Harry Belafonte - Belafonte at the Greek Theatre (1963/2016) [TR24][OF]


Harry Belafonte - Belafonte at the Greek Theatre
Vocal, Pop, Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 74:26 min | 1.59 GB | Front Cover
Label: RCA/Legacy | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 1963/2016

By 1963, Harry Belafonte's live act had taken on the proportions of a theatrical event, tightly choregraphed and rehearsed with elaborate production numbers. For a solid month during the summer of 1963, the act sold out Los Angeles' Greek Theatre, an open-air amphitheatre nestled in the Hollywood Hills. Fans who couldn't get in would climb trees surrounding the theatre to get a glimpse of the show (Belafonte may have coined the phrase "nosebleed section"). This live, double album, Belafonte's third, was edited from performances recorded during that month, and despite a nagging echo, captures the excitement of the concerts, which helped make the Greek world renowned. Belafonte's keen sense of humor ("Excuse me, miss, do you really need binoculars from there?") and rapport with his audience are in evidence here, especially in the epic sing-along of the moment, "Zombie Jamboree," from The Many Moods of Belafonte, which takes up an entire side and nearly seventeen minutes. Very few of the songs are retreads ("Look Over Yonder" and "Try to Remember" are the only songs presented that Belafonte had recorded in the studio). A surprise inclusion is "Merry Minuet," written by Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof), a song Belafonte had sung a decade earlier in his Broadway debut, John Murray Anderson's Almanac, but had never committed to record. This album marks the end of Belafonte's most artistically productive period on record. Other excellent albums followed Greek Theatre, but not with the consistency of those from 1959-63. Review by Cary Ginell

TRACKLIST
01. Look Over Yonder / Be My Woman, Gal 05:18
02. Glory Manger 04:20
03. Shake That Little Foot 04:16
04. Windin' Road 04:44
05. Hoedown Blues 02:51
06. Try to Remember 03:55
07. Why 'n' Why 05:28
08. Contemporary Dance 02:32
09. In My Father's House 03:28
10. Hayoshevet Baganim 03:30
11. Cruel War 03:36
12. Pig 01:52
13. Sailor Man 03:18
14. Merry Minuet 03:42
15. Boot Dance 04:43
16. Zombie Jamboree 16:42

BAND
Harry Belafonte, vocals
William Eaton, clavietta
Ernie Calabria, guitar
Jay Berliner, guitar
John Cartwright, bass
Percy Brice, drums
Ralph MacDonald, percussion
Howard Roberts, conductor

Recorded live at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, August 23rd, 1963.

foobar2000 1.3.7 / Замер динамического диапазона (DR) 1.1.1
Дата отчёта: 2016-12-05 18:40:36

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Анализ: Harry Belafonte / Belafonte at the Greek Theatre
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DR Пики RMS Продолжительность трека
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DR9 -0.11 дБ -12.12 дБ 5:22 01-Look Over Yonder / Be My Woman, Gal
DR12 -0.11 дБ -16.70 дБ 4:21 02-Glory Manger
DR10 -0.11 дБ -13.23 дБ 4:16 03-Shake That Little Foot
DR13 -0.11 дБ -17.34 дБ 4:47 04-Windin' Road
DR11 -0.11 дБ -13.06 дБ 2:51 05-Hoedown Blues
DR13 -1.84 дБ -19.82 дБ 3:55 06-Try to Remember
DR14 -0.58 дБ -20.66 дБ 5:29 07-Why 'n' Why
DR9 -0.11 дБ -11.10 дБ 2:33 08-Contemporary Dance
DR10 -1.07 дБ -13.31 дБ 3:31 09-In My Father's House
DR11 -0.11 дБ -14.84 дБ 3:31 10-Hayoshevet Baganim
DR13 -2.58 дБ -20.13 дБ 3:37 11-Cruel War
DR12 -1.57 дБ -20.10 дБ 1:52 12-Pig
DR14 -1.67 дБ -20.94 дБ 3:14 13-Sailor Man
DR13 -0.12 дБ -17.04 дБ 3:42 14-Merry Minuet
DR13 -0.12 дБ -16.41 дБ 4:47 15-Boot Dance
DR11 -0.11 дБ -14.93 дБ 16:49 16-Zombie Jamboree
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Количество треков: 16
Реальные значения DR: DR12

Частота: 96000 Гц
Каналов: 2
Разрядность: 24
Битрейт: 3111 кбит/с
Кодек: FLAC
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