53rd Annual Grammys Nominations (Classical & Film Music) are...

The 53rd Annual Grammys will take place on February 13, 2011 on CBS at 8pm ET.

Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current legitimate motion picture, television show or series or other visual media.
Alice In Wonderland - Danny Elfman, composer - [Walt Disney Records]
Avatar - James Horner, composer - [Fox Music/Atlantic Records]
Inception - Hans Zimmer, composer - [Reprise/WaterTower Music]
Sherlock Holmes - Hans Zimmer, composer - [WaterTower Music]
Toy Story 3 - Randy Newman, composer - [Walt Disney Records]

Best Instrumental Composition - A Composer’s Award for an original composition (not an adaptation) first released during the Eligibility Year. Singles or Tracks only.
Aurora - Patrick Williams, composer (Patrick Williams The Big Band)
Battle Circle - Gerald Clayton, composer (Clayton Brothers)
Box Of Cannoli - Tim Hagans, composer (The Norrbotten Big Band)
Fourth Stream…La Banda - Bill Cunliffe, composer (Temple University Symphony Orchestra)
The Path Among The Trees - Billy Childs, composer (Billy Childs Ensemble)

Best Engineered Album, Classical - An Engineer’s Award.
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina
Have You Ever Been…?
Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse
Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works
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Producer Of The Year, Classical - A Producer’s Award.
Blanton Alspaugh - Corigliano: Violin Concerto ‘The Red Violin’
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
Tower Of The Eight Winds – Music For Violin & Piano By Judith Shatin
Tyberg: Symphony No. 3; Piano Trio
Wind Serenades
David Frost Britten’s Orchestra
Chambers, Evan: The Old Burying Ground
Dorman, Avner: Concertos For Mandolin, Piccolo, Piano And Concerto Grosso
The 5 Browns In Hollywood
Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse
Meeting Of The Spirits
Two Roads To Exile
Tim Handley Adams: Nixon In China
Debussy: Le Martyre De Saint Sébastien
Dohnányi: Variations On A Nursery Song
Harris: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6
Hubay: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 And 2
Messiaen: Poèmes Pour Mi
Piazzolla: Sinfonía Buenos Aires
Ries: Works For Flute And Piano
Roussel: Symphony No. 1
Shchedrin: Concertos For Orchestra Nos. 4 & 5
Stamitz: Flute Concertos
Strauss, R: Josephs-Legende; Rosenkavalier; Die Frau Ohne Schatten
Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin Brubeck: Songs Of Praise
Cascade Of Roses
Gnattali: Solo & Chamber Works For Guitar
If I Were A Bird
Kletzki: Piano Concerto
Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works
Rubinstein: Piano Music (1852-1894)
Rubinstein: Piano Music (1871-1890)
20th Century Harp Sonatas
James Mallinson Mahler: Symphony No. 2
Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet
Shchedrin: The Enchanted Wanderer
Strauss, R: Ein Heldenleben; Webern: Im Sommerwind
Strauss, R: Eine Alpensinfonie
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations; Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante
Wagner: Parsifal

Best Classical Album - Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s) if other than the Artist.
Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina
Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse
Sacrificium
Verdi: Requiem

Best Orchestral Performance - Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.
Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 - Mariss Jansons, conductor (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)
Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina - Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony)
Mackey, Steven: Dreamhouse - Gil Rose, conductor; Rinde Eckert (Catch Electric Guitar Quartet; Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Synergy Vocals)
Salieri: Overtures & Stage Music Thomas Fey, conductor (Mannheimer Mozartorchester)
Stravinsky: Pulcinella; Symphony In Three Movements; Four Études Pierre Boulez, conductor (Roxana Constantinescu, Kyle Ketelsen & Nicholas Phan; Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Best Opera Recording - Award to the Conductor, Album Producer(s) and Principal Soloists.
Berg: Lulu
Hasse: Marc' Antonio E Cleopatra
Saariaho: L'Amour De Loin
Shchedrin: The Enchanted Wanderer
Sullivan: Ivanhoe

Best Choral Performance - Award to the Choral Conductor, and to the Orchestra Conductor if an Orchestra is on the recording, and to the Choral Director or Chorus Master if applicable.
Bach: Cantatas
Baltic Runes
Haydn: The Creation
Martin: Golgotha
Verdi: Requiem

Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) - Award to the Instrumental Soloist(s) and to the Conductor.
Daugherty: Deus Ex Machina
Dorman, Avner: Mandolin Concerto
Kletzki: Piano Concerto In D Minor, Op. 22
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24
Porter, Quincy: Concerto For Viola & Orchestra

Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without Orchestra) - Award to the Instrumental Soloist.
Chopin: The Nocturnes - Nelson Freire
Hamelin: Études - Marc-André Hamelin
Messiaen: Livre Du Saint-Sacrement - Paul Jacobs
Paganini: 24 Caprices - Julia Fischer
20th Century Harp Sonatas - Sarah Schuster Ericsson

Best Chamber Music Performance - Award to the Artists.
Beethoven: Complete Sonatas For Violin & Piano - Isabelle Faust & Alexander Melnikov
Gnattali: Solo & Chamber Works For Guitar - Marc Regnier (Tacy Edwards, Natalia Khoma & Marco Sartor)
Ligeti: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 - Parker Quartet
Porter, Quincy: Complete Viola Works - Eliesha Nelson & John McLaughlin Williams Schoenberg: String Quartets Nos. 3 & 4 - Fred Sherry String Quartet (Christopher Oldfather & Rolf Schulte)

Best Small Ensemble Performance - Award to the Ensemble (and to the Conductor.)
Ceremony And Devotion – Music For The Tudors
Dinastia Borja
Trondheimsolistene – In Folk Style
Victoria: Lamentations Of Jeremiah
Whitacre, Eric: Choral Music

Best Classical Vocal Performance - Award to the Vocal Soloist(s).
Ombre De Mon Amant – French Baroque Arias - Anne Sofie Von Otter
Sacrificium - Cecilia Bartoli
Turina: Canto A Sevilla - Lucia Duchonová
Vivaldi: Opera Arias – Pyrotechnics - Vivica Genaux
Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder - Measha Brueggergosman
Track from: Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder; Preludes & Overtures

Best Classical Contemporary Composition - A Composer’s Award. (For a contemporary classical composition composed within the last 25 years, and released for the first time during the Eligibility Year.) Award to the librettist, if applicable.
Daugherty, Michael: Deus Ex Machina
Henze, Hans Werner: Appassionatamente Plus
Lindberg, Magnus: Graffiti
Pärt, Arvo: Symphony No. 4
Shchedrin, Rodion Konstantinovich: The Enchanted Wanderer

Best Classical Crossover Album - Award to the Artist(s) and/or to the Conductor.
Meeting Of The Spirits
Off The Map
Roots – My Life, My Song
Tin, Christopher: Calling All Dawns
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