Composing for the concert hall
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John Williams: 15 facts about the great composer
12. Composing for the concert hall
Williams has written numerous pieces for the concert hall, including a symphony and concertos for horn, clarinet, cello, flute and violin. His bassoon concerto, The Five Sacred Trees, which was premiered by the New York Philharmonic and its principal bassoon player Judith LeClair in 1995, was recorded by Williams with LeClair and the LSO.