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THE 39TH ANNUAL GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

The Complete List of Nominees

January 08, 1997

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra): Prokofiev: Piano Sons. Nos. 2, 3, 5 & 9, Yefim Bronfman, piano; "The Romantic Master" (Works of Saint-Saens; Handel, etc.), Earl Wild, piano; Schumann: Fantasy/Liszt: "Transcendental" Etudes, Evgeny Kissin, piano; Schumann: "Kinderszenen"; "Kreisleriana," etc., Radu Lupu, piano; Wuorinen: Third Piano Sonata; Bagatelle, etc./Feldman: "Palais de Mari," Alan Feinberg, piano

Best Chamber Music Performance: Beethoven: Violin Sons. Nos. 9 "Kreutzer" & 10, Martha Argerich, piano; Gidon Kremer, violin; Brahms: Cello Sons. Nos. 1 & 2/Schumann: 5 "Stucke im Volkston," Op. 102, etc., Anner Bylsma, violoncello; Lambert Orkis, piano; Brahms: "Liebeslieder-Walzer," Op. 52/"Neue Liebeslieder-Walzer," Op. 65, Olaf Bar, baritone; Barbara Bonney, soprano; Kurt Streit, tenor; Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano (Helmut Deutsch, piano; Bengt Forsberg, piano); Corigliano: String Quartet, Cleveland Quartet, track from: The Farewell Recording--Corigliano: String Quartet/Haydn: Quartet In D Maj.; Schumann: Piano Quintet; Piano Quartet, etc., Martha Argerich, piano (various artists)

Best Small Ensemble Performance: Boulez: " . . . explosante-fixe . . . ," Pierre Boulez, conductor; Ensemble Intercontemporain (Sophie Cherrier, midi flute; Emmanuelle Ophele, flute; Pierre-Andre Valade, flute), track from: "Boulez Conducts Boulez" (" . . . explosante-fixe . . . "; Notations I - XII, etc.); "Hommage a Piazzolla" (Milonga En Re; Vardarito; Oblivion, etc.), Gidon Kremer, violin (various artists); Matthews: "Suns Dance," Oliver Knussen, conductor (various artists), track from: Matthews: "Broken Symmetry"; Fourth Sonata, etc.; Shostakovich: "Written with the Heart's Blood" (Cham. Sym. for Strings, Op. 110a; Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11, etc.), The New Century Cham. Orch.; Vivaldi: Concerti per Molti Istromenti, Federico Maria Sardelli, conductor; Modo Antiquo.

Best Classical Vocal Performance: Britten: "Phaedra" Lorraine Hunt, soprano (Kent Nagano, conductor; Halle Orch.), track from: Britten: "The Rescue of Penelope"; "Phaedra"; Faure: "L'Horizon Chimerique" ("Dans la fo^ret de Septembre"; "La bonne chanson," Op. 61, etc.), Sanford Sylvan, baritone (David Breitman, piano; Lydian String Quartet); Opera Arias (works Of Mozart, Wagner, Borodin, etc.), Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone (James Levine, conductor; The Metropolitan Opera Orch.); "Visions of Love"--A Collection Of Mozart Arias ("Giunse alfin il momento . . . " "Deh, Vieni"; "Ruhe Sanft," etc.), Renee Fleming, soprano (Krista Bennion Feeney, violin; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor; Orch. of St. Lukes; "Where Shall I Fly"--Handel & Mozart Arias ("Voi che sapete"; "Ombra mai fu," etc.), Jennifer Larmore, mezzo soprano (Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; Orch. de Cham. de Lausanne); "Wings in the Night"--Swedish Songs (works Of Peterson-Berger; Von Koch, etc.) Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano (Bengt Forsberg, piano).

Best Classical Contemporary Composition: Adams: Violin Concerto, John Adams, composer (Gidon Kremer, violin), track from: Adams: Violin Concerto; "Shaker Loops"; Corigliano: String Quartet, John Corigliano, composer (Cleveland Quartet), track from: Corigliano: String Quartet/Haydn: Quartet in D Maj.; Matthews: Fourth Sonata, Colin Matthews, composer (Oliver Knussen, conductor; London Sinfonietta), track from: Matthews: "Broken Symmetry"; "Suns Dance," etc.; Rautavaara: "Angel of Light," Einojuhani Rautavaara, composer (Leif Segerstam, conductor; Helsinki Phil. Orch.), track from: Rautavaara: "Angel of Light"; "Anunciations"; Schuller: "Four Soundscapes," Gunther Schuller, composer (Gunther Schuller, conductor; the Louisville Orch.), track from: Hailstork/Schuller/Zwilich/Dzubay

Music Video Field

Best Music Video, Short Form: "Ironic," Alanis Morissette (Stephane Sednaoui, video director; Dawn Rose, video producer); "Tonight, Tonight," the Smashing Pumpkins (Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, video directors; Bart Lipton, video producer); "Earth Song," Michael Jackson (Nicholas Brandt, video director; Bridget Blake-Wilson, video producer) "Walking Contradiction," Green Day (Roman Coppola, video director; Steve Fredriksz, video producer) "Free As a Bird," the Beatles (Kevin Godley, video director).

Best Music Video, Long Form: "Satie And Suzanne," Reinbert de Leeuw (Tim Southam, video director; Daniel Iron and Jennifer Jonas, video producers); "Live From London," Bon Jovi (David Mallet, video director; Andy Picheta, video producer); "The Beatles Anthology," the Beatles (Geoff Wonfor, video director; Chips Chipperfield, video producer); "Blood Brothers," Bruce Springsteen (Ernie Fritz, video director; Ernie Fritz, Jack Gulick and Lee Rolontz, video producers); "Farewell--Live From the Universal Amphitheatre," Oingo Boingo (Scott Palazzo, video director; Laura Engel, video producer.

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