Wise Music Group is delighted to annouce that several commercial recordings we are associated with through our writers have garnered awards at this year’s 63rd GRAMMY Awards. With six awards in total, we are proud to work with the various artists, composers, songwriters and engineers that made these wonderful recordings possible.
The winners are:
BEST REGGAE ALBUM
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new reggae recordings.
GOT TO BE TOUGH
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS
BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series, video games or other visual media.
BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL
An Engineer’s Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses).
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: SYMPHONY NO. 13, ‘BABI YAR’
David Frost & Charlie Post, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE
Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.
CHARLES IVES: COMPLETE SYMPHONIES
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)
BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM
Award to: Vocalist(s), Collaborative Artist(s) (Ex: pianists, conductors, chamber groups) Producer(s), Recording Engineers/Mixers with 51% or more playing time of new material.
ETHEL SMYTH: THE PRISON
Sarah Brailey & Dashon Burton; James Blachly, conductor (Experiential Chorus; Experiential Orchestra)
BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM
Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) and Engineer(s) of over 51% playing time of the album, if other than the artist.
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: FROM THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK & MEDITATIONS ON RILKE
Isabel Leonard; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Jack Vad, producer