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This Is My Country / Price, Horne, Fiedler, Boston Pops


Release Date: 07/13/1993 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 61545   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Aaron CoplandFerde GroféSamuel Augustus WardWilliam Steffe,   ... 
Performer:  Leontyne PriceMarilyn Horne
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyArthur FiedlerCharles GerhardtRobert Shaw,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraBoston PopsNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes song(s) by George M. Cohan. Ensemble: Boston Pops. Conductor: Arthur Fiedler. Includes song(s) by George M. Cohan. Ensemble: Boston Pops. Conductor: Arthur Fiedler. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
2.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
3.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
4.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Russell Bennett 
5.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Written: USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: R. Hayman 
6.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
7.
Variations for Organ on "America" by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1891; USA 
8.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
9.
Yankee Doodle by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Notes: Arranged: Gould 
10.
Dixie by Daniel Emmett
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
11.
Strike up the Band: Strike up the band by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927/1929; New York, USA 
12.
American Salute by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
13.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
14.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Notes: Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the "Star-spangled Banner" in 1814.
He used the melody from Smith's song "To Anacreon in Heaven." 
15.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra,  Collegiate Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
16.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
17.
St. Louis Blues by W.C. Handy
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 

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