Strings in Swingtime - Philharmonic Chamber Soloists
Philharmonic Chamber Soloists, a chamber group of virtuoso musicians from the New York Philharmonic, present a historic re-recording of the 1942 Decca release of original songs by Jerome Kern, arranged for string quartet by Hollywood arranger Charles Miller. Also on this album are eight magnificent selections from the American Songbook arranged in the 1940s by Wladimir Selinsky for his NBC radio show, "Strings in Swingtime". This is the first time these arrangements have been recorded; in addition to string quartet, the performances feature guest artists from the New York Philharmonic on bass, harp, and vibraphone.
Eight Popular Songs Arranged for String Quartet by Wladimir Selinsky:
Blues Serenade (Frank Signorelli); So Rare (Jerry Herst); Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington); Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington); Sweet Sue (Victor Young); Apple Blossoms (Joe Venuti); Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Waller); Solitude (Duke Ellington)
Philharmonic Chamber Soloists