John Williams (classical guitar player)

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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.

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Middle name: Christopher

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John Christopher Williams (born 24 April 1941) is an Australian classical guitarist renowned for his ensemble playing as well as his interpretation and promotion of the modern classical guitar repertoire. In 1973, he shared a Grammy Award win in the Best Chamber Music Performance category with fellow guitarist Julian Bream for Julian and John (Works by Lawes, Carulli, Albéniz, Granados). Williams is noted for a technique that is often described as virtually flawless. Guitar historian Graham Wade has said: "John is perhaps the most technically accomplished guitarist the world has seen."

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Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Changes John Williams 2
1972 Gitarre John Williams 1
1973 The Height Below John Williams 1
1979 Bridges John Williams 1
1981 Echoes of Spain Isaac Albéniz; John Williams 2
1983 The Guitar Is the Song: A Folksong Collection John Williams 2
1987 Duos Paganini, Giuliani; Itzhak Perlman, John Williams 2
1987 Fragments of a Dream Inti-Illimani & John Williams & Paco Peña 1
1989 Guitar Concertos (English Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Charles Groves; feat. guitar: John Williams) John Williams 1
1990 Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre Joaquín Rodrigo; John Williams, Philadelphia Orchestra, Ormandy, English Chamber Orchestra, Groves 1
1990 Guitar Transcriptions (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, feat. conductor: Kenneth Sillito) John Williams 2
1992 Iberia John Williams 1
1993 Together Julian Bream, John Williams 1
1993 Together Again Julian Bream, John Williams 1
1994 From Australia John Williams 1
1995 The Great Paraguayan Agustín Barrios Mangoré; John Williams 1
1995 Chefs - d'oeuvre de la guitare John Williams 1
1995 Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre Joaquín Rodrigo; Philharmonia Orchestra, Louis Frémaux, John Williams 1
1995 The Great Paraguayan (From the Jungles of Paraguay) Agustín Barrios Mangoré; John Williams 2
1996 Guitar Recital: Paganini, Scarlatti, Villa-Lobos & Giuliani Paganini, Scarlatti, Villa-Lobos, Giuliani; John Williams 2
1996 Steve Gray: Guitar Concerto; Richard Harvey: Concerto Antico (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Paul Daniel, guitar: John Williams) John Williams 1
1997 Portrait of John Williams John Williams 2
1998 The Guitarist John Williams 1
1999 Plays Schubert & Giuliani John Williams 1
2000 Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre Joaquín Rodrigo; John Williams 1
2001 The Magic Box John Williams 2
2003 El Diablo Suelto John Williams 2
2008 From a Bird John Williams 1
Cavatina John Williams 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Celebration John Williams 1
1989 Spanish Guitar Favorites John Williams 1
1989 The Great Guitar Concertos (feat. guitar: John Williams) John Williams 1
1990 Spanish Guitar Music John Williams 3
1991 The Best of John Williams John Williams 1
1992 Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasia para un gentilhombre / Giuliani, Vivaldi: Guitar Concertos (feat. guitar: John Williams) John Williams 1
1994 Together: The Ultimate Collection Julian Bream, John Williams 1
1994 Greatest Hits John Williams 4
1996 Guitar Recital John Williams 1
1996 John Williams Plays the Movies John Williams 3
1997 Lute Suite no. 4 / Chaconne, BWV 1004 / Prelude, Fugue & Allegro, BWV 998 and other selections Bach; John Williams 1
1997 Lute Suites, BWV 995, 996, 997, 999 & 1000 Bach; John Williams 1
1997 The Very Best of John Williams John Williams 1
1999 Guitar Moods John Williams 1
2000 Classic Williams: Romance of the Guitar (John Williams) John Williams 2
2002 Spanish Dreams John Williams 1
2003 Trésors guitare classique Julian Bream, John Williams 1
2005 The Essential Collection John Williams 1
2005 The Ultimate Guitar Collection John Williams 1
2011 The Guitarist John Williams 1
2013 The Spanish Guitar Anthology John Williams 1

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