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American Classics - Explore America Vol 1

Album Summary

>Copland, Aaron : Appalachian Spring, ballet for 13 instruments
>Cadman, Charles Wakefield : Four American Indian Songs, for voice & piano, Op. 45
>Carpenter, John Alden : Adventures in a Perambulator, suite for orchestra
>Rorem, Ned : The Nightingale, for voice & piano (from "Medieval Lyrics")
>Barber, Samuel : Concerto for Violin, Op. 14
>Coates, Gloria : Quartet for Strings no 1
>Hovhaness, Alan : Concerto for Cello, Op. 17
>Ives, Charles : Symphony no 3 "The Camp Meeting"
>McKay, George Frederick : Americanistic Etude for piano, Op. 27
>Berlin, Irving : Alexander's Ragtime Band, song
>Grofé, Ferde : Hollywood Ballet (Hollywood Suite), ballet
>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story
>Ornstein, Leo : Morning in the Woods, for piano
>Price, Florence Beatrice : Song to the Dark Virgin
>Torke, Michael : Rapture, concerto for percussion & orchestra
>Sousa, John P. [Composer] : The National Game, march for band
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The American Classics series captures some of the great moments of American music. In this collection, as wide-ranging and diverse as our land, little-known gems of the vast repertoire are mined while new recordings shed light on some well-known American masterworks. Symphony, concerto, march tone poem, Hollywood, musical theatre, art and popular song all unite in this fascinating survey of the abundant legacy of American music.



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Works Details

>Copland, Aaron : Appalachian Spring, ballet for 13 instruments :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Paul Gambill
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1943-1944

>Cadman, Charles Wakefield : Four American Indian Songs, for voice & piano, Op. 45 :: no 1, From the Land of the Sky-Blue Water
  • Performers: Paul Posnak (Piano); Peter Zazofsky (Violin)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1909.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1909

>Carpenter, John Alden : Adventures in a Perambulator, suite for orchestra :: The Hurdy Gurdy
  • Conductor: John Williams
  • Ensemble: Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1914

>Rorem, Ned : The Nightingale, for voice & piano (from "Medieval Lyrics")
  • Performers: Carole Farley (Soprano); Ned Rorem (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1951

>Barber, Samuel : Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 :: Presto
  • Performer: James Buswell (Violin)
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939

>Coates, Gloria : Quartet for Strings no 1
  • Ensemble: Kreutzer Quartet
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1966

>Hovhaness, Alan : Concerto for Cello, Op. 17 :: Allegro
  • Performer: János Starker (Cello)
  • Conductor: Dennis Davies
  • Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Ives, Charles : Symphony no 3 "The Camp Meeting" :: The Camp Meeting, for orchestra, S. 3 (K. 1A3)
  • Conductor: James Sinclair
  • Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia Chorus
  • Running Time: 7 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1904

>McKay, George Frederick : Americanistic Etude for piano, Op. 27
  • Performer: William Bolcom (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Berlin, Irving : Alexander's Ragtime Band, song
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1911

>Ferde Grofé (1892 - 1972) : Hollywood Ballet (Hollywood Suite), ballet :: Production Number
  • Conductor: William Stromberg
  • Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Bernstein, Leonard : West Side Story :: Tonight
  • Conductor: Kenneth Schermerhorn
  • Ensemble: Nashville Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1955-57.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955-1957

>Ornstein, Leo : Morning in the Woods, for piano
  • Performer: Janice Weber (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1971

>Price, Florence Beatrice : Song to the Dark Virgin
  • Performers: Maria Corley (Piano); Darryl Taylor (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Torke, Michael : Rapture, concerto for percussion & orchestra :: Drums and Woods [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Colin Currie (Percussion)
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Sousa, John P. [Composer] : The National Game, march for band
  • Conductor: Keith Brion
  • Ensemble: Royal Artillery Band
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: 1925