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Copland: Music for the Theatre, Quiet City, Music for Movies, Clarinet Concerto / Davies, Blount, et al

Album Summary

>Copland, Aaron : Music for the Theatre, suite for small orchestra
>Copland, Aaron : Quiet City
>Copland, Aaron : Our Town
>Copland, Aaron : Concerto for Clarinet
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

As a young man studying composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the early twenties, Aaron Copland wondered, "If there is a French sounding music and a German sounding music, why not an American sound?" The sure way to achieve this seemed to be with jazz.



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>Copland, Aaron : Music for the Theatre, suite for small orchestra
  • Conductor: Dennis Davies
  • Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • Running Time: 22 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1925

>Copland, Aaron : Quiet City
  • Performers: Christopher Gekker (Trumpet); Stephen Taylor (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Dennis Davies
  • Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • Running Time: 10 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1941

>Copland, Aaron : Our Town
  • Conductor: Dennis Davies
  • Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • Running Time: 17 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Copland, Aaron : Concerto for Clarinet
  • Performer: William Blount (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Dennis Davies
  • Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • Running Time: 16 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1947-1948