John Williams (classical guitarist)

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Guitarist John Williams has established his position at the top rank of classical guitarists over the course of 30 years of recording and performing. He has made over 30 best-selling recordings of a broad range of music for classical guitar.


Middle name: Christopher

Annotation last modified on 2011-01-31 15:02 UTC.

Legal name: John Christopher Williams



196220 Studies for GuitarFernando Sor; John Williams1
1971ChangesJohn Williams53
1972TogetherJulian Bream, John Williams54
1973The Height BelowJohn Williams51
1974Greatest HitsJohn Williams1
1974RhapsodyJohn Williams1
1974Virtuoso Variations for GuitarJohn Williams2
1975Concierto De Aranjuez / Concerto For Guitar And Small OrchestraJohn Williams1
1975The Four Lute SuitesBach; John Williams6
1976Best FriendsCleo Laine & John Williams3
1976DuosPaganini, Giuliani; Itzhak Perlman, John Williams3
1976John Williams and Friends: Two Guitars, Two Marimbas & BassJohn Williams2
1977Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto, op. 99 / Dodgson: Guitar Concerto no. 2 / Arnold: Serenade for Guitar and StringsCastelnuovo‐Tedesco; John Williams, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves1
1977John Williams Plays Music of Agustín Barrios MangoréAgustín Barrios Mangoré; John Williams51
1978Malcolm Arnold: Guitar Concerto, op. 67 / Leo Brouwer: Guitar ConceroMalcolm Arnold, Leo Brouwer; John Williams,London Sinfonietta, Elgar Howarth1
1978TravellingJohn Williams2
1979BridgesJohn Williams1
1981Echoes of SpainIsaac Albéniz; John Williams3
1982Portrait of John WilliamsJohn Williams3
1983Let The Music Take YouCleo Laine & John Williams1
1983The Guitar Is the Song: A Folksong CollectionJohn Williams2
1984Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombreRodrigo; John Williams, Philharmonia Orchestra, Louis Frémaux3
1984ConcertosBach, Handel, Marcello; John Williams, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Kenneth Sillito3
1986Echoes of LondonJohn Williams2
1987Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombreRodrigo; John Williams, Eugene Ormandy, Charles Groves2
1987Concerto for Guitar and Jazz OrchestraPaul Hart; John Williams, National Youth Jazz Orchestra1
1987Fragments of a DreamInti‐Illimani, John Williams, Paco Peña2
1988The Baroque AlbumJohn Williams2
1989Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez / Villa‐Lobos: Guitar ConcertoRodrigo, Villa‐Lobos; John Williams2
1989Spanish Guitar FavouritesJohn Williams6
1989Spirit of the Guitar: Music of the AmericasJohn Williams1
1991John Williams Plays Vivaldi ConcertosVivaldi; John Williams, Benjamin Verdery, Norbert Blum, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, János Rolla3
1991Latin American Guitar Music by Barrios and PonceAgustín Barrios Mangoré, Manuel María Ponce; John Williams2
1991Takemitsu Played by John WilliamsTakemitsu; John Williams, Esa-Pekka Salonen1
1991The Magic Guitar Of John Williams: Villa Lobos (Five Preludes) / Scarlatti (Six Sonatas)John Williams1
1992IberiaJohn Williams1
1994From AustraliaJohn Williams2
1995The Great ParaguayanAgustín Barrios Mangoré; John Williams4
1995Chefs - d'oeuvre de la guitareJohn Williams1
1996Harvey: Concerto Antico / Gray: Guitar ConcertoGray, Harvey; John Williams, London Symphony Orchestra, Paul Daniel1
1996The Mantis & the Moon: Guitar Duets from Around the WorldJohn Williams, Timothy Kain1
1997Classical Treasures: Guitar ClassicsJohann Sebastian Bach; Andrés Segovia, John Williams1
1997The Black DecameronLeo Brouwer; John Williams, London Sinfonietta, Steven Mercurio2
1998The GuitaristJohn Williams3
1999Música española: Música para guitarra IIRodrigo, Albéniz, Segovia; Fernández, Bonell, Williams, Gomez, Walker, Abreu1
1999Giuliani: Guitar Concerto / Schubert: "Arpeggione" SonataGiuliani, Schubert; John Williams1
1999Guitar ConcertosRodrigo, Dodgson; John Williams, Eugene Ormandy, Charles Groves1
2001The Magic BoxJohn Williams3
2001Invocación y danza, "Hommage à Falla" / Concierto de Aranjuez / Two Concertos for Guitar and OrchestraJoaquín Rodrigo, Heitor Villa‐Lobos, Mario Castelnuovo‐Tedesco; John Williams, English Chamber Orchestra,Daniel Barenboim, Sir Charles Groves1
2003El Diablo SueltoJohn Williams3
2003Guitar ClassicsAndrés Segovia, John Williams & Álvaro Pierri1
2003Rodrigo / Villa‐Lobos: Guitar ConcertosRodrigo, Villa-Lobos; John Williams, English Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Charles Groves1
2008From a BirdJohn Williams1
2009Suite no. 1 & 3Bach; John Williams1
2015Vivaldi & Giuliani: Guitar ConcertosJohn Williams1
2019Vivaldi, etc.!Vivaldi; John Williams1
PortraitJohn Williams2
The Qantas CollectionJohn Williams1

