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Back in Baroque: The String Tribute to AC/DC

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
This string tribute to AC/DC eschews the quartet arrangement favored by Vitamin for these projects, and instead features a fleet of violins, viola, and cellos augmented by bass and drums. All the hits are here -- most notably, "Back in Black," "You Shook Me All Night Long," and "Hells Bells" -- and these favorites are augmented by classic AC/DC fare such as the anthem "Rock & Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" and "Have a Drink on Me." But while it does a nice job with its set list, the String Quartet Tribute to AC/DC doesn't really have much to say. The songs' robust riffs and blue-collar rhythms translate pretty well, especially to the cello, viola, and bass. But beyond ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
This string tribute to AC/DC eschews the quartet arrangement favored by Vitamin for these projects, and instead features a fleet of violins, viola, and cellos augmented by bass and drums. All the hits are here -- most notably, "Back in Black," "You Shook Me All Night Long," and "Hells Bells" -- and these favorites are augmented by classic AC/DC fare such as the anthem "Rock & Roll Ain't Noise Pollution" and "Have a Drink on Me." But while it does a nice job with its set list, the String Quartet Tribute to AC/DC doesn't really have much to say. The songs' robust riffs and blue-collar rhythms translate pretty well, especially to the cello, viola, and bass. But beyond the immediate novelty of hearing these classic cuts churned out on strings, there's little lasting effect.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/22/2003
  • Label: Vitamin Records
  • UPC: 027297846722
  • Catalog Number: 8467
  • Sales rank: 109,199

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Vitamin String Quartet Primary Artist
David Davidson Violin
Gary Garrison Violin
Joe Martin Viola
Tim Martin Viola
Paul Tobias Viola
Paul Johnson Bass
Andre Janovich Cello
Todd Rubenstein Bass, Cello
Melody Martin Violin
Gracie Ann Brown Viola
Barry Sines Violin
Criss Cheatham Drums
Kenneth Rubenstein Cello
Brock Dunnington Cello
Keith Dunnington Viola
Victor Dunnington IV Cello
Ann Furmanik Violin
Dan Furmanik Violin
Melissa Helwig Cello
Graham Lessert Violin
Kristin Lagan Violin, Viola
Hunter Kirkpatrick Viola
Paul Johnson Bass
Mary Garrison Violin
Ann Trice Violin
Todd Mark Rubenstein Bass, Cello
Joseph Martin Viola
Thomas Saunders Bass
Technical Credits
Brian Johnson Composer
Angus Young Composer
Malcolm Young Composer
Todd Rubenstein Arranger, Producer, Liner Notes, Mastering
Todd Mark Rubenstein Producer, Liner Notes, Mastering
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