1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-05-13Works: Samuel Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Hermit Songs, Op. 29; Aaron Copland: Old American Songs, Set 1; Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 2; Virgil Thomson: Stabat mater; Capital ...
Performers: Barber, Samuel [Composer]; Copland, Aaron [Composer]; James, Joseph; Price, Leontyne; Steber, Eleanor [Soprano Vocals]; Thomson, Virgil [Composer]; Tourel, Jennie; Warfield, William [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Strickland, William
Ensemble: Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra
"Warfield does these [songs] practically to perfection, accompanied by Copland himself...a better performance of this ingratiating music is difficult to imagine. The recording is one...continue...
2 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Virgil Thomson: The Mother of Us All, opera
Performers: Atherton, James; Beck, Karen; Booth, Webster; Bryant, Stephen; Dunn, Mignon; Fuller, David; Godfrey, Batyah; Ives, Gene; Lewis, William; Loewengart, Steven; Mabrey, Paul; Maxwell, Linn; McDaniels, Ma...
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond
Ensemble: Santa Fe Opera Chorus