FY01 Heritage and Preservation

Chicago Sinfonietta, $20,000
To support the recording of compact discs for the African Heritage Symphonic Series. The third and fourth in a series of four compact discs, the recordings will feature works by composers from the last quarter of the 20th century and performances by Chicago Sinfonietta, conducted by Paul Freeman.

The Louisville Orchestra, $57,500
To support the preservation and dissemination of the archived recordings collection. This two-year project will resurrect hundreds of original autograph scores and world premiere master tapes commissioned and recorded by the Orchestra on its First Edition label.

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Carnegie Hall Corporation (Consortium), $80,000
To support The Silk Road Festival. Music commissions, public concerts and community outreach and education programs will feature Yo-Yo Ma and international musicians trained in classical Western and Eastern traditions.

Music From China (Consortium), $5,000
To support the Chinese Youth Orchestra Project. Students in grades fourth through sixth will learn about the music and culture of China through participatory workshops and performances by professional musicians, followed by a free after-school music instruction program.