Main discography

Discography as a composer

Soundtracks conducted by others

Soundtracks using John Williams's Themes

Concert works

Other works


Discography as a composer – Other Works (selective list)


"Themes To Remember - Top TV Themes And Background Music". Conducted by Stanley Wilson. Decca DL 4481

"Checkmate: Shelly Manne & His Men Play the Music of Johnny Williams from the TV Series". Contemporary Records M3599; Reissued in 2002, Contemporary Records; Reissued in 2014 with Bonus Tracks, Jazz Musts

"The Theme From Ben Casey and the Top TV Themes From...". Valjean at the piano with orchestral accompaniment. Carlton LP 143


"André Previn Plays Music Of The Young Hollywood Composers". RCA Victor LPM-3491


"Walter Matthau sings the love theme from 'Pete 'n' Tillie'". MCA Records 33050


"Frank Sinatra – Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back". Reprise Records FS 2155


"Paul Williams – Here Comes Inspiration". A&M Records SP-3606


"A Concert of Film Music". London Symphony Orchestra/Henry Mancini. RCA Victor AFL1-1379; Reissued in 1993, RCA Victor


"Meco – Music Inspired By Star Wars And Other Galactic Funk". RCA Victor DXL1-3043; Reissued in 1999, Hip-O Records


"Zubin Mehta Conducts Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra – Suites From Star Wars And Close Encounters Of The Third Kind". London Records ZM 1001; Reissued in 1988, Decca 417 846-2

"John Williams: Close Encounters of the Third Kind/Star Wars". National Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Gerhardt. RCA Red Seal ARL1-2698; Reissued in 1993, RCA Victor 2698-2-RG.


"Digital Space". London Symphony Orchestra/Morton Gould. Varèse Sarabande VCDM 1000.20; Reissued in 1985, Varèse Sarabande VCD 47229; Reissued in 2007 with previously unreleased material as "Morton Gould Conducts Film Score Classics And Rarities", Citadel Records


"John Williams: The Empire Strikes Back". National Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Gerhardt. Chalfont Records SDG 313; Reissued in 1985, Varèse Sarabande VCD 47204; Reissued in 1992, Varèse Sarabande VSD-5353

"John Rose – Star Wars". Towerhill Records T-1008


"Flying (Theme from E.T.)". London Symphony Orchestra/John Bell . Towerbell Records/UK TOW 31


"John Williams: Return of the Jedi". National Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Gerhardt. RCA Victor Red Seal CRC1-4748; Reissued in 1991, RCA Victor 60767-2-RG

"John Williams: The Star Wars Trilogy". Utah Symphony Orchestra/Varujan Kojian. Varèse Sarabande 704.210; Reissued in 1990, Varèse Sarabande VCD 47201; Reissued for digital download in 2013, Varèse Sarabande


"Star Tracks". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc DG-10094; Reissued in 1984, Telarc CD-80094

"Time Warp". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc DG-10106; Reissued in 1984, Telarc CD-80106


"The Final Frontier - The Triple Album". London Symphony Orchestra/Roy Budd. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 3-188; Reissued in 1995 "Big Screen Adventures"; Reissued for digital download in 2014 "Film Classics, Vol. 1", Collins Classics


"Star Tracks II". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80146

"Hollywood's Greatest Hits, Vol. I". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80168


"Music From the Prince and the Pauper [and other film music]". National Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Gerhardt. Varese Sarabande VSD 5207

"Classic Marches". Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin . RCA Victor Red Seal 7116


"Fantastic Journey". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80231

"The Best Of John Williams". Philharmonic Rock Orchestra/Richard Hayman. Naxos 8990001


"Movie Love Themes". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80243


"Giants Of Cinema - The Best Of John Williams". L.A. Symphonic Orchestra/William Motzing. Edel Company – EDL 2748-2


"The Great Fantasy Adventure Album". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80342

"Hollywood Nightmares". Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri. Philips 442425


"Journey To The Stars: A Sci Fi Fantasy Adventure". Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/John Mauceri. Philips 446 403-2

"To Catch A Thief (A History Of Hitchcock II)". City Of Prague Philharmonic/Paul Bateman. Silva Screen – FILMCD 159


"Beautiful Hollywood". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc CD-80440

"Gustav Holst: The Planets; John Williams: Star Wars Suite; Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra". Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra/Zubin Mehta. Decca 452 910-2 (Compilation); Reissued partially in 2012, Decca.

"The Trotter Trio - Sketches On Star Wars". Varèse Sarabande VSD-5794


"Midway". Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Rick Kentworth. Varèse Sarabande VSD-5940; Reissued for digital download in 2014, Varèse Sarabande

"Superman: The Movie". Royal Scottish National Orchestra/John Debney. Varèse Sarabande VSD2-5981; Reissued for digital download in 2014, Varèse Sarabande

"Holiday Pops". Boston Pops Orchestra/Keith Lockhart. RCA Victor 09026 63252-2


"The Towering Inferno And Other Disaster Classics". (Compilation). Varèse Sarabande VSD-5807

"Amazing Stories". Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Joel McNeely, John Debney. Varèse Sarabande VSD-5941

"Themes from The Phantom Menace and Other Film Hits". Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Frederic Talgorn. Varèse Sarabande VSD-6086

"Close Encounters - The Essential John Williams Film Music Collection". City Of Prague Philharmonic (2 CD Set, Compilation). Silva Screen FILMXCD 314

"Erich Kunzel - Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Perform A Salute To The Great Movie Scores Of Steven Spielberg". Telarc CD-80495


"Jaws". Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Joel McNeely. Varèse Sarabande VSD-6078; Reissued for digital download in 2014, Varèse Sarabande

