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100 Best American Classics - assortment of popular symphonies, concertos, solo instrumental works, chamber music, songs and operas highlights [6 CDs]

Notes & Reviews:

At a spectacular value and an amazingly low price, the 100 Best Series offers an impressive assortment of well-known and beloved classical repertoire ranging from symphonies, concertos, and solo instrumental works to chamber music, songs, and operas. Five exhilarating new additions join the 100 Best series this November.


Works:

Disc 1

01 Le Bananier (1992 - Remaster) - Leonard Pennario

02 Bamboula (1992 - Remaster) - Leonard Pennario

03 Pasquinade (1992 - Remaster) - Leonard Pennario

04 My Old Kentucky Home (2011 - Remaster) - Salli Terri

05 Gentle Annie (2011 - Remaster) - Salli Terri

06 Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair - Thomas Hampson

07 Foster Favourites Medley (Ring, ring the banjo - Oh! Susanna - Camptown Races) - Jay Ungar/Matt Glaser/Evan Stover/Tony Trischka/Mo

08 Beautiful Dreamer - Thomas Hampson

09 Oedipus Tyrannus Prelude, Op.35 - London Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Klein

10 Festival Overture on “The Star Spangled Banner” - London Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Klein

11 Lamia Symphonic Poem, Op.29 - London Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Klein

12 The Washington Post - Timothy Foley - The Great American Main Street Ban

13 The Liberty Bell - Timothy Foley - The Great American Main Street Ban

14 King Cotton - Timothy Foley - The Great American Main Street Ban

15 El Capitan - Timothy Foley - The Great American Main Street Ban

16 The Stars And Stripes Forever! - Timothy Foley - The Great American Main Street Ban

Disc 2

01 The Entertainer - Joshua Rifkin

02 Pizzicato and Adagietto (Capriccioso. Allegretto): Suite in E for Strings, Op.63 - London Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Klein

03 IIa. First verse : Allegro moderato: Sonata No. 1 for Piano - Peter Lawson

04 IIb. Second verse “In the Inn” : Allegro: Sonata No. 1 for Piano - Peter Lawson

05 The Half-Ring Moon - Deborah Voigt

06 Evening Song - Deborah Voigt

07 Allegro vivace: Piano Sonata in F sharp minor - Peter Lawson

08 Appasionato - Lento - Presto: Piano Sonata in F sharp minor - Peter Lawson

09 General William Booth Enters Into Heaven (from a poem by Vachel Lindsay) - Nathan Gunn/Kevin Murphy

10 At the River - Marni Nixon/John McCabe

11 Opening: Rhapsody in Blue (jazzband version) - Wayne Marshall/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchest

12 Skyscrapers - London Symphony Orchestra/Kenneth Klein

13 II. Adagio - Andante con moto: Concerto in F (1998 - Remaster) - André Previn/London Symphony Orchestra

14 No. 1 in B flat: Three Preludes - Leonard Pennario

15 No. 2 in C sharp minor: Three Preludes - Leonard Pennario

16 No. 3 in E flat minor: Three Preludes - Leonard Pennario

Disc 3

01 An American in Paris - Leonard Slatkin/St Louis Symphony Orchestra

02 II. Andante Con Tenerezza: Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” - Leonard Slatkin/Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

03 Mood Indigo (I. Mills - A. Bigard) (Mills Music, Inc.) - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

04 Sophisticated Lady - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

05 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

06 Prelude To A Kiss - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

07 In a Sentimental Mood (I. Mills - M. Kurt) (American Academy of Music, Inc.) - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

08 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Barbara Hendricks - Monty Alexander Trio

09 On The Trail: Grand Canyon Suite (1997 Digital Remaster) - Felix Slatkin/The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestr

10 The School for Scandal Overture Op. 5 - Leonard Slatkin/Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

11 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Roberta, 1933) (1996 - Remaster) - Barry Tuckwell/Sir Richard Rodney Bennett/Ensemble

12 Overture: Anything Goes - London Symphony Orchestra/John McGlinn

13 El Salon Mexico (1986) - Eduardo Mata/Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Disc 4

01 Pastorale (Grass): The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite - Sir Neville Marriner/Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

02 Cattle: The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite - Sir Neville Marriner/Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

03 Blues (Speculation): The Plow That Broke The Plains - Suite - Sir Neville Marriner/Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

