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Yesterday, the Nonesuch Journal began a five-part series of videos marking the forthcoming release of the seven-disc box set Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective with the first recording of the late composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, Tansman Episodes, on Friday, January 22. Today, Górecki’s son, composer Mikolaj, who completed Symphony No. 4 after his father’s death, discusses the piece; his relationship with his father as son and pupil; and his efforts to complete the piece after the precise indications for orchestration his father had left in the score.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release VideoVideoThursday, January 7, 2016|2 comments
Rhiannon Giddens helped ring in the New Year with a performance on Jools Holland's annual Hootenanny. She gives her always show-stopping performance of "Waterboy" and of the Sister Rosetta Tharpe tune "Up Above My Head," from her solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn. The show aired in the UK on BBC Two on New Year's Eve. You can now watch Giddens's two performance here for a limited time. Giddens was a guest on BBC Radio Scotland's Another Country with Ricky Ross in advance of her European tour, which begins later this month.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radio Television VideoVideoThursday, January 7, 2016|0 comments
Nonesuch Records releases Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, a seven-disc box set containing all of the Nonesuch recordings of Górecki works, as well as the first recording of the late composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, Tansman Episodes, on January 22. That day also brings the first vinyl LP of the 1992 Nonesuch recording of Górecki’s Symphony No. 3. In advance of these releases, the Nonesuch Journal presents a series of related videos, starting today with a 1992 interview with the composer about his beloved Symphony No. 3. Watch it here, and check back in the days ahead for interviews with key players in the recording of Fourth and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, December 14, 2015|0 comments
Lake Street Dive has released a short video trailer for their forthcoming album, Side Pony, featuring music from the album's title track and a quick look inside the recording studio. The video was made by Matthew Beighley using Greg Liszt's footage from the album recording sessions at the Sound Emporium in Nashville with producer Dave Cobb. You can watch it here. Side Pony, Lake Street Dive's Nonesuch debut album, is due February 19 and is available to pre-order now.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, December 3, 2015|0 comments
The Staves have unveiled the official video for "Make It Holy," off their album If I Was. "We're excited to share a new video for 'Make It Holy,' put together by the gifted Lauren Josephine using Dan Huitings' footage from when we recorded the album at April Base Studios, in Wisconsin," says the trio of producer Justin Vernon's studio. "It brings back such happy memories for us and we hope you enjoy it, too." Watch it here.