Classical Meets Metal: Demonic, Obsessive, Cathartic, and Headbanging Tracks
To celebrate Cedille’s August 2023 release of Rachel Barton Pine‘s “Dependent Arising — Violin Concertos by Dmitri Shostakovich and Earl Maneein,” a list that shows the connections between the classical and heavy metal genres that Rachel and Earl both champion. Tracks from the new album to be added on 8/11.
Chicago a cappella, the innovative vocal ensemble praised for its “clarity, well-balanced tone, and deep emotional involvement” (Washington Post), presents Miracle of Miracles — Music for Hanukkah, a new recording aimed at unveiling the richer meaning of the Festival of Lights, with music that ranges from heartfelt prayers to jazzy and playful holiday favorites, showcasing the creativity and vitality of American Jewish musical traditions.
On episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg talks with Third Coast Percussion‘s David Skidmore about his experience recording Cedille’s latest release, Between Breaths. The works on the album explore aspects of meditation in sound, incorporate unconventional timbres and tones, invite listeners to lose themselves within a captivating sonic landscape.