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 / Naxos (USA) / 2000-09-01Works: Charles Ives: Robert Browning Overture, for orchestra, S. 27 (K. 1B6); Symphony no 2, for orchestra, S. 2 (K. 1A2)
Conductors: Schermerhorn, Kenneth
Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Despite composing in a radically experimental style even before Schoenberg, Berg and Webern, Ives saw himself as the "continuing spirit" in the tradition of Beethoven....continue...