American Classics - American Ballets - Antheil, Schuman, Gould / Joseph Levine, Ballet Theatre Orchestra
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-06-30Works: George Antheil: The Capital of the World Suite (3), for orchestra, W. 198; William Schuman: Undertow, ballet (choreographic episodes); Morton Gould: Fall River Legend, ballet
Conductors: Levine, Joseph
Ensemble: Ballet Theatre Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
Three rarely heard scores for American Ballet Theatre - George Antheil's blowsy Capital of the World, William Schuman's dramatic Undertow, Morton Gould's allusively...continue...
EMI American Classics - William Schuman: Violin Concerto; Bernstein / Leonard Slatkin, Robert McDuffie, St. Louis SO, et al
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-06-24Works: William Schuman: Concerto for Violin; Leonard Bernstein: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra "after Plato's Symposium"
Performers: Holmes, Richard [Percussion]; McDuffie, Robert; Sant'Ambrogio, John
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
William Schuman (1910–1992) was born in the Bronx in New York City. He was both a composer and a music administrator. He took up his...continue...