John Williams (guitar): Myers, Yocoh, Tárrega, Barrios and Bach

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John Williams (guitar) performing Cavatina

"Cavatina" is a classical guitar piece by Stanley Myers and is most famous as the theme from "The Deer Hunter".
The piece had been recorded by classical guitarist John Williams, long before the film that made it famous. It had originally been written for piano but at Williams' invitation, Myers re-wrote it for guitar and expanded it.

After this transformation, it was first used for the film, The Walking Stick (1970). In 1973, Cleo Laine wrote lyrics and recorded the song as "He Was Beautiful" accompanied by John Williams. Following the release of The Deer Hunter in 1978, Williams' instrumental version of "Cavatina" became a UK Top 20 hit.

John Williams (guitar) performing Yuquijiro Yocoh Sakura Variations

John Williams (guitar) performing Francisco Tárrega Recuerdos de la Alhambra

John Williams (guitar) performing Agustín Barrios Prelude in C minor

John Williams (guitar) performing Agustín Barrios Prelude in G minor op 5 no 1

John Williams (guitar) performing Agustín Barrios La Catedral Nos 1-3
0:00 preludio saudade 2:15 andante religioso 4:01 allegro solemne

John Williams plays Bach Wachet Auf! (Sleepers Wake)
From Cantata 140
John Williams: Guitar
Peter Hurford: Organ