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Copland: Fanfare For The Common Man, Etc / Mehta, Et Al


Release Date: 04/09/1996 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 448261   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Aaron Copland
Performer:  Gregory PeckMarilyn Horne
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaSir Neville MarrinerElgar HowarthCarl Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic membersLos Angeles Philharmonic OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic members
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1976 
Venue:  Royce Hall, UCLA 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. Appalachian Spring: Suite by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1976 
Venue:  Royce Hall, UCLA 
Length: 23 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3. Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Gregory Peck (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 15 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Quiet City by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1975 
Venue:  St. John's Church, Smith Square, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5. Music for Movies by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Elgar Howarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London 
Length: 17 Minutes 28 Secs. 
6. Ceremonial Fanfare by Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
7. Old American Songs, Set 1: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Old American Songs, Set 2: Ching-a-ring Chaw by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Old American Songs, Set 1: Long Time Ago by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Old American Songs, Set 1: I bought me a cat by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Old American Songs, Set 2: At the River by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1985 
Venue:  Walthamstow Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. El salón México by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1981 
Venue:  United Artists Auditorium, Detroit, MI 
Length: 10 Minutes 27 Secs. 
13. Dance Symphony by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1981 
Venue:  United Artists Auditorium, Detroit, MI 
Length: 17 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14. Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1981 
Venue:  United Artists Auditorium, Detroit, MI 
Length: 20 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Fanfare for the Common Man
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 1. Very slowly
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 2. Allegro
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 3. Moderato: The Bride and her Intended
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 4. Fast: The Revivalist and his Flock
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 5. Allegro: Solo Dance of the Bride
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 6. Meno mosso
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 7. Doppio movimento: Variations on a Shaker Hymn
Appalachian Spring - 1945 Suite: 8. Moderato: Coda
Lincoln Portrait, For Speaker And Orchestra
Quiet City for Cor Anglais, Trumpet and Strings
Music for Movies: 1. New England Countryside
Music for Movies: 2. Barley Wagons
Music for Movies: 3. Sunday Traffic
Music for Movies: 4. Grovers Corners
Music for Movies: 5. Threshing Machines
Ceremonial Fanfare
Old American Songs Set 1 - Voice and small orchestra (1954): 4. Simple gifts (Shaker, 1840)
Old American Songs Set 2 - Voice and orchestra (1958): 5. Ching-a-ring-ching-chaw
Old American Songs Set 1 - Voice and small orchestra (1954): 3. Long time ago
Old American Songs Set 1 - Voice and small orchestra (1954): 5. I bought me a cat
Old American Songs Set 2 - Voice and orchestra (1958): 4. At the river
El salón Mexicó
Dance Symphony: 1. Lento - molto allegro - adagio molto
Dance Symphony: 2. Andante moderato
Dance Symphony: 3. Allegro vivo
Rodeo: 1. Buckaroo Holiday
Rodeo: 2. Corral Nocturne
Rodeo: 3. Saturday Night Waltz
Rodeo: 4. Hoe-Down

Customer Reviews

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 Super Copland May 14, 2012 By Craig  N. (Sandy, UT) See All My Reviews "This is a great recording of some of Copland's most popular works. I like Gregory Peck doing the narration of Lincoln Portrait. I have heard others, but I really like this one best. Recommend!!" Report Abuse
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