Album Remarks & Appraisals:
The Art of the Love Song is a lush, romantic album that follows their first Warner Classics release, American Rhapsody. Available as a CD, DVD or Blu-ray, it was recorded live in July 2015 at the legendary Grand Ole Opry House. The Art of the Love Song was conceived as a special broadcast for PBS and it will be one of the featured programs during PBS's March 2016 pledge drive, reaching an audience of several million. The concert features 14 songs (2 bonus tracks on the CD) Songs made famous by Barbra Streisand, The Beatles, Art Garfunkle, Joe Cocker and Perry Como. The DVD and Blu-ray include 1 bonus track and interview footage.
Personnel: Gretchen Wolaver (vocals, guitar, mandolin, violin); Annie Wolaver (vocals, violin).
Audio Mixer: Scott Dupre.
Liner Note Authors: Leslie Duncan; Eden Ahbez ; Dan Fogelberg.
Recording information: Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville, TN (07/23/2015).
Director: Karen Sorrells.
Photographers: Eric Adkins; Traci Shepherd.
Arranger: Bill Wolaver.