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Grofe: Grand Canyon And Mississipi Suites / Bernstein, Kostelanetz. Et Al

Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Great Performances Catalog #: 37759   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinAndre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

Grand Canyon Suite by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Mississippi Suite by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 1958 

Sound Samples

I. Sunrise
II. Painted Desert
III. On The Trail
IV. Sunset
V. Cloudburst
I. Father of the Waters
II. Huckleberry Finn
III. Old Creole Days
IV. Mardi Gras

Customer Reviews

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 Great performances of fine music October 17, 2015 By Christopher D. (Kokomo, IN) See All My Reviews "Grofe is an underrated composer. He's as good as Respighi - colorful, fun, highly accomplished. And Bernstein goes to town here with the Grand Canyon Suite, an excellent, vivid, colorful performance. Likewise Kostalanetz with the less-common Mississippi Suite, with the same top-notch NY Phil. The sound comes up fresh as a daisy." Report Abuse
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