Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Cedille CD of the Week: 'African Heritage Symphonic Series, Volume III'

For the week of Mother's Day

Chicago Sinfonietta • Paul Freeman, conductor
Works by four leading Black American composers comprise the third and final installment of Cedille Records' acclaimed African Heritage Symphonic Series. Volume III features compositions from the last quarter of the 20th century performed by the Chicago Sinfonietta led by maestro Paul Freeman, "one of the finest conductors our nation has produced" (Fanfare). Freeman spearheaded the landmark Black Composers Series of Columbia LPs in the 1970s, which inspired this undertaking. 
This week's free download of the week also appears
on our compilation of relaxing rarities (also 25% OFF)
Serenely Cedille

CDR 8001
Various Artists
This new disc of calming classics, drawn from 16 different, acclaimed
CDs in the Cedille Records catalog, consists of rare gems of relaxing
classical music, ranging from symphony and concerto movements to solo piano, choral, and chamber works. It's some of the most sublime music you've never heard. 

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