Harry Belafonte - In My Quiet Room (1966/2016) [TR24][OF]


Harry Belafonte - In My Quiet Room
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | 39:31 min | 1.42 GB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 1966/2016

Probably the lushest album Harry Belafonte ever made, this record offered further proof to record store owners that HB should be moved from the folk section to easy listening. The liner notes try to label the record as a concept album of ballads, but the only concept we can see is another record to be heard in subdued volume in dentists' offices and elevators. One begins to wonder whether Belafonte, not even 40, had his best years behind him already. Former Weaver Fred Hellerman deserves some of the credit (or blame) for the pallid material; he co-wrote five of the ten songs. At least on his other ballad albums, Belafonte was provided with interesting instrumentation, including harpsichords, guitars, organs, etc. This production reveals no such innovations, with arranger Hugo Montenegro preferring to drown each song in a tidal wave of strings (labeled as "an opulent orchestral sound" in the notes). Noteworthy among the titles are several Belafonte retreads from earlier in his career: "Try to Remember" (from The Fantasticks), "Summertime Love," and a song that was recorded only as a single back in 1954, "I'm Just a Country Boy." Review by Cary Ginell

TRACKLIST
01 Quiet Room 4:28
02 Portrait Of A Sunday Afternoon 3:15
03 Raindrops 2:33
04 Our Time For Loving 5:11
05 The Honey Wind Blows 3:40
06 The Girls In Their Summer Dresses 3:45
07 Long About Now 4:24
08 I'm Just A Country Boy 3:43
09 Summertime Love 3:45
10 Try To Remember 4:04

PERSONNEL
Harry Belafonte, vocals
Howard A. Roberts, conductor
Hugo Montenegro, arranger

Recorded: 1966 at RCA Victor Studio A, New York City.

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Дата отчёта: 2016-12-05 14:38:15

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Анализ: Harry Belafonte / In My Quiet Room
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DR Пики RMS Продолжительность трека
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DR11 -0.77 дБ -15.57 дБ 4:35 01-Quiet Room
DR11 -1.84 дБ -15.55 дБ 3:23 02-Portrait of a Sunday Afternoon
DR10 -0.98 дБ -13.98 дБ 2:55 03-Raindrops
DR10 -1.21 дБ -14.11 дБ 5:19 04-Our Time for Loving
DR9 -2.36 дБ -14.53 дБ 3:43 05-The Honey Wind Blows
DR11 -2.78 дБ -18.56 дБ 3:49 06-The Girls in Their Summer Dresses
DR11 -0.69 дБ -15.45 дБ 4:31 07-Long About Now
DR11 -0.95 дБ -16.27 дБ 3:25 08-I'm Just a Country Boy
DR11 -2.40 дБ -16.62 дБ 3:51 09-Summertime Love
DR11 -0.66 дБ -16.40 дБ 4:04 10-Try to Remember
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Количество треков: 10
Реальные значения DR: DR11

Частота: 192000 Гц
Каналов: 2
Разрядность: 24
Битрейт: 5093 кбит/с
Кодек: FLAC
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