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The Voice Of America / Fleming, Hampson, Troyanos, Et Al


Release Date: 06/10/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000047802   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George M. CohanDavid T. ShawTraditionalRichard Rodgers,   ... 
Performer:  Marilyn HorneBryn TerfelThomas HampsonJohn Browning,   ... 
Conductor:  Carl DavisEric RogersPaul DanielJerold Ottley,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraEric Rogers ChoraleEric Rogers Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
You're a grand old flag by George M. Cohan
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Columbia, the gem of the ocean by David T. Shaw
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Oklahoma!: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Yankee Doodle by Traditional
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Battle of New Orleans by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
We're Tenting Tonight by Anonymous
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
When Johnny comes marching home by Traditional
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
10.
Songs (3), Op. 10: no 3, I Hear an Army by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), John Browning (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Over There by George M. Cohan
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Hail to the Chief by James Sanderson
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1812; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
King - A Musical Testimony: I have a dream by Richard Blackford
Performer:  Simon Estes (Bass)
Conductor:  Richard Blackford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Finchley Children's Music Group,  Stephen Hill Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
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 
Length: 15 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra,  London Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Sourwood Mountain by Traditional
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Song of Democracy by Howard Hanson
Conductor:  Howard Hanson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra,  Eastman School of Music Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957 
Length: 12 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Old American Songs, Set 1: The Boatmen's Dance by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Warren Jones (Piano), Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
My old Kentucky home, good night by Stephen Foster
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Dickinson Songs (3) by André Previn
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Old folks at home by Fritz Kreisler
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
23.
Paint Your Wagon: They Call the Wind Maria by Frederick Loewe
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia,  Opera North Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
24.
Oklahoma!: Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra,  London Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
25.
On the Town: New York, New York by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Kurt Ollmann (Baritone), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Garrison (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
26.
The Circus Band by Charles Ives
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass), Warren Jones (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1894; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
27.
West Side Story: America by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
28.
Charlie Rutlage by Charles Ives
Performer:  Warren Jones (Piano), Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920-1921; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
29.
America "My country, 'tis of thee" by Traditional
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1831; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
30.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Eric Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eric Rogers Chorale,  Eric Rogers Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
31.
Simple gifts by Joseph Brackett
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Joseph Silverstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Written: USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Star-Spangled Banner
You're a Grand Old Flag
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
Shenandoah
Oh! What a beautiful mornin' [Oklahoma!]
Yankee Doodle
Down By The Riverside
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Three Songs Op.10: No.3 I Hear An Army - Allegro con fuoco
Over there
God bless America
Hail to the Chief
King - A Musical Testimony - additional lyrics by Alistair Beaton Based on material by M. Luther King and Richard Nelson: I have a dream (King and Chorus)
Lincoln Portrait, For Speaker And Orchestra
America The Beautiful
Old American Songs Set 1 - Voice and small orchestra (1954): Simple gifts
Sourwood Mountain
Song of Democracy
Old American Songs Set 1 - Voice and piano (1950): 1. The Boatmen's Dance
My Old Kentucky Home
Three Dickinson Songs: 1. As Imperceptibly as Grief
Three Dickinson Songs: 2. Will There Really Be a Morning
Three Dickinson Songs: 3. Good Morning Midnight
The Old Folks At Home
They Call the Wind Maria [Paint Your Wagon]
Oklahoma
On The Town: New York, New York
The Circus Band
West Side Story: America
Charles Rutlage
America (My Country 'Tis Of Thee)

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