A Change of WorldsSono Luminus
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Prepare to be musically transported by A Change of Worlds, the latest release from Ensemble Galilei and Sono Luminus. Through the unique combination of old Irish tunes, traditional American folk melodies, and inspired original selections, this CD transcends a myriad of musical genres. Comprised of very talented and capable members who are both classically trained and traditional musicians, Ensemble Galilei brilliantly melds a wealth of technical capability with an abiding passion for ancient music. Through their infectious improvisational energy, the vibrancy of this ensemble captivates the listener, from the downbeat of the first tune, to the final chord on the album. All of the music recorded for this CD is part of First Person: Seeing America, a collaboration between Ensemble Galilei and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The multi-disciplinary project includes photographs from the Met, poetry and prose about America, and the music of Ensemble Galilei, and premiered in New York in October of 2010. It will tour through 2015.
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The Ensemble Galilei is set for Old Cabell Hall at The University of Virginia on Friday, February 9. Located on the south end of UVA's historic lawn, this event is supported by the Weber & Arts Council. Founded in 1990, Ensemble Galilei is an ensemble of players from both classical and Celtic backgrounds, playing Irish and Scottish airs and dance tunes, early and medieval music, and origina...
Ensemble Galilei Transcends the Musical World
The latest release from Ensemble Galilei, A Change of Worlds, musically transports its listeners to another realm of existence. Through the unique combination of old Irish tunes, traditional American folk melodies, and inspired original selections, A Change of Worlds transcends a myriad of musical genres. Comprised of very talented and capable members who are ...