Children's Songs Studio album by Chick Corea Released 1984 Recorded July 1983 Genre Jazz, Classical Length 36:14 Label ECM Producer Manfred Eicher Chick Corea chronology Touchstone
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Children's Songs mainly consists of short songs with simple themes. There is little development in the pieces, which capture a variety of melodies and moods. Corea began writing the first song in 1971.
In the preface of the annotated version Corea stated that he aimed "to convey simplicity as beauty, as represented in the Spirit of a child".
- use of the pentatonic scales
- employment of unusual time signatures and cross-rhythms
- expressing a complex variety of atmosphere in a relatively short time
- increasing difficulty and complexity through the sequence
- intention of creator.
- "No.16 & 17"
- "Addendum" - (for violin, cello and piano)
- ^ Nastos, Michael G. (2011 [last update]). "Chick Corea: Children's Songs - Chick Corea | AllMusic". allmusic.com. http://www.allmusic.com/album/chick-corea-childrens-songs-r137044. Retrieved 14 July 2011.
Chick Corea As LeaderTones for Joan's Bones • Now He Sings, Now He Sobs • Is • Sundance • The Song of Singing • The Leprechaun • My Spanish Heart • The Mad Hatter • Secret Agent • Friends • Tap Step • Three Quartets • Touchstone • Again and Again • Summer Night - live • Chick Corea Akoustic Band • Alive • Time Warp • Rendezvous in New York • The Ultimate Adventure • Super Trio • Five Peace Band Live Solo albums Collaborations with Gary Burton with Circle with Miles Davis with Elektric Band with Joe FarrellJoe Farrell Quartet • Outback • Skate Board Park with Stan GetzSweet Rain • Captain Marvel with Herbie MannLatin Mann Afro to Bossa to Blues • Standing Ovation at Newport • The Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd • Monday Night at the Village Gate with Blue MitchellThe Thing to Do • Down with It! • Boss Horn with OriginLive at the Blue Note • A Week at The Blue Note • Change • corea.concerto – Spain For Sextet & Orchestra – Piano Concerto No.1 with Return to Forever with Others CompilationsThe Complete "Is" Sessions • Chick Corea/Herbie Hancock/Keith Jarret/McCoy Tyner • Best of Chick Corea • Very Best of Chick Corea • Herbie Mann-Chick Corea The complete Latin band Sessions Soundtracks Related
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