Legendary composer John Williams has composed a new Red Sox song called "Fanfare for Fenway" with the help of the Boston Pops Orchestra.
The piece, which is just over three minutes long and was recorded at Boston's Symphony Hall on Saturday, is a tribute to Fenway Park during its centennial.
It isn't the first hit Williams — a passionate Red Sox fan — has composed, though. The maestro is responsible for some of the most recognizable film scores in the history of motion pictures, including the Star Wars saga, Jaws, Superman, the Indiana Jones films, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Hook, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List, Home Alone and the first three Harry Potter films.
He's also worked extensively with director Steven Spielberg, composing the music for all but two — Duel and The Color Purple — of Spielberg's major feature films.
Williams' latest Sox piece extends what has already been quite the relationship between him and the organization. A portion of the 2005 Opening Day World Series ring ceremony was set to a Williams medley that featured the "Main Theme" from Star Wars, "Raiders March" from Indiana Jones, and the "Theme" from Jurassic Park, performed by musicians from the Boston Pops. His music was also featured prominently during the 2008 Opening Day ring ceremony.
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