Great American Composers - Copland, Harris, Hovhaness, Hanson, Diamond, Creston, Piston

Album Summary

>Copland, Aaron : Fanfare for the common man
>Copland, Aaron : Lincoln Portrait
>Copland, Aaron : Canticle of Freedom, for chorus & orchestra
>Copland, Aaron : An Outdoor Overture, for orchestra or band
>Harris, Roy : American Creed
>Harris, Roy : When Johnny Comes Marching Home, overture for orchestra
>Diamond, David : Romeo and Juliet, incidental score
>Piston, Walter : Sinfonietta for chamber orchestra
>Hanson, Howard : Concerto for piano & orchestra in G, Op 36
>Piston, Walter : Serenata for orchestra
>Diamond, David : Concerto for small orchestra
>Hanson, Howard : Pastorale for oboe & piano (or harp & strings), Op. 38
>Creston, Paul : Choreografic Suite, Op. 86a
>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 2, Op. 30 "Romantic"
>Hanson, Howard : Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Youth, Op. 40
>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 4, Op 34 "The Requiem"
>Hanson, Howard : Elegy in Memory of Serge Koussevitsky for orchestra, Op 44
>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 6
>Hanson, Howard : Serenade for flute, harp & strings, Op. 35
>Hanson, Howard : Mosaics for orchestra
>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 7 "A Sea Symphony"
>Hovhaness, Alan : Symphony no 2 ("Mysterious Mountain"), Op. 132
>Hovhaness, Alan : Prayer of St Gregory, Op. 62b
>Hovhaness, Alan : Prelude and Quadruple Fugue for orchestra (or strings & tympani), Op. 128
>Hovhaness, Alan : And God Created Great Whales, for orchestra & taped whale sounds, Op. 229/1
>Hovhaness, Alan : Alleluia
>Hovhaness, Alan : Celestial Fantasy, Op. 44
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Works Details

>Copland, Aaron : Fanfare for the common man
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Copland, Aaron : Lincoln Portrait
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Copland, Aaron : Canticle of Freedom, for chorus & orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1954

>Copland, Aaron : An Outdoor Overture, for orchestra or band
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1937-1941

>Harris, Roy : American Creed
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Harris, Roy : When Johnny Comes Marching Home, overture for orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (06/08/1992-06/10/1992)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1934

>Diamond, David : Romeo and Juliet, incidental score
  • Performers: Jean Dane (Viola); Syoko Aki (Violin)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 23 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1947

>Piston, Walter : Sinfonietta for chamber orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 15 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1941

>Hanson, Howard : Concerto for piano & orchestra in G, Op 36
  • Performer: Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 22 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1948

>Piston, Walter : Serenata for orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Diamond, David : Concerto for small orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1940

>Hanson, Howard : Pastorale for oboe & piano (or harp & strings), Op. 38
  • Performers: Randall Ellis (Oboe); Susan Jolles (Harp)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1949

>Creston, Paul : Choreografic Suite, Op. 86a
  • Performers: Paul Ingrahan (Horn); Randall Ellis (Oboe); Judith Mendenhall (Flute)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 28 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 2, Op. 30 "Romantic"
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 28 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1930

>Hanson, Howard : Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Youth, Op. 40
  • Performer: Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: New York Chamber Symphony
  • Running Time: 11 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 4, Op 34 "The Requiem"
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 25 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1943

>Hanson, Howard : Elegy in Memory of Serge Koussevitsky for orchestra, Op 44
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 12 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1956

>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 6
  • Performers: Randolph Baunton; Ronald Johnson (Xylophone)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 19 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1967

>Hanson, Howard : Serenade for flute, harp & strings, Op. 35
  • Performers: Judith Mendenhall (Flute); Susan Jolles (Harp)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: New York Chamber Symphony
  • Running Time: 6 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Hanson, Howard : Mosaics for orchestra
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1957

>Hanson, Howard : Symphony no 7 "A Sea Symphony"
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 17 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1974

>Hovhaness, Alan : Symphony no 2 ("Mysterious Mountain"), Op. 132
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1955

>Hovhaness, Alan : Prayer of St Gregory, Op. 62b
  • Performer: Charles Butler (Trumpet)
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Hovhaness, Alan : Prelude and Quadruple Fugue for orchestra (or strings & tympani), Op. 128
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936-1954

>Hovhaness, Alan : And God Created Great Whales, for orchestra & taped whale sounds, Op. 229/1
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1970

>Hovhaness, Alan : Alleluia
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1941

>Hovhaness, Alan : Celestial Fantasy, Op. 44
  • Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Seattle Opera House, Seattle, WA (09/24/1993-09/26/1993)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935-1944