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Overtones brings together two highly acclaimed Asian musicians, Wang Li and Wu Wei. It features the unlikely instrumental duo of kouxian and sheng. Li and Wei use their skills to craft a unique sound, with their inspired use of the Chinese mouth organ and a multitude of instruments including the musicians' own bodies.
Franco-Flemish composer Pierre de la Rue contributed prolifically to the rich musical life of the Low Countries during the late fifteenth century. Stephen Rice and The Brabant Ensemble highlight his influence with these authoritative performances of the Missa Nuncqua fue pena mayor, Salve regina VI and Missa Inviolata.
Lang Lang and producer Larry Klein have assembled an album that embraces the musical spirit of New York. The centerpiece of New York Rhapsody is inevitably Rhapsody in Blue that features Lang Lang and jazz legend Herbie Hancock in a two-piano recreation of Gershwin s most popular work with the London Symphony Orchestra. Surrounding it are creative collaborations with Andra Day, Jason Isbell, Lindsey Stirling, Madeleine Peyroux, and others.
Pianist Alice Sara Ott returns with an all-new recording of works by Edvard Grieg. She is joined by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks for Grieg's famous Piano Concerto, and then completes the recital with selections from the Lyric Pieces and Peer Gynt Suite.