Saturday, January 26, 2008

1963 Grammy Award Winners

Record of the Year “The Days of Wine and Roses,” Henry Mancini
Album of the Year The Barbra Streisand Album, Barbra Streisand (Columbia)
Song of the Year “The Days of Wine and Roses,” Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer, composers
Best New Artist of 1963 Swingle Singers
Best Vocal Performance, Male “Wives and Lovers,” Jack Jones
Best Vocal Performance, Female The Barbra Streisand Album, Barbra Streisand
Best Performance By a Vocal Group “Blowin' in the Wind,” Peter, Paul and Mary
Best Performance By a Chorus Bach's Greatest Hits, Swingle Singers
Best Rock and Roll Recording “Deep Purple,” Nino Tempo and April Stevens (Atco)
Best Rhythm and Blues Recording “Busted,” Ray Charles (ABC/Paramount)
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Soloist or Small Group Conversations With Myself, Bill Evans
Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Large Group Encore: Woody Herman, 1963, Woody Herman Band
Best Original Jazz Composition “Gravy Waltz,” Steve Allen and Ray Brown, composers
Best Country and Western Recording “Detroit City,” Bobby Bare (RCA)
Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical) “Dominique,” Soeur Sourire (The Singing Nun) (Philips)
Best Folk Recording “Blowin' in the Wind,” Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Bros.)
Best Performance By an Orchestra for Dancing This Time by Basie! Hits of the '50s and '60s, Count Basie
Best Performance By an Orchestra or Instrumentalist With Orchestra, Not for Jazz or Dancing “Java,” Al Hirt
Best Instrumental Arrangement “I Can't Stop Loving You,” Quincy Jones, arranger
Best Background Arrangement “The Days of Wine and Roses,” Henry Mancini, arranger
Best Instrumental Theme “More” (Theme From Mondo Cane), Norman Newell, Nino Oliviero and Riz Ortolani, composers
Best Original Score From a Motion Picture or Television Show Tom Jones, John Addison, composer
Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album She Loves Me, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, composers (MGM)
Album of the Year, Classical Britten, War Requiem, Benjamin Britten conducting London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (London)
Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist André Watts, pianist
Best Classical Performance, Orchestra Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf conducting Boston Symphony Orchestra
Best Classical Performance, Chamber Music Evening of Elizabethan Music, Julian Bream Consort
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra) Tchaikovsky, Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Artur Rubinstein; Erich Leinsdorf conducting Boston Symphony Orchestra
Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist or Duo (Without Orchestra) The Sound of Horowitz, Vladimir Horowitz
Best Opera Recording Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Erich Leinsdorf conducting RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus; solos: Price, Tucker and Elias (RCA)
Best Classical Performance, Choral Britten, War Requiem, David Willcocks directing Bach Choir; Edward Chapman directing Highgate School Choir; Benjamin Britten conducting London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Best Classical Performance, Vocal Soloist (With or Without Orchestra) Great Scenes From Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Leontyne Price
Best Classical Composition By Contemporary Composer War Requiem, Benjamin Britten, composer
Best Comedy Performance Hello Mudduh, Hello Faddah, Allan Sherman
Best Documentary, Spoken Word or Drama Recording (Other Than Comedy) Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee (Warner Bros.)
Best Recording for Children Bernstein Conducts for Young People, Leonard Bernstein conducting New York Philharmonic (Columbia)
Best Album Cover, Other Than Classical The Barbra Streisand Album, John Berg, art director (Columbia)
Best Album Cover, Classical Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Robert Jones, art director (RCA)
Best Album Notes The Ellington Era, Stanley Dance and Leonard Feather, annotators (Columbia)

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