Image

Abel: The Dream Gallery



Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
The New California Classical?
Paul McCartney's tried it; Elvis Costello, too. So have Sting, Peter Gabriel, and even Leonard Bernstein. But a maverick California composer named Mark Abel has created what may be the most elegant and persuasive attempt yet to marry classical and rock. So get ready for a unique and powerful listening experience.

The Dream Gallery is an evocative, sophisticated and hard-hitting cycle of songs for soloists and chamber orchestra that explores the inner lives, struggles, illusions and home turf of seven archetypal Californians. The often startling lyrics and striking music combine to pierce straight to the heart of the human condition, while laying bare the flaws, foibles and sins of the society we all share, Californians or not. With winning performances from singers and orchestra alike, these stunning songs reveal a fresh style - decades in the making - in which the core content of classical and rock has been so thoroughly crossbred as to constitute a new strain of American art song.
Facts
Item number DE 3418
Barcode 013491341828
Release date 26/03/2012
Category Orchestral
Label Delos
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Performers
Artists Cossey, Carver
Marshman, David
Gibson, Delaney
Stefano, Janelle de
Weaver, Martha Jane
Jaeb, Mary
Zohar, Tom
Composers Abel, Mark
Conductors Lavery, Sharon
Orchestras La Brea Sinfonietta
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like Abel: The Dream Gallery, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£13.99
A Celebration Of Peace
Image
£9.99
BIZET/TCHAIKOVSKY/SHOSTAKOVI
Image
£11.99
Furtwangler Conducts Wagner
Image
£11.99
Furtwangler: Early Recordings 4
Furtwangler: Early Recordings 3 8111004 30/03/2009 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
FURTWANGLER: COMMERCIAL R'DINGS 8111000 28/07/2008 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
FURTWANGLER: EARLY RECORDINGS VOL. 8111003 02/06/2008 £11.99
FURTWANGLER: Great Conductors, Commercial Recordings Vol. 6 8110999 09/01/2007 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
RASMUSSEN: Orchestral Works 8226003 09/01/2006 £13.99
Few in stock Buy +
FURTWANGLER: 1942-49 CD2 8110995 01/01/2006 £11.99
Few in stock Buy +
Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items