1 CD / First Edition / 2005-02-22Works: Henry Cowell: Hymn and Fuguing Tune no 3 for orchestra, HC 660; Lou Harrison: Suite for Symphonic Strings, for string orchestra; Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no 15, Op. 199 "Silver Pilgrimage"; Luigi Dal...
Performers: Bowman, Peter; Fulkerson, Gregory; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]; Larsen, Susan; Lowenthal, Jerome; Mitchell, Leona; Owen, Benjamin; Tocco, James [Piano]
Conductors: Whitney, Robert; Mester, Jorge; Smith, Lawrence Leighton; Endo, Akira; Gilbert, David; Harth, Sidney; Zinman, David; Slatkin, Leonard; Comissiona, Sergiu; Harbison, John; Previn, Andre
Specially priced, this essential 75-minute all-world premiere collection features 17 legendary composers of 20th century music. This virtual 'who's who' celebration of major modern world...continue...
1 CD / First Edition / 2004-04-01Works: Joan Tower: Silver Ladders, for orchestra; Island Prelude for oboe & string orchestra; Island Rhythms, for orchestra; Music for cello & orchestra; Sequoia, for orchestra
Performers: Bowman, Peter; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Smith, Lawrence Leighton
Ensemble: Louisville Orchestra; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
"Tower invokes Debussy, Stravinsky, Lutoslawski, 80s minimalists, and others. She certainly writes well for the orchestra, with colorful blends; it's easy to see why Leonard...continue...
1 CD / First Edition / 2004-01-01Works: Norman Dello Joio: Homage to Haydn for orchestra; The Triumph of St. Joan (Seraphic Dialogue), symphony in 3 movements
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Whitney, Robert
Ensemble: Louisville Orchestra
The natural accessible music of ninety-year-old American composer Norman Dello Joio manifests his compositional fusion of American popular music, jazz, Italian opera and the liturgical...continue...