On their journey around the compass rose the Ensemble Esperanza targets the West with the third CD on ARS PRODUKTION. While the ambitious young string ensemble moved to the north and south of Europe during the previous recordings, it dares to jump across the big pond here. In addition to Samuel Barber's famous Adagio, numerous interesting new discoveries await the listener.
Kernis, Aaron Jay: Musica CelestisHovhaness, Alan: In Memory of an Artist, op. 163Gershwin, George: LullabyHerbert, Victor: Three Pieces for String OrchestraGershwin, George arr. Schnyder, Daniel: Georg meets George - Summertime variationsSchnyder, Daniel / Rolling Stones: Variations on Sympathy for the DevilSchnyder, Daniel: From "Concerto for Nay" - KarachiSchnyder, Daniel / Jimi Hendrix: Purple Haze VariationsEllington, Duke arr. Schnyder, Daniel: In a Sentimental MoodSchnyder, Daniel: Greensleeves VariationsBarber, Samuel: Adagio for Strings op. 11