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Harris: Folksong Symphony; Creston: Gregorian Chant


Release Date: 05/18/1999 
Label:  Vanguard   Catalog #: 107   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Paul CrestonRoy Harris
Conductor:  Arthur LiefVladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Chamber OrchestraAmerican Festival ChorusAmerican Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Gregorian Chant for Strings by Paul Creston
Conductor:  Arthur Lief
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1960 
Length: 11 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2. Symphony no 4 "Folksong Symphony" by Roy Harris
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Festival Chorus,  American Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1960 
Length: 38 Minutes 21 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

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 Wonderful introduction to previously unknown comp August 21, 2013 By Richard M. (Oxford, OH) See All My Reviews "I ordered this CD for Creston's Gregorian Chant after hearing it played on my local NPR classical music station. Roy Harris's Folksong Symphony was a delightful addition to the CD. Both compositions are highly enjoyable to anyone who appreciates compositions based on early folk songs and melodies. Together they make for a very enlightening listening session." Report Abuse
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