American Music - Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington, Ives, Carter, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, London PO, et al
7 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-09-16Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; The Chairman Dances; Tromba Lontana, fanfare for orchestra; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Charles Ives: New England Holidays Symphony; George Gershwi...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Atkinson, Lynton; Baker, Gregg; Barclay, John; Barnell, Andrew; Barrett, Brent; Barrington, Coleman; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Braithwaite, Maureen; Carter, Regina [Vi...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
American classical composers often get unfairly overshadowed by their European counterparts, and a great deal of powerful, groundbreaking new music has passed under the radar...continue...
EMI American Classics - George Gershwin / André Previn, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, London SO, St. Louis SO, et al
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-06-24Works: George Gershwin: An American in Paris; Rhapsody in Blue; Porgy and Bess; Lullaby, for piano; Cuban Overture
Performers: Donohoe, Peter
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
In his short life, George Gershwin (1898–1937) became, perhaps, the most successful of all the composers of popular songs for Broadway musicals. It was the...continue...