New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
By Minnesota Public Radio
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Minnesota Public Radio's Julie Amacher hosts this look at the newest classical music CD releases.
||New Classical Tracks: The radiant music of 'Lux'||On their new album, 'Lux', the vocal ensemble Voces8 provide a musical adventure that spans four centuries of choral arrangements, from the Renaissance to 21st-century pop. Listen to samples of the recording and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.||14 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Classical Tracks: Capturing the magic of Venice||To record the music of Venetian composer Antonio Vivaldi, mandolinist Avi Avital recruited the Venice Baroque Orchestra. "Recording this Venetian music with an orchestra that's actually all from Venice just added this extra spice to it," Avital explains.||7 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Classical Tracks: Spirit, Strength and Sorrow||Harry Christopers and The Sixteen took a 13th-century text, the Stabat Mater, as the source material for a new album that explores themes that are simultaneously exciting and meditative, hopeful and dark.||31 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Classical Tracks: Romero captures the spirit of Spain||Pepe Romero's latest album is a showcase of works by one of Pepe's closest friends, composer Federico Torroba. Romero describes 'Torroba: Guitar Concertos' on New Classical Tracks.||24 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein, 'Broadway - Lafayette'||Pianist Simone Dinnerstein's latest album celebrates the frienships, musical and otherwise, between New York and France. Its title was inspired by the name of a subway station.||17 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|