101 Strings

~ Orchestra


101 Strings Orchestra was a brand for a highly successful easy listening symphonic music organization, with a discography exceeding a 100 albums and a creative lifetime of around 30 years beginning in 1957. 101 Strings had a trademark sound, focusing on melody with a laid-back ambiance most often featuring strings. Their LPs were individualized by the slogan "The Sound of Magnificence", a puffy cloud logo and sepia-toned photo of the orchestra. The 101 Strings orchestra included 124 string instruments, and was conducted by Wilhelm Stephan. The orchestra's famous official photograph was taken in the Musikhalle Hamburg.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1979 The Dancing Clock / Chopsticks 101 Strings Orchestra 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 101 Strings Play Four Great Standards 101 Strings 1
1959 The Glory of Christmas 101 Strings 1
1960 Rigoletto Rock / Twangy Serenade 101 Strings 1
1962 It's Melody Time Played by 101 Strings & Orchestra Del Oro 101 Strings 1
1964 Hit Songs From the Broadway Show "Camelot" 101 Strings 1
1964 Million Seller Hit Songs of the 30's 101 Strings 1
1965 Fly Me to the Moon 101 Strings 1
1968 Irving Berlin 101 Strings 1
1968 Million Seller Hit Songs of the 60's 101 Strings 1
1968 Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein: In the Sound of Magnificence 101 Strings 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1965 Sounds and Songs of the Jet Set 101 Strings 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
101 Strings Play Hits Written by The Beatles 101 Strings 1

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