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Re: John Williams is a petty theif
• Posted by: Arne Barnard   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, March 18, 2016, at 8:54 p.m.
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• In Response to: John Williams is a petty theif (Aaron)

> As much as I like Mr. Williams' music (and I have 47 of his CDs), he steal
> far too much from other composers. I am trying to assimilate a collection
> of all the things he has stolen from. So far I have Dvorak's 'New World'
> Symphony, Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet,' Sibelius' 'Finaldnia,'
> Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition,' 'The Rite of Spring' and 'The
> Firebird' by Stravinsky, Korngold's theme to 'King's Row,' Persichetti's
> 6th symphony, Neverending Story, 'Death and Transfiguration' by Strauss,
> and Holst's 'The Planets.' Does anybody out there know of any more
> rip-offs? If you have some more, please email me at
> or chat via AIM, my screen name is Composer111285.

Google "How many times has John Williams borrowed music" and have fun!

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