Label: Virgin - VJD-23004 • Series: Big Artist Collection • Format: CD Album, Promo • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock, Modern Classical, Prog Rock
It peaked at 17 on the UK Albums Chart in The Allegheny Moon - Various - Those Wonderful Years difference between Tubular Bells and the orchestrated version is that Oldfield does not perform the majority of instruments himself; he only plays an overdubbed guitar. All of the melodies from Tubular Bells are the same, although transferred to different instruments.
Vocal chords were not performed as vocals and there The Orchestral Tubular Bells (Part 1) - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra With Mike Oldfield - The Or no ' Master of Ceremonies ' reading out the instruments at the end of part one.
Oldfield himself was not happy with Bedford's orchestrated interpretation of his work, which he stated in his autobiography, Changeling. Oldfield later added his playing to the album by overdubbing his acoustic guitar at Worcester Cathedral. However, The Orchestral Hergest Ridge was never released to the public as an album. All selections written and composed by Mike Oldfield.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mike Oldfield. Changeling - Autobiography of Mike Oldfield. Virgin Books. New Musical Express hosted at tubular. Retrieved 10 April Official Charts Company.
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