes Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino for Part 2 of the podcast special dedicated to this thrilling and long-awaited concert...

Duration:01:11:26

’Superman In Concert’ Special Pt.1: Anthony Gabriele

4/25/2022
Conductor Anthony Gabriele talks the stirring musical score by John Williams for the 1978 classic film premiering in a live-to-picture concert presentation at the KKL in Lucerne on April 29 Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden The unforgettable superhero film Superman: The Movie is making a long-awaited comeback for the world premiere of John Williams' stirring musical score performed live to picture by the City Light Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Gabriele in the splendor...

Duration:01:44:43

L.A. Studio Legends #15: Sally Stevens

4/1/2022
Legendary singer and vocal contractor talks her illustrious career in Hollywood working in choirs and as soloist for many film composers, including her work for John Williams on Amistad and other projects Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto Film score recordings in Hollywood are performed not just by hundreds of talented orchestra musicians, but they often feature the superb work of great vocalists, singers and choirs. Sally Stevens is perhaps the most famous and distinguished singer and vocalist...

Duration:01:18:46

Back To Anatevka: More Talk On ’Fiddler On The Roof’

3/4/2022
Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino returns to talk more on his work for the 50th Anniversary Edition, with distinguished Broadway Music Director and Conductor Andy Einhorn joining as a special guest to discuss the first concert performance of John Williams' orchestrations and the legacy of the beloved musical. Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden The Legacy of John Williams goes back to Anatevka for the long-awaited 2nd part of the discussion on Fiddler On The Roof 50th Anniversary...

Duration:01:54:46

L.A. Studio Legends #14: Randy Kerber

2/25/2022
Legendary pianist and keyboardist talks about his career and his collaborations with John Williams on numerous projects, including his iconic solos on such classic scores as Harry Potter, Angela’s Ashes, Lincoln and The Book Thief Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto Among the studio musicians who performed for John Williams during the last two decades, Randy Kerber occupies a special place. He’s one of the most accomplished pianists and keyboardists working in the studio environment, with an...

Duration:01:29:25

Legacy Conversations: Remembering Leslie Bricusse

1/29/2022
Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino remembers the legendary Academy Award-winning composer, lyricist and songwriter who collaborated with John Williams on several projects including Superman, Home Alone and Hook Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden Composer, lyricist, librettist Leslie Bricusse (1931-2021) is one of the most talented and versatile musicians who worked in movies and musical theatre in the second half of the 20th century. His gift both for melody and catchy lyrics kept...

Duration:02:06:23

L.A. Studio Legends: The Reunion

12/27/2021
The great Los Angeles studio musicians reunite for the first time in years to celebrate John Williams Hosted and Produced by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden The Legacy of John Williams is proud to present this special podcast episode dedicated to the legendary Los Angeles studio musicians who performed in dozens of film soundtracks by John Williams, including such iconic scores as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Hook and Jurassic Park. L.A. STUDIO...

Duration:02:02:41

Legacy Conversations: Remembering Alexander Courage

12/10/2021
A tribute to the legendary award-winning composer, arranger and orchestrator who collaborated with John Williams on many projects over the years, as remembered by his stepdaughter Renata Pompelli Featuring Special Guest Mike Matessino Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden Among the collaborators who worked with John Williams during his long and distinguished career, Alexander Courage (1919-2008) certainly holds a very special place. Composer, arranger, orchestrator and conductor of...

Duration:01:53:01

Tradition! Mike Matessino Talks ‘Fiddler On The Roof‘ 50th Anniversary Edition

12/3/2021
Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino presents the 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of Fiddler On The Roof and discusses the history and the legacy of the beloved film musical and its importance for the career of John Williams Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden Soundtrack label La-La Land Records just released a spectacular new limited edition of one of the cornerstones in John Williams’ filmography. Fiddler On The Roof 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition is the most comprehensive...

Duration:01:36:33

L.A. Studio Legends #13: Mike Lang

11/16/2021
Legendary pianist and keyboardist talks his unparalleled career as a first-call studio musician on thousands of film scores for top film composers, including his many collaborations with John Williams, for whom he played on more than 30 films including The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, The Eiger Sanction and Hook Pianist Mike Lang certainly doesn't need much introduction among the legendary musicians who performed on film and television soundtracks in the last 50 years. He...

