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Metheny, Pat

Works: 936 works in 3,086 publications in 6 languages and 28,385 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Rock music  Guitar music  Electronic music  String quartets  Drama  Comedy films  Road films  Coming-of-age films  Guitar music (Jazz) 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Author of introduction, Producer, Musician, Arranger, Singer, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, per, Compiler
Classifications: M1366.P38, 781.65
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Most widely held works by Pat Metheny
Different trains ; Electric counterpoint by Steve Reich( Recording )

30 editions published in 1989 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Different trains" wird das musikalische Material aus Sprachaufnahmen abgeleitet. Aus Gesprächen wurden kurze Abschnitte ausgewählt, die sich mehr oder weniger klar einer bestimmten Tonhöhe zuordnen lassen. Diese Abschnitte wurden dann möglichst genau in Noten umgesetzt, erklingen im Werk ab Sampler und werden von den Instrumenten gedoppelt. Der Titel des Werkes und das sprachliche Material beziehen sich auf Eisenbahnzüge, in denen Juden in der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkrieges unterwegs waren: Das Kind Steve Reich in Amerika, und, unter ganz anderen Umständen, deutsche Juden in Europa
One quiet night by Pat Metheny( Recording )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The individual pieces are as compelling as anything in the guitarist's catalog."--Billboard
Day trip by Pat Metheny( Recording )

36 editions published in 2008 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny and his trio embark on an inspired musical journey with plenty of excitement and funk, as well as some softer and more traditional edges
Beyond the Missouri sky : short stories by Charlie Haden( Recording )

41 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their first duet album together, Metheny plays the acoustic guitar with a dark tone resulting in a deep and rounded sound while Haden is as sensitive and beautiful as always. Includes the Jimmy Webb classic, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
The way up by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The esteemed jazz guitarist leads his combo through an ambitious, 68-minute suite written with his longtime collaborator, keyboardist Lyle Mays. The piece ranges from pastoral melodies and taut chamber jazz to wide-open improvisation
Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados = Living is easy with eyes closed by David Trueba( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain in 1966, a teacher who uses Beatles songs to teach English learns that John Lennon is making a film, How I won the war, in Almería. Determined to know if this is true, he takes a road trip and en route he picks up a 16-year old boy who has run away from home and a 21-year old woman also appears to be running from something. A friendship forms between the three
Secret story by Pat Metheny( Recording )

54 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years since its original release Pat Metheny's Grammy Award winning 'Secret Story' has been expanded, remastered and repackaged with a bonus disc containing five previously unreleased tracks that composer and guitarist Metheny revisited and restored in the studio over the last year. This remastered version of 'Secret Story' is more pastoral in tone than most of the original material -and with a decidedly cinematic, orchestral feel - these tracks are like the deleted scenes from a deeply evocative yet wordless narrative feature. 'Secret Story' see Metheny collaborating with Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconscelos, Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans and members of the London Orchestra, as well as pianist Lyle Mays and bassist Charlie Haden
Pilgrimage by Michael Brecker( Recording )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecker's last album before his death in January 2007 was his first to consist solely of his original compositions. The music is transcending and truly speaks from a place we can't comprehend
Song X : twentieth anniversary by Pat Metheny( Recording )

46 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trio 99-00 by Pat Metheny( Recording )

23 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's it all about by Pat Metheny( Recording )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a straight solo baritone guitar record (except instrument changes as noted); edits but no overdubs. And as in the previous solo baritone guitar record, One Quiet Night, the basic tuning used throughout this recording is A D G C E A ... I varied the tuning by keeping the same intervallic relationship but moving the entire tuning up and down on a tune-by-tune basis in a range form Ab to C."--Container
Best of Bowie by David Bowie( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Bowie is one of music's most enduring and ever changing icons. Best of Bowie features many of his biggest hits including Let's Dance; Modern Love; Fame; Ashes to Ashes; and Space Oddity
Speaking of now by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

22 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny (gitaren) ; Lyle Mays (toetsen) ; Steve Robby (bas) ; Richard Bona (zang, percussie) ; Cuong Vu (trompet, zang) ; Antonio Sanchez (drums)
Metheny Mehldau by Pat Metheny( Recording )

22 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Stiefele in Audio 10 / 06: "Die tontechnisch nuancenreich abgebildete Musik hat aggressive und lyrische Seiten, wilde Konstrukte folgen auf melodienselige Passagen. Methenys zurückhaltende Sounds und der Flügelklang ergänzen sich prächtig."
Orchestrion by Pat Metheny( Recording )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny redefines the concept of the solo album with an adventurous album that explores all the musical possibilities of one new guitar
Unity band by Pat Metheny( Recording )

22 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time since his 1980 release 80/81, guitarist Pat Metheny has recorded with a band that features tenor saxophone. Unity Band introduces a new Metheny ensemble with Chris Potter on sax and bass clarinet, longtime collaborator Antonio Sanchez on drums, and the up-and-coming Ben Williams on bass. The album features nine new Metheny compositions
Letter from home by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Metheny Group by Pat Metheny Group( Recording )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolutamente innovador, tanto en sonido como en estructura de los temas, esta obra marca el comienzo de la brillante carrera de este enorme guitarrista/compositor
Bright size life by Pat Metheny( Recording )

45 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wish by Joshua Redman( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Metheny, Pat.

Metheny, Pat 1954-

Metheny, Patrick Bruce

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Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny Ameerika džässmuusik, kitarrist ja helilooja

Pat Metheny American jazz musician

Pat Metheny Amerikaans songwriter

Pat Metheny amerikai gitáros, zeneszerző

Pat Metheny Amerikansk jazzgitarist og komponist

Pat Metheny amerikansk låtskrivar, komponist og gitarist

Pat Metheny amerikansk låtskrivare, kompositör och gitarrist

Pat Metheny amerikansk sanger, komponist og guitarist

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Pat Metheny US-amerikanischer Jazzgitarrist

Pet Metini

PM 1954-

Мэтини, Патрик Брюс

Пат Матини

Пат Метені

Пет Метини

Պատրիկ Բրյուս Մեթենի

פט מתיני

پت متنی ترانه‌سرا، آهنگساز، و گیتاریست آمریکایی

แพท เมธินี

매스니, 팻 1954-

팻 메시니


パット・メセニー アメリカのジャズ・ミュージシャン

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French (6)

Dutch (3)

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