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In My Time
Studio album by Yanni
Released April 6, 1993
Genre Contemporary instrumental
Easy listening
Soft adult contemporary
Length 49:10
Label Private Music
Producer Yanni
Professional reviews
Yanni chronology
Dare to Dream
(1992)
In My Time
(1993)
Yanni Live at the Acropolis
(1994)

In My Time, Yanni's ninth album, released on the Private Music label in 1993, (see 1993 in music). This album is a gentler collection of piano-focused pieces. It attained Platinum status and was nominated for the second Grammy nomination for Yanni.[1] It peaked at #1 on "Billboard's "Top New Age Albums" chart and at #24 on the "Billboard 200" chart in the same year.[2]

The corresponding concert tour for the year was Yanni Live, The Symphony Concerts 1993.

"This was the kind of album I've been wanting to make for years", Yanni says, "a clear and honest album that would be consistent in its mood. I wanted the audience to feel the human being behind the music. One human being to another. For that reason, I intentionally kept the background instrumentation and production at a minimum".[3]

Contents

Album

Critical reception

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In a review by Backroads Music/Heartbeats, "Yanni's latest is another extension of his creative spirit and stirring passion for life. Focusing on piano as his primary instrument, Yanni infuses his "signature" style with timeless, eloquent themes and plenty of romantic energy. No longer are rhythm and dynamic currents as vital to his sound, since he seems to have stopped fueling his music with 'rocket power'. His romantic outpourings lend a personal nature to In My Time, and this new effort should be received with enthusiasm far and wide. Yanni is uniquely expressive, and this new music is deeply touching on many levels."[4]

Additional notes

I also wish to thank my band: Osama Afifi (bass), Charlie Bisharat (violin), Karen Briggs (violin), Michael Bruno (percussion), Julie Homi (keyboards), Bradley Joseph (keyboards), Sachi McHenry (cello), and my crew.[5]

Track listing

  1. "In The Morning Light" – 3:49
  2. "One Man's Dream" – 2:43
  3. "Before I Go" – 4:30
  4. "Enchantment" – 3:51
  5. "The End Of August" – 4:51
  6. "To Take...To Hold" – 4:01
  7. "In The Mirror" – 4:04
  8. "Felitsa" – 4:51
  9. "Whispers In The Dark" – 5:24
  10. "Only A Memory" – 4:15
  11. "Until The Last Moment" – 6:22

Personnel

  • All music composed and produced by Yanni
  • Endre Granat – violin on "The End of August" and "Felitsa".

Production

  • Recorded at Yanni's private studios
  • Engineered by Yanni
  • Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles
  • Art Direction & Design: Norman Moore
  • Photography: Lynn Goldsmith

RIAA certification

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold and Platinum database entries:[6]

  • (G=Gold, P=Platinum, M=Multi-Platinum)
  • YANNI IN MY TIME 07/08/93 PRIVATE MUSIC G ALBUM SOLO Std
  • YANNI IN MY TIME 05/05/94 PRIVATE MUSIC P ALBUM SOLO Std

Yanni Live, The Symphony Concerts 1993

Dates

1993

Cities

Set list

The band

Tour production

  • Orchestrations and arrangements by Shardad Rohani, John Rinehimer, and Jeffrey Silverman.
  • Additional orchestration work by Chris Bankey.
  • Transcriptions and arrangement preparation by Shardad Rohani and Richard Boukas.

References

  1. ^ Ethnicity World Tour 2003–2004 - Official concert program. Yanni. 2003.  
  2. ^ "Chart history for In My Time". Allmusic. http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:3vfwxq8gldke~T3. Retrieved 2007-09-02.  
  3. ^ Yanni Live, The Symphony Concerts 1993 - Official concert program. Yanni. 1993.  
  4. ^ Backroads Music. "Review of In My Time". Allmusic. http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:y9p1z8ha8yvo. Retrieved 2006-12-21.  
  5. ^ (1993) Album notes for In My Time by Yanni [CD liner]. Private Music (01005-82106-2).
  6. ^ "Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold and Platinum seachable database". http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?table=SEARCH. Retrieved 2007-01-01.  

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