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BorisG

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Re: 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations (classical)
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2008, 07:33:57 PM »
The Rattle German Requiem won Best Choral Performance.

And the Joan Tower/Made in America disc with Slatkin and Nashville swept all categories it was nominated it looks like....Best Classical Album, Best Orchestral Performance, and Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

More:

Best Instrumental Performance w/ Orchestra

Barber/Korngold/Walton: Violin Concertos
Bramwell Tovey, conductor; James Ehnes (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra)
[CBC Records]

Best Soloist Performance w/o Orchestra
Beethoven Sonatas, Vol. 3
Garrick Ohlsson
[Bridge Records, Inc.]

Best Chamber Music Performance
Strange Imaginary Animals
Eighth Blackbird

Best Small Ensemble Performance
Stravinsky: Apollo, Concerto In D; Prokofiev: 20 Visions Fugitives
Yuri Bashmet, conductor; Moscow Soloists

Best Vocal Performance
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Sings Peter Lieberson: Neruda Songs
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (James Levine; Boston Symphony Orchestra)

Best Opera Recording

Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel
Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor; Rebecca Evans, Jane Henschel & Jennifer Larmore; Brian Couzens, producer (Sarah Coppen, Diana Montague & Sarah Tynan; New London Children's Choir; Philharmonia Orchestra)
[Chandos Opera In English]


Best Engineered Classical Recording

Grechaninov: Passion Week
John Newton, engineer (Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Bach Choir & Kansas City Chorale)
[Chandos]

Best Classical Producer
Judith Sherman
(who produced the Eighth Blackbird album)

More fitting, Amy wins for Rehab.

Now, the Spilled Milk Awards or the should have wons, out of so many lame nominations, including the should have wons. The Grammy nominators just do not know. Nothing's changed. 8)

Field 29 - Production, Classical

Category 96

Best Engineered Album, Classical
(An Engineer's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.))

   Nielsen: Clarinet & Flute Concertos
  Arne Akselberg & Tobias Lehmann, engineers (Sabine Meyer, Emmanuel Pahud &
Simon Rattle)
  [EMI Classics]

Field 30 - Classical

Category 98

Best Classical Album
(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) if other than the
Artist.)

Cherubini: Missa Solemnis In E
  Riccardo Muti, conductor; Wilhelm Meister, producer; Klemens Kamp,
engineer/mixer (Ildar Abdrazakov, Herbert Lippert, Marianna Pizzolato & Ruth
Ziesak; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
  [EMI Classics]

Category 99

Best Orchestral Performance
(Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.)

  Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
  Osmo Vänskä, conductor (Minnesota Orchestra)
  [BIS Records]

Category 100

Best Opera Recording
(Award to the Conductor, Album Producer(s) and Principal Soloists.)

Verdi: La Traviata
  Zubin Mehta, conductor; Piotr Beczala, Paolo Gavanelli & Anja Harteros;
Andreas Caemmerer & Felix Gargerle, producers (Choir Of The Bavarian State
Opera; Bavarian State Orchestra)
  [Farao Classics]

Category 101

Best Choral Performance
(Award to the Choral Conductor, and to the Orchestra Conductor if an
Orchestra is on the recording, and to the Choral Director or Chorus Master
if applicable.)

Cherubini: Missa Solemnis In E
  Riccardo Muti, conductor; Peter Dijkstra, chorus master (Ildar Abdrazakov,
Herbert Lippert, Marianna Pizzolato & Ruth Ziesak; Chor Des Bayerischen
Rundfunks; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
  [EMI Classics]

Category 103

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra)
(Award to the Instrumental Soloist.)

Haydn: Piano Sonatas
  Marc-André Hamelin
  [Hyperion]

Category 104

Best Chamber Music Performance
(Award to the Artists.)

 Saint-Saëns/Poulenc/Devienne/Milhaud
  Oleg Maisenberg & Sabine Meyer
  [EMI Classics]


 
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Offline MichaelRabin

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Re: 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations (classical)
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2008, 05:57:33 AM »
Lang Lang's LvB PC 1,4 recording with Eschenbach is also nominated.

Ugh! Lang Lang - do you want to make me puke?

Offline MichaelRabin

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Re: 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations (classical)
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2008, 05:58:28 AM »
WOW my local orchestra won a grammy!!!!!!!

Which little provincial orchestra is that?

BorisG

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Re: 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations (classical)
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2008, 07:42:02 PM »
Ugh! Lang Lang - do you want to make me puke?

Grammys and Lang Lang are a good pairing. Had he not participated in Rhapsody in Blue last night, the show would not have had the 3rd least-watched numbers to crow about today. ;)

Midgette comments on the state of, as it relates to classical music-

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/08/AR2008020801042.html

Hector

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Re: 50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations (classical)
« Reply #24 on: February 13, 2008, 05:28:56 AM »
Oh dear, I cannot say that I've actually heard of many of the nominations let alone heard them.

However, I did buy the Cherubini ;D