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Paul Mauriat


Japan 1976

 
TV Special from Japanese TV. With modern arrangements and fast tempo of classic Mauriat arrangements, including two songs with Japanese singer Mieko Hirota.

 
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Thanks to the help of my friend  Hsieh Chih-Chien  for supplying this information.

 

Release Information:
TV Special in Japan, from 1976.
Paul Mauriat  conducts the orchestra.
Mieko Hirota  sings in two of the songs.
Running time: About 21 minutes.
 

 

Paul Mauriat

Track Listing:
1. El Bimbo
2. Penelope
3. La Baie des Lumieres (with scenic views and photographs from Mauriat's childhood at 4 months, 4, 12 and 22 years old, among other photographs)
4. L'Amour est Bleu 77 (Mieko Hirota sings in French)
5. Ningyo no ie (House of Dolls) (Mieko Hirota sings in Japanese)
6. Toccata
7. Nocturne
 
Note: Tracks 3 to 7, composed by Paul Mauriat. The most famous arrangements, El Bimbo, Penelope, Love is Blue, Toccata and Nocturne with faster tempo. Penelope without the characteristic trumpet introduction.

 

Paul Mauriat and his Grand Orchestra
Paul Mauriat and his Grand Orchestra
 
Paul Mauriat and his Grand Orchestra
PMGO Chorus - Female and male chorus
 
Paul Mauriat and his Grand Orchestra
Photographs of Mauriat's childhood, here at 4 years old
 
Paul Mauriat and his Grand Orchestra
Japanese singer Mieko Hirota