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Metheny, Pat

Works: 892 works in 2,920 publications in 7 languages and 28,204 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Guitar music (Jazz)  Drama  Comedy films  Road films  Coming-of-age films  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Rock music  Live sound recordings  Music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Author of introduction, Producer, Arranger, Musician, Other, Singer, Interviewee, Contributor, per, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler
Classifications: M1366.P38, 781.65
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Different trains ; Electric counterpoint by Steve Reich( Recording )

30 editions published in 1989 in 5 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Different trains" wird das musikalische Material aus Sprachaufnahmen abgeleitet. Aus Gesprächen wurden kurze Abschnitte ausgewählt, die sich mehr oder weniger klar einer bestimmten Tonhöhe zuordnen lassen. Diese Abschnitte wurden dann möglichst genau in Noten umgesetzt, erklingen im Werk ab Sampler und werden von den Instrumenten gedoppelt. Der Titel des Werkes und das sprachliche Material beziehen sich auf Eisenbahnzüge, in denen Juden in der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkrieges unterwegs waren: Das Kind Steve Reich in Amerika, und, unter ganz anderen Umständen, deutsche Juden in Europa
One quiet night by Pat Metheny( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The individual pieces are as compelling as anything in the guitarist's catalog."--Billboard
Song X : twentieth anniversary by Pat Metheny( Recording )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret story by Pat Metheny( Recording )

51 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years since its original release Pat Metheny's Grammy Award winning 'Secret Story' has been expanded, remastered and repackaged with a bonus disc containing five previously unreleased tracks that composer and guitarist Metheny revisited and restored in the studio over the last year. This remastered version of 'Secret Story' is more pastoral in tone than most of the original material -and with a decidedly cinematic, orchestral feel - these tracks are like the deleted scenes from a deeply evocative yet wordless narrative feature. 'Secret Story' see Metheny collaborating with Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconscelos, Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans and members of the London Orchestra, as well as pianist Lyle Mays and bassist Charlie Haden
The way up by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The esteemed jazz guitarist leads his combo through an ambitious, 68-minute suite written with his longtime collaborator, keyboardist Lyle Mays. The piece ranges from pastoral melodies and taut chamber jazz to wide-open improvisation
Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker( Recording )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"**** Out of five ... the thrust here is of a musician living his last creative moments at the top of his game - and pushing beyond."--Downbeat
Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados = Living is easy with eyes closed by David Trueba( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain in 1966, a teacher who uses Beatles songs to teach English learns that John Lennon is making a film, How I won the war, in Almería. Determined to know if this is true, he takes a road trip and en route he picks up a 16-year old boy who has run away from home and a 21-year old woman also appears to be running from something. A friendship forms between the three
Day trip by Pat Metheny( Recording )

34 editions published in 2008 in 4 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny and his trio embark on an inspired musical journey with plenty of excitement and funk, as well as some softer and more traditional edges
Trio 99-00 by Pat Metheny( Recording )

22 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's it all about by Pat Metheny( Recording )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a straight solo baritone guitar record (except instrument changes as noted); edits but no overdubs. And as in the previous solo baritone guitar record, One Quiet Night, the basic tuning used throughout this recording is A D G C E A ... I varied the tuning by keeping the same intervallic relationship but moving the entire tuning up and down on a tune-by-tune basis in a range form Ab to C."--Container
Beyond the Missouri sky : short stories by Charlie Haden( Recording )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their first duet album together, Metheny plays the acoustic guitar with a dark tone resulting in a deep and rounded sound while Haden is as sensitive and beautiful as always. Includes the Jimmy Webb classic, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Best of Bowie by David Bowie( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Bowie is one of music's most enduring and ever changing icons. Best of Bowie features many of his biggest hits including Let's Dance; Modern Love; Fame; Ashes to Ashes; and Space Oddity
Speaking of now by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

22 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny (gitaren) ; Lyle Mays (toetsen) ; Steve Robby (bas) ; Richard Bona (zang, percussie) ; Cuong Vu (trompet, zang) ; Antonio Sanchez (drums)
Metheny Mehldau by Pat Metheny( Recording )

20 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Stiefele in Audio 10 / 06: "Die tontechnisch nuancenreich abgebildete Musik hat aggressive und lyrische Seiten, wilde Konstrukte folgen auf melodienselige Passagen. Methenys zurückhaltende Sounds und der Flügelklang ergänzen sich prächtig."
Orchestrion by Pat Metheny( Recording )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny redefines the concept of the solo album with an adventurous album that explores all the musical possibilities of one new guitar
Letter from home by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unity band by Pat Metheny( Recording )

21 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time since his 1980 release 80/81, guitarist Pat Metheny has recorded with a band that features tenor saxophone. Unity Band introduces a new Metheny ensemble with Chris Potter on sax and bass clarinet, longtime collaborator Antonio Sanchez on drums, and the up-and-coming Ben Williams on bass. The album features nine new Metheny compositions
Pat Metheny Group by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolutamente innovador, tanto en sonido como en estructura de los temas, esta obra marca el comienzo de la brillante carrera de este enorme guitarrista/compositor
Still life (talking) by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pat Metheny Group combine Brazilian rhythms with elements of jazz, folk, and pop on their 1987 album
As falls Wichita, so falls Wichita Falls by Pat Metheny( Recording )

39 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Metheny, Pat.

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Пат Метені

Пет Метини

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פט מתיני

پت متنی ترانه‌سرا، آهنگساز، و گیتاریست آمریکایی

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English (162)

German (19)

Spanish (14)

French (7)

Dutch (5)

Italian (2)

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