Some Chinese music teachers attribute the popularity of his music in Mainland China to the increase in the number of piano students since the 1980s, and some even believe in the other way: it was due to the popularity of Clayderman's music that the number of piano students surged. On the other hand, there are people who refer to his work as elevator music, because of extensive playing of his production in neutral spaces as elevators, malls and other public spaces. Richard clayderman - Yesterday 5. He is known to alter many famous pieces of music such as Für Elise. Since then, he has recorded over 1000 songs and has become one of the most successful instrumental recording artists in the world, with reported record sales in excess of 70 million units worldwide. Richard Clayderman, however, according to the linked interview, does not see this classification as negative as, according to him, he feels pleased to turn people's workplaces and daily lives into more pleasant places through the use of his music. Richard clayderman - When A Man Loves A Woman 9.
After finishing Conservatory he worked as an accompanist and session musician. Richard clayderman - My Way 14. The single became an instant success, selling 22 million copies in 38 countries. His music is generally played with an orchestra. Richard clayderman - Feelings 11. This accompaniment is usually with James Last's orchestra. Richard clayderman - Careless Whisper 10.
Richard clayderman - I Just Called to Say I Love You 16. Richard clayderman - Love Story 3. According to the book Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams, published 1990, Clayderman was the most-played artist in China then. Richard clayderman - How Deep Is Your Love 13. Richard clayderman - Ave Maria 15. Most of his recordings focus on popular music in general and orchestral arrangements of well-known romantic songs in particular, such as Yesterday, The Sound of Silence and Memory, rather than on Jazz or Classical Music. In the peak of his career he performed 200 concerts in 250 days.
Richard clayderman - Ballade Pour Adeline 2. Biography Born to a piano teacher,Clayderman started studying to play piano at age six, and he was accepted at Conservatoire de Paris in Paris at age 12. Richard clayderman - Can You Feel the Love Tonight 12. Richard clayderman - Candle In The Wind 8. Richard clayderman - Unchained Melody 4.
Success Clayderman has a curious market niche on third world countries, a fact mainly attributed by critics to his commercially-oriented performance of local and very popular music especially love songs , and inexpensive, well-distributed records. . Richard clayderman - I Will Always Love You 7. Richard clayderman - Moon River 6. .
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