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Bernstein Century - Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Etc


Release Date: 10/28/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 63082   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...Even the composer couldn't make his three most famous ballets--'Appalachian Spring,' 'Rodeo' and 'Billy the Kid'--dance the way Bernstein does. A rousing 'Fanfare for the Common Man' is a nice bonus..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...Even the composer couldn't make his three most famous ballets--'Appalachian Spring,' 'Rodeo' and 'Billy the Kid'--dance the way Bernstein does. A rousing 'Fanfare for the Common Man' is a nice bonus..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Appalachian Spring: Suite by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/09/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 24 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/02/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 18 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3.
Billy the Kid: Suite by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/20/1959 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 20 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/16/1966 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 All Americana December 6, 2016 By owen ryan (lakewood, CA) See All My Reviews "An American writing compositions on American themes; an American conductor and orchestra (original recording on an American label). USA all the way! As a 19 year old Harvard student in 1937 Bernstein first met Copland who was giving a series of lectures. Both being homosexual a ''dalliance'' occurred and a life long friendship was formed. In my mind I can not help thinking of Bernstein whenever Copland is mentioned. These are, in my humble opinion, the definitive performances of Copland's wonderfully colorful works. There may be other recordings favored by professional reviewers but this is the quintessential set to own." Report Abuse
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