EMI American Classics - Thomson: The Plow that Broke the Plains; Hanson: Symphony no 2 "Romantic" / Slatkin, Marriner, Los Angeles CO, et al
1 CD / Warner 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...