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Latin Cello - Arrangements for cello of music inspired by Latin America / The London Cello Sound, Geoffrey Simon

Album Summary

>Piazzolla, Astor : Libertango
>Rodriguez, Matos : La Cumparsita, for tango orchestra
>Traditional, Bolivian : El condor pasa, folk song
>Gade, Jacob : Jalousie (Jealousy), tango for orchestra
>Jobim, Antonio Carlos : Garota de Ipanema, song (a.k.a. "The Girl from Ipanema")
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 1 for 8 Cellos
>Piazzolla, Astor : Michelangelo 70
>Yradier, Sebastián : La Paloma
>Bonfá, Luiz : Manha de carnaval (Morning of the Carnival), song (a.k.a. "La chanson d'Orphée")
>Porter, Cole : Jubilee
>Cervantes, Ignacio : Adiós a Cuba, danza for piano
>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story
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Notes & Reviews:

Twenty-four virtuoso cellists from London conducted by Geoffrey Simon perform arrangements for cello of music inspired by Latin America.

Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Mitch Dalton, Paul Keogh (guitar); Alastair Blayden, Judith Herbert, Andrea Hess, Cathy Giles, Mark Motycka, Michael Hurwitz, Jonathan Williams , Helena Binney, William Schofield, Adrian Bradbury, Ben Chappell, Andrew Fuller , John Heley, Justin Pearson , Paul Watkins (cello); Lynda Houghton, Peter McCarthy (double bass); Brett Morgan (drums).

Recording information: Abbey Road Studio 2, London, England (04/17/1998-04/28/1998); All Hallow's Church, Gospel Oak, London, England (04/17/1998-04/28/1998).



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Works Details

>Piazzolla, Astor : Libertango
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1974
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Rodriguez, Matos : La Cumparsita, for tango orchestra
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1917
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Bolivian : El condor pasa, folk song
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Written: after 1533
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gade, Jacob : Jalousie (Jealousy), tango for orchestra
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 6 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1925
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Jobim, Antonio Carlos : Garota de Ipanema, song (a.k.a. "The Girl from Ipanema")
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 1 for 8 Cellos :: Modinha
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 8 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Piazzolla, Astor : Michelangelo 70
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1969
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Yradier, Sebastián : La Paloma
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 6 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bonfá, Luiz : Manha de carnaval (Morning of the Carnival), song (a.k.a. "La chanson d'Orphée")
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Porter, Cole : Jubilee
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Cervantes, Ignacio : Adiós a Cuba, danza for piano
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story
  • Performer: London Cello Sound
  • Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
  • Ensemble: Cellos of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Cellos
  • Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Studio