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Great American Showpieces

American Classics: Great American Showpieces / Var
Release Date: 05/17/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 48952   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinGeorge GershwinSamuel BarberAaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard SlatkinEduardo Mata
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 18 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3.
Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
On the Town: Three Dance episodes by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
5.
The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: Modern 
Written: 1931-1933; United States of Ame 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Powell Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
7.
El salón México by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Eduardo Mata
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1936; USA 
Venue:  Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Tex 
Length: 10 Minutes 50 Secs. 
8.
Danzón Cubano by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Eduardo Mata
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Venue:  Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Tex 
Length: 7 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Candide (Overture): Overture
El Salon Mexico (1986)
An American in Paris
Danzon Cubano (1986)
The School for Scandal Overture Op. 5
Cuban Overture
On the Town - Three Dance Episodes: I. The Great Lover
On the Town - Three Dance Episodes: II. Lonely Town (Pas de deux)
On the Town - Three Dance Episodes: III. Times Square: 1944
Adagio for Strings Op. 11

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