Higher Ground CD (1997)

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Specifications

Label Sony
SKU 60107891
UPC 074646618127
UPC 14 00074646618127
Format CD
Release Date 11/11/1997
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Author Barbra Streisand
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Compilation Appearance Classics
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Associated Artist/Work Arlen, Harold
Technical Info
CatalogID 66181
Lable Name Columbia (USA)
Released 11/04/1997
Original Release 1997
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00074646618127
Musical Guests
Celine Dion
Greg Phillinganes
Mervyn Warren
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel includes: Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion (vocals); Dean Parks (acoustic guitar); Dann Huff (guitar); Eric Rigler (Uileann pipes); Greg Phillinganes (piano, keyboards); Mervyn Warren (piano); Scott Frankfurt (keyboards, synthesizer, bass, programming, drum programming); Walter Afanasieff (keyboards, synthesizer, bass, drum programming); Dan Shea (keyboards, drum & computer programming); David Foster (keyboards, synthesizer); Byron Smith (Hammond B-3 organ); Neil Stubenhaus, Reggie Hamilton (bass); J.R. Robinson (drums); Bob Zimmetti, Peter Michael Escovedo III (percussion); Simon Franglen (drum programming); Phillip Ingram, Alex Brown, Lynn Davis, Jim Gilstrap, The Carol Lombard Children's Choir (background vocals).
Producers: Barbara Streisand, Arif Mardin, Walter Afanasieff, David Foster, Mervyn Warren, Jeremy Lubbock.
Engineers include: David Reitzas, David Gleeson, Jeff Balding, Humberto Gatica, Frank Wolf.
Includes liner notes by Barbra Streisand and Jay Landers.
"I Believe/You'll Never Walk Alone" was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s).
This album, which is dedicated to the memory of Virginia Kelley, President Clinton's mother, opens with a sense of quiet sincerity in Barbra Streisand's restrained take on Rodgers and Hammerstein's "You'll Never Walk Alone," paired with an equally non-traditional version of the Frankie Laine hit, "I Believe," both of which set the tone for the remainder of HIGHER GROUND. Offerings range from show tunes and popular songs to traditional pieces like "The Water is Wide" and "Avinu Malkeinu," which is traditionally sung during Rosh Hashanah, and whose lyrics translate as "Cause all hate and oppression to vanish from the earth/Inscribe us for blessing in the Book of Life." HIGHER GROUND carries this sense of spirituality to a variety of levels, resulting in a very accessible and timeless collection of songs sung by one of the world's most popular divas, who is at her most powerful and passionate, her rich and expressive voice backed by a lush 70-piece orchestra.
Professional Reviews
Entertainment Weekly (11/28/97, p.84) - "...the persistent strings-and-choir treatment on these 12 tunes...reduces the whole collection to one long, lush ballad that would be more at home over `The Prince Of Tides'' closing credits." - Rating: C
Disc 1
1 I Believe / You'll Never Walk Alone,I Believe / You'll Never Walk Alone,I Believe / You'll Never Walk Alone
2 Higher Ground
3 At The Same Time
4 Tell Him
5 On Holy Ground
6 If I Could,If I Could,If I Could
7 Circle,Circle,Circle
8 The Water Is Wide / Deep River
9 Leading With Your Heart,Leading With Your Heart,Leading With Your Heart
10 Lessons to Be Learned,Lessons to Be Learned
11 Everything Must Change,Everything Must Change
12 Avinu Malkeinu - (Hebrew)

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