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Two Worlds


Download links and information about Two Worlds by Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to New Age, Jazz, Crossover Jazz genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 57:48 minutes.

Artist: Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour
Release date: 2000
Genre: New Age, Jazz, Crossover Jazz
Tracks: 13
Duration: 57:48
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No. Title Length
1. Concerto No. 14 in A Minor BWV1065: Allegro 4:35
2. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (featuring Renée Fleming / Renee Fleming) 5:06
3. Sonatina: Andante II 4:32
4. Elegia "A Henry" With Introduction & Epilogue from "Liebesleid" (featuring Gil Shaham, Ralph Morrison) 3:21
5. Suite Populaire Espagnole: No. 3, Cancion (featuring James Walker) 3:59
6. Lagrima - Album Version 4:20
7. River Songs: The Water Is Wide / Shenandoah (featuring Renée Fleming / Renee Fleming) 7:00
8. Six Romanian Folk Dances Sz56 (featuring Gil Shaham) 6:46
9. Suite Compostelana: No. 3, Cuna 4:26
10. Suite Populaire Espagnole: No. 1, El Pano Moruno (featuring James Walker) 3:18
11. Sonata No. 2 in E Flat BWV1031: Siciliana (featuring Julian Lloyd Webber) 2:13
12. Canto Invierno 3:59
13. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Prelude (featuring Julian Lloyd Webber) 4:13



Forging a unique creative relationship, Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin's mutual professional history extends back some two decades. Ritenour was a core artist on Grusin's label, GRP, throughout the 1980s and early '90s; in 1986, they first collaborated on the Grammy Award winning Harlequin, a critically-acclaimed, Brazilian-themed recording. Ritenour also appeared on many of the pianist/composer's film scores and solo recordings, and the two jammed together on GRP Super Live in 1987. Two Worlds, the classical-oriented labor of love that reunites the two legends, is more than simply a beautiful creative departure from their usual jazz-oriented projects. A blend of original compositions and respectful reworkings of timeless classics from Bach, Bartok, Villalobos, Mompov, and Segovia, the collection — which features stellar guest performances by opera star Renee Fleming, violinist Gil Shaham, and cellist Julian Lloyd-Webber — finds Ritenour and Grusin joyously reconnecting with their rich classical roots. Among the highlights are the lush, highly percussive Vivaldi/Bach piece "Bach Concerto, featuring a twenty-piece string section; "Bachianas Aria," a piece from Brazilian composer Villalobos, provides a showcase for opera diva Renee Fleming. As for the original compositions, there's the haunting, melodic "Elegia," which Grusin composed many years ago for his late father, a violinist, featuring Gil Shaham; "Lagrima (Lee's Prelude)," a graceful Ritenour original led by the classical guitar; "River's Song," Grusin's clever medley adaptation of the folk songs "The Water Is Wide" and "Shenandoah," featuring Fleming on vocals and "Canto," an Italian-styled "winter song" which Grusin originally wrote for a Ritenour project in the late '70s. Timeless yet contemporary, Two Worlds is beautiful reunion of these musical soul mates. [A Japanese version added a bonus track.]