||Day Parts: Holiday Musik, Vol. 2 CD (1997) |
Steven Alltop albums Recording information: American Gramaphone Studios, Om; Chicago Recording Company, Chicago, IL; Streeterville Stuidios, Chicago, IL; WFMT Studios, C and C Beach.
Photographer: Rick Harrig.
Arranger: Arnie Roth.
Day Parts: Holiday Musik, Vol. 2 is a full album of instrumental songs geared towards the holidays that really does not specifically fit into a certain season. Instead, the album suggests several classics by Handel, Bach, Vivaldi, and many others as a sort of mood music for gatherings. The selections are very good, and the playing by Chip Davis' Day Parts is very nimble and quick. The music never lulls, and the songs are all at least recognizable, making this a good mood album for an intimate gathering, but maybe something that will not ...
||Chip Davis's Holiday Musik CD (1996) |
Steven Alltop CD discography Much more traditional in spirit than Chip Davis' seasonal records under his Mannheim Steamroller alias, Day Parts: Holiday Musik will nevertheless please Mannheim fans with its dramatic and contemplative readings of Vivaldi's "Allegro Op. 3, No. 12," Handel's "Adagio B Minor" and Bach's "Affetinoso Brandenburg Concerto #5, 11." ~ Jason ...