Divorce Music: Lumiere String Quartet

Lumiere String Quartet

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Read about our album in the New York Times! A Happy Couple Create Music to Break Up To

Divorce Music is the ultimate break-up album the perfect gift for a friend, relative or colleague going through a divorce.

Following its successful predecessor, the top-selling album Classical Wedding Music, this new release will have you grooving to the beat at your next divorce party. Celebrate the ups and downs of divorce hormones with music that goes from laugh-out-loud funny to sad and tearful. You don't even have to be divorced to enjoy this beauty: include it in your pre-nup, or purchase our Classical Wedding Music album in the closet, just in case.

Performed by Lumiere String Quartet, all but two of the tracks were arranged by Robert Paterson, winner of numerous awards, including Composer of the Year award from the Classical Recording Foundation.

Members of the Lumiere String Quartet have the unique gift of moving between multiple genres, seamlessly flowing from pop, rock and Broadway to country and classical. Their list of credits is extraordinary: Barbra Streisand, Donna Summer, Chris Botti, Harry Connick Jr., Rufus Wainwright, Josh Groban, Evanescence, Sinead O'Connor, Joss Stone, Pink Martini, K.D. Lang, Elvis Costello, Sarah Brightman, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Todd Rudgren, The Who, YES, and many more.

They are veterans of the Broadway scene in New York City: Wicked, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Sweet Charity, Cabaret, Chicago, Shrek, and many others. Victoria Paterson is the concertmaster for The Addams Family and co-founder of the American Modern Ensemble. Entcho Todorov is from Bulgaria and currently in The Book of Mormon. Dave Eggar is a multi Grammy nominated cellist with albums that convey complete artistry and diversity, including Kingston Morning. Jonathan Dinklage moves in and out of Broadway, pop music and film, namely concertmaster and string arranger for Mary J. Blige. Film and Television credits include The Social Network, Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nurse Jackie and The Apprentice.


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  1. Ode To Sorrow (based on Ode to Joy)
    Ludwig van Beethoven

  2. Canon In D(ivorce) (based on Canon in D)
    Johann Pachelbel

  3. Midsummer Nightmare (based on A Midsummer Night's Dream)
    Felix Mendelssohn

  4. Where Did We Go Wrong?
    Andrew Lippa

  5. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
    John Friga and Stephen Perry

  6. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover: Paul Simon

  7. Time to Say Goodbye
    Lucio Quarantotto & Francesco Sartori

  8. You Were Mine
    Erwin Burns Emily & Martie Seidel

  9. D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    Robert Braddock & Claude Putman Jr.

  10. These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
    Lee Hazlewood

  11. Every Breath You Take: Sting

  12. My Heart Will Go On: James Horner

  13. I Will Survive
    Dino Fekaris & Frederick Perren

  14. The Thrill Is Gone
    Rick Darnell & Roy Hawkins

  15. Ode to an Ex-Wife (Eat S**t and Die)
    Big Harry Johnson

  16. I'm Still Standing
    Elton John & Bernard Taupin

Total Time: 57:32