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World Premiere Collection - Corigliano, Cowell, et al

Album Summary

>Cowell, Henry : Hymn and Fuguing Tune no 3 for orchestra, HC 660
>Harrison, Lou : Suite for Symphonic Strings
>Hovhaness, Alan : Symphony no 15, Op. 199 "Silver Pilgrimage"
>Dallapiccola, Luigi : Variazioni for orchestra
>Piston, Walter [Composer] : Serenata for orchestra
>Harris, Roy : Concerto for Violin & orchestra
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Dancas africanas, for orchestra ("Danses des indiens metis du Bresil"), A. 107
>Panufnik, Andrzej : Sinfonia Elegiaca (Symphony no 2)
>Mayuzumi, Toshiro : Pieces for prepared piano & strings
>Crumb, George : Echoes of Time and the River (Echoes II), for orchestra
>Rorem, Ned [Composer] : Concerto for Piano no 3 in Six Movements
>Corigliano, John : Gazebo Dances, arrangement for orchestra
>Husa, Karel : Trojan Women, ballet,
>Rouse, Christopher : Phantasmata, for orchestra with augmented percussion
>Tower, Joan [Composer] : Silver Ladders for orchestra
>Picker, Tobias [Composer] : Symphony no 2 for soprano & orchestra ("Aussohnung")
>Harbison, John : Ulysses' Bow, ballet
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Notes & Reviews:

Specially priced, this essential 75-minute all-world premiere collection features 17 legendary composers of 20th century music. This virtual 'who's who' celebration of major modern world premiere recordings, features many of the finest American orchestras and conductors. Quite simply, these vital recordings, spanning from 1952 to 1993, offer the listener an unrivalled survey of the breadth of genius available for discovery in the catalog.



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Works Details

>Cowell, Henry : Hymn and Fuguing Tune no 3 for orchestra, HC 660 :: Part One
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 05/1944

>Harrison, Lou : Suite for Symphonic Strings :: In Honor of Apollo
  • Conductor: Robert Whitney
  • Running Time: 5 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936-1960

>Hovhaness, Alan : Symphony no 15, Op. 199 "Silver Pilgrimage" :: 1. Mt. Ravanna
  • Conductor: Robert Whitney
  • Running Time: 4 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1962

>Dallapiccola, Luigi : Variazioni for orchestra :: 1. Quasi lento, misterioso
  • Conductor: Robert Whitney
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Piston, Walter [Composer] : Serenata for orchestra :: 2. Con sentimento
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Harris, Roy : Concerto for Violin & orchestra :: Section Four
  • Performer: Gregory Fulkerson (Violin)
  • Conductor: Robert Whitney
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1949

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Danças africanas, for orchestra ("Danses des indiens métis du Brésil"), A. 107 :: 3rd Movement
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1916

>Panufnik, Andrzej : Sinfonia Elegiaca (Symphony no 2) :: 3. Molto andante
  • Conductor: Robert Whitney
  • Running Time: 5 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1957

>Mayuzumi, Toshiro : Pieces for prepared piano & strings :: 2. Interlude
  • Performer: Benjamin Owen (Piano)
  • Conductor: Akira Endo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1957

>Crumb, George : Echoes of Time and the River (Echoes II), for orchestra :: 1. Frozen Time
  • Conductor: David Gilbert
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Rorem, Ned [Composer] : Concerto for Piano no 3 in Six Movements :: 3. Whispers
  • Performer: Jerome Lowenthal (Piano)
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1969

>Corigliano, John : Gazebo Dances, arrangement for orchestra :: 4. Tarantella
  • Performer: James Tocco (Piano)
  • Conductor: Sidney Harth
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1974

>Husa, Karel : Trojan Women, ballet, :: 5. Scene 4
  • Conductor: Jorge Mester
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1981

>Rouse, Christopher : Phantasmata, for orchestra with augmented percussion :: The Infernal Machine
  • Conductor: David Zinman
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1981-1985

>Tower, Joan [Composer] : Silver Ladders for orchestra :: Section 3
  • Performers: Peter Bowman (Oboe); Lynn Harrell (Cello)
  • Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1986

>Picker, Tobias [Composer] : Symphony no 2 for soprano & orchestra ("Aussöhnung") :: 1st Movement
  • Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1985

>Harbison, John : Ulysses' Bow, ballet :: Scene 5. Reunion
  • Performer: Susan Larsen
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1983