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New Worlds / Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends


Release Date: 09/29/2017 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002718702  
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsJohann Sebastian BachFranz SchubertGeorge Gershwin,   ... 
Performer:  Bill MurrayJan Vogler
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Actor and comedian Bill Murray met German cellist Jan Vogler on a trans-Atlantic flight. The two struck up a friendship and soon had the idea to work together on a project: “New Worlds”. Murray – as both singer and narrator – brings his charm and wit to songs by Foster, Gershwin, and Bernstein, as well as readings of Whitman, Hemingway and Twain, all accompanied by classical orchestrations. Actor and comedian Bill Murray met German cellist Jan Vogler on a trans-Atlantic flight. The two struck up a friendship and soon had the idea to work together on a project: “New Worlds”. Murray – as both singer and narrator – brings his charm and wit to songs by Foster, Gershwin, and Bernstein, as well as readings of Whitman, Hemingway and Twain, all accompanied by classical orchestrations. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
2.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 898/Op. 99: 2nd movement, Andante un poco mosso by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1828; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
5.
La muerte del Angel by Astor Piazzolla
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Argentina 
6.
When Will I Ever Learn to Live in God by Van Morrison
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
7.
Breakfast at Tiffany's: Moon River by Henry Mancini
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; USA 
8.
I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair by Stephen Collins Foster
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
9.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major: 2nd movement, Blues by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1927; France 
10.
West Side Story: Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
11.
West Side Story: I feel pretty by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
12.
West Side Story: America by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Bill Murray (Voice), Jan Vogler (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 

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