André Previn – An 80th Birthday Celebration

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COMPOSERS: Gershwin,Vaughan Williams,Weill
LABELS: RCA
WORKS: Guitar Concerto etc; plus works by Vaughan Williams, Weill, Gershwin etc
PERFORMER: John Williams (guitar); LSO/Previn
CATALOGUE NO: 88697 47250 2 (1961-95)

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Celebrating André Previn’s 80th birthday, a first CD release for his imaginative 1971 Guitar Concerto for John Williams – supplemented by glimpses of Previn as conductor (Vaughan Williams’s Wasps buzzing fiercely), film composer, and jazz pianist. Anthony Burton