Rick Wakeman – Piano Odyssey (2018)

Posted by Green on October 11, 2018as

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Keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman, famous for his hugely successful rock career across the years, most notably with leading bands Yes and The Strawbs and for his sought-after collaborations with top artists of the day such as David Bowie, Cat Stevens and Black Sabbath, is proud to present here his debut album for Sony Classical: ‘Piano Odyssey’.

With all tracks personally chosen, crafted, orchestrated and arranged by Wakeman himself, this eagerly-anticipated album follows him on a very special journey across the whole span of his glittering career and celebrates key moments along the way. Fans will join Wakeman on this deeply personal voyage, encountering arrangements of familiar and favourite works by such diversity as Queen, Yes, Liszt, Handel and David Bowie as well as repertoire from ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’ and new solo compositions, all performed on the legendary Granary Steinway Model D grand piano.

Tracks:
1. While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 04:06
2. Liebesträume / After The Ball (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 05:40
3. And You & I (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 04:33
4. Rocky (The Legacy) 06:25
5. The Boxer (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 05:14
6. The Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 04:55
7. Strawberry Fields Forever (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 02:52
8. Roundabout (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 03:17
9. Cyril Wolverine 05:18
10. Jane Seymour 03:41
11. Largos (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 03:16
12. Bohemian Rhapsody (Arranged for Piano, Strings & Chorus by Rick Wakeman) 05:36

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