Album + Compilation

1972GitarreJohn Williams51
1987Unforgettable John Williams 16 Golden ClassicsJohn Williams1
1988Bach on GuitarBach; John Williams, Andrés Segovia3
1988The John Williams CollectionJohn Williams2
1989CelebrationJohn Williams1
1989Guitar, Greatest HitsJohn Williams1
1989Guitar ConcertosJohn Williams, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Groves1
1989Spanish Guitar FavoritesGranados, Albéniz, Rodrigo, Tárrega, Falla; John Williams2
1989The Great Guitar ConcertosJohn Williams1
1990CavatinaJohn Williams2
1990Spanish Guitar MusicJohn Williams56
1991The Best of John WilliamsJohn Williams2
1992Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasia para un gentilhombre / Giuliani, Vivaldi: Guitar ConcertosRodrigo, Giuliani, Vivaldi; John Williams, Eugene Ormandy, Charles Groves3
1994Together: The Ultimate CollectionJulian Bream, John Williams1
1994Greatest HitsJohn Williams4
1994The Guitar AlbumJohn Williams1
1995The Art of the GuitarAndrés Segovia & John Williams2
1996Guitar RecitalPaganini, Scarlatti, Villa-Lobos, Giuliani; John Williams2
1996Guitar RecitalJohn Williams2
1996John Williams Plays the MoviesJohn Williams3
1997Lute Suites, BWV 995, 996, 997, 999 & 1000Bach; John Williams1
1997Lute Suite no. 4 / Chaconne, BWV 1004 / Prelude, Fugue & Allegro, BWV 998 and other selectionsBach; John Williams1
1997The Very Best of John WilliamsJohn Williams1
2000Classic Williams: Romance of the GuitarJohn Williams3
2000English Guitar MusicJohn Williams1
2000The Essential John WilliamsJohn Williams1
2000Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombreJoaquín Rodrigo; John Williams1
2002Passion / Suite / Toccata / Magnificat / Brandenburg / Goldberg / Concerto / Fugue / Invention / PartitaBach; John Williams, Gustav Leonhardt, Tafelmusik1
2002Spanish DreamsJohn Williams1
2002Spanish Guitar: Passion and FireAndrés Segovia, John Williams1
2003Guitar Virtuosos - Masters of GuitarSegovia & Williams1
2003Trésors guitare classiqueJulian Bream, John Williams1
2003Classical GuitarAndrés Segovia, John Williams1
2005The Essential CollectionJohn Williams1
2005The Ultimate Guitar CollectionJohn Williams2
2009Greatest HitsJohn Williams1
2010Movements in BachJohn Williams1
2010Cavatina: The Complete Fly and Cube RecordingsJohn Williams1
2010Best of GuitarJulian Bream, Pepe Romero, Andrés Segovia, Göran Söllscher, John Williams, Narciso Yepes u.a.1
2011The GuitaristJohn Williams1
2013The Spanish Guitar AnthologyJohn Williams1
2016Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombreRodrigo; John Williams, Philharmonia Orchestra, Louis Frémaux2

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