Lincoln – A Chat With Composer John Williams

by Yo Snyder

If Steven Spielberg is making a new movie, then you can be
pretty sure that John Williams will be composing it. That’s no less true for Lincoln. Now, this isn’t an epic
adventure film, or a sci-fi opera, or a movie with a bunch of dinosaurs running
around; it’s a movie where there are a bunch of people talking about politics and
process. So how did John Williams approach scoring that type of film? He
recently shared a few insights from his experiences on Lincoln; take a look: