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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:  Ferde GroféAaron CoplandSamuel Augustus WardWilliam Steffe,   ... 
Performer:  Leontyne PriceMarilyn Horne
Conductor:  Arthur FiedlerEugene OrmandyCharles GerhardtRobert Shaw,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston PopsPhiladelphia OrchestraNational 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.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
2.
Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; 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.
St. Louis Blues by W.C. Handy
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
10.
Yankee Doodle by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Notes: Arranged: Gould 
11.
Dixie by Daniel Emmett
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
12.
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 
13.
American Salute by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
14.
George M. Cohan Medley by George M. Cohan
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
15.
Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1888; USA 
16.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
17.
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." 
18.
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 

Sound Samples

On the Trail
Fanfare for the Common Man
America the Beautiful
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Shenandoah
America
Variations on "America"
Hoedown
St. Louis Blues March
Yankee Doodle
Dixie
Strike Up The Band
American Salute (based on "When Johnny Comes Marching Home")
George M. Cohan Medley
Semper Fidelis
Stars and Stripes Forever
The Star Spangled Banner
God Bless America

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