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Pleasant but Pointless Idea

Advantages: Perfect Execution and some interesting obscurities
Disadvantages: The Real versions of all the pieces sound better

...When the world found out that Dance/Ambient producer William Orbit (who produced Madonna's excellent "Ray of Light" album and was responsible for at least some of the "Music" album) was going to release an album of electronically produced classical pieces ...

mikeydred 12.03.2001 · Read full review
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Rainbow

Advantages: Offers a unique interpretation of classical music.
Disadvantages: Can blend too easily into the background.

...William Orbit's 'Pieces In A Modern Style' is an innovative, pioneering, briiliant album. If you are expecting such pieces as Ferry Corsten's Remix of 'Barber's Adagio For Strings' then you should not buy this album because the music on it bears little re ...

Analytikerin 27.05.2001 · Read full review
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Modern Pieces

Advantages: Good modernised collection of dance music.
Disadvantages: Maybe not what people expect from William Orbit

...William Orbit, the man who relaunched Madonna's career and dance DJ has recently divulged into a slightly alternative them for his latest albumn. He has selected 11 classical pieces of music from the likes of Vivaldi, Beethoven and Handel and added his ow ...

dan7hughes 21.09.2000 · Read full review
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Neat idea from producer guru

Advantages: Some great original work
Disadvantages: Somewtracks

Pieces in a modern style, what is that you may say. Well, Mr Orbit, of Madonna production fame has reworked 11 classical pieces of music, using today’s electronic equipment. Oh my god, you could shriek, Heathen, philistine, butcher. Ahhhhh, go al ...

KingHerrod 30.01.2001 · Read full review
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Going into Orbit

Advantages: great to listen to
Disadvantages: none

...Wow what a great cd that i have purchased by William Orbit, it is called Pieces in a Modern Style and also includes his top ten hit Barber's Adagio for Strings, this is classical music as has never been heard before, it is inspiring and easy to listen to. ...

combat_claire 08.02.2001 · Read full review
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