Favourite Flavours

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Signing to Koch Records' classical subsidiary Linus in 2005, Toronto-based chamber music experimentalists Quartetto Gelato reissued several older albums as well as the comprehensive career overview Favorite Flavors: Best of Quartetto Gelato. Gathering tracks from all stages of the quartet's decade-plus lifespan, Favorite Flavors ranges from the delicate folk-pop of "Words That I Want," written by guitarist and cellist George Meanwell, through chamber music rearrangements of familiar European pop tunes like "Besame Mucho" and "La Vie en Rose" to several light classical pieces featuring violinist Peter DeSotto's light but pleasant tenor. Quartetto Gelato make a virtue of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Signing to Koch Records' classical subsidiary Linus in 2005, Toronto-based chamber music experimentalists Quartetto Gelato reissued several older albums as well as the comprehensive career overview Favorite Flavors: Best of Quartetto Gelato. Gathering tracks from all stages of the quartet's decade-plus lifespan, Favorite Flavors ranges from the delicate folk-pop of "Words That I Want," written by guitarist and cellist George Meanwell, through chamber music rearrangements of familiar European pop tunes like "Besame Mucho" and "La Vie en Rose" to several light classical pieces featuring violinist Peter DeSotto's light but pleasant tenor. Quartetto Gelato make a virtue of eclecticism and most of their albums are as charmingly varied as Favorite Flavors, but this collection gathers most of the high points and works well as an introduction to the group.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • Label: Linus
  • UPC: 803057006823
  • Catalog Number: 270068
  • Sales rank: 238,073

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Quartetto Gelato Primary Artist, Ensemble
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Ensemble
Joe Macerollo Accordion, Bass Accordion
George Meanwell Guitar, Mandolin, Cello
Cynthia Steljes Oboe
Peter DeSotto Mandolin, Violin, Tenor (Vocal)
Claudio Vena Accordion, Viola
Roberto Occhipinti Double Bass
Alexander Sevastian Accordion
Kristina Reiko Cooper Cello
Peter de Sotto Mandolin, Violin, Tenor (Vocal)
Rosendo Leon Percussion
Technical Credits
Jacques Ibert Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Maurice Ravel Composer
Carl Maria von Weber Composer
Astor Piazzolla Composer
Edith Piaf Composer
Shelly Berger Arranger
Hilario Durán Arranger
George Meanwell Composer
C. Velasquez Composer
Peter DeSotto Arranger
Claudio Vena Arranger
Quartetto Gelato Arranger
Peter J. Moore Mastering
Alexander Sevastian Arranger
József Kossovits Arranger
Vittorio Monti Composer
Raymond Luedeke Arranger
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