04 Adagio for Strings Op. 11 - London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas

05 My Funny Valentine (Babes in Arms) - Frederica von Stade/London Symphony Orchestra/John

06 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey) - Frederica von Stade/London Symphony Orchestra/John

07 The Old South: The River Suite - Sir Neville Marriner/Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

08 Take the ‘A’ Train - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orche

09 Quiet City - Gerard Schwarz/New York Chamber Symphony/Mark Hill

10 III. Sure on this shining night (James Agee): 4 Songs, Op.13 - Sir Thomas Allen/Roger Vignoles

11 IV. Nocturne (Frederic Prokosch): 4 Songs, Op.13 - Sir Thomas Allen/Roger Vignoles

12 II. Vivace: Piano Sonata - Peter Lawson

13 I. Allegro: Violin Concerto, Op.14 - Elmar Oliveira/St Louis Symphony Orchestra/Leonard

Disc 5

01 Fanfare for the Common Man (1999 - Remaster) - Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México/Enriqu

02 Very Slowly: Appalachian Spring (1999 - Remaster) - Leonard Slatkin/Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

03 Allegro: Appalachian Spring (1999 - Remaster) - Leonard Slatkin/Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

04 No.1 Nature, the gentlest mother: 8 Poems of Emily Dickinson - Barbara Hendricks/London Symphony Orchestra/Michae

05 The Transgressor and Medusa - Love and Death: Undertow (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

06 Alone, the Transgressor writhes in fear: Undertow (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

07 Finale - The Transgressor atones for his fatal act: Undertow (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

08 III. Misuranto e pesante: Second Sonata for Piano - Peter Lawson

09 Overture: Annie Get Your Gun - London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn

10 Doin’ what comes natur’lly (Annie, Kids, Wilson): Annie Get Your Gun, Act I - Kim Criswell/London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn

11 The girl that I marry (Frank): Annie Get Your Gun, Act I - Thomas Hampson/London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn

12 You can’t get a man with a gun (Annie): Annie Get Your Gun, Act I - Kim Criswell/London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn

13 Anything you can do (Frank, Annie): Annie Get Your Gun, Act II - Kim Criswell/Thomas Hampson/London Sinfonietta/Joh

14 Elegy: Fall River Legend (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

15 Church Social: Fall River Legend (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

16 Hymnal Variations: Fall River Legend (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

17 Cotillion: Fall River Legend (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

18 The Lordly Hudson (Paul Goodman) - Nathan Gunn/Kevin Murphy

19 II. Allegro vivace e leggero: Piano Sonata Op.26 - Peter Lawson

20 The Dodger (Campaign Song) - Bruce Hubbard/Orchestra of St Luke’s/Dennis Russel

21 Long Time Ago (Ballad) - Bruce Hubbard/Orchestra of St Luke’s/Dennis Russel

22 Simple Gifts (Shaker Song) - Bruce Hubbard/Orchestra of St Luke’s/Dennis Russel

23 The Little Horses (Lullaby) - Bruce Hubbard/Orchestra of St Luke’s/Dennis Russel

24 Part 1 - The Street: Capital Of The World - Abridged (1997 Digital Remaster) - Joseph Levine/Ballet Theatre Orchestra

25 Early in the Morning (Robert Hilyer) - Nathan Gunn/Kevin Murphy

Disc 6

01 Candide (Overture) - Leonard Slatkin/St Louis Symphony Orchestra

02 Slow and indolent: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

03 Faster -: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

04 Lively, still faster: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

05 With motion, as before -: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

06 Joyous and flowing -: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

07 Tempo I: Summer Music Op. 31 - Jeanne Baxtresser/Joseph Robinson/Stanley Drucker/

08 II. Somewhere: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story - Paavo Järvi/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

09 Rozart Mix (1965) (2008 Digital Remaster) - Ensemble Musica Negativa/Rainer Riehn/Hermann Danu

10 To What You Said - Thomas Hampson

11 Over the Piano (Arnold Weinstein) - Nathan Gunn/Kevin Murphy

12 Façades - London Chamber Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green/

13 Vermont counterpoint - Ransom Wilson

14 Shaking and Trembling: Shaker Loops (1983) - London Chamber Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green

15 Anniversary: Three Occasions for Orchestra - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen

16 Short Ride in a Fast Machine - Fanfare for orchestra - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Ra

17 Canon 5/7: Three Canons for Ursula - Thomas Adès





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