Classical Gas - Various - Instrumental Gems Of The 60s (CD)

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This piano duo were already superstars of the instrumental LP and had been ever since they were both students at Julliard, releasing whole themed albums where they filtered popular soundtracks like through their unique "beautiful music" approach. But it was their take on this Ernest Gold score for the hit Paul Newman film that was their biggest success: it sported a certain mix of wistfulness and majesty that captured their aesthetic perfectly.

Director Franco Zeffirelli's sexy generation-gap remake of the classic Shakespeare tale introduced this saga of doomed lovers to an entirely new generation in the late '60s, and Henry Mancini's achingly sad score was a big part of the reason.

So enduring was this theme that the film adaptation of the novel The Hunger Games —which dealt with possible lovers pitted against each other, supposedly to the death—pointedly used the iconic first four notes as the theme of its heroine, Katniss. Greg Brodsky. He still has all his vinyl albums and enjoys going to flea markets and garage sales to grow his collection.

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"Classical Gas" is an instrumental musical piece composed and originally performed by American guitarist Mason Williams with instrumental backing by members of the Wrecking Crew. Originally released in on the album The Mason Williams Phonograph Record, it has been rerecorded and rereleased numerous times since by Williams. One later version served as the title track of a album by Williams and the band Mannheim Steamroller.

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Instrumental Gems Of The '60s on Discogs. Label: Collectors' Choice Music - CCM/4 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Easy Listening Various ‎– Instrumental Gems Of The '60s Classical Gas/5(2).
  2. Instrumental Gems of the 60's Various (Artist) Format THIS OUT OF PRINT RARELY AVAILABLE 59 SONG 2 CD SET GEM IS AMAZING AND TOTALLY NOSTALGIAC-- MY MOMS FAORITE STUFF TO LISTEN TO IN THE CAR-IN THE GREATEST DECADE!! Love Is Blue - Paul Mauriat, Classical Gas - Mason Williams, Midnight Cowboy - Ferrante & Teicher. More /5(6).
  3. Find album release information for Instrumental Gems of the 60's Find album release information for Instrumental Gems of the 60's - Various Artists on AllMusic. AM Pop Contemporary Pop/Rock Lounge Classical Pop Cool Easy Pop Hard Bop Instrumental 10/
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of More Instrumental Gems Of The '60s on Discogs.5/5(1).
  5. Overall I think is a pretty good instrumental album and Classical Gas will always be the piece that Mason Williams will be remebered for no doubt. Read more. 7 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Lisa B. out of 5 stars I got an empty package! No CD! Reviewed in the United States on June 4, /5().
  6. This is a really great collection of mid-century, instrumental classics (with the exception of "Mas Que Nada"). A nice assortment of tracks that range in mood from playful ("Yakety Sax") to relaxing ("Theme For Your Lovers"), to many others - all evocative of this era/5(4).
  7. Read and write album reviews for Instrumental Gems of the 60's Read and write album reviews for Instrumental Gems of the 60's - Various Artists on AllMusic. AM Pop Contemporary Pop/Rock Lounge Classical Pop Cool Easy Pop Hard Bop Instrumental .
  8. The sequel to the two-CD Instrumental Gems of the '60s is just one disc and lower in quality, though it's still a worthy, intelligently assembled compilation of 20 of the more memorable non-rock instrumental hits of the decade. It's perhaps a bit too heavy on the schmaltzy easy-listening component, with entries from Bert Kaempfert ("Wonderland By Night"), Acker Bilk ("Stranger on the Shore.
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