Themes from Memoirs of a Geisha composed by John Williams. Arranged by Ted Ricketts. For Orchestra, String Orchestra (Score & Parts). Pop Specials for Strings. Grade 3-4. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4490527).
With another Oscar-nominated score, John Williams again shows his versatile writing skills with this evocative soundtrack that blends the rich musical cultures of Japan with those of Western orchestral music. Ted Ricketts' adaptation highlights four distinctive themes from the film's score, which featured Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman. Included are Sayuri's Theme, The Chairman's Waltz, and Off to School. Duration: 5:25.