Salt Lake City, UT, November 20, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The New Age Music Artist Albedo has just released a new album called "The Nutcracker" on Friday, November 18th. It is a New Age arrangement of select songs from the classical work The Nutcracker, Op. 71 composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It features acoustic instruments mixed with synthetics and orchestral samples. The musical style is similar to the artists Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis.
It is a full studio album of 14 songs, and is over 40 minutes in length. The songs featured on the album are: Overture, March, Grandfather Waltz, Waltz of the Snowflakes, Spanish Dance, Arabian Dance, Chinese Dance, Russian Dance, Dance of the Reed Flutes, Mother Ginger and Her Children, Waltz of the Flowers, Tarantella, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Final Waltz and Apotheosis.
The woodwind solos on the album are played by Doug Clyde, including the Soprano Recorder, Alto Recorder, Tenor Recorder, Oboe and Clarinet.
This is Albedo's 12th studio album. His previous album released last year, called "The Planets", is a New Age arrangement of the classical work The Planets, Op. 32 composed by Gustav Holst. It also contains acoustic instruments mixed with synthetics and orchestral samples, and the musical style is also similar to Mannheim Steamroller, Isao Tomita and Vangelis.
"The Nutcracker" was released on November 18, 2016, which was 123 years and 11 months after the premiere of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet in St. Petersburg. It's currently available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Bandcamp, CD Baby, plus many more. In both digital and physical formats.