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John Williams composes 'Fanfare for Fenway'

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  March 25, 2012 12:32 PM

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Conductor John Williams has composed a musical tribute in honor of Fenway Park's 100th anniversary. The piece, entitled "Fanfare for Fenway" is slightly more than three minutes long, and it was played and recorded Saturday at Symphony Hall in Boston by musicians from the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Williams, the highly accomplished maestro whose work is featured in movies such as Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jurassic Park, is a Red Sox fan whose work has been included in several Fenway Park celebrations.

Watch a video excerpt of Saturday's recording session above or hit play below to hear a sample of the piece that was distributed by the Red Sox.

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