- Number of Discs: 90
- Released: October 26, 2009
- Label: Sony Classics
Description by OLDIES.com:
Yo-Yo Ma: 30 Years Outside the Box
, a deluxe limited-numbered box set of Yo-Yo Ma's recorded legacy, celebrates his 30th Anniversary recording with Sony Music.
Created with the full participation of Yo-Yo Ma and comprised of 88 discs of original album releases (entirely remastered with DSD technology) and an additional two discs of bonus material, 30 Years Outside the Box is the definitive collection of this iconic artist in a presentation as beautiful and timeless as the music itself.
- All discs presented in original jacket-style mini jackets housed in a beautifully designed, velvet-lined box
- Includes a large hard-bound book with archival photos, essays, full track lists, orginial liner notes, and credits, with a foreword by longtime Yo-Yo Ma collaborator and Grammy-winning pianist Emanuel Ax
- The book's main essay, by noted music journalist Richard Dyer, focuses on Mr. Ma's multifaceted, boundary defying career and his place as a cultural figure known throughout the world
- Congratulatory messages from many of Yo-Yo Ma's friends and colleagues and short bios of the guest artists