Disc 1

1. Applause

2. The Flight To Neverland

3. Excerpts From Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

4. MC

5. Hedwig’s Theme

6. Theme From Sabrina

7. Donnybrook Fair

8. Devil’s Dance

9. MC

10. Adventures On Earth

Disc 2

1. Theme From Jurassic Park

2. Dartmoor. 1912

3. Out To Sea & The Shark Cage Fugue

4. Marion’s Theme

5. MC

6. The Rebellion Is Reborn

7. Luke & Leia

8. Main Title

9. MC

10. Nice To Be Around

11. MC

12. The Duel

13. Remembrances

14. Raiders March

15. The Imperial March

16. Fawkes The Phoenix

17. Sound The Bells!

18. March Of The Resistance

John Williams & Anne Sophie Mutter & Wiener Philharmoniker - Live in Vienna (Special Edition)

Double UHQCD - UCCG - 45074-75 UHQ - MSRP €45.00

Legendary American film composer John Williams conducted the Vienna Philharmonic for the first time in January 2020. This recording documents the historic performance and has been supplemented for the Special Edition with three additional titles that he recorded in March 2022 at the same venue with the same orchestra.

Symphonic Hollywood sounds resounded on the stage of the Vienna Musikverein. The world-renowned orchestra played cult themes from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park and other milestones of film history. The star guest was Anne-Sophie Mutter with adaptations for violin arranged especially for her by Williams.

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John Williams & Anne Sophie Mutter & Wiener Philharmoniker - Live in Vienna (Special Edition)

Double UHQCD - UCCG - 45074-75 UHQ