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Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite, Etc / Clark, Pacific So


Release Date: 11/11/1998 
Label:  Reference Recordings   Catalog #: 22   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marni Nixon
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The premiere recording of Copland's orchestration of his eight Emily Dickinson songs, exquisitely sung by renowned vocalist Marni Nixon, with the original chamber version of Appalachian Spring Suite. CD also includes An Outdoor Overture. 1987 GRAMMY® Award nominee for Best Classical Vocal Soloist. "The Hi-Fi buff's dream." --Classic CD The premiere recording of Copland's orchestration of his eight Emily Dickinson songs, exquisitely sung by renowned vocalist Marni Nixon, with the original chamber version of Appalachian Spring Suite. CD also includes An Outdoor Overture. 1987 GRAMMY® Award nominee for Best Classical Vocal Soloist. "The Hi-Fi buff's dream." --Classic CD Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Appalachian Spring: Suite by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 4/27/1986 
Venue:  Santa Ana HS Auditorium, Santa Ana, CA 
Length: 26 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Version: Original (for chamber ensemble) 
2.
An Outdoor Overture by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 2/21/1982 
Venue:  Santa Ana HS Auditorium, Santa Ana, CA 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
3.
Poems (8) of Emily Dickinson by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marni Nixon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 2/24/1985 
Venue:  Santa Ana HS Auditorium, Santa Ana, CA 
Length: 22 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: Copland (from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson) 

Sound Samples

An Outdoor Overture
Appalachian Spring (version for 13 instruments)
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 1. Nature, the gentlest mother
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 2. There came a wind like a bugle
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 3. The world feels dusty
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 4. Heart, we will forget him
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 5. Dear March, come in!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 6. Sleep is supposed to be
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 7. Going to Heaven!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No. 8. The Chariot

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