Nelson Riddle extended his musical career since the late 40s (essentially working for the Capitol label) until the mid-80s. During the 70s he devoted primarily to cinema and TV and was reborn only slightly in the 80s, until his death, with the collaboration project with singer Astrud Gilberto. This album offers a short repertoire but with orchestral brilliance as a 'big band' with collaboration of some of the best American soloists, who confer a spectacular showcasing of brass and reeds, with strings and percussion.
The 101 Strings Orchestra offers this compilation album that brings ten musical themes that were hits during the 40s. At that time prevailed in North America gold big bands (Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, etc..) and scenic subjects. The repertoire of this album features a chosen sample of issues that have kept the nostalgic version of the original hits, dressed with glitter and excitement that has always been able to provide this great orchestra.
n the daunting task of orchestrating music from around the world and from the greatest creators and performers the 101 Strings Oquesta offers this CD with 12 tracks from the greatest hits of American singer Frank Sinatra. There is nothing to add to the known performance style of the orchestra, with its known instrumental arrangements create quite delicate and bright musical atmospheres.
The 101 Strings Orchestra was active in the recording industry since 1958 for more than 30 years. Published more than one hundred albums, sold over 50 million copies and continue reissuing those albums today. The orchestra was made up to 124 strings. This album featured on the hits of the moment in the UK. Includes a repertoire of seven traditional and classical themes under the pretext of the music played in the 'Gypsy campfires'.
Album by the big orchestra 101 Strings with nine classic tracks dedicated to the blues. Are remarkable timeless compositions such as 'Birth of the Blues' (Ray Henderson), 'St Louis Blues' (William C. Handy), 'Mood Indigo '(Duke Ellington) or' Symphony for Blues' (Joseph Kuhn). This arrangements are prepared for the interpretation of the 101 Strings Orchestra and for the showcasing of stringed instruments available to the whole.
Album dedicated to Hawaiian music and performed by the always spectacular 101 Strings Orchestra. It offers a total of 10 pieces representing largely the music of the Polynesian islands and having universally being identified with the Hawaiian Islands.