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Lara Downes - American Ballads


Release Date: 02/27/2001 
Label:  Postcards   Catalog #: 2002   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Samuel BarberAaron CoplandBenny GolsonFrederic Rzewski,   ... 
Performer:  Lara Downes
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2. Four Piano Blues by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. On Gossamer Wings by Benny Golson
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 25 Secs. 
4. North American Ballads (4) for Piano: no 3, Down by the Riverside by Frederic Rzewski
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 2 "Concord, Mass 1840-60": 3rd movement "The Alcotts" by Charles Ives
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1914; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
6. The Plow that Broke the Plains: Suite by Virgil Thomson
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; France 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. American Nocturne by Dana Suesse
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8. American Ballads I: Streets of Laredo by Roy Harris
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9. American Ballads I: Wayfaring Stranger by Roy Harris
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
10. American Ballads I: The Bird by Roy Harris
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
11. American Ballads I: Black is the Color by Roy Harris
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
12. American Ballads I: Cod Liver Ile by Roy Harris
Performer:  Lara Downes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Patrych Recording Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 

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