News | 03.08.2012

Nonesuch Records releases The Art of Instrumentation: Homage to Glenn Gould

Nonesuch Records releases  The Art of Instrumentation: Homage to Glenn Gould, by violinist Gidon Kremer  and his Kremerata Balticachamber orchestra, on September 25, 2012, which would have been Gould’s 80th birthday. The album comprises 11 pieces and arrangements by contemporary composers that quote from or are inspired by works, mostly by Bach, that Gould famously recorded during his career; two Arnold Schoenberg pieces also are drawn upon in one piece. The album is available to pre-order now in the Nonesuch Store.  A box set of all of Kremer’s recordings of Astor Piazzolla ’s music also will be released on September 25; stay tune to the  Nonesuch Journal  for details to come.