1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-05-29Works: George Gershwin: An American in Paris; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra
Performers: Butler, Charles
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
Ensemble: Seattle Symphony
An American in Paris is one of Gershwin's most sumptuous and best-loved works. He called it 'a rhapsodic ballet' but denied any specific program except...continue...
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51 CD / Decca / 2012-03-06Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an exhibition; Night on the Bare Mountain; Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106; Hungarian Sketches, for orchestra, Sz. 97; Romanian...
Performers: Bachauer, Gina; Belov, Rudolf; Fischer, Irwin; Glenecke, Thomas; Graham, Allan; Hood, Boyde [Trumpet]; Janis, Byron; Koves, Toni; London Symphony Orchestra; Menuhin, Yehudi; Metzenger, Edward; Miquel...
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael; Hanson, Howard; Dorati, Antal; Fennell, Frederick; Paray, Paul; Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw; ; Menges, Herbert; Kondrashin, Kirill; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Gnutov, Vitaly; Alessandro, ...
Ensemble: ; Battery B, 2nd New Jersey Light Artillery; Eastman Wind Ensemble
Mercury Living Presence is special in many ways - an American company, from the heyday of classical recording in the U.S. that reproduced some of...continue...
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1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-24Works: Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; Mississippi; Death Valley Suite, for orchestra
Conductors: Slatkin, Felix; Grofe, Ferde
Ensemble: ; Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Bridge / 2006-10-01Works: Ferde Grofé: Mississippi; Gallodoro's Serenade, for saxophone & piano; Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; George Gershwin: Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets"
Performers: Gallodoro, Alfred; Jannelli, Ron; Mayorga, Lincoln; Rood, Richard
Conductors: Richman, Steven
Ensemble: Harmonie Ensemble
"Ferde Grofe's arrangements for Paul Whiteman's band constitute a treasure-trove of early- to mid-20th century Americana. Usually we only get to hear his epoch-making original...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / RCA Records / 2006-02-07Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid; Billy the Kid, ballet; Rodeo; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra
Morton Gould, who knew both Copland and Grof, brings a composers perspective to his authoritative interpretations of their greatest works. Already excellent sounding recordings assume...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 2005-05-24Works: George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; Recorded Sound: Sound Effects
Performers: Berens, Timothy; Bishop, Michael [Engineer]; Gibson, Dan; Leek, Bruce; Ruder, Phillip; Snyder, Rick; Tritt, William
Conductors: Kunzel, Erich
Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2003-09-30Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; Leonard Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard; Collins, Phil; Columbia Jazz Band; Corigliano, John; Corigliano, John, Sr. [Violin]; Goodman, Benny; New York Philharmonic
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: Columbia Jazz Combo; Columbia Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic
"Bernstein's approach is inspirational, exceptionally flexible and completely spontaneous. The performance of 'An American in Paris' is vividly characterized, brash and episodic; an unashamedly Americ...continue...
This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording....continue...
4 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2001-11-20Works: John Philip Sousa: The Irish Dragoon, operetta; Bullets and Bayonets; Nymphalin, reverie for violin & orchestra (or band); Jack Tar, march for band; Songs of Grace and Songs of Glory, fantasie for ba...
Performers: Alsop, Marin; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Brion, Keith; Manning, Peter; Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Stromberg, William T. [Conductor]; Warner, Wendy [Cello]
Conductors: Brion, Keith; Alsop, Marin; Stromberg, William T.
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Personnel: Wendy Warner (cello).
Recording information: Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, Slovakia (09/02/1996-05/12/2000); Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Scotland (09/02/1996-05/12/200...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1999-05-01Works: Ferde Grofé: Mississippi; Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; Niagara Falls Suite, for orchestra
Conductors: Stromberg, William T.
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
The riot of orchestral colors in this dramatic picture of the monumental Grand Canyon established Ferde Grofe as one of the most exciting American composers...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 1997-10-28Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard; Corigliano, John
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
"[Bernstein] was in love with American music, rhythm was his forte, and it paid off in superb performances like this...this 1959 performance [of Rhapsody in...continue...
1 CD / RCA Records / 1993-05-11Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Rodeo; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra
1 CD / Decca / 1991-06-18Works: George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess; Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra
Conductors: Dorati, Antal
Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Sony Classical / 1988-04-12Works: Ferde Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, for orchestra; Mississippi
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Kostelanetz, André
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic