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...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2007-10-30Works: Virgil Thomson: The Plow That Broke the Plains, film score; The River, film score (2 versions)
Conductors: Gil-Ordóñez, Angel
Ensemble: PostClassical Ensemble
"The few recordings of Virgil Thomson's scores for The Plow that Broke the Plains have all been quite fine in different ways. Of them, Leopold...continue...
1 DVD Video / Naxos (USA) / 2007-01-30Works: Virgil Thomson: The Plow that Broke the Plains; The River
Conductors: Gil-Ordonez, Angel; Gil-Ordonez, Ange
Ensemble: ; Post-Classical Ensemble
Pare Lorentz's "The Plow That Broke The Plains (1936)," and "The River (1937)" are landmark American documentary films. Aesthetically, they break new ground in seamlessly...continue...
Run Time: 112 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W and Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround, Dolby 2.0
Country of Origin: USA