The Galileo Project, on Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik's new label record label, is a musical extravaganza wedding music with astronomy - the "Music of the Spheres" - that explores and reflects the ways in which the greatest scientific minds - Galileo! Newton! Kepler! - observed and understood the universe. The two-disk recording includes both an audio CD and a DVD that captures the excitement of Tafelmusik's live performance, the casual confidence of the musicians, the elegance of their playing and above al..
What can I say... mostly that I am a definite fan of Tafelmusik and have the good fortune to attend their live performances regularly in Toronto. Of all their performances, my most favorite has been and remain the Galileo Project, the beautiful brainchild of Alison Mackay. The combination of awe-inspiring images of the vast universe surrounding us, a vibrant rendering of the music and a beautiful narration creates a unique environment in which to savor this multi-media experience. What a treat to be able to..