Classical Dalliances

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Poll ended at 23 Apr 2017, 19:12

Elvis Costello - Il Sogno
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Paul McCartney - Standing Stone
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Sting - Songs From The Labyrinth
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Elvis Costello - The Juliet Letters
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Paul McCartney - Working Classical
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Total votes: 2

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Classical Dalliances

Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 19:12

Anyhoo, which of these pop musicians' dalliances with the classical repertoire do you prefer/like, or would maybe only consider listening to?
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Re: Classical Dalliances

Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 19:16

Working Classical is a bit of an outlier - string quartet etc arrangements of solo Macca; but I like it.
I might give Sting a listen as it's him singing, not pretending to write...
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Re: Classical Dalliances

Postby Moleskin » 16 Apr 2017, 19:36




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Re: Classical Dalliances

Postby pcqgod » 16 Apr 2017, 22:23

'Juliet Letters' was pretty good.
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Re: Classical Dalliances

Postby Quaco » 18 Apr 2017, 16:47

I remember the premiere of Liverpool Oratorio on television. It shocked me how bad and silly it was. That clip above from Standing Stone was great though. Maybe that is a good album!

The Sting above is just wrong.

One I quite liked at the time -- I should check it again to see how I feel now as it has been years -- was Joe Jackson's Will Power. The piano piece "Nocturne" was probably the best piece, but the whole thing was believable and the orchestration was great and colorful.
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