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: ; Post-Classical 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) / 2012-06-26Works: Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony no 1; Spirituals (3), for orchestra; An American Port of Call; Fanfare on "Amazing Grace", for brass quintet, percussion & organ; Whitman's Journey, for chorus & orchestra
Performers: Deas, Kevin
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: ; Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Award-winning composer Adolphus Hailstork is a vibrant communicator whose music speaks directly and subtly. His Symphony No. 1 was commissioned for festival performance and is...continue...
Recording information: L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center, Norfolk State (05/18/2011)....continue...