1. Joshua Rifkin - The Baroque Beatles Book
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  3. The Baroque Beatles Book
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The Baroque Beatles Book is a record album created by the American keyboardist and conductor Joshua Rifkin. Released by Elektra/Nonesuch in , it takes. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Baroque Beatles Book on Discogs. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Joshua Rifkin - The Baroque Beatles Book at Discogs. Complete your Joshua Rifkin collection.

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The Baroque Beatles Book

Musiciologist-conductor-pianist Joshua Rifkin's The Baroque Beatles Book is a milestone from the early days of Nonesuch Records. It began as a marketing. The Baroque Beatles Book, the favorite featuring Baroque-style arrangements of some of the Beatles' biggest hits by musicologist Joshua. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Baroque Beatles Book - Joshua Rifkin on AllMusic - - In preparation for its

Overview[ edit ] Created at the height of Beatlemania in the s, the works on the album share many characteristics with the music of Peter Schickele and his alter ego P. These characteristics include parodies of stereotypical classical music conventions, anachronistic touches, and musical in-jokes that are apparent primarily to other musicians. Rifkin also shares with Schickele a penchant for unusual names and catalog numbers for the pieces. Rifkin explained in the liner notes to the album that the idea for adapting Beatles music to baroque styles came from Elektra's president, Jac Holzman , and that he had suggested Schickele's name to the Elektra boss. With Schickele under contract to another label, Rifkin volunteered to undertake the task of creating the arrangements. The pieces on the album all call to mind similar works by Baroque composers. Side one consists entirely of instrumental variations. On the second side, Rifkin connects the number 58, to a reference to the Beatles' concert at Shea Stadium , where reportedly 58, were in attendance. The "Help! After three vocal selections, the album concludes with a sonata for oboe, thoroughbass , and violin. The orchestra on the album is credited as the "Baroque Ensemble of the Merseyside Kammermusickgesellschaft ". The players were most likely an ad hoc group of session musicians. It became available on other tape formats, including four-track tape and cassette as the formats developed. As an LP, the record remained in print through the s, first on Elektra and then on Nonesuch Records.

Joshua Rifkin - The Baroque Beatles Book

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Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International.

Baroque Beatles Book - Joshua Rifkin: Musik

Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.

Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Paul McCartney stated that he helped on the lyrics and attributed the song "80—20" to Lennon. The working title was "You Don't Get Me". The song is notable for its extended dual-guitar melody, played by George Harrison and Paul McCartney.

The Baroque Beatles Book

Lennon was later dismissive of the track, as he was of many of his compositions at the time, referring to it as "another of my throwaways The song has been widely covered and is recognized as one of Berry's most popular and enduring compositions. Following the success of her previous album, Switched-On Bach , Carlos proceeded to record a second album of classical music performed on a modular Moog synthesizer from multiple composers, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Claudio Monteverdi, Domenico Scarlatti, and George Frideric Handel.

List of songs recorded by the Beatles The following is a table of songs recorded by the Beatles. While Bill Wyman of Vulture. The group has also recorded several unreleased songs.

The columns Song, Core catalogue release and Year show the song title, the release that appears in the Beatles' "core catalogue", and the year in which the song was released. The tracks from Magical Mystery Tour are shown as a single entity.

Although originally released in the UK as a double-EP which only includes the tracks from the film, the track US album was imported to the UK shortly after its initial release. All tracks written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, whether together or separate, are credited to Lennon—McCartney, due to an agreement the two made before the Beatles became famous.

The Baroque Beatles Book

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The chamber orchestra was conducted by Jorge Mester. The album consists of musical parodies with commentaries by the composer.

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