WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Hitt: Yellowstone For Violin And Orchestra / Trevor, Novotny, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Hitt, Trevor, Novotny, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 06/25/2007 
Label:  Cd Baby   Catalog #: 5637341609  
Composer:  Jett Hitt
Performer:  Frantisek Novotny
Conductor:  Kirk Trevor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Back Order: Usually ships in 2 to 3 weeks.  
CD:  $28.99
Back Order



Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jett Hitt was born in Bentonville, Arkansas and grew up near there on a ranch. He often refers to himself as an "Ozark Mountain Hillbilly" with a penchant for training horses, and to authenticate his heritage he will be more than happy to tell you about his grandfather who was incarcerated during the 1930s for making moonshine.

He is often asked whether "Jett" is his given name, and indeed it is. He was named for Jett Rink, the character played by James Dean in the 1956 movie "Giant."

Jett holds degrees in both music and German, including a doctorate in music composition. His teachers have included Miles Osland, Joseph Baber, Ted Hansen, and Carolyn Hickson. His works include
Read more Yellowstone for Violin and Orchestra, Doe-eyed, and Prelude to Good-bye.

He has worked as a professor at the Technische Hochschule in Merseburg, Germany, Idaho State University, and Sam Houston State University.

He is now an outfitter in Yellowstone National Park, giving guided horseback tours, including pack trips, day rides and fly fishing trips.
Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Yellowstone for Violin and Orchestra by Jett Hitt
Performer:  Frantisek Novotny (Violin)
Conductor:  Kirk Trevor
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990s; USA 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Thank you Arkiv. March 4, 2019 By Don Reed (Torrington, WY) See All My Reviews "Thank you for these and quick back order." Report Abuse
 Softly Powerful September 15, 2016 By K. Mills (Stanton, CA) See All My Reviews "Thank you, Dennis Bartell!!! You played Hitt this morning (Sept 15th) while I was driving to work. What an inspiration for my day! I have been to Yellowstone and this music depicts the softly powerful atmosphere of the mountains. Simply stunning. I believe you mentioned this playing was a first? Please, include Hitt on your playlist often =) Thank you!" Report Abuse
Review This Title