The Prayer free piano sheet music by Celine Dion
About the song The Prayer
"The Prayer" is the title of a song by Celine Dion featuring Andrea Bocelli.
It was featured as single number two for the album "These Are Special Times" by Celine Dion, a Christmas themed album. Also, Andrea Bocelli has included it as single number one for his album titled "Sogno". It was recorded originally in 1998 at the Chartmaker Studios and the Sony Sound Stage, finished at the Criteria Recording Studios.
This pop classical song has a length of 4 minutes and 29 seconds and was released by several labels, such as Atlantic, Epic, Columbia and Polygram. It was written by David Foster, Alberto Testa, Carole Bayer Sager and Tony Renis. The producers were Tony Renis, David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager
It was released as a promo single on the first of March, year 1999.
The version by Dion and Bocelli was the winner for the Best Original Song Golden Globe Award, thanks to the inclusion in the movie from 1998 titled "Quest for Camelot". Other nominations for "The Prayer" were in 1999 for an Academy Award, category of Best Original Song and Best Pop Collab with Vocals at the Grammy Awards from 2000.
The 1999 version of the CD maxi single includes the 4 minutes and 29 seconds version of the two singers, as well as two other versions. First, there is a version solely by Celine Dion, lasting 2 minutes and 48 seconds. Then, there is the Andrea Bocelli version with a length of 4 minutes and 10 seconds.
"The Prayer" by Bocelli and Dion managed to chart on the sixth place on the Canadian Adult Contemporary RPM charts, as well as 22nd on the Billboard Adult Contemporary. At the end of 1999, it was occupying the rank 48 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary RPM charts.
A version by Celine Dion with Josh Groban was released in 2008 and made available as a digital download. This live version was included on a 2008 edition of the North American digital single. The live duet between the two had a length of 4 minutes and 38 seconds. It managed to chart moderately, hitting rank 37 on the Canadian Hot 100 charts.
On the US Billboard Hot 100, it peaked at rank number 70, while on the Billboard US Pop 100, it stopped at position number 50.There has been another version of "The Prayer", by Anthony Callea, released in December 2004. This version got certified four times Platinum.
Enjoy and download the PDF of Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli's pop classical piano sheet music "The Prayer" for free.
|Artists:||- Celine Dion|
- Andrea Bocelli
|Producers:||Tony Renis, David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager|
|Released:||March 1, 1999|
|Albums:||- Quest For Camelot: Music From The Motion Picture, These Are Special Times|
|Writers:||Renis, Sager, Foster, Alberto Testa|
|Genres:||Soundtrack, Pop Classical, Film Score|