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American Pioneers

Audio Samples

>Carpenter, John Alden : Skyscrapers, ballet for chorus & orchestra
>Paine, John Knowles : Prelude to Oedipus tyrannus, Op. 35
>MacDowell, Edward : Lamia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op. 29
>Foote, Arthur : Suite for string orchestra in E major, Op. 63
>Buck, Dudley : Festival Overture on the "Star-Spangled Banner" for orchestra

Album Summary

>Carpenter, John Alden : Skyscrapers, ballet for chorus & orchestra
>Paine, John Knowles : Prelude to Oedipus tyrannus, Op. 35
>MacDowell, Edward : Lamia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op. 29
>Foote, Arthur : Suite for string orchestra in E major, Op. 63
>Buck, Dudley : Festival Overture on the "Star-Spangled Banner" for orchestra
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Notes & Reviews:

In this new release – Giants rest on the shoulders of their predecessors, and here’s a snapshot of some who made an American music possible – from the German Romanticism of Paine and Buck, through the more colorful MacDowell, to the Elgarian Foote, and finally Carpenter – the first serious composer of the jazz age – this American Classics: American Pioneers.



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Works Details

>Carpenter, John Alden : Skyscrapers, ballet for chorus & orchestra
  • Conductor: Kenneth Klein
  • Running Time: 20 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1923-1924

>Paine, John Knowles : Prelude to Oedipus tyrannus, Op. 35
  • Conductor: Kenneth Klein
  • Running Time: 9 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880-1881

>MacDowell, Edward : Lamia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op. 29
  • Conductor: Kenneth Klein
  • Running Time: 13 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1887-1888

>Foote, Arthur : Suite for string orchestra in E major, Op. 63
  • Conductor: Kenneth Klein
  • Running Time: 17 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907

>Buck, Dudley : Festival Overture on the "Star-Spangled Banner" for orchestra
  • Conductor: Kenneth Klein
  • Running Time: 6 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1879