The String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
The String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey interprets 12 of the vocalist's hits in instrumental form, featuring violin, viola, cello, and subtle percussion. "Fantasy" gets things started in surprisingly strong form, its bouncy melody somehow retaining the sexiness of the original even without Mariah's vocal. The melodies of "Love Takes Time," "One Sweet Day," and "Hero" are handled beautifully, with the latter having a particularly nice organic quality about it. Other highlights include "Honey" and "I'll Be There." Obviously, the all-instrumental String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey doesn't offer the same thrills or allure as an original album by the artist would. But ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
The String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey interprets 12 of the vocalist's hits in instrumental form, featuring violin, viola, cello, and subtle percussion. "Fantasy" gets things started in surprisingly strong form, its bouncy melody somehow retaining the sexiness of the original even without Mariah's vocal. The melodies of "Love Takes Time," "One Sweet Day," and "Hero" are handled beautifully, with the latter having a particularly nice organic quality about it. Other highlights include "Honey" and "I'll Be There." Obviously, the all-instrumental String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey doesn't offer the same thrills or allure as an original album by the artist would. But the material's melodies are equally recognizable here, making it an interesting listen for Mariah fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/22/2004
  • Label: Vitamin Records
  • UPC: 027297883727
  • Catalog Number: 8837
  • Sales rank: 146,762

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fantasy - Ya Baby! String Quartet (4:04)
  2. 2 When You Believe (4:49)
  3. 3 Vision of Love (3:34)
  4. 4 Heartbreaker - Ya Baby! String Quartet (4:18)
  5. 5 I Don't Wanna Cry (4:56)
  6. 6 Loves Takes Time - Ya Baby! String Quartet (3:49)
  7. 7 One Sweet Day (4:35)
  8. 8 Honey (5:11)
  9. 9 Hero (4:26)
  10. 10 Through the Rain - Ya Baby! String Quartet (4:51)
  11. 11 My All - Ya Baby! String Quartet (3:54)
  12. 12 I'll Be There - Ya Baby! String Quartet (4:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Ace Viola
John Acosta Cello
Tom Tally Violin, Viola
Tallywood Strings Ensemble
Brain McDovey Violin
Coz Beasley Violin
Ya Baby! String Quartet Group
Technical Credits
Leontyne Price Composer
Adrian Belew Composer
Lincoln Chase Composer
Mariah Carey Composer
Brian Chapman Mastering
Sean "Puffy" Combs Composer
Hal Davis Composer
Chris Frantz Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Stephen Hague Composer
Willie Hutch Composer
S. Jordan Composer
Michael McCary Composer
Narada Michael Walden Composer
Nathan Morris Composer
Wanya Morris Composer
Steven Stanley Composer
Shawn Stockman Composer
Tom Tally Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Orchestration, Engineering
Tina Weymouth Composer
Walter Afanasieff Composer
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds Composer
Jay-Z Composer
Shirley Elliston Composer
Kamaal Fareed Composer
B.J. Robinson Composer
Stephen Schwartz Composer
J. Cohen Composer
Dave Hall Composer
Toni Wells Cover Design
Ron Sievers Art Direction
Karl Preusser Arranger, Engineer, Engineering
Bob West Composer
S. Hague Composer
Sean Combs Composer
S. Elliston Composer
Dave Hall Composer
R. Larkins Composer
M. Walden Composer
K. Fareed Composer
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