Spirit of the American Range' - Works by Walter Piston, George Antheil, and Aaron Copland / The Oregon Symphony; Kalmar
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2015-02-10Works: Walter Piston: The Incredible Flutist, ballet suite for orchestra; George Antheil: A Jazz Symphony; Aaron Copland: Symphony no 3
Conductors: Kalmar, Carlos
Pentatone's Spirit of the American Range celebrates the work of one of the musical giants of the 20th c., Aaron Copland, joined by the work...continue...
Recording information: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland Oregon (01/2014/04/2013)....continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2006-02-21Works: George Antheil: Concerto for Piano no 1, W. 205; Concerto for Piano no 2, W. 207; A Jazz Symphony; Jazz Sonata; Work(s); Sonatina for Radio; Sonatina for Piano "Death of the Machines"; Little Shimmy
Performers: Becker, Markus [Piano]
Conductors: Oue, Eiji
Ensemble: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
George Antheil was a crazy fellow who very much fancied himself in the role of the "bad boy," as he termed himself in the title...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2001-09-01Works: George Antheil: Ballet mécanique, for 4 pianos, 2 electric bells, 2 airplane propellers & percussion (1953 revision); Serenade for Strings no 1; Symphony for Five Instruments, for flute, bassoon...
Conductors: Spalding, Daniel
Ensemble: Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Notorious for its orchestra of pianos, percussion, electric buzzers and aeroplane propellers, the Ballet Mecanique is actually quite an interesting work. Given it's odd instrumentation,...continue...