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Classical Beatles: Songs Of Le [Import]

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Disc: 1
1. Yesterday The King's Singers/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Robert Chilcott/Colin Mason
2. She's leaving home Manuel Barrueco/David Tanenbaum
3. A Hard Day's Night The King's Singers/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Colin Mason/Robert Chilcott
4. Penny Lane Capella Istropolitana With Soloists Of The Baroque Chamber Orchestra
5. All You Need Is Love Vienna Boys Choir
6. Hey Jude Manuel Barrueco
7. Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da The King's Singers/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Colin Mason/Robert Chilcott
8. Let it Be Lesley Garrett/Philip Ellis/London Voices/Tiffin School Boys' Choir
9. Girl The King's Singers/Colin Mason/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Robert Chilcott
10. Ticket to Ride Manuel Barrueco/London Symphony Orchestra/Jeremy Lubbock
See all 26 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. For No One/Blackbird Lesley Garrett/Sir George Martin
2. Eight Days A Week Capella Istropolitana With Soloists Of The Baroque Chamber Orchestra
3. And I Love Her The King's Singers/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Colin Mason/Robert Chilcott
4. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Manuel Barrueco
5. Eleanor Rigby The King's Singers/Colin Mason/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Jeremy Jackman/Alastair Hume/Robert Chilcott
6. Six Beatles Impressions [Mvt VI] (A Hard Day's Night) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
7. Can't Buy Me Love The King's Singers/Colin Mason/Anthony Holt/Simon Carrington/Robert Chilcott/Alastair Hume/Jeremy Jackman
8. Here, There and Everywhere Manuel Barrueco/London Symphony Orchestra/Jeremy Lubbock
9. Fool On The Hill The Swingle Singers
10. Yellow Submarine Capella Istropolitana With Soloists Of The Baroque Chamber Orchestra
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This two CD set contains 45 of Lennon & McCartney's finest songs as interpreted by a variety of classical performers. While the songs were initially intended for a Pop/Rock audience, the Beatles' tunes have consistently been reinterpreted in every musical genre imaginable. The beautiful melodies of the songs are enhanced ten-fold in a classical setting, especially when they are intelligently arranged for the ultimate emotional impact, as heard on this collection. Includes songs performed by Robert Chilcott, Manuel Barrueco, Swingle Singers and others. Features grand performances of 'Yesterday', 'Here, There And Everywhere', 'Let It Be', 'Long And Winding Road' and 'Fool On The Hill'. EMI.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Extraordinaire Nov. 4 2010
Format:Audio CD
Arrangements pour guitarS, Orchestration MAGISTRAUX

Sublimes les arrangements CHORAUX

un "must " dans une discothèque
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17 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Classical Beatles far from being a classic Jan. 25 2009
By K. Bainbridge - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD
The first track - the King's Singers' version of 'Yesterday' was a dire warning of what was to come! I began to think it was a send-up but the high pitched voice, which I'm sure was off-key, lasted for 2.31. The other King's Singers tracks (and there were lots of them), were equally as bad.
The vast majority of the CD does not represent classical versions of Beatles music which is what the title promises. I'll be transferring the 'Beatle Cracker Suite' a couple of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra tracks and 'The Beatles Concerto' to a disc and throwing the original away.
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware of the fakes. July 6 2014
By mjhurd - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The original version of this album is amazing. It is a delightful mix of classical interpretations of Lennon/McCartney & George Harris songs... vocal, orchestral, and instrumental by various artists.
But what I received was an incredibly poorly ripped copy with no highs or lows. The overtones were completely missing. Couldn't listen to it.
Amazon gave me a complete refund. So next month I will try again.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great Jan. 13 2013
By Andre Martinez - Published on Amazon.com
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The sound is great the songs are great,but some songs ok. title is wrong i would put classic beatles not classical.
6 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Beatles Jan. 7 2009
By Roberta Sybil - Published on Amazon.com
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Excellent CD from the UK. Great selection of artists on the two disc set. I am also pleased that my cousin and his partner are represented on the set. They are Rostal and Schaefer, the dual piano team. Peter Rostal is my first cousin, also known by his birth name of George Barbour. The CD should have had more press about it in the USA.
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