John Williams: The Seville Concert and the Film Profile (1993)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Concerts, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 119 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

One of the world's most accomplished classical guitarists, John Williams, plays a variety of his favorite classical and flamenco pieces in this concert video, recorded during a recital with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla, under the direction of Jose Buenagu. Selections include J.S. Bach's Suite for Lute (Guitar) No. 4 in E Major, BWV 1006a; Suite espaƱola, Op. 47 by Isaac Albeniz; and Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra. In addition, this video includes a documentary on Williams' life and career, which includes performances with Andres Segovia and Paco Pena.

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career-retrospective, classical-music, concert-footage, flamenco, guitar, musician, recital