℗ 2015 Sono Luminus

From Whence We Came

Ensemble Galilei

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Grammy nomination - Producer of the Year, Classical, 2015

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Guido Piccard; Ensemble Galilei
D Minor Suite, Book IV  
Minuet and Caprice
Marin Marais; Ensemble Galilei
Sitting in the Stern of a Boat - Whistle O'er the Lave't - Lord Balgonie's Favorite - Marry Me Now - The Very Last Straw
Anonymous; Ryan McKasson; William McLeod; Ensemble Galilei
An Bonnán Buí - The Collier's Reel - Last Night's Fun
Traditional; Ensemble Galilei
Douglas and Fiona Shearer
Jenna Reid; Ensemble Galilei
Bonnie at Morn - Amy's
Traditional; Jackie Moran; Ensemble Galilei
Sophie's Slip Jig - The Sanctuary - Far from Home
Traditional; Jackie Moran; Enda Scahill; Ensemble Galilei
Inneståfrid’n efter Arvid Brännlund - Amanda
Traditional; Roger Tallroth; Ensemble Galilei
John Come Kiss Me Now
Davis Mell; Ensemble Galilei
Uti Dahlin - Miss Abbott
Traditional; Sue Richards; Ensemble Galilei
Largo from the A Minor Viola da Gamba Sonata - “Vals efter 'Jonte i Byom' Jonas Jonsson i Norra Lit”
Georg Philipp Telemann; Jonas Jonsson; Ensemble Galilei
Lindsay's Keys
Carolyn Anderson Surrick; Ensemble Galilei
Ginger's - Be Thou My Vision
Traditional; Carolyn Anderson Surrick; Ensemble Galilei
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    56:25
"Virtuoso technique, an instinctive feeling for the idiom and the courage to improvise ... they play with energy, splendid ensemble, good humour and imagination."
- The Washington Post

On this unique groundbreaking album, the musicians of Ensemble Galilei bring together a repertoire unparalleled in breadth, performed with unfettered virtuosity. Borders are crossed and genres are bent as the group explores new approaches to old music on these songs or works that have personal, storied histories for the musicians. Each track tells its own story: a tragedy from Sweden, a joke from Ireland, a lament from Scotland, a life well lived from America.

"... yes, the instrumentation is unlike any other. And the repertoire is all over the place. And we are an unlikely group of people assembled in a studio. But in this year, with this recording, we brought our true selves, bright and shining, battered and lost and we celebrate From Whence We Came."
- Ensemble Galilei
352.8 kHz / 24-bit, 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD – Sono Luminus Studio Masters

Recorded in DXD at 352.8 kHz / 24-bit
Recorded at Sono Luminus Studios, Boyce, Virginia, February 3 - 6, 2015
Recorded with Merging Technologies Horus
Mastered with Merging Technologies Hapi
Recorded at 24bit / 192kHz in 5.1 surround sound
Producer: Dan Merceruio
Recording, mixing and mastering engineer: Daniel Shores
Editing engineers: Dan Merceruio
Photography: Hrafn Ásgeirsson (cover), Burgess Blevins (p. 5), Strider
Jordan (p. 6)
Graphic design: Caleb Nei

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