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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance

The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997.

In 1991 the Grammy for Best Chamber Music Performance also included small ensemble performances.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.



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Grammy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1307 words)
The awards are named for the trophy which the winner receives—a small gilded statuette of a gramophone, handcrafted by Billings Artworks.
Prior to the first live Grammys telecast in 1971 on ABC (CBS bought the rights in 1973 after moving the ceremony to Nashville, Tennessee; the American Music Awards were created for ABC as a result), a series of taped annual specials in the 1960s called The Best on Record were broadcast on NBC.
Christopher Cross (Grammy Awards of 1981) is the only artist to receive the "Big Four" (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) in a single ceremony.
John Harbison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (484 words)
He was nominated for a 2006 Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance for his composition, Mottetti di Montale.
Harbison was commissioned by the late Pope John Paul II to write a piece for the Vatican to be performed at the "Reconciliation Between Jews, Christians and Muslims" concert.
Performed by The Cantata Singers and Ensemble, The Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, and The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
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