5 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-10-30Works: Peter Boyer: Ellis Island; Charles Ives: Lincoln, the Great Commoner, for chorus & orchestra, S. 184 (K. 5B5); Vincent Persichetti: A Lincoln Address, Op. 124; Roy Harris: Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi...
Performers: Chandler Eteme, Janice; Deas, Kevin; Gardner, Taylor [vocals]; LaMarchina, Anthony; Mabry, Sharon; Steele, Jevetta; VanOsdale, Mary Kathryn; Wiesmeyer, Roger
Conductors: Boyer, Peter; Slatkin, Leonard; Gil-Ordóñez, Angel; Wilkins, Thomas
Ensemble: ; PostClassical Ensemble
These four Naxos American Classics releases selected for this Americana collection... focus on some of the defining moments of that history. First... a panorama of...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-02-24Works: Charles Ives: Lincoln, the Great Commoner, for chorus & orchestra, S. 184 (K. 5B5); Vincent Persichetti: A Lincoln Address, Op. 124; Roy Harris: Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight, for mezzo-soprano &...
Performers: LaMarchina, Anthony; Mabry, Sharon; VanOsdale, Mary Kathryn; Wiesmeyer, Roger
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Chorus; Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), sixteenth President of the United States, has inspired many works of literature, art and music. To celebrate the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth,...continue...
1 CD / RCA Records / 1993-07-13Works: Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the common man; Rodeo; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite; Samuel Augustus Ward: America the Beautiful; William Steffe: Battle Hymn of the Republic; Traditional: Shenan...
Performers: Horne, Marilyn; Price, Leontyne
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Fiedler, Arthur; Gerhardt, Charles; Shaw, Robert; Slatkin, Leonard; Conlon, James
Ensemble: Boston Pops; Collegiate Chorale; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra; Robert Shaw Chorale; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra