YouTube is nothing but goofy videos, like cats that open doors, dogs that rap and a gerbil with a lightsaber.
That presumption is only partly correct (But c’mon…a gerbil with a lightsaber!).
Despite the preconveived notions about YouTube’s content, the videos that can be discovered while exploring the popular website are actually infinitely diverse. There are ridiculously silly and absurd videos, yes, but there are also amazing feats captured for millions (even billions) to see for an eye-opening surprise.
John Williams is a movie soundtrack legend. Mr. Williams has written and composed some of the most iconic scores in movie and cultural history.
- Jaws (1975)
- Star Wars (Beginning in 1977-Present)
- Superman (1978)
- Indiana Jones (Beginning in 1981-Present)
- E.T. (1982)
- Home Alone (1990)
- Hook (1991)
- Jurassic Park (1993)
In addition, what’s equally noteworthy of the past legacy of John Williams is the future legacy of John Williams. Returning to compose The Force Awakens (Star Wars: Episode VII) in 2015, one of the best instrumentals on the soundtrack is “Rey’s Theme.” And it sounds like YouTube user Chelsea Comeau is quite the good student in the John Williams school of brilliant character themes, with just a piano.
Now compare to the genius John Williams version, complete with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at his disposal. And, of course, let’s not forget that John Williams came up with this beautiful instrumental from his imagination.
It’s pretty great what you can find on YouTube, isn’t it?
Or what you can be inspired by on YouTube…
P.S. You’re welcome.