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Dinner Classics - An American Picnic


Release Date: 04/07/1992 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 48257   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Scott JoplinFerde GroféAaron CoplandGeorge Gershwin,   ... 
Performer:  John Steele RitterJean-Pierre RampalTommy JohnsonShelly Manne,   ... 
Conductor:  Andre KostelanetzAaron CoplandMichel ColombierLazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz OrchestraