Annotation

Label: Sony Classical - Catalog #: SK 89610

A number of Bluegrass interpretations of Classical works on Banjo.

Pieces are reinterpreted and arranged by Bela Fleck, so this album is left under him. Composers are represented with track ARs.

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-20 19:35 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Keyboard Sonata in C major, K. 159 2:16
2 Two-Part Invention No. 13 1:35
3 "Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum" from Children's Corner 2:30
4 Mazurka in F-sharp minor 3:41
5 "Prelude" from Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin 3:50
6 Etude in C-sharp minor 2:18
7 Mazurka in F-sharp minor 2:24
8 Three-Part Invention No. 10 1:00
9 Melody in E-flat 3:15
10 Presto in G minor I after Bach 1:44
11 "Prelude" from Suite for Unaccompanied Cello No. 1 2:15
12 Three-Part Invention No. 15 1:16
13 Moto Perpetuo 3:44
14 Keyboard Sonata in D minor K. 213 3:16
15 Two-Part Invention No. 6 2:33
16 "Adagio Sostenuto" from "Moonlight" Sonata 5:07
17 Two-Part Invention No. 11 0:57
18 Seven Variations on "God Save the King" 9:09
19 Three-Part Invention No. 7 2:12
20 Moto Perpetuo (Bluegrass version) 2:39

Credits

CD 1

banjo:
Béla Fleck (track 7)
arranger:
Bryan Sutton (track 20)
Béla Fleck (track 20)
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer) (track 20)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2, 8, 11–12, 15, 17, 19)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (track 16)
Johannes Brahms (German composer) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 4, 7)
Niccolò Paganini (composer and violinist) (tracks 13, 20)
Domenico Scarlatti (composer) (tracks 1, 14)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1720) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1802 – 1803) (track 18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878-03 – 1878-05) (track 9)
Claude Debussy (1906 – 1908-07) (track 3)
guest violin:
Joshua Bell (violinist) (tracks 3, 7, 12, 19)
guest cello:
Gary Hoffman (Canadian cello player) (tracks 3, 6, 16)
guest mandolin:
Chris Thile (tracks 1, 8, 14)
guest guitar:
Bryan Sutton (track 20)
John Williams (classical guitarist) (tracks 4, 18)
guest double bass:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer) (tracks 8, 15–16, 19)
guest piano:
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer) (tracks 9, 13)
guest marimba:
Evelyn Glennie (percussionist) (tracks 2, 10, 12, 17)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 78) (track 18)
arrangement of:
Moto perpetuo, op. 11, MS 72 (for violin and orchestra) (tracks 13, 20)
arrangements:
Children's Corner, L. 113: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Souvenir d’un lieu cher, op. 42: III. Melodie (for violin and piano, ed. Galamian) (track 9)
Souvenir d’un lieu cher, op. 42: III. Mélodie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Souvenir d’un lieu cher, op. 42: III. Mélodie (for violin and piano, Flesch) (track 9)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4: Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
is based on:
God Save the Queen (national anthem of several countries in the British Commonwealth) (track 18)
is the basis for:
Plainte d'amour (track 7)
orchestrations:
Children's Corner: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (André Caplet orchestration) (track 3)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (orchestrated by Pick-Mangiagalli) (track 5)
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: I. Preludio (Stokowski orchestration) (track 5)
part of:
Children’s Corner, L. 113, CD 119 (original piano version) (movement) (track 3)
Mazurkas, op. 6 (track 7)
Mazurkas, op. 59 (track 4)
Études, op. 10 (track 6)
recording of:
Inventio Nr. 11 g-Moll, BWV 782 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Inventio Nr. 13 a-Moll, BWV 784 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Inventio Nr. 6 E-Dur, BWV 777 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Moto perpetuo, op. 11, MS 72 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 13, 20)
Sinfonia Nr. 10 G-Dur, BWV 796 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Sinfonia Nr. 15 h-Moll, BWV 801 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Sinfonia Nr. 7 e-Moll, BWV 793 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Suite no. 1 G-Dur, BWV 1007: I. Prélude (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)

Release

engineer:Richard Battaglia
Jake Jackson (recording engineer)
Jim Janik
Steve Orchard (producer and engineer)
Todd Whitelock (engineer)
producer:Béla Fleck
Edgar Meyer (contemporary bassist and composer)
mastering:Glenn Meadows
banjo:Béla Fleck
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2497149 [info]
ASIN:US: B00005OSX6 [info]

Release Group

Wikipedia:en: Perpetual Motion (album) [info]
Wikidata:Q7169538 [info]