Piano – Aki Takahashi. Producer – Hiroshi Hirasue. Technician – Akihiro Tsuruta, Hiroshi Toyama. Written-By, Composed By – Harrison (tracks: 5, 12), Lennon & McCartney. Fourth part in the series. Special Thanks to: Yoshiko Takesue. Recorded: 12-14, May, 1992 aikan, Yamanashi (2-5, 7-13) 10, Au. 1992, Parthenon Tama, Tokyo (1, 6, 15) DIGITAL RECORDING. STEREO, 東芝EMI株式会社 MADE IN JAPAN.
Golden Slumbers - Best of Hyper Music" is not that kind of album. Aki Takahashi performs the works of contemporary composers who have taken Beatle harmonic and melodic materials and recontextualized them. The result is a decidedly avant garde piano montage with only fleeting moments of beatlemuzak. Besides being the only place to hear a performance of John Cage's 'The Beatles 1962-1970", it has rare works by Feldman, Tenney, Rzewski, Takemitsu, Sakamoto (and some others less notorious. This is the perfect gift for someone that loves weird, serious music
Aki Takahashi - Hyper Beatles Contemporary MP3 192 kb/s) cover + info 1 CD 84 MB Aki Takahashi, piano John Cage, Peter Garland, Raphael Mostel, Frederic Rzewski, Haruna Miyake, Alvin Curran, Kentaro Haneda, Barbara Monk-Feldman, Yoriaki Matsudaira, Akir Inoue When pianist Aki Takahashi, known for her beautiful interpretations of contemporary classical composers, was approached by Toshiba-EMI to record an album of Beatles songs, she instead decided to commission a wide range of contemporary composers to write their interpretations of the Lennon/McCartney songbook.
Lennon–McCartney (sometimes McCartney–Lennon) was the songwriting partnership between English musicians John Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) and Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) of the Beatles. It is one of the best known and is the most successful musical collaboration ever by records sold, with the Beatles selling over 600 million records worldwide as of 2004.
Released: October 15, 1990. Short Fantasy on Give Peace a Chance, for piano(after Lennon & McCartn.
The Songs Lennon and McCartney Gave Away was a conceptual compilation album containing the original artist recordings of songs composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the 1960s that they had elected not to release as Beatles songs. The album was released in the UK in 1979. With the exception of "I'm the Greatest", a Ringo Starr album track written for him by John Lennon in 1973, all songs were recorded and released as singles during the active Beatles years in the 1960s.
Get Apple Music on iOS, Android, Mac and Windows. But Aussie jazz singer Katie Noonan’s reinvention of these Lennon/McCartney evergreens feels completely natural. Of course, it doesn’t hurt to have heavyweights like bassist Ron Carter, sax man Joe Lovano, and guitarist John Scofield on her team. Still, with her shimmering take on the title tune and her deftly darting, bop-informed approach to Eleanor Rigby, it’s Noonan’s interpretive powers that really put this one over. Blackbird: the Music of Lennon and McCartney Katie Noonan.
Acker Bilk was a solid English Dixieland jazz clarinetist who also crossed over into easy listening albums. Acker Bilk Plays Lennon & McCartney probably won't be enjoyed by most rock or jazz fans but it is an entertaining listening experience. One of the interesting things about it is that it includes as many solo cuts from the careers of Lennon & McCartney as it does tracks that the two wrote for The Beatles