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Evening at Pops; John Williams Special

07/05/1983

JOHN WILLIAMS SPECIAL


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Series
Evening at Pops
Program
John Williams Special
Program Number

5001

Series Description

Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

The Maestro as musician, conductor and composer in a special mix of performance and on-location scenes with selections from Williams’ well-known movie scores. Included against footage of New England is a performance of Williams’ Gloria theme by Orchestra and Chorus, Willams playing the harpsichord for Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins and Orchestra, selections from Williams’ Academy Award-winning film themes and a finale of his America, The Dream Goes On.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance for a Live Audience
Topics
Music
Creators
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; John Williams Special,” 07/05/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C6AE2CEFE7E4D5697D77E458BD3EAD6.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; John Williams Special.” 07/05/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C6AE2CEFE7E4D5697D77E458BD3EAD6>.
APA: Evening at Pops; John Williams Special. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C6AE2CEFE7E4D5697D77E458BD3EAD6
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