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La Folie Américaine! - works by Dvorak, Gershwin, Bernstein, Barber, Copland, Glass, Adams
La Folie Américaine! - works by Dvorak, Gershwin, Bernstein, Barber, Copland, Glass, Adams

3 CD / Erato / 2014-02-11

Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Concerto pour piano en fa majeur; Préludes (3); Strike up the Band; Girl Crazy; Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra; Por...
Performers: Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Capucon, Renaud; Clarey, Cynthia; Evans, Damon; Grimaud, Helene; Labeque, Katia; Labeque, Marielle [Piano]; Legrand, Michel; M...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Zinman, David; McGlinn, John; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Hill, David; Warren-Green, Christopher; Davis, Carl; Hickox, Richard; Nézet-Séguin, Yannick; Järvi, Paavo; Muti, Ri...

The Folle Journee de Nantes 2014 festival is dedicated to American music. Erato releases a 3CD compilation of the great masterpieces composed in America, by...continue...
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John Adams: Harmonielehre; Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Peter Oundjian
John Adams: Harmonielehre; Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Peter Oundjian

1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2013-11-19

Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Harmonielehre
Performers: Morgan, Huw; Whitener, John [Tuba]; Wilson, Adrian
Conductors: Oundjian, Peter
Ensemble: ; Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Here Peter Oundjian and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra tackle two seminal works by the American composer John Adams, the expansive and richly expressive Harmonielehre...continue...
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Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics
Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus; Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; C...
Performers: Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Currie, Colin; Devos, Louis; Donohoe, Peter; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]; Fischer-Dieskau, Manuel; Gibson, Simon; Gilchrist, Jane; Hendri...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Ozawa, Seiji; Prêtre, Georges; Penderecki, Krzysztof; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Kaljuste, Tönu; Metzmacher, Ingo; B&aa...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)

Essential 20th Century Classics is a 2-CD set featuring a collection of important works written between 1901 and 2000. This period is sometimes thought of...continue...
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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]

1 DVD Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

In September 2011, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony launched the Orchestra's milestone Centennial Season with a celebratory gala concert at Davies Symphony...continue...
Run Time: 146 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: HD DVD, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1,
Country of Origin: USA
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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Run Time: 148 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1,
Country of Origin: USA
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Essential American Classics - Over 2 hours of America's best-loved classical music
Essential American Classics - Over 2 hours of America's best-loved classical music

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-06-05

Works: Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Bamboula, danse des nègres for piano, Op. 2, D. 13 (RO 20); Stephen Foster: My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano; Beautiful dreamer; Edward MacDowell: To a Wild Rose;...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Barclay, John; Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Carter, Regina [Violin]; Criswell, Kim; Gardner, Simon; Glaser, Matt; Goodchild, Mark; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Hendri...
Conductors: Foley, Timothy; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Slatkin, Leonard; Slatkin, Felix; Richardson, Neil; McGlinn, John; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Bátiz, Enrique; Davies, Dennis R.; Järvi, Paavo; Warren-Gree...
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Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas
Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas

1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-03-13

Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

This recording represents the latest chapter in the long time collaboration between composer John Adams and Michael Tilson Thomas. Here, MTT and the San Francisco...continue...
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My First Classical Music Album / various artists
My First Classical Music Album / various artists

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-11-15

Works: Gioachino Rossini: William Tell, Overture; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a; Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Spring; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orches...
Performers: Biret, Idil [Piano]; Devoyon, Pascal [Piano]; Jando, Jeno [Conductor/Piano]; Kang, Dong-Suk [Violin]; Nishizaki, Takako [Violin]; Schuster, Jurgen; Thiollier, Francois-Joel [Piano]; Tichy, Georg
Conductors: Halász, Michael; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Alsop, Marin; Dvorak, Jaroslav; Drahos, Béla; Rondin, Mats; Müller-Brühl, Helmut; Bogár, István; Lenárd, Ondrej; Jean, Kenne...

'Da-da-da-DAAAAH, Da-da-da-DAAAAH': listen to track 7 and see if you recognize that music! It's one of the most famous pieces of classical music ever written....continue...
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The Minimalists / Jussi Jaatinen
The Minimalists / Jussi Jaatinen

2 CD / Mode Records / 2009-11-10

Works: Steve Reich: City Life; Kyle Gann: Sunken City; Louis Andriessen: Worker's Union; Terry Riley: In C, for unspecified performers; David Lang: Street; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare ...
Performers: Madge, Geoffrey Douglas
Conductors: Jaatinen, Jussi
Ensemble: Volharding Orchestra

In the spring of 1972, composer Louis Andriessen and saxophonist Willem Breuker brought together musicians from improvised and from traditional music, at a historical and...continue...
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Sonic Rebellion - An Alternative Classical Collection [B&N exclusive]
Sonic Rebellion - An Alternative Classical Collection [B&N exclusive]

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-08-25

Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Philip Glass: Concerto for Violin; Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Symphony no 3, Op. 36 ("Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"); George Antheil:...
Performers: Anthony, Adele; Berman, Boris; Crawford, Peter; Jones, Angharad Gruffydd; Kilanowisz, Zofia; Mikkola, Laura; Nowacki, Piotr; Rehlis, Agnieszka; Zdunikowski, Adam
Conductors: Alsop, Marin; Yuasa, Takuo; Wit, Antoni; Spalding, Daniel; Edison, Noel; Summerly, Jeremy; ; Milanov, Rossen
Ensemble: ; Amici Ensemble; Forestare
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Best 100 20th Century Classics
Best 100 20th Century Classics

