Frank Sinatra records ‘The Concert Sinatra’ with a large orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle (1963)

Frank Sinatra‘s ‘The Concert Sinatra’ is a studio album recorded on February 18 & 21, 1963 with a larger-than-normal orchestra gathered by Nelson Riddle for the occasion and released the same year by Reprise.


Frank Sinatra records ‘The Concert Sinatra’ with a large orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle (1963)

1 . Lost In The Stars

Track Listing : 1.I Have Dreamed (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 03:01 . 2.My Heart Stood Still (Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 03:06 . 3.Lost In The Stars (Maxwell Anderson, Kurt Weill) – 04:11 . 4.Ol’ Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 04:29 . 5.You’Ll Never Walk Alone (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 03:11 . 6.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 03:02 . 7.This Nearly Was Mine (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 02:49 . 8.Soliloquy (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 08:05

Musicians : Frank Sinatra – Vocals . Nelson Riddle – Conductor

Production : Produced By Frank Sinatra . Russ Hanson – Engineer . Vinton Vernon – Mixing

Package : Lawrence Stewart – Liner Notes . Ted Allen – Cover Photo . Raymond V. Pepe – Liner Notes . Merle Shore – Art Direction

Recorded On February 18–February 21, 1963 At A Studio In Hollywood.

Released 1963 By Reprise.

(Source Frank Sinatra – The Concert Sinatra | The Official Frank Sinatra Website)


If all you associate with Sinatra is his swingin’ Rat Pack cool, this set will expand your appreciation of what the excitement was all about back when Sinatra was Chairman of the Board. No one else came close. […]

Right there on the cover, surrounded by a thick white rule, was information for the hi-fi enthusiast: “This album utilizes Westex 35MM recordation [sic], 24 RCA 44BX microphones, 8 track 21 position mixer console, 73 musiciansand 4 Sound Stages of the Goldwyn Studios in Hollywood. It represents an unparalleled achievement in the technology of sound.” […]

Jazzis @ RateYourMusic
Riddle’s marvelous orchestration turns each and every one of tracks into an instant classic and in retrospect this album retains all its original beauty and aesthetic finesse. […]


Frank Sinatra‘s ‘The Concert Sinatra’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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