Niche label wins more Grammy noms than classical majorsmain
Time to adjust the viewfinders. A niche label from New Rochelle has earned five Grammy nominations, more than any of the so-called majors.
Here’s the Bridge Records record:
Nominee # 1, Best Classical Instrumental Solo: “All the Things You Are” performed by Leon Fleisher, piano (BRIDGE 9429)
Nominee #2, Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance; Harry Partch: Plectra and Percussion Dances, performed by Partch (BRIDGE 9432)
Nominee #3, Best Classical Compendium; Harry Partch: Plectra and Percussion Dances; John Schneider, Producer. (BRIDGE 9432)
Nominee #4, Best Contemporary Classical Composition: George Crumb: Voices from the Heartland; Performed by Ann Crumb, Patrick Mason, James Freeman and Orchestra 2001 (BRIDGE 9413)
Nominee #5 “Producer of the Year, Classical”: David Starobin.