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Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America’s most accomplished classical violinists. She has soloed with orchestras and choirs around the world, performed at some of the most renowned concert halls in the country, and sold more than 120,000 copies of her albums. In her upcoming release, Silver Screen Serenade, Jenny once again thrills listeners, this time with stunning arrangements of the film industry’s most spectacular theme songs. Showcasing selections from award- winning scores like The Wizard of Oz and Somewhere in Time, Silver Screen Serenade is a perfect album for fans of classical music and film, as well as those seeking flawless performances.
- Suite From Far And Away (from Far And Away)
- Theme From Schindler s List (from Schindler s List)
- An American In Paris (from An American In Paris)
- Gabriel's Oboe (from The Mission)
- A Time For Us (from Romeo and Juliet)
- Transylvanian Lullaby (from Young Frankenstein)
- Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard Of Oz)
- O Mio Babbino Caro (from A Room With A View)
- Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini (from Somewhere In Time)
- The Chairman's Waltz (from Memoirs Of A Geisha)
- Star of Bethlehem (from Ben Hur)
- Amazing Grace (from Amazing Grace)
- Released: September 2008
About the Author
Grammy Nominated Artist Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America’s most accomplished violinists. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School in New York City and her bachelor’s degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
She has released eleven albums since 1998. They consistently chart on Billboard, including the #1 spot on the Top Classical Albums chart. Her album Wish Upon a Star earned a nomination for the 54th GRAMMY Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
Jenny Oaks Baker has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and with the Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Jenny performed as a first violinist with the National Symphony Orchestra for seven years before resigning to devote more time to her young family. Jenny and her husband Matthew have four children.
by Linda - reviewed on November 24, 2008
Love Jenny Oaks Baker! Very talent and wonderful to listen to.
by Customer - reviewed on October 13, 2008
Have listened to the CD several times now. I like the music Jenny chose for this album. She played it beautifully. I also like the cover.
Inspiring and Beautiful!!!!
by Rebekah - reviewed on September 22, 2008
Jenny is a wonderful and inspiring violinist and person. I've really enjoyed this CD. I especially like "Far and away" and "Somewhere over the rainbow." My children love it too!!! This is a fun CD and a great one to add to your collection!!!
by Customer - reviewed on October 02, 2008
Great to listen to as background music, very relaxing and peaceful.
AN INSPIRING MASTERPIECE!
by Hunter - reviewed on January 11, 2011
When my not so subtle hints around Christmas time failed to produce a copy of this CD in my stocking I took matters into my own hand and purchased it. I love great film music and this ranks as one of the most beautifully done that I have ever heard. Jenny states in her CD notes that she often close to Lord while preparing this album. Well the listener will have the same experience. Jenny is a true master of the violin and Kurt Bestor (who has arranged many of the pieces) is also a marvel! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!