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A Change Of Worlds / Galilei

Release Date: 06/26/2012 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 92153   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Michael PraetoriusCarolyn Anderson SurrickTraditionalNicola Matteis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Prepare to be musically transported by A Change of Worlds, the latest release from Ensemble Galilei and Sono Luminus. Through the unique combination of old Irish tunes, traditional American folk melodies, and inspired original selections, A Change of Worlds transcends a myriad of musical genres.

Comprised of very talented and capable members who are both classically trained and traditional musicians, Ensemble Galilei brilliantly melds a wealth of technical capability with an abiding passion for ancient music. Through their infectious improvisational energy, the vibrancy of this ensemble captivates the listener, from the downbeat of the first tune, to the final chord on the album.

All of the music recorded for
Read more this CD is part of First Person: Seeing America – a collaboration between Ensemble Galilei and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The multi-disciplinary project includes photographs from the Met, poetry and prose about America, and the music of Ensemble Galilei, and premiered in New York in October of 2010. It will tour through 2015.
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Works on This Recording

Te mane laudum carmine by Michael Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Dream of the Wanderer by Carolyn Anderson Surrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Monday Morning Reel - O'Neill's March by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Ground upon a Scotch Humour by Nicola Matteis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Jessie Smith - Athole Brose - Miss Rattray - Brumlay Brae - Pigeon on the Gate by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
The Salmon Tailing Up the River by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
The Dust Bowl by Carolyn Anderson Surrick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Squire Wood's Lament by Turlough Carolan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Culloden by Ryan McKasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
No longer mourn for me by Sue Richards
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
Hector the Hero by J. Scott Skinner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Romantic 
Written: Scotland 
1923 - Exile of Erin by Jackie Moran
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Klovsjo Brudmarsch by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Full Rigged Ship - Cluck Old Hen - Southern Harmony by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Pretty Maid Milking the Cow by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Polonaise by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei

Sound Samples

Monday Morning Reel - O'Neill's March (arr. for chamber ensemble)
1923 - Exile of Erin (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Hector the Hero (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Klovsjo Brudmarsch - Polska (arr. K.E. Nygard) - Slangpolska
Full Rigged Ship - Cluck Old Hen - Southern Harmony: What Wondrous Love Is This? (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Pretty Maid Milking the Cow (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Polonaise (arr. for chamber ensemble)
No Longer Mourn for Me (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Culloden (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Ground upon a Scotch Humour (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Jessie Smith - Athole Brose - Miss Rattray - Brumlay Brae - Pigeon on the Gate (arr. for chamber ensemble)
The Salmon Tailing Up the River (arr. for chamber ensemble)
The Dust Bowl (arr. for chamber ensemble)
O lux beate trinitas: Te mane laudum carmine (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Dream of the Wanderer (arr. for chamber ensemble)
Squire Wood's Lament (arr. for chamber ensemble)

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