EMI American Classics - Thomson: The Plow that Broke the Plains; Hanson: Symphony no 2 "Romantic" / Slatkin, Marriner, Los Angeles CO, et al
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-06-24Works: Virgil Thomson: The Plow That Broke the Plains, suite from the film score for orchestra; Autumn, concertino for harp, strings & percussion; The River, suite from the film score for orchestra; Howard ...
Performers: Stockton, Ann Mason
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: ; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Virgil Thomson and Howard Hanson were exact contemporaries, both being born in 1896, and both hailing from the midwest: Thomson from Kansas and Hanson from...continue...
1 CD / RCA Records / 1991-03-12Works: Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony no 3); Rodeo, selections from the ballet (including "Four Dance Episodes"); Morton Gould: American Salute; American Sy...
Performers: Bodnar, Nina; Liberman, Barbara; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Slaughter, Susan
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Personnel: Nina Bodnar (violin); Susan Slaughter (trumpet); Barbara Liberman (celesta).
Recording information: Powell Symphony Hall; St.Louis.
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