American Classics - Copland: The Tender Land Suite, Piano Concerto, etc / Pasternack, Hanson, Elgin SO, et al
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-05-27Works: Aaron Copland: The Tender Land; Concerto for Piano; Old American Songs, Set 1; Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 2
Performers: Hunt, Jeffrey; Pasternack, Benjamin; Stampley, Nathaniel
Conductors: Hanson, Robert
Ensemble: Elgin Symphony Orchestra; St. Charles Singers
Aaron Copland's little-known opera 'The Tender Land' takes place on a farm in the American South during the Depression. The composer later wrote, "I was...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-05-17Works: Aaron Copland: Piano Fantasy; Sonata for Piano; Piano Variations
Performers: Pasternack, Benjamin
The 'Piano Variations' was Copland's first major work for piano, and was lauded by Bernstein as one of his favorite piano works. Among Copland's most...continue...