Limited edition 100 CD box set on the premiere classical label Deutsch Grammophon. Subtitled from Gregorian Chant to Gorecki. For some it will be the ultimate reference tool. For others a big place to start on something they always wanted to know about. Either way, the idea is to present a comprehensive history of Classical Music from its origins to the present day, covering all periods, including all major composers.
Ultra-Lounge is a series of compilation CDs released by Capitol Records, featuring music predominantly from the 1950s and 1960s in genres such as exotica, space age pop, mambo, television theme songs, and lounge. Many of the volumes have since been made available for purchase via digital download. Each CD featured detailed liner notes along with two related drink recipes, tips on how to serve drinks to guests, and often photographs of sculptures made out of bartender items and other objects.
Various Artists compilation CD featuring Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis, Stan Getz & more
With Lights in the Dark, Hector Zazou set out to create accessible versions of the ominous, sacred music of Ireland. Utilizing a talented cast of vocalists, Breda Mayock, Katie McMahon, and Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola, Zazou keeps the music relatively quiet. Shimmering bells, plaintive flutes, and Mark Isham's mournful trumpet serve mostly as background noises to the passionate, female vocals. There are moments of great power, such as "Song of the Passion" and "In the Name of the Father May We Gain Victory," and other songs where there's just a few too many hallelujahs for most modern listeners. The title of the album is telling.
La-La Land Records and CBS proudly present Star Trek: Voyager Collection, a stellar 4-CD presentation of score highlights from the acclaimed television series starring Kate Mulgrew, Tim Russ and Jeri Ryan. Series composers Jay Chattaway, Dennis McCarthy, David Bell and Paul Baillargeon expand their remarkable work in the Star Trek universe with thrilling and inventive music to such fan favorite episodes as "Rise", "The Void", "Basics" parts I & II, "Lifesigns", "Scorpion" parts I & II, and more!
French outfit Ultime Atome was formed in December 1993, initally consisting of Isabelle Descamps (keyboards), Walter Ginanneschi (guitars), Bruno Vente (bass) and Patrick Delmas (drums). 70's style melodic progressive rock was a dominant influence on the sound the foursome opted to explore, mixed with a desire to add new and hopefully original dimensions to that approach. In 1999 they made their first album Soleil Levant, a self produced and self released production. A series of concerts promoting this initial CD followed. A few months later Jean Marc Tesorio (vocals) joined Ultime Atome…