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  • Louis Andriessen's Grawemeyer Award–winning film opera La Commedia, a collaboration with director Hal Hartley, is based on Dante's Divine Comedy, with additional texts including the Old Testament's "Song of Songs." This two-CD-plus-DVD set of the Dutch National Opera production features the Asko | Schönberg Ensembles, led by Reinbert de Leeuw. The Washington Post calls La Commedia "an exciting, powerful and rich piece that shows Andriessen at the top of his game." The Los Angeles Times considers it "the greatest opera of the century so far."

  • Louis Andriessen's Grawemeyer Award–winning film opera La Commedia, a collaboration with director Hal Hartley, is based on Dante's Divine Comedy, with additional texts including the Old Testament's "Song of Songs." This two-CD-plus-DVD set of the Dutch National Opera production features the Asko | Schönberg Ensembles, led by Reinbert de Leeuw. The Washington Post calls La Commedia "an exciting, powerful and rich piece that shows Andriessen at the top of his game." The Los Angeles Times considers it "the greatest opera of the century so far."

  • Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, and Justin Timberlake. The film follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Brimming with music performed by Isaac, Timberlake, and Mulligan, as well as Marcus Mumford and Punch Brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis—in the tradition of O Brother, Where Art Thou?—is infused with the transportive sound of another time and place. Blu-ray and DVD include "Inside Inside Llewyn Davis," a 40-minute making-of documentary offering insights from the filmmakers, cast, crew, and musicians.

  • The Metropolitan Opera’s performance of John Adams’ Nixon in China, with the composer conducting, is here on Blu-ray and DVD together in one package. The Met’s production, staged by Peter Sellars and first created by the English National Opera, stars James Maddalena as Richard Nixon, a role he originated. The performance seen here was broadcast live in movie theaters around the world as part of The Met: Live in HD on February 12, 2011, ten days after the opera received its Met premiere. "Here, on film, is the most influential American opera of the past quarter-century," says the Financial Times. "Future generations will see Nixon in China as the composer intended."

  • While touring in support of his 2008 album Harps and Angels, Randy Newman performed a special concert at London’s intimate LSO St. Luke’s accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra led by Robert Ziegler. The program, featuring songs from throughout Newman’s career, was televised by the BBC and is available here on CD+DVD along with an interview from the BBC broadcast. The Sunday Times of London says: "Essential listening for anyone who cares about the art of songwriting."

  • This four-disc deluxe k.d. lang retrospective—complete with a CD of favorites like "Constant Craving," "Smoke Rings," and k.d.'s take on Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"; one disc with tracks that never appeared on k.d. lang albums; one of previously unreleased tracks; and a DVD of music videos and TV appearances—illustrates how lang got to this significant point in her career, 25 years after her debut.

  • "The brilliant performances on Voltaic make it clear that Björk isn't just a visionary," NPR exclaims, "but also an artist who inspires those around her to create equal parts music and magic." The project documents and celebrates Björk's ambitious world tour following the 2007 release of Volta. This version contains the thrilling, one-take result of a studio set she made with her touring band—combining Volta tracks with revitalized interpretations of older favorites—available on CD, LP, and MP3.

  • "The brilliant performances on Voltaic make it clear that Björk isn't just a visionary," NPR exclaims, "but also an artist who inspires those around her to create equal parts music and magic." The project documents and celebrates Björk's ambitious world tour following the 2007 release of Volta. This version contains the thrilling, one-take result of a studio set with her touring band—combining Volta tracks with revitalized interpretations of older favorites—plus a DVD with highlights of the visually dazzling tour.

  • "The brilliant performances on Voltaic make it clear that Björk isn't just a visionary," NPR exclaims, "but also an artist who inspires those around her to create equal parts music and magic." The project documents and celebrates Björk's ambitious world tour following the 2007 release of Volta. This deluxe version includes the thrilling, one-take result of a studio set she made with her touring band; tour DVD, filmed in Paris and Reykjavik; remixes of Volta tracks; DVD of Volta video clips.

  • This DVD, produced and directed by Christoph Green and Fugazi’s Brendan Canty, presents Wilco live in concert during their 2008 tour. Culled from concerts in five quintessentially American venues—Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Tipitina’s in New Orleans, Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and 9:30 Club in DC—the film captures the energy, poignancy, and musicality of a Wilco concert and tour. DVD is formatted for Region 1.

  • This beautifully rendered concert video documents the duo's sold-out, April 4, 2008, gig in Portland, Oregon. As Willamette Week enthusiastically reported, "The bluesy duo from Akron never let up the whole night, tearing through tracks from its entire catalogue." Also includes original music videos for "Your Touch," "Just Got to Be," and "Strange Times," plus "Your Touch" making-of footage.

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