Salt Lake City, UT, August 16, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Two songs by the New Age Music Artist Albedo have just been nominated for Best Instrumental Song by the Utah Music Awards. The song "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from the album "The Nutcracker" and “Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity” from the album "The Planets". Both are cover songs done in a New Age style. Only four songs were nominated in that category.
The awards ceremony will be held in Orem, Utah on September 22nd at Audio West.
The album “The Nutcracker” is Albedo's 12th studio album. It is A New Age arrangement of the classical work "The Nutcracker," Op. 71, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It contains acoustic instruments mixed with synthetics and orchestral samples. The woodwind solos are played by Doug Clyde.
The album “The Planets” is Albedo's 11th studio album. It 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. The Violin solos on the album are played by Kelly Richardson and the woodwind solos are played by Doug Clyde.
The musical style of both albums is considered New Age music. The sound is similar to the musical artists Mannheim Steamroller, Vangelis and Isao Tomita.
Albedo is a new age music artist who also writes in the classical and soundtrack genres. Since being formed in January of 2002, 12 studio albums have been officially released including the two albums previously mentioned. Other recent albums include a new age album of musical interpretations of select unmanned robotic spacecraft of achievement called “Space Probes,”, a new age cover album of music from Final Fantasy VI called “Magitek,” a new age Christmas album, a classical album called Symphony No. 1, and a video game soundtrack called Forgotten Lands, which was nominated for Best Soundtrack Album by the 12th Annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs). “The Battle of Shiloh,” composed by Kelly Richardson, from Albedo's "Digital Fingers" album was performed at Carnegie Hall in April of 2011.
Music by Albedo is currently available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, CD Baby, Apple Music Spotify, YouTube, plus many more. In both digital and physical formats, including streaming.