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RECORDING: Backgrouder: Nelson Riddle – Communication

In 1971, Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer, the founder of Germany’s MPS Records, had an idea. But first he had two questions: Why would an arranger the likes of Nelson Riddle be reduced to composing, arranging and conducting for The 101 Strings, an album released a year earlier? And why would he be compelled to record originals straining to be with-it? Listening to the tracks, Brunner-Schwer realized immediately that the project was a huge mismatch….

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