Symphonic Tribute To Prince's Purple Rain

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/13/2004
  • Label: Vitamin Records
  • UPC: 027297882621
  • Catalog Number: 8826
  • Sales rank: 266,013


Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Go Crazy (4:39)
  2. 2 Take Me With U (4:00)
  3. 3 The Beautiful Ones (5:17)
  4. 4 Computer Blue (4:03)
  5. 5 Darling Vikki (4:12)
  6. 6 When Doves Cry (5:54)
  7. 7 I Would Die 4 U (2:51)
  8. 8 Baby I'm A Star (4:16)
  9. 9 Purple Rain (8:37)
  10. 10 17 Days (3:56)
  11. 11 Erotic City (3:52)
  12. 12 Another Lonely Christmas (4:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Glenn Berger Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Group Member
Jim McMillen Trombone, Conductor, Bass Trombone, Group Member
Fernando Pullum Trumpet, Group Member
Tom Tally Viola, Group Member
Steve Velez Cello, Group Member
Al Vescovo Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Group Member
Frederick Charlton Double Bass, Group Member
Denise Abernathy Clarinet, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, English Horn, Oboe, Piccolo, Group Member
Mitzy Marcum Violin, Group Member
Chris Tedesco Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Group Member
J'Anna Jacoby Violin, Group Member
The Eaton Canyon Royal Ensemble Ensemble
Technical Credits
Prince Composer
Brian Chapman Mastering
Matt Fink Composer
Jim McMillen Arranger
L. Coleman Composer
Myke Smith Mastering
Toni Wells Cover Design
Adam Byrne Graphic Design
W. Melvoin Composer
David J. Shoulberg Executive Producer
Mike Smith Mastering
Leo Coleman Composer
Jon Nelson Composer
Prince Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    As a Prince fan, nothing will approach the original Purple Rain soundtrack. Having said that, this is a very worthy effort. The more I listen, the more I like it. What it lacks in Prince's maniacal energy, it makes up for with the complexity of sounds. Some of the string arrangements are remarkable (at least to me - but I am not a classical music fan at). The only two complaints I have are a" it needed to be a bigger symphony "more violins, more trumpets, etc.", and b" the musicians sometimes struggle to make their instruments "sing" the song, but then again, that may be a lot easier said than done. I have heard a Jazz tribute to Prince, and this is 10 times better than that. I would love to see a follow up effort doing some of his more symphony-ready songs "Scandalous, Adore, Pink Cashmere"

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