Sinatra & Strings

Sinatra & Strings

by Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
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Overview

Sinatra & Strings, Frank Sinatra's first album with arranger Don Costa, is an exquisite, romantic collection of ballads and one of his most sensual records. Costa has given the songs -- which consist entirely of standards -- exceedingly lush, heavily orchestrated arrangements that sound like updated, contemporary versions of Axel Stordahl's ornate charts. Sinatra responds with smooth, nuanced, yet powerful vocals that make these traditional songs sound fresh. The pair take some chances with their arrangements -- "Stardust" never reaches the chorus, for instance -- but Sinatra & Strings remains a definitive ballads album, complete with impassioned readings and endlessly rich, detailed arrangements.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/2010
Label: Universal Uk
UPC: 0602527200026
catalogNumber: 2720002

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Frank Sinatra   Primary Artist
Don Costa   Conductor

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Erroll Garner   Composer
Ray Noble   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Alan Brandt   Composer
Johnny Burke   Composer
Don Costa   Arranger
Gregg Geller   Reissue Producer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Otto Harbach   Composer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Russ Columbo   Composer
Phil Stern   Cover Art
Merle Shore   Art Direction
Arthur Altman   Composer
Clarence Gaskill   Composer
Bob Haymes   Composer
M.T. Putnam   Engineer

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