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Young Person's Guide to John Williams

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John Williams

John Williams (arranged by Jay Bocook)

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General Info

Year: 1991
Duration: c. 5:40
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $10.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The title of this composition is a play on Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Movie goers have been treated to the masterful film scores of John Williams for decades. Here's a collection of some of his most memorable melodies, including Prologue from Hook, Theme from E.T., Hedwig's Theme and Raiders March.

- Program Note by Macunge Band concert program, 5 June 2015

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

Audio Links

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Oak Ridge (Tenn.) Wind Ensemble/Community Band (Shaun Salem, conductor)– 7 April 2019
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) North Star Band (J. Nick Smith, conductor) – 30 April 2018
  • Macungie Band (Bethlehem, Penn.) (Michael Moran, conductor) - 5 June 2015
  • Elkhart (Ind.) Municipal Band – 8 March 2015

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Williams, J.; Bocook, J. (1991). Young Person's Guide to John Williams [score]. Hal Leonard: Milwaukee, Wisc.