Compilation in the 80 of tunes that were hits performed by the 101 Strings Orchestra during the years 50's to 70's. These are issues that remain in the memory as universal evergreen hits.
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.
Album performed by 101 Strings Orchestra dedicated to composers George Gershwin, Lerner and Loewe, Victor Herbert, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Hank Williams and Henry Mancini. The record offers eighteen great melodies played with the brightness and elegance that has always been able to provide the 101 Strings Orchestra.
Second album of Les Baxter conducting the 101 Strings Orchestra . Baxter accepted the challenge of launching a series of new titles, fluctuating from subjects with simple melodies to excitingly complex orchestral works, which enjoyed an added risk on his image as an orchestrator. In his creative work mixed the sophistication of European styles, African sensuality, the South American rhythm and cheerful English modernity.
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.
Among the great orchestras of the 50s and 60s was a known release of recordings with selections from opera themes under the usual heading resource of 'Opera without words'. This time is super prolific 101 Strings Orchestra which features a recording of this style. This LP brings together a repertoire of seven selected topics among the most popular and famous arias from the world of opera. No doubt his melodies are sung even known by the general public anywhere in the world.
Album first published in 1960, in the early years of the label Alshire subsequently reissued several times. Offers 10 music-themed pieces from Eastern countries, full of exoticism arranged and pleasantly instrumented, with brightness and interpretive elegance.
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'.