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At Home With Friends [B&N Exclusive Version]

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Unique violin !!!

    At Home with Joshua Bell CD is a great exhibit of his talent with the violin. He celebrates great friendships and talents in his Manhattan Home.There is a big variance in musical styles, his music it's nothing like you ever heard before. Great for entertainment in home and for the holidays too. You don't have to love classical music to enjoy At Home With Friends. Featuring the beautiful work of Joshua Bell and other artists, this CD features a nice blend of genres, including pop, jazz, and opera.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Great Mood Relaxing Music.

    Joshua Bell's, "At Home With Friends", is a favorite when it comes to instrumental music. This album features vocal and instrumental duets. It has favorites, like Regina Spektor, Marvin Hamlisch, Sting, Chris Botti, and others. Joshua Bell is a Grammy Award-winning violinist. I loved "My Funny Valentine". He performs it with Kristin Chenoweth. And to hear Sting on a classical like "Come Again" was a pleasant surprise. This collection of instrumental music is wonderful for a relaxing evening with a date or when you just want some soft mood music. It has a great arrangement of vocals along with piano and violin. It will improve any bad mood and I recommend it for all ages.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Unique Idea

    Josh Bell's newest CD,"At home with friends" is a compliation of songs as if he was sitting around his home with friends and striking up an impromptu song. I give this CD a mixed rating. Love some and leave some other songs. I love the song with Sting, "Come Again". The vocals are matching the violin not the other way around and it shows a new aspect to both of their talents. The volume differences within the songs is hard to grasp. I was hoping it would be a "dinner party" CD, one that plays in the background of a dinner party. Unfortunately, the volume differs from song to song that I found myself turning it down and then turning it back up. If you aren't a violin fan, give this CD a try and you may find out that afterall you are a fan!

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