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Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell | Shakespeare Songs

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Shakespeare Songs

by Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell

Contemporary settings to the most famous words in the world, inspired by everything from chant, cabaret, avant-garde, and more...
Genre: Classical: Art songs
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Mourning Song from 'Cymbeline'
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
5:22 album only
2. To Dream Again
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
3:57 album only
3. Sigh No More
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
5:09 album only
4. Behind the Door
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
5:21 album only
5. I Have Drunk and Seen the Spider
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
1:08 album only
6. Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain
Jay Vilnai, MIVOS Quartet & Gelsey Bell
3:22 album only
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Album Notes
As someone who is been interested in Shakespeare and in music for as long as I can remember, it was only a matter of time until I combine the two. 'Shakespeare Songs' pays humble homage to the English language's most famous author by setting his words to a broad range of musical styles and techniques, and by using NYC's most vibrant young musicians to bring them to life. The end result is be a CD that is a unique snapshot of the music scene today, bringing together versatile musicians and diverse musical styles around the words that still move millions every year for the past four centuries.



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Lucid Culture

Dark Otherworldly Intensity
Vilnai’s arrangements are strikingly terse and economical, not to mention memorable – indie classical doesn’t get any better than this. [full review at http://lucidculture.wordpress.com/2012/01/14/jay-2/]