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Celebrating the 2012 Grammy Classical Nominees: January 24, 2012

O Solitude: Music by Purcell
Andreas Scholl

CDs: 1
Tracks: 20

Decca Music Group Ltd.
Rel. 1 Nov 2010

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Best of 2012 Grammy Nominees
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2012 Grammy Awards
Classical Archives congratulates the many artists, composers, and labels associated with the 2012 Grammy Award Nominees in the field of Classical music - including several that have been featured on our sites in interviews and other special presentations.

On this page you will find a sampling of the albums nominated for honors in the various categories related to Classical music - each of which can be streamed with one click by our subscribers. We also present a 1-Click Concert featuring 2 hours of music from the various albums nominated.

Finally, we proudly highlight several recent exclusive interviews and special features related to this year's nominees: Eric Whitacre, Paul Hillier, and the Naxos label.

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

East Meets West (Chinese Recorder Concertos)
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Michala Petri

CDs:1
Tracks:11

OUR Recordings
Rel. 26 Oct 2010

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Rachmaninov
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Yuja Wang

CDs:1
Tracks:29

Deutsche Grammophon
Rel. 8 Mar 2011

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Schwantner: Percussion Concerto; Morning's Embrace; Chasing Light…
Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero

CDs:1
Tracks:8

Naxos
Rel. 7 Jun 2011

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Winging It: Piano Music of John Corigliano
Ursula Oppens

CDs:1
Tracks:13

Cedille
Rel. 3 May 2011

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Best Small Ensemble Performance

Gabriela Lena Frank: Hilos; Danza de los Saqsampillos Adagio para Amantani; Quijotadas
Various Artists

CDs:1
Tracks:17

Naxos
Rel. 1 Feb 2011

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Lonely Motel: Music from Slide
Steven Mackey

CDs:1
Tracks:11

Cedille
Rel. 6 Sep 2011

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Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Aldridge: Elmer Gantry
William Boggs

CDs:2
Tracks:15

Naxos
Rel. 5 Jul 2011

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Lonely Motel: Music from Slide
Steven Mackey

CDs:1
Tracks:11

Cedille
Rel. 6 Sep 2011

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Best Choral Performance

Light and Gold: Choral Works by Eric Whitacre
Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre

CDs:1
Tracks:16

Decca (UMO)
Rel. 18 Oct 2010

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The Natural World of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
Paul Hillier

CDs:1
Tracks:30

Dacapo SACD
Rel. 4 Jan 2011

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Best Orchestral Performance

Bowen: Symphonies Nos.1 and 2
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis

CDs:1
Tracks:7

Chandos
Rel. 3 May 2011

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Best Opera Performance

Rautavaara: Kaivos
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Hannu Lintu

CDs:1
Tracks:21

Ondine
Rel. 1 Feb 2011

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Best Classical Vocal Solo

O Solitude: Music by Purcell
Andreas Scholl

CDs:1
Tracks:20

Decca Music Group Ltd.
Rel. 1 Nov 2010

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Recent 2012 Grammy Related Features

Exclusive Interview:
Eric Whitacre, Conductor - View Presentation 
Nominated for Best Choral Performance (Light & Gold)

Paul Hillier, Conductor - View Presentation 
Nominated for Best Choral Performance (The Natural World Of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen)

And Special Feature:
Naxos (label) - View Presentation 
Nominated for Best Small Ensemble Performance (Frank: Hilos), Best Classical Instrumental Solo (Schwantner: Concerto For Percussion & Orchestra), and Best Contemporary Classical Composition (Aldridge, Robert: Elmer Gantry)

More information and complete Grammy Award classical nominations.


 
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