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Jethro Tull / The String Quartets

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BMG is to issue Jethro Tull: The String Quartets in March, an album of classic Jethro Tull songs arranged in a classical style

John O’Hara has arranged for classical string quartet and Ian Anderson plays flute on most of the tracks and “sings a few lines here and there”! In his words, Ian says that this album is “perfect for lazy, long sunny afternoons, crisp winter nights, weddings and funerals.”

The songs are slightly re-titled for their classical interpretations, but the track listing below makes clear what’s what.

This album will be issued on 24 March 2017 and is available on CD and vinyl LP.

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Jethro Tull

The String Quartets - CD Edition

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Amazon de 6LP coloured vinyl box 9.60
Amazon usa 6LP coloured vinyl box 11.19
Amazon ca 6LP coloured vinyl box 14.13
Amazon uk 6LP coloured vinyl box 9.00
Amazon es 6LP coloured vinyl box 11.92
JPC de 6LP coloured vinyl box 13.78
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The String Quartets - vinyl LP

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Amazon usa 6LP coloured vinyl box 31.19
Amazon ca 6LP coloured vinyl box 29.76
Amazon uk 6LP coloured vinyl box 19.41
Amazon fr 6LP coloured vinyl box 18.93
Amazon it 6LP coloured vinyl box 18.42
Amazon es 6LP coloured vinyl box 18.95
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track_listing

1. In the Past (Living in the Past)
2. Sossity Waiting (Sossity: You’re a Woman/Reasons for Waiting)
3. Bungle (Bungle in the Jungle)
4. We Used to Bach (We Used to Know/Bach Prelude C Major)
5. Farm, the Fourway (Farm on the Freeway)
6. Songs and Horses (Songs from the Wood/Heavy Horses)
7. Only the Giving (Wond’ring Aloud)
8. Loco (Locomotive Breath)
9. Pass the Bottle (A Christmas Song)
10. Velvet Gold (Velvet Green)
11. Ring Out These Bells (Ring Out, Solstice Bells)
12. Aquafugue (Aqualung)

 

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4 responses to Jethro Tull / The String Quartets

  1. Michel D. says:

    There was a signed edition available on Pledgemusic before Christmas but they are all gone now!

  2. alan hansen says:

    i’ve never been a huge JT fan, but i do appreciate quality and vision of an extraordinary artist – Ian Anderson. i’m confident this will be another installment of very worthwhile music.

  3. Rik says:

    “Great music for weddings and funerals”. Ian said it, I didn’t!

  4. Philip says:

    Just got a message through saying :

    “A note just to let you know… Since the CDs went to print, we decided to make a slight adjustment to the track listing printed on the artwork (striving for perfection!). As a result, you’ll now be receiving an additional sticker for the back of your CD with the new track-listing printed. ”

    So, now we have to put a sticker on the disc ourselves for our money……

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