Grammy Awards of 1964


Grammy Awards of 1964

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The 6th Grammy Awards were held in 1964. They recognized accomplishments by musicians for the year 1963.

Award winners:

*Record of the Year
**Henry Mancini for "Days of Wine and Roses"

*Album of the Year (other than classical)
**Barbra Streisand for "The Barbra Streisand Album"

*Song of the Year
**Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (songwriters) for "Days of Wine and Roses" performed by Henry Mancini

*Best New Artist
**Ward Swingle (The Swingle Singers)

Children's

*Best Recording for Children
**Leonard Bernstein (conductor) for "Bernstein Conducts for Young People" performed by the New York Philharmonic

Classical

*Best Classical Performance - Orchestra
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra"
*Best Classical Performance - Vocal Soloist (with or without orchestra)
**Skitch Henderson (conductor), Leontyne Price & the RCA Orchestra for "Great Scenes From Gershwin's Porgy and Bess"
*Best Opera Recording
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor), Rosalind Elias, Leontyne Price, Richard Tucker & the RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra for "Puccini: Madama Butterfly"
*Best Classical Performance - Choral (other than opera)
**Benjamin Britten (conductor), Edward Chapman, David Willcocks (choir directors), the Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir & the London Symphony Orchestra & Choir for "Britten: War Requiem"
*Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
**Erich Leinsdorf (conductor), Arthur Rubinstein & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for "Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor"
*Best Classical Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Duo (without orchestra)
**Vladimir Horowitz for "The Sound of Horowitz"
*Best Classical Music Performance - Chamber Music
**Julian Bream for "Evening of Elizabethan Music" performed by the Julian Bream Consort
*Best Classical Composition by a Contemporary Composer
**Benjamin Britten (composer & conductor) & the London Symphony Orchestra for "Britten: War Requiem"
*Best Classical Album
**Benjamin Britten (conductor) & the London Symphony Orchestra for "Britten: War Requiem"
*Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist
**Andre Watts

Comedy

*Best Comedy Performance
**Allan Sherman for "Hello Mudduh, Hello Faddah"

Composing and arranging

*Best Instrumental Theme
**Riz Ortolani (composer) for "More - Theme From "Mondo Cane"
*Best Original Score from a Motion Picture or Television Show
**John Addison (composer) for "Tom Jones"
*Best Instrumental Arrangement
**Quincy Jones (arranger) for "I Can't Stop Loving You" performed by Count Basie
*Best Background Arrangement
**Henry Mancini (arranger) for "Days of Wine and Roses"

Country

*Best Country & Western Recording
**Bobby Bare for "Detroit City"

Folk

*Best Folk Recording
**Peter, Paul and Mary for "Blowin' in the Wind"

Gospel

*Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical)
**Soeur Sourire for "Dominique"

Jazz

*Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Soloist or Small Group
**Bill Evans for "Conversations With Myself"
*Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group
**Woody Herman for "Encore: Woody Herman, 1963"
*Best Original Jazz Composition
**Steve Allen & Ray Brown (composers) for "Gravy Waltz" performed by Steve Allen

Musical Show

*Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album
**Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick (composers) & the original cast (Barbara Cook, Jack Cassidy, Barbara Baxley, Daniel Massey, Nathaniel Frey, Ralph Williams & Jo Wilder) for "She Loves Me"

Packaging and Notes

*Best Album Cover - Classical
**Robert M. Jones (art director) for "Puccini: Madama Butterfly" conducted by Erich Leinsdorf
*Best Album Cover - Other Than Classical
**John Berg (art director) for "The Barbra Streisand Album" performed by Barbra Streisand
*Best Album Notes
**Stanley Dance & Leonard Feather (notes writers) for "The Ellington Era" performed by Duke Ellington

Pop

*Best Vocal Performance, Female
**Barbra Streisand for "The Barbra Streisand Album"
*Best Vocal Performance, Male
**Jack Jones for "Wives and Lovers"
*Best Performance by a Vocal Group
**Peter, Paul and Mary for "Blowin' in the Wind"
*Best Performance by a Chorus
**Ward Swingle for "Bach's Greatest Hits" performed by the Swingle Singers
*Best Performance by an Orchestra - for Dancing
**Count Basie for "This Time by Basie! Hits of the 50's and 60's"
*Best Performance by an Orchestra or Instrumentalist with Orchestra, Not for Jazz or Dancing
**Al Hirt for "Java"
*Best Rock and Roll Recording
**April Stevens & Nino Tempo for "Deep Purple"

Production and engineering

*Best Engineered Recording - Other Than Classical
**James Malloy (engineer) for "Charade" performed by Henry Mancini
*Best Engineered Recording - Classical
**Lewis W. Layton (engineer), Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra for "Puccini: Madama Butterfly"
*Best Engineered Recording - Special or Novel Effects
**Robert Fine (engineer) for "Civil War Vol. II" performed by Frederick Fennell

R&B

*Best Rhythm & Blues Recording
**Ray Charles for "Busted"

poken

*Best Documentary, Spoken Word or Drama Recording (other than comedy)
**Edward Albee (playwright) for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" performed by Melinda Dillon, George Grizzard, Uta Hagen & Arthur Hill

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