Sing Me Home / Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble

Release Date: 4/22/2016
Label: Masterworks
Catalog Number: 88875181012
Number of Discs: 1

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CD
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$11.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
The new album from Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble will surprise and delight with imaginative sounds that transform the traditional musical landscape. Sing Me Home is the sixth album by the Grammy-nominated Silk Road Ensemble and its founding member and guiding light, Yo-Yo Ma. The album features special guest performers Rhiannon Giddens, Sarah Jarosz, Abagail Washburn, Gregory Porter, Lisa Fischer, Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist, Bill Frisell and more.
Works on This Recording
1. Green (Vincent's Tune) by Man Wu
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble, Roomful of Teeth
2. O'Neill's Cavalcade by Traditional
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Martin Hayes (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
3. Little Birdie by Traditional
Performer: Sarah Jarosz (Voice), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
4. Ichichila by Traditional
Performer: Balla Kouyate (Balafon), Toumani Diabate (Kora), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
5. Sadila Jana by Traditional
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble, Black Sea Hotel
6. Shingashi Song by Traditional
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Kaoru Watanabe (Drums)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
7. Madhoushi by Ustad Vilayat Khan
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Shujaat Hussain Khan (Sitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
8. Wedding by Kinan Azmeh
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Dima Orsho (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
9. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Abigail Washburn (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
10. Cabaliño by Traditional
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
11. St. James Infirmary by Traditional
Performer: Michael Ward-Bergeman (Accordion), Rhiannon Giddens (Voice), Reylon Yount (Yangqin), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
12. If You Shall Return by Kojiro Umezaki
Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Bill Frisell (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
13. Heart and Soul by Hoagy Carmichael
Performer: Gregory Porter (Voice), Lisa Fischer (Voice), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; USA
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