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-07-28

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Songs (14), Op. 34; Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Lieutenant Kij...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Barrueco, Manuel [Guitar]; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Bean, Hugh; Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Bowman, James [Counter...
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence; Previn, Andre; Kurtz, Efrem; Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Wit, Antoni; M...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
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American Music - Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington, Ives, Carter, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, London PO, et al
American Music - Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington, Ives, Carter, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, London PO, et al

7 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-09-16

Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; The Chairman Dances; Tromba Lontana, fanfare for orchestra; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Charles Ives: New England Holidays Symphony; George Gershwi...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Atkinson, Lynton; Baker, Gregg; Barclay, John; Barnell, Andrew; Barrett, Brent; Barrington, Coleman; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Braithwaite, Maureen; Carter, Regina [Vi...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta

American classical composers often get unfairly overshadowed by their European counterparts, and a great deal of powerful, groundbreaking new music has passed under the radar...continue...
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EMI American Classics - John Adams / Sir Simon Rattle, Christopher Warren-Green, London Chamber Orchestra, City of Birmingham SO, et al
EMI American Classics - John Adams / Sir Simon Rattle, Christopher Warren-Green, London Chamber Orchestra, City of Birmingham SO, et al

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24

Works: John Adams: Grand Pianola Music; Shaker Loops; The Chairman Dances; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra
Conductors: Wilson, Ransom; Warren-Green, Christopher; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Chamber Orchestra

Although John Adams' musical roots were in minimalism he has, like most other composers from that school, developed an orchestral and harmonic style that uses...continue...
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Discover - Music of the 20th Century
Discover - Music of the 20th Century

2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-11-01

Works: Claude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Arnold Schoenberg: Pieces (5) for piano, Op. 23; Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Anton Webern: Pieces (5) for orchestra, Op. 1...
Performers: Aitken, Robert [Flute]; Berman, Boris; Biret, Idil [Piano]; Heaton, Roger; Hill, Peter; Hirsch, Rebecca; Kilanowisz, Zofia; Kormendi, Klara
Conductors: Rahbari, Alexander; Klas, Eri; Yuasa, Takuo; Craft, Robert; Sanderling, Stefan; Bakels, Kees; Lenárd, Ondrej; Mogrelia, Andrew; Slovák, Ladislav; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Bateman, Paul; S...
Ensemble: ; Amici Ensemble

Discover Music of the 20th Century is a comprehensive and easily digestible guide, leading us through the diverse, innovative and controversial music of this era....continue...
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The Story of American Classical Music / Scherer, et al
The Story of American Classical Music / Scherer, et al

2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-06-21

Works: William Henry Fry: Overture to Macbeth; Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Symphony no 1; Edward MacDowell: Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 23; Arthur Foote: Quartet for Piano and Strings in C major, O...
Performers: Andjaparidze, Eteri; Anthony, Adele; Barbagallo, James; Berman, Boris; Currie, Colin; Eldred, Mike; Feinberg, Alan [Piano]; Gauvin, Karina; Goff, Scott [Flute]; Lewin, Michael; Morrison, Betsi; Peska...
Conductors: Rowe, Tony; Rosenberg, Richard; Fagen, Arthur; ; Schermerhorn, Kenneth; Williams, John McLaughlin; Sinclair, James; Brion, Keith; Judd, James; Spalding, Daniel; Schwarz, Gerard; Serebrier, José;...
Ensemble: ; Da Vinci Quartet; Eaken Piano Trio

Think 'American Classical Music and what names spring to mind? Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein? Joplin, Foster Sousa? These great composers are deservedly famous, but from Colonial...continue...
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Bear Essentials - American Classcics
Bear Essentials - American Classcics

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2005-05-24

Works: Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the common man; Concerto for Clarinet; Old American Songs, Set 1; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Duke Ellington: Do nothin' till you hear ...
Performers: Boer, Harmen de; Graham, Susan; Hilton, Janet; McNaught, Graeme; Shelley, Howard; White, Willard [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Dufallo, Richard; Mosko, Stephen; Järvi, Neeme; Hickox, Richard; Turovsky, Yuli; Jeanes, Major E. W.; Tortelier, Yan Pascal; Stephens, D.S.; ; Slatkin, Leonard; Dausgaard, Thomas; Bamert, Matthi...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemb; Blues & Royals Band; Center City Brass Quintet; Cranwell Royal Air Force College Band; Detroit Symphony Orchestra; I Musici de Montréal; N...
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Contemporaries / Northwestern University
Contemporaries / Northwestern University

1 CD / Summit Records / 2005-03-08

Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Arnold Schoenberg: Theme and Variations for wind band in G minor, Op. 43a; Morten Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium; Paul Hindemith: Symph...
Conductors: Thompson, Mallory
Ensemble: Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
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John Adams: Shaker Loops, etc / Alsop, Gunn, et al
John Adams: Shaker Loops, etc / Alsop, Gunn, et al

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-10-19

Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; The Wound-Dresser; Berceuse élégiaque, arrangement for small orchestra of Busoni original; Shaker Loops
Performers: Gunn, Nathan
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

"Alsop's workmanlike performances are certainly up to the Naxos standard, and Gunn's tender interpretations of Walt Whitman's words in 'The Wounded-Dresser' are truly lovely. For...continue...
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Postcards - Adams, Nelson, Milhaud, et al / Eugene Corporon
Postcards - Adams, Nelson, Milhaud, et al / Eugene Corporon

1 CD / Klavier / 1994-01-01

Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Ron Nelson: Passacaglia "Homage on B-A-C-H"; Darius Milhaud: Suite française (5), for wind band, Op. 248a; Frank Ticheli: Postcar...
Conductors: Corporon, Eugene
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