"The Yellow Shark" by Frank Zappa Is Released

The Yellow Shark is an album of orchestral music by Frank Zappa, released in 1993. It features live recordings from the Ensemble Modern's 1992 performances of Zappa's compositions. It was the last Zappa album released before his death.

Musicians

* Frank Zappa – conductor, producer, performer
* Peter Rundel – conductor, violin
* Dietmar Wiesner – flute
* Catherine Milliken – oboe, english horn, bass oboe[2], didjeridu
* Roland Diry – clarinet
* Wolfgang Stryi – bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, contrabass clarinet
* Veit Scholz – bassoon, contrabassoon
* Franck Ollu, Stefan Dohr – french horn
* William Formann, Michael Gross – cornet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, trumpet
* Uwe Dierksen – trombone, soprano trombone
* Michael Svoboda – trombone, euphonium, didjeridu, alphorn
* Daryl Smith – tuba
* Herman Kretzschmar – celeste, harpsichord, voices, piano
* Ueli Wiget – celeste, harpsichord, harp, piano
* Rumi Ogawa-Helferich – cymbalom, percussion
* Andreas Böttger – percussion
* Detlef Tewes – mandolin
* Jürgen Ruck – banjo, guitar
* Ellen Wegner – harp
* Mathias Tacke, Claudia Sack – violin
* Hilary Sturt – violin, voices
* Friedemann Dähn – violoncello
* Thomas Fichter- contrabass, Fichter electric upright bass

* Ensemble Modern – main performer