Schoenberg, Maderna and John Williams: Serenade op. 24 on #neuguitars #blog

Few people know that John Williams, a beloved classical guitarist, also had an excellent relationship with contemporary music. He was one of the most committed guitarists in the recording of Arnold Schoenberg’s Serenade Op.24. The first time in 1962 with the Melos Ensemble, conducted by Bruno Maderna.

The second time with the London Sinfonietta, directed by David Atherton, in 1974. In an edition that included a luxurious 5 LP box set with a rich booklet attached. On both occasions DECCA was the record company.