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  EMI (Hong Kong) -
  578437 2
  Vanessa Mae: The Violin Player
  "The Violin Player"

Vanessa Mae

Clem Clempson (guitar)
Mike Batt (keyboard)
Dick Morgan (oboe)
Maurice Murphy (trumpet)
Phil Todd (saxophone)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Mike Batt (conductor)

Ian Wherry (keyboard)
Martin Bliss (guitar)
Vasko Vassilev (violin/viola)
Track listing:
  1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor
2. Contradanza
3. Classical Gas
4. Theme from 'Caravans'
5. Warm Air
6. Jazz Will Eat Itself
7. Widescreen
8. Tequila Mockingbird
9. City Theme
10. Red Hot
  Classical - Crossover
Recording type:
Recording info:
  Produced and arranged by Mike Batt (except "Red Hot")
Programmed and engineered by Gareth Cousin (except "Red Hot")

"Red Hot" produced and arranged by Ian Wherry and Vanessa-Mae
Programmed by Ian Wherry
Mix engineer: Ben Robbins

Album recorded and mastered on digital equipment at all stages.
Recorded and engineered in 1993-94 at Abbey Road Studios and Whitfield Street Recording Studios on SSL G-series Ultimation and Neve VRP 72 respectively.

Tracks laid down on to Sony 3348 Digital Multitrack recorder and scored and sequenced using Atari 1040 with C-Lab Notation, Apple McIntosh with Steinberg Cubase and Coda Finale. Additional recording and engineering at the Music Corporation and R.G. Jones Studio.

Mastered at Whitfield Street Recording Studios by Ray Staff.

Solo violin recorded using Neumann U47 value microphone, AKG C12a value microphone, B&K 4011 microphone, Fairchild value compressor.

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Review by Croc December 29, 2004 (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
i would like to comment on sonics only - it's far from perfect.
IMO the recording's prodicing is more a cheap pop style and not "audiophile" or "natural" (whatever it means :_) ).

the sound is brighter and messier than usual.

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