"Dallas Christmas Gala". Dallas SO & Chorus/Andrew Litton, David R. Davidson. Naxos DE3267

"Devil's Dance". Gil Shaham, Jonathan Feldman. Deutsche Grammophon 463 483-2

"Great Orchestral Marches". Edmonton Symphony Orchestra/Uri Mayer. CBC SMCD 5093

"Hollywood Symphonic Concert - John Williams". Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra/Orie Suzuki. Volcano/Culture Publishers [Japan] CPC8-1082/3


"Greatest Science Fiction Hits IV". Neil Norman And His Cosmic Orchestra. GNP Crescendo GNPD 2258


"John Williams: 40 Years of Film Music". City of Prague Philharmonic. Silva Screen TVPMCD 810 (2 CD Set, compilation)

"Epics". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel.


"Virtuoso Violin Works". Maxim Vengerov, Ian Brown. Warner Classics 5579162


"Kreisler, Paganini, Sarasate, Wieniawski". Maxim Vengerov.

"Music from the Films of Steven Spielberg". City of Prague Philharmonic (2 CD Set, compilation).

"Hollywood Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movie Themes". Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.


"Great Film Fantasies". Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel. Telarc Surround SACD-60664

"The Greatest Cinema Choral Classics". City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus. Silva Classics – SILKD 6040


"Movie Legends John Williams". Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. RPO RPOSP021

"Symphonic Brass". Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs. Naxos 8.570726


"The Six Star Wars Films". City of Prague Philharmonic. Silva Screen Records 1219


"Filmharmonic". Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. RPO SP033 (3 CD Set)

"A Family Christmas". Royal Scottish National Orchestra & Junior Chorus/Christopher Bell. Signum U.K. 202

"The Hollywood Flute of Louise Di Tullio". Sinfonia Toronto/Ronald Royer. Cambria Master Recordings CD-1194

"Alexandre Da Costa: Schindler's List". Bienne Symphonic Orchestra/Thomas Rösner. ATMA Classique ACD22579


"Moviebrass - West Side Story Suite, Space Brass". Gomalan Brass Quintet. Naxos 8.572244

"Schönbrunn 2010 - Moon, Planets, Stars". Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Franz Welser-Möst. Deutsche Grammophon 001455902

"Give Me a Smile: Songs and Music of World War II". BBC Concert Orchestra/Carl Davis. Threefold Records CDC008


"Portals". St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra/Vladimir Lande. Marquis 81423


"The Complete Harry Potter Film Music Collection". City of Prague Philharmonic. Silva Screen Records 1381 (2 CD Set)

"The Music of John Williams: The Definitive Collection". City of Prague Philharmonic. lva Screen Records 1382 (6 CD Set, compilation)

"Barber, Korngold: Violin Concertos". Alexander Gilman. Naxos OC799

"John Williams Greatest Hits". Philharmonisches Orchester des Staatstheaters Cottbus/Evan Christ. Telos Music TLS165

"Silence on joue!/A Time for Us". Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà. Analekta AN28736


"La Creation Du Monde". Swedish Wind Ensemble/Christian Lindberg. Bis 1640

"300". Ingolf Wunder. DG 4790084

"American Harp". Yolanda Kondonassis. Azica 71281

"The Silver Violin". Nicola Benedetti. Decca 001760902

"Violin Showcase". Matthieu Arama. Brilliant Classics 94748

"Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies". Gil Shaham, Orla Shaham. Canary Classics 10

"My First Decade". Nicola Benedetti. Decca 4786106 (Compilation)


"Eventide". Voces8. Decca 4785703

"Escape to Paradise". Daniel Hope, TodtenhaupAmmon, Sting/Royal Stockholm Philh. O, Quintet of the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin/Shelley. Decca 4785703


"Music from The Star Wars Saga". City of Prague Philharmonic. Silva Screen SILCD1479 (Selections from the 2012 compilation The Definitive Collection)

"Schindler's List: The Film Music of John Williams". Elizabeth Hedman, Dan Redfeld. Bsx 9103

"Hollywood Blockbusters, Vol. 2". Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Nic Raine. RPO RPOSP050

"Waldbühne 2015". Berliner Philharmoniker/Simon Rattle. Euroarts 26097

"Sixty-Eight Annual Midwest Clinic 2014". Carmel High School Symphony Orchestra/Soo Han, Margaret Hite, Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Dr. Robert Gillespie, Michael Pote. Mark Records 51404-MCD

"On A Lighter Note". Frikki Walker. OxRecs OXCD128

"Journey East". Nemanja Radulovic. DG 4793361


"Silence on joue: Take 2". Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà. Analekta AN287434


"Score". 2Cellos & London SO. Portrait 88985349122

"Lights, Camera...Music! Six Decades of John Williams". Boston Pops Orchestra/Keith Lockhart. BSO Classics 1704

"Sommernachtskonzert (Summer Night Concert) 2017". Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Christoph Eschenbach. Sony Classical 21514807

"John Williams: Themes and Transcriptions for Piano". Simone Pedroni. Varèse Sarabande 3020674788


"John Williams: A Life in Music". London Symphony Orchestra/Gavin Greenaway. Classic FM CFMD60

"The Genius of Film Music - Hollywood 1980s-2000s". London SO/Brossé. LPO-0110


"Celebrating John Williams". Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel (2 CD Set). Deutsche Grammophon 002993902

"Music From The Star Wars Saga: The Essential Collection". Slovak NSO/Robert Ziegler, Sony Classical, 19439714182; Reissued as 2-LP in 2020, At The Movies, MOVATM272)