Joshua Bell : Musical Gifts: Joshua Bell And Friends

CD [Cover Art for Joshua Bell / Musical Gifts: Joshua Bell And Friends] Your Price: $13.48
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Sell date: 10/2013
Label: Masterworks
Mfg's Catalog#: 374318
CDC Part#: 1753660
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 Notes & Reviews
2013 holiday release. With Musical Gifts, world-renowned violinist Joshua Bell imagines friends coming to his home during the holiday and joining in on songs that celebrate the warmth, beauty and magic of the season. Following the concept of his critically acclaimed 2009 album, at Home with Friends, Bell is paired with a variety of special guests including Gloria Estefan, Alison Krauss, Kristin Chenoweth, saxophonist Chris Botti, jazz greats Chick Corea and Branford Marsalis, opera stars Placido Domingo and RenEe Fleming, Michael Feinstein and a cappella group Straight No Chaser. 'I wanted to capture the feeling and celebration of the holidays and that spirit of December,' says Bell. Musical Gifts combines Bell's distinctive violin playing with fresh new takes on popular holiday songs. 'I love the idea of celebrating music in ways different from how it was originally written, bringing in new arrangements and creating new repertoire.'

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Featuring Alison Krauss
Let It Snow Featuring Julian Lage & Rob Moose
I'll Be Home for Christmas Featuring Frankie Moreno
Greensleeves Featuring Chick Corea
Nutcracker Medley Featuring Straight No Chaser
Amazing Grace Featuring Branford Marsalis
O Holy Night Featuring Kristin Chenoweth
Faure: Ave Maria Featuring Steven Isserlis
I Want An Old-Fashioned Christmas Featuring Renee Fleming
White Christmas Featuring Chris Botti
O'Tannenbaum Featuring Placido Domingo
Baal Shem: Simchat Torah (Rejoicing) Featuring Steven Isserlis A
The Secret of Christmas Featuring Michael Feinstein
Christmas Auld Lang Syne Featuring Gloria Estefan & Tiempo Lib
Christmas Confusion Featuring Igudesman & Joo
Silent Night Featuring Young People's Chorus of New York City