Classical Beatles

Published 2011
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London : Decca, p2011.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Compact discs.
Classical arrangements of songs chiefly written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, with some by George Harrison. Various arrangers.
Arranged for classical guitar or orchestra ; with 2 selections arr. for male choir with orchestra (disc 2, tracks 4, 5).
Disc 1: Kaori Muraji, guitar (tracks 1, 8, 12) ; Göran Söllscher, guitar (all other tracks), with Per Arne Glorvigen, bandoneon (track 16) ; Göteborgs Symfoniker, Mats Rondin, conductor.
Disc 2: Peter Rostal, Paul Schaefer, pianos (track 1) ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, John Rutter, conductor (tracks 1-3) ; Fron Male Voice Choir (tracks 4&5) ; various other performers, orchestras and conductors.
Disc 1. Arranged for classical guitar. Michelle
Fool on the hill
Eleanor Rigby
Here comes the sun
Can't buy me love
Norwegian wood (This bird has flown)
I want to hold you hand
Day tripper
Yellow submarine
Hey Jude
And I love her
The long and winding road
Across the universe
From yesterday to Penny Lane :for guitar and strings. She's leaving home ; Ticket to ride ; Here, there and everywhere ; Yesterday ; Got to get you into my life ; Eleanor Rigby ; Penny Lane / Leo Brouwer.
Disc 2. Arranged for orchestra. Beatles concerto : for two pianos and orchestra / John Rutter
Hey Jude
Ticket to ride
The fool on the hill
Beatlecracker suite : Lennon and McCartney songs in the style of Tchaikovsky's The nutcracker suite. Miniature overture (Help!) ; March (When I'm 64) ; Dance of the sugar plum fairy (Can't buy me love) ; Arabian dance (It's for you) ; Chinese dance (Ticket to ride) ; Dance of the reed-pipes (She loves you) ; Waltz of the flowers (From me to you) ; Pas de deux (All my loving) / Arthur Wilkinson
Got to get you into my life
Norwegian wood (This bird has flown)
Get back
A hard day's night
Let it be.
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