The Textures and Colors of Songs with Orchestra

Some songs benefit from being performed with the intimate accompaniment of just a guitar or piano. But there are also songs that need more sonic texture and color; songs that require an orchestra. David Garland presents a variety of new and old songs that use orchestras to enhance their scope, power, impact, and even intimacy. Included are recordings by John Cale, Samuel Andreyev, Scott Walker, Jherek Bischoff, Judee Sill, Essie Jain, Françoise Hardy, Van Dyke Parks, Nick Drake, Mark David Ashworth, and Aaron Roche.