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Chineke! Orchestra's 'Coleridge-Taylor' is performed with affection, dedication, and feel for the material / textura

Posted: 12/02/2022
textura writes….Founded in 2015, the London-based Chineke! Orchestra holds the distinction of being Europe's first professional majority Black and ethnically diverse orchestra. How fitting, then, that the first release on its own Chineke! Records (established in partnership with Decca) should be a double-CD set featuring the music of African-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912), with a special bonus the world premiere recording of a work by his daughter Avril (1903-98). In presenting 144 minutes of music, the release, which also commemorates the 110th anniversary of his death,
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MoonStrike with Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate and Matthew Detrick - Raven Steals the Moon

Posted: 12/02/2022
Houston Texas based ‘Apollo Chamber Players’ sixth studio recording; ‘Moonstrike.’ is the 19th commission of Apollo’s 20 by 2020 multicultural initiative. The Azica Records album title track was written by Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.Joining us for this podcast is Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and Apollo Chamber Players founder and violinist Matthew Detrick. We will discuss Part 4 III. Raven Steals the Moon (Haida) which features the Haida Play Song and War Song.MoonStrike, is narrated by Chickasaw astronaut
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Milan Records releases tribute album to Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto To The Moon and Back

Posted: 11/30/2022
On December 2, Milan Records releases A TRIBUTE TO RYUICHI SAKAMOTO – TO THE MOON AND BACK, a collection of songs from Sakamoto’s vast catalogue newly reworked and remodeled by contemporary artists and collaborators. Available everywhere now, the album features contributions from THUNDERCAT, DEVONTÉ HYNES, HILDUR GUÐNADÓTTIR, THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA, DAVID SYLVIAN, ELECTRIC YOUTH, ALVA NOTO and more, each of which were hand-selected for the project as either past collaborators, friends, admirers, or personal favorites of Sakamoto.Envisioned by Sakamoto’s management team and Milan Records, A TR
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