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American Masterpieces - Barber, Bernstein, Gershwin, Et Al


Release Date: 07/01/1997 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 63034   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinCharles IvesWilliam SchumanSamuel Barber,   ... 
Conductor:  Louis LaneEugene OrmandyAndre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956/1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1958 
2. Variations for Organ on "America" by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1891; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1968 
Notes: Orchestrated: William Schuman (1963) 
3. New England Triptych by William Schuman
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/16/1958 
4. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1957 
5. American Salute by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/03/1963 
6. Pleasure-Dome of Kubla Khan, Op. 8 by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/15/1975 
Notes: Orchestrated: Charles T. Griffes (1920) 
7. Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1966 
Notes: Orchestrated: Thomas Frost 
8. Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/09/1965 
9. Cakewalk: Grand Walkaround by Hershy Kay
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/6/1968 
Notes: This work is based on music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk.  
10. Jamaican Rumba by Arthur Benjamin
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Date of Recording: 07/23/1959 
11. On Your Toes: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/07/1960 
12. Louisiana Story: Acadian Songs and Dances - no 1, Sadness by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
13. Louisiana Story: Acadian Songs and Dances - no 2, Papa's Tune by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
14. Louisiana Story: Acadian Songs and Dances - no 4, The Alligator and the Coon by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
15. Louisiana Story: Acadian Songs and Dances - no 5, Super sadness by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 
16. Louisiana Story: Acadian Songs and Dances - no 7, The Squeeze-box by Virgil Thomson
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 

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