CD Traditions & Transformations, Gilbert/Ma/CSO/Silk Road Ensemble

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Discs 1
Record Label CSO Resound
Release Date 2008
Recording Year 2007, 2008

Traditions and Transformations: Sounds of Silk Road Chicago on CSO Resound is an aural record of Chicago's remarkable year long journey, featuring a rich tapestry of musical works and passionate, virtuosic performances by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble, pipa soloist Wu Man, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Alan Gilbert.


Ernest Bloch, Schelomo: Hebraic Rhapsody for Solo Cello and Large Orchestra

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor)

Sharav, Legends of Harlen

Ganbastar (voice)
Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma (director)

Lou Harrison, Pipa Concerto

Wu Man (pipa)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor)

Sergei Prokofiev, Scythian Suite, Op. 20

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Alan Gilbert (conductor)

2008 Grammy® Award, Best Engineered Recording - Classical

CSO Resound is underwritten by a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smykal.