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‘Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs’ Wins 2012 Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound


Engineers Elliot Scheiner, Bob Ludwig and Bill Levenson won a Best Surround Sound Grammy for their work on the re-release of Eric Clapton‘s old band Derek & the Dominos’ ‘Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs.’

The defining album celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2011, and the new set included remastered original songs plus a bunch of new ones (like live songs and collaborations with Johnny Cash) to create a full deluxe package that was released last March.

The other nominees for the Best Surround Sound award were:

‘An Evening With Dave Grusin’
Frank Filipetti & Eric Schilling, surround mix engineers; Frank Filipetti, surround mastering engineer; Phil Ramone & Larry Rosen, surround producers (Various Artists)

‘Grace For Drowning’
Steven Wilson, surround mix engineer; Paschal Byrne, surround mastering engineer; Steven Wilson, surround producer (Steven Wilson)

Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Kjetil Almenning, Ensemble 96 & Nidaros String Quartet)
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‘Spohr: String Sextet In C Major, Op. 140 & Nonet In F Major, Op. 31′
Andreas Spreer, surround mix engineer; Robin Schmidt & Andreas Spreer, surround mastering engineers; Andreas Spreer, surround producer (Camerata Freden)

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