Duration:02:05:13

Legacy Conversations: Sarah Willis

11/9/2021
French Horn player of the Berlin Philharmonic and music educator extraordinaire talks her lifelong love for John Williams and the unforgettable experience of performing his music under the Maestro's baton French Horn player Sarah Willis is member of the Berlin Philharmonic since 2001 and she's one of the most generous musical citizen of the world. In addition to being one of the most talented and distinguished French Horn players in the world, she's a true music ambassador of her instrument...

Duration:00:55:10

Legacy Conversations: Emilio Audissino

9/24/2021
The Film Music of John Williams: Reviving Hollywood's Classical Style A Conversation With EMILIO AUDISSINO Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden Featuring Special Guest Frank Lehman, music theorist Distinguished author Emilio Audissino talks about his acclaimed book The Film Music of John Williams - Reviving Hollywood's Classical Style, the first and only monograph book in English language dedicated to the music of Maestro John Williams, now updated and revised in a newly published...

Duration:01:46:33

Top of the World: Mike Matessino Talks 'The Eiger Sanction'

8/10/2021
Soundtrack Producer Mike Matessino presents Intrada Records' new 2-disc expanded edition of John Williams’ score for Clint Eastwood’s alpine thriller, featuring the world premiere release of the original film recording and a remastered version of the 1975 soundtrack album Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden The restoration of Maestro John Williams’ rich filmography adds another pivotal item to its ongoing process of “future proofing”. Intrada Records has just released a 2-disc...

Duration:01:39:00

L.A. Studio Legends #12: Stephen Erdody

7/26/2021
Cellist extraordinaire talks his distinguished career as a studio musician in Hollywood and his many collaborations with John Williams, including his exquisite solo playing for such scores as Angela’s Ashes, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich, offering precious thoughts about the Maestro’s music and his creative process with musicians. Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto If you’ve heard an exquisite solo cello while watching a big Hollywood movie of the last 25 years, it’s...

Duration:01:50:06

Heavens and Dreamscapes: Mike Matessino Talks 'Images' and 'Always'

6/24/2021
The esteemed Soundtrack Producer discusses two classic John Williams' film scores recently released: Steven Spielberg's 1989 aviation drama Always and Robert Altman's 1972 cult classic Images Hosted by Maurizio Caschetto and Tim Burden As we reach the middle point of 2021, fans and admirers of John Williams have more than a reason to be happy and cheerful at the moment. A couple new CD releases present two of Maestro Williams's most unique and varied scores of his extensive filmography:...

Duration:01:27:01

Legacy Conversations: Steven C. Smith and William Stromberg

6/10/2021
Distinguished author Steven C. Smith and composer & conductor William Stromberg discuss the lineage that connects John Williams and the great composers of the Golden Age of Hollywood, including Bernard Herrmann and Max Steiner John Williams is the film composer who, more than any other, was able to take the great tradition of the Golden Age of Hollywood's film music and revive it for modern audiences. Thanks to the impressive box office success of such films as Jaws, Star Wars, Close...

Duration:02:03:15

L.A. Studio Legends #11: Louise Di Tullio

5/28/2021
Legendary flutist talks her incredible career as a performing artist, the legacy of her own musical family, the phenomenal streak of work as a studio musician in Hollywood and her many collaborations with John Williams on such iconic scores as Hook, Jurassic Park, War Horse and many others. Flutist Louise Di Tullio is one of the true icons among the generation of musicians performing in the Los Angeles area who came on the scene between the late 1950s and early 1960s. In an amazing career...

Duration:01:53:12

Presenting The Logo Music of The Legacy of John Williams

5/17/2021
Los Angeles-based Italian composer Antonio Di Iorio has written the logo music for The Legacy of John Williams website and podcast show. From now on, the title theme will open the episodes of the podcast show and the future audio and video special features. Antonio Di Iorio is a Los Angeles based award-winning composer for film, TV and concert hall. He graduated in Composition, Piano and Conducting in Italy and in Seattle. In 2014, he attended the coveted and highly selective ASCAP Film &...

Duration:00:01:59

Conductor Kevin Griffiths Talks "Spotlight on John Williams"

4/9/2021
The English-born conductor talks about the brand-new recording "Spotlight on John Williams", the debut album of the Swiss-based City Light Symphony Orchestra, a 2-CD collection of some of John Williams' film masterpieces Spotlight on John Williams presents the City Light Symphony Orchestra conducted by English-born Maestro Kevin Griffiths in a 100-minute musical journey throughout some of John Williams’ movie masterworks, featuring such acclaimed soloists as Valentine Michaud, Reinhold...

Duration:01:04:31