John Williams at Ronnie Scott's - Documentary of 1971





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Published on Jul 30, 2016

John Christopher Williams is a classical guitarist, renowned for his ensemble playing as well as his interpretation and promotion of the modern classical guitar repertoire. 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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45:15 Prelude No. 2 - Heitor Villa-Llobos

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Interesting facts:
- From the age of 11, Williams attended summer courses with Andrés Segovia at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wi...)

- World famous guitarist John Williams and filmmaker Christopher Nupen studied classic guitar together with Segovia.

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