American Impressions - Piano Music by American Composers

> Roman Sketches, Op. 7 - No. 1. The White Peacock
> Roman Sketches, Op. 7 - No. 3. The Fountains of Acqua Paola
> Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23 - I. Larghetto calmato
> Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23 - II. Presto giocoso
> Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23 - III. Largo - Molto allegro
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 1. To a wild rose
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 2. Will o' the wisp
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 3. At an old trysting place
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 4. In Autumn
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 5. From an Indian Lodge
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 6. To a water-lily
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 7. From Uncle Remus
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 8. A deserted farm
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 9. By a meadow brook
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 10. Told at sunset
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 11. The rose garden
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 12. An idyll
> Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 - No. 13. Starlight

Album Summary

>Griffes, Charles Tomlinson : Roman Sketches (4), suite for piano, Op. 7
>MacDowell, Edward : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 23
>MacDowell, Edward : Woodland Sketches (10) for piano, Op. 51
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Notes & Reviews:

Contrasting music rooted, like American painting of the late nineteenth century, in the European and American tradition: Charles Griffes was the first American 'Impressionist' composer while Macdowell took the American landscape and its scenes as his inspiration.



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Works Details

>Griffes, Charles Tomlinson : Roman Sketches (4), suite for piano, Op. 7 :: The White Peacock
  • Performer: Roger Shields (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915-1916

>Griffes, Charles Tomlinson : Roman Sketches (4), suite for piano, Op. 7 :: The Fountain of the Aqua Paola
  • Performer: Roger Shields (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1915-1916

>MacDowell, Edward : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 23
  • Performer: Eugene List (Piano)
  • Conductor: Siegfried Landau
  • Running Time: 24 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1884-1886

>MacDowell, Edward : Woodland Sketches (10) for piano, Op. 51
  • Performer: Martin Souter (Piano)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1896