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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Ferde Grofé; George Gershwin - Grand Canyon Suite; Catfish Row (Erich Kunzel)


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Composer: Ferde Grofé; George Gershwin
  • (01-05) Gershwin - Catfish Row, Symphonic Suite from Porgy & Bess
  • (06-11) Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite
  • (12)      Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: Cloudburst (with thunderstorm effects)

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor

Date: 1987
Label: Telarc


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Ferde Grofé; George Gershwin - Grand Canyon Suite; etc. (Leonard Bernstein)


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Composer: Ferde Grofé; George Gershwin
  1. Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Ferde Grofé)
  2. Gershwin - An American in Paris
  3. Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: I. Sunrise
  4. Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: II. Painted Desert
  5. Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: III. On the Trail
  6. Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: IV. Sunset
  7. Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: V. Cloudburst

New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Date: 1959, 1958, 1963
Label: Sony Classical


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Ferde Grofé; Aaron Copland - Grand Canyon Suite; Billy the Kid (Antal Doráti; David Zinman)


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Composer: Ferde Grofé; Aaron Copland
  • (01-05) Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite
  • (06-13) Copland - Billy the Kid, complete ballet
  • (14)      Copland - El salón Mexicó

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Antal Doráti, conductor (1-5)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman, conductor (6-14)

Recording Date: 1982, 1993
Compilation: 2012
Label: Decca
https://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4785156


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Monday, August 13, 2018

Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid; Rodeo; etc. (Andrew Litton)


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Composer: Aaron Copland
  • (01)      An Outdoor Overture
  • (02-12) Billy the Kid, ballet in one act
  • (13)      El Salón México
  • (14-18) Rodeo, ballet in one act

Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2015
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/label/bis/copland-billy-the-kid-rodeo


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Aaron Copland - Music for Films (Leonard Slatkin)


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Composer: Aaron Copland
  • (01-07) The Red Pony
  • (08)      Our Town
  • (09)      The Heiress Suite (reconstructed by Arnold Freed)
  • (10-14) Music for Movies
  • (15)      Prairie Journal (Music for Radio)

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Date: 1994
Label: RCA


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Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring; Short Symphony; etc. (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra)


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Composer: Aaron Copland
  1. Appalachian Spring (Suite)
  2. Short Symphony (No. 2): I. Tempo [Quarter note] = 144 (incisivo)
  3. Short Symphony (No. 2): II. Tempo [Half note] = circa 44
  4. Short Symphony (No. 2): III. Tempo [Quarter note] = 144 (preciso e ritmico)
  5. Quiet City, for cor anglais, trumpet and strings
  6. Three Latin American Sketches: 1. Estribillo: Bold, sharply accented
  7. Three Latin American Sketches: 2. Paisaje Mexicano: Soft and sad, in a moderate tempo
  8. Three Latin American Sketches: 3. Danza de Jalisco: Lively and fast

Stephen Taylor, cor anglais
Raymond Mase, trumpet
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Date: 1988
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4273352


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