Greetings! ScoreKeeper here with some new news on John Williams' latest largesse to the masses.
Sports in general are not among the many focused mainstays on this site; however, being a fan of both professional baseball and football, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to share this bit of information.
Are you ready for some John Williams?
It was announced today that John Williams has composed the new themes for "Sunday Night Football" and "Football Night in America" for NBC.
Check out the post below courtesy of filmmusicmag.com.
FILM & TV MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS
Friday September 1, 2006
online at filmmusicmag.com
John Williams has returned to his television roots and written the new theme music for "NBC Sunday Night Football" and "Football Night in America", according to an announcement released yesterday. Williams has written music for NBC before, including its theme for the Olympic Games as well as the NBC News theme also known as "The Mission". In the press release, Williams stated that "it has been great fun and a rare privilege to have been asked to contribute music for NBC's broadcast of one of our country's greatest traditions - football!", and he continued: "The outstanding athletes that play this game are similar to our great musicians in that they all require complete dedication and rigorous daily practice to stay sharp."