The Piano Guys 2 [B&N Exclusive]

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The Piano Guys are back with their new album, The Piano Guys 2 , with their unique take on music from Pachelbel to The Turtles to Bruno Mars, featuring songs never before available on CD. The Piano Guys 2 features more of the imaginative mash-ups and arrangements that made their last album so successful, creating an incomparable style that appeals to audiences from all walks of life and across generations. For the song “Begin Again,” pianist Jon Schmidt says “We found inspiration from a classical piece, J.S. Bach’s ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’ (Cantata No. 208) and we combined it with Taylor Swift’s ‘Begin Again.’ There were moments when the two seemed to play off and echo each other naturally.” On “Mission Impossible”...
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Editorial Reviews

From the Producers
The Piano Guys are back with their new album, The Piano Guys 2 , with their unique take on music from Pachelbel to The Turtles to Bruno Mars, featuring songs never before available on CD. The Piano Guys 2 features more of the imaginative mash-ups and arrangements that made their last album so successful, creating an incomparable style that appeals to audiences from all walks of life and across generations. For the song “Begin Again,” pianist Jon Schmidt says “We found inspiration from a classical piece, J.S. Bach’s ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’ (Cantata No. 208) and we combined it with Taylor Swift’s ‘Begin Again.’ There were moments when the two seemed to play off and echo each other naturally.” On “Mission Impossible” The Piano Guys are joined by fellow YouTube sensation, violinist Lindsey Stirling, for their own version of this famous musical theme.The album also includes TPG’s interpretations of The Lord of the Rings movie theme, “Without You” by David Guetta and more. The Piano Guys will be touring nationally throughout 2013
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/7/2013
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 888837181525
  • Catalog Number: 371815
  • Sales rank: 661

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Piano Guys Primary Artist, Ensemble
Jon Schmidt Piano
Steven Sharp Nelson Percussion, Cello, Vocals, Electric Cello, Steel Cello
Al van der Beek Percussion, Vocals
Lindsey Stirling Violin, Electric Violin
Technical Credits
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Original Material
Johann Pachelbel Original Material
Vince Guaraldi Original Material
Jon Schmidt Arranger, Composer, Producer
Johann Sebastian Bach Original Material
Garry Bonner Original Material
Howard Shore Composer
Lowell Mason Composer
Chuck Myers Mastering, Engineering
James Stevens Arranger
Jennifer Liebeskind Product Development
Steven Sharp Nelson Arranger, Composer, Producer
Philippa Boyens Songwriter
Taylor Swift Original Material
Mark Cavell Project Executive
Ari Levine Original Material
Bruno Mars Original Material
Unspecified Composer
Scott Farthing Marketing, Media Consultant
Leslie Collman-Smith Marketing, Media Consultant
Khari Cain Original Material
Philip Lawrence Original Material
Beth Miller Music Business Affairs
Al van der Beek Arranger, Composer, Producer, Mastering, Engineering
Angela Barkan Marketing, Media Consultant
Khalil Walton Original Material
Larissa Slezak Marketing, Media Consultant
Lindsey Stirling Composer
Alan Lee Gordon Original Material
Lalo Shifrin Original Material
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  • Posted May 7, 2013

    Another great CD from the Piano Guys!  These guys are wonderful

    Another great CD from the Piano Guys!  These guys are wonderful and their music is charismatic.  AWESOME! 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2013

    The Piano Guys are awesome, they are giving life and energy back

    The Piano Guys are awesome, they are giving life and energy back into Cello and Piano music.

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