|Category||Classical, 20th Century Period, Orchestral/Symphonic, Baroque Period, Concerto, Suite, Contemporary, Prelude, Variations, Aria, Overture, Cantata, Toccata, Chorale, Air, Improvisation, Invention|
Jazz musicians have been taking themes (and even large-scale compositions) of Johann Sebastian Bach and giving them jazz settings for years -- the Modern Jazz Quartet did so famously in the 1950s, and the Jacques Loussier Trio has set up a virtual cottage industry in that practice more recently. It would be natural to expect something similar from an album of improvisations titled Bach & Beyond. ...See Full Description
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I first heard about Gabriela Montero on NPR, then at the Inauguration of President Obama. This CD is a wonderful collection of some of her improvisational on-the-spot compositions. It is a unique and most entertaining CD.
By seiji (Honolulu, HI)
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|CD Universe Part number||7274276|
|Label||EMI Music Distribution|
|Release Date||Sep 12, 2006|
|Recording Time||55 minutes|
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