Second album dedicated to the music of Spanish 'zarzuela' and fifth of his career published by the Spanish musician, composer and conductor Luis Cobos, after the huge success achieved with the first one in 1982. Both works were recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Many of his albums have led to the popularization of classical and popular music. Cobos productions are usually potpourris, which in this case are engaged in numerous 'zarzuelas' passages (preludes, intermediates, parades, romances or styles like 'jota', waltz, 'pasodoble', etc..)
Album of the collection dedicated to ballroom dance music entitled 'The Steps Ballroom Dance Collection', published in the 90's in Holland by the TRC Music label and entirely recorded in digital. Is played by the 'Ray Hamilton Ballroom Orchestra' and has a repertoire of 15 songs for dancing a latin rhythm: mambo. The selection includes classics of the genre like 'A la la la la long', 'Nah neh nah' and 'Oh, baby mine' to other arrangements of universal songs like 'Papa loves mambo', 'Mambo italiano' or 'Easy mambo'. In general, lavish orchestral arrangements to enjoy a session of more than fifty minutes of this type of dance music.
A jam band coming out of the Midwest in the mid-'90s, Umphrey's McGee edged toward the Frank Zappa side of the improv rock scale, as opposed to the Grateful Dead/Allman Brothers Band direction of their many contemporaries. The members of Umphrey's McGee met at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana…
The appetite for evolving performance practices in Bach’s St Matthew Passion appears undiminished as we have gradually shifted, over the generations, from larger to smaller ensembles and also towards a greater dramatic understanding of the implications of Bach’s ambitious ‘stereophonic’ double choir and orchestra choreography.