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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: 1943-1944; 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. 

Sound Samples

Very Slowly
Allegro
Moderato
Fast
Subito Allegro
As at first (slowly)
Doppio movimento
Moderato - Coda
Buckaroo Holiday. Allegro con spirito
Corral Nocturne. Moderato
Saturday Night Waltz. Introduction - Slow Waltz
Hoe-Down. Allegro
Introduction. The open Prairie
Street in a Frontier Town
Mexican Dance and Finale
Prairie Night (Card game at night)
Gun Battle
Celebration (after Billy's capture)
Billy's Death
The open Prairie again
Fanfare for the Common Man (Version of Symphony No. 3, Fourth Movement)

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