Directed by Nicholas Jarecki and starring Richard Gere - in the best performance of his career - Arbitrage tells the story of a troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire. Cliff Martinez - who did the music for Drive - composed the beautiful and electronica driven score. It features all the musical elements that have made Cliff Martinez one of the most interesting and sought after composer of our time. The soundtrack features also music by Bjork, Billie Holiday, Jobim/Getz and a great cover of "My Foolish Heart."
Cliff Martinez has been Steven Soderbergh's go-to composer ever since the director started out. When Soderbergh made his directorial debut with Sex, Lies & Videotape it was Martinez who did the score and what would end up being one of the most significant Director/Composer pairings in Hollywood. While Soderbergh does use David Holmes for certain projects he does rely on Martinez for the heavy stuff such as Traffic, Solaris and now Contagion…
Director Steven Soderbergh and composer Cliff Martinez have been collaborating together for over 25 years, but Martinez was shocked when Soderbergh asked him to create the music for his current series on Cinemax, “The Knick.” Set in 1900s New York City, the former rock drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers) turned one of the most sought-after composers working today was pessimistic about how his electronica-focused sound would work for the show, a period hospital drama set during the turn of the 20th century. Then Soderbergh had Martinez watch a rough cut of the show, which included a temporary score filled with music Martinez created for movies like “Spring Breakers,” “Drive,” and “Contagion"…
Narciso Yepes was one of the finest virtuoso classical guitarists of the twentieth century, generally ranked second after Andrés Segovia.
There is only one word that can describe Narciso Yepes' technique: extraordinary. He was one of the finest virtuoso classical guitarists of the 20th century and his DG albums are regarded as reference recordings. This 5 CD Original Jackets collection brings together all of his concerto recordings for the Yellow Label, recorded between 1969 and 1979. The repertoire ranges from Vivaldi’s Lute Concertos adapted for guitar, to works written for Yepes and other leading guitarists of the 20th century.
Spanish guitar legend Narciso Yepes, who was known for his outstanding technical abilities and his fine artistic judgment, recorded exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon for more than 20 years. This collection brings together all of his concerto recordings for the Yellow Label, recorded between 1969 and 1979. The repertoire ranges from Vivaldi Lute Concertos adapted for guitar to works written for Yepes and other leading guitarists of the 20th century.
The Spanish guitarist Narciso Yepes was the creator of the ten-string guitar, the only true concert guitar with chromatic resonance, similar to the piano with its sustain pedal. He was the first performer to record Bach's complete works for lute, of which two parts are included here. The repertoire of this album offers a varied assortment of selected topics of great Spanish composers alongside other great creations of world renowned composers.
Compilation album by the two most important works of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo (Sagunto, 1901-1999), popularly known as the 'Maestro Rodrigo'. Both recordings were interpreted by Spanish guitarist Narciso Yepes, joined on the front of them for the 'Philharmonia Orchestra' and the second by the 'English Chamber Orchestra', directed by Spanish director Luis Antonio García Navarro (Valencia, 1941-2001 ) in recordings made in 1978 and 1979. For devotees of classical guitar and Spanish music.