Voice of an Angel is the title of the debut music recording/album featuring the voice of 12-year-old soprano Charlotte Church, released in 1998.
La Luna (Italian and Spanish for "the moon") is the seventh album recorded by English soprano Sarah Brightman in 2000. It was released under license by Nemo Studios to Angel Records. The album combines pieces written by classical and modern composers. The classical pieces are "How Fair This Place" ("Здесь хорошо") by Rachmaninov; "Figlio Perduto", which is based on Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 Op. 92, 2nd movement in A minor "Allegretto"; Solo Con Te (Handel); Aria "La Luna" from Opera Rusalka. With La Luna, Brightman combined elements of her traditional operatic background with her newer style of pop music. "Hijo de la Luna" (translating to "Son of the Moon" in Spanish) is a cover originally performed by the Spanish synthpop band Mecano. Written by Ennio Morricone, "La Califfa" is the title track of the 1970 Italian film with the same name. The underlying concept of the album is the moon. It is the 17th top selling classical album of the 2000s in the US, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The Violin Player was the first techno/pop album by classical and pop musician Vanessa-Mae, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). It is also the first album Vanessa-Mae released on the EMI label. The Album was produced by Mike Batt, and recorded and mixed by Gareth Cousins, who also programmed the synthesisers and beats for the album.
Storm is a 1997 album by the violinist Vanessa-Mae.
Charlotte Church is the self-titled second album, released in 1999, featuring the voice of the then 13-year-old soprano Charlotte Church.
Hayley Westenra is the second studio album of Hayley Westenra and her first album for a label Universal New Zealand. This album was released only in New Zealand and Australia. The last two tracks were released on special editions of the disk – the other editions do not include these tracks. It was published by the Universal New Zealand label in 2001.
The Voice is the 2001 debut album by British tenor Russell Watson.
Viaggio Italiano is Andrea Bocelli's third studio album and first classical album.
Aria: The Opera Album is Andrea Bocelli's fourth studio album, released in 1998.
Sogno (English: Dream) is the fifth studio album by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Violin was the first album released by violinst Vanessa-Mae. It was recorded in October 1990, near her 12th birthday, and released shortly afterwards in March 1991. Vanessa-Mae contributed her royalties from the album to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
In a Time Lapse is a studio album by Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi released on January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21). Two days before the release, on January 19, Einaudi played live from his home in Milan solo arrangements of some of the music from In a Time Lapse through his official YouTube channel.
Switched-On Brandenburgs is a 1979 double album by Wendy Carlos. It was the seventh album released by Carlos, and the fourth and final album in her project of classical music which also included Switched-On Bach (1968), The Well-Tempered Synthesizer (1969), and Switched-On Bach II (1974).
Stanze is the second studio album from Italian contemporary music composer, Ludovico Einaudi. It was released in 1992 and has been composed for the harp.
Encore, released in 2002, is the second album by British tenor Russell Watson.
Reprise is the third album by British tenor Russell Watson released in 2003.
Le Onde is an album released in 1996 by the Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi. The album is based on the novel The Waves by British writer Virginia Woolf, and was Einaudi's first solo piano album. The album enjoyed mainstream success, particularly in Italy and the UK.
Tchaikovsky & Beethoven Violin Concertos is the name of one of three conventional classical albums by classical musician Vanessa-Mae before her rise to pop stardom. It was recorded in 1990.
The Lure of the Grand Canyon is the eleventh album by country singer Johnny Cash. It was released in 1961 (see 1961 in music) by Columbia Records, and Cash's contribution was only that of spoken narration.
Eden Roc (1999) is a music album by the Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi. "Eden Roc" is the name of a number of localities and hotels around the world.
Songs from the Trilogy is a 1989 compilation album of songs from Philip Glass’ operas Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, and Akhnaten. Many of the songs on the album have been altered or shortened from their original composition.
Diario Mali is a collaboration of Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi on piano and Malian musician Ballaké Sissoko on kora. It was released in Europe in 2003.
In Formation is the first studio album by the Kronos Quartet. It contains compositions by Ken Benshof, Hunt Beyer, Alan Dorsey, John Geist, David Kechley, and others. The album was re-issued on CD on 17 December 1993 (Reference #RR-9CD).
Fancies is a cycle of six choral settings by John Rutter, created around whimsical themes and based on text from poets such as Shakespeare, Thomas Campion (1567–1620), Edward Lear (1812–1888) and others. The collection was originally written in 1971 and remastered in 2005. It is famous for the final last line in every song "Abhi fancies Sara, Sara Katchawala."
Strong on Oaks, Strong on the Causes of Oaks is a 1998 album by the English Sinfonia conducted by Bramwell Tovey. The work, by Michael Nyman, is paired with The Protecting Veil by John Tavener featuring Josephine Knight on the cello. The photography and liner notes indicate that Nyman was directly involved in the album (his 31st), the premiere recording of the work, while Tavener, whose piece, eleven years old at the time of the recording, has been recorded more than once, is represented by a headshot and stock commentary from Richard Steinetz.
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