Two Worlds is a classical music album by jazz musicians Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin. Guests include Renée Fleming, Gil Shaham, and Julian Lloyd Webber. Concerto in A Minor for Four Keyboards and Strings, BWV 1065: Movement 1, . Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena), Villa-Lobos, featuring Renée Fleming. Sonatina: Andante II, F. Moreno Torroba. Elegia (A Henri) With Introduction & Epilogue from Liebeslie, Fritz Kreisler, featuring Gil Shaham and Ralph Morrison.
Two Worlds, the classical-oriented labor of love that reunites the two legends, is more than simply a beautiful creative departure from their usual jazz-oriented projects. A blend of original compositions and respectful reworkings of timeless classics from Bach, Bartok, Villalobos, Mompov, and Segovia, the collection - which features stellar guest performances by opera star Renee Fleming, violinist Gil Shaham, and cellist Julian Lloyd-Webber - finds Ritenour and Grusin joyously reconnecting with their rich classical roots.
Album · 2000 · 13 Songs. Elegia (A Henri) With Introduction & Epilogue from "Liebeslied". By Fritz Kreisler - Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Ralph Morrison & Gil Shaham. 5. Suite Popular Espanola: No. 3 Cancion. By Manuel de Falla - Lee Ritenour, James Walker & Dave Grusin.
Tracklist: 01. Concerto In A Minor For Four Keyboards And Strings - 4:33 02. 5 - Aria - - 5:05 03. Sonatina - Andante II - 4:32 04.
Dave Grusin and Lee Ritenour appear courtesy of The Verve Music Group. Other Versions (5 of 7) View All. Cat.
Two Worlds is an album devised by the renowned jazz musicians Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin in which they combine in new arrangements with the expert classical musicians including the soprano Renée Fleming, the violinist Gil Shaham and the cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. com/Two Worlds (Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin album). Robert David "Dave" Grusin (born June 26, 1934) is an American composer, arranger and pianist. Grusin has composed many scores for feature films and television, and has won numerous awards for his soundtrack and record work, including an Academy Award and 10 Grammys.
Siciliana - Lee Ritenour/Dave Grusin/Julian Lloyd Webber. 10 people found this helpful. Grusin and Ritenour are fine jazz musicians. Here they combine with various vocalists and some composers of repute, Bach, Bartok, etc. to compose this excellent variety of jazzy classics. Soothing and lifting, this recording is wide ranging in treatment and effect.
Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin Elegia (A Henri) (vol. Two Worlds, 2000). Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4. (play).
Lee Ritenour says their new release, "Two Worlds", is literally a meeting of two musical worlds. Ritenour said, "We worked on the album quite a long time last year. It was quite a challenge for us musically, because we both had such an appreciation for classical music and we wanted to make sure that we treated the classical pieces that we played on the CD with the utmost respect and the utmost validity. And yet, we still wanted to find a way to bring our personalities into the music. But we never really touched on a whole album like this. In addition to performing selections by Bartok and Bach, Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin contribute several originals, including Ritenour's "Lagrima.
|1||Concerto In A Minor For Four Keyboards And Strings, BWV 1065: Movement 1|
|2||Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)|
|3||Sonatina: Andante II|
|4||Elegia (A Henri) With Introduction & Epilogue From "Liebeslied"|
|5||Suite Popular Espanola: No. 3 Cancion|
|7||River Songs: The Water Is Wide/Shenandoah|
|8||Romanian Folk Dances: Stick Dance, Sash Dance, Stamping Dance, Horn Dance, Romanian Polka, Fast Dance|
|9||Suite Compostelana: III, Cuna|
|10||Suite Popular Espanola: El Pano Moruno|
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- Barcode: 028946713228
- Matrix / Runout: 68200 467 132-2 01+ 51046849
|P2 57960||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin - Two Worlds (CD, Album)||Decca||P2 57960||US||2000|
|POCF-1035, 157 960-2||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin - Two Worlds (CD, Album)||Decca, Decca||POCF-1035, 157 960-2||Japan||2000|
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|467 132-2||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin||Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin - Two Worlds (CD, Album)||Decca||467 132-2||UK & Europe||2000|
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