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Author Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- Performer.
Title Songs of joy & peace [sound recording] / Yo-Yo Ma & friends.
Published New York, NY : Sony Classical, p2008.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Music - CD Cabinet  M3.1.M3 S66 2008    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Principally a recording which celebrates the universal hopes, dreams, and joy animating seasonal festivals the world over, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid al-Adha, Kwanzaa, Yule, and New Year's Day.
Credits Produced by Steven Epstein and Cristin Canterbury Bagnall.
Note Compact disc.
Liner notes by Yo-Yo Ma ([10] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Dona nobis pacem = Give us peace / traditional (Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello) (2:00) -- You couldn't be cuter / Jerome Kern ; Dorothy Fields ; arr. John Clayton (Diana Krall, piano, vocals ; John Clayton, bass) (3:28) -- Joy to the world / traditional ; arr. by Dave Brubeck (Dave Brubeck, piano ; Matt Brubeck, violoncello ; Paquito d'Rivera, clarinet) (3:42) -- Here comes the sun / George Harrison ; arr. James Taylor (James Taylor, guitar, vocals) (2:50) -- Improvisation on Dona nobis pacem (2:57) ; The wassail song / All through the night (2:37) (Edgar Meyer, bass ; Chris Thile, mandolin) -- A Christmas jig / Mouth of the tobique reel (Natalie MacMaster, fiddle) (3:46) -- The Wexford carol ; arr. Charles Floyd (Alison Krauss, vocals) (4:20) -- Panxoliña: a Galician carol (Cristina Pato, bagpipes, vocals) (3:05) -- Improvisation on Dona nobis pacem (Give us peace) (0:58) ; Vassourinhas / Matias da Rocha (3:25) (Sérgio Assad, Odair Assad, guitars) -- Improvisation on Dona nobis pacem (give us peace) (2:32) ; Invitación al danzón (4:53) (Paquito d'Rivera, clarinet ; Alon Yavnai, piano) -- My one and only love (Joshua Redman, saxophone) (4:07) -- Familia (The Assad Family) (3:57) -- Concordia / Dave Brubeck (Dave Brubeck, piano ; Matt Brubeck, violoncello) (4:30) -- My favorite things / Rogers and Hammerstein (Chris Botti, trumpet) (6:29) -- Touch the hand of love / Blossom Dearie ; arr. Edgar Meyer (Renée Fleming, soprano ; Edgar Meyer, bass ; Chris Thile, mandolin) (4:35) -- Kuai le / Osvaldo Golijov (Wu Tong, sheng, vocals ; The Silk Road Ensemble) (3:26) -- This little light of mine (Amelia Zirin-Brown, vocals) (5:02) -- Happy Xmas (war is over) (Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele) (4:45) -- Dona nobis pacem = Give us peace / Auld lang syne (Chris Botti, trumpet) (1:57).
Performer Various performers, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello.
Note Recorded in 2008, at multiple locations, principally in New York City; the 19th track recorded Oct. 28, 2007, at 3U Studio, Shanghai, China.
Summary Celebrates the universal hopes, dreams, and joy animating seasonal festivals the world over - Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid al-Adha, Kwanzaa, Yule, and New Year's Day.
Language The vocal selections sung in English, Portuguese, and Chinese.
Subject Christmas music.
Hanukkah -- Music.
Kwanzaa -- Music.
New Year music.
Related Names Krall, Diana, Performer.
Clayton, John, 1952- Performer.
Brubeck, Dave, Performer.
Brubeck, Matthew, Performer.
D'Rivera, Paquito, 1948- Performer.
Taylor, James, 1948- Performer.
Meyer, Edgar (Bassist), Performer.
Thile, Chris, Performer.
MacMaster, Natalie, Performer.
Krauss, Alison, 1971- Performer.
Pato, Cristina, 1980- Performer.
Assad, Sérgio, Performer.
Assad, Odair, Performer.
Yavnai, Alon, Performer.
Redman, Joshua, Performer.
Botti, Chris, Performer.
Fleming, Renée, Performer.
Wu, Tong, 1971- Performer.
Zirin-Brown, Amelia, Performer.
Shimabukuro, Jake, Performer.
Silk Road Ensemble, Performer.
Alternate Title Songs of joy and peace
Standard # 886972441429
00886972441429 gtin-14
Publisher # 88697-24414-2 Sony Classical
OCLC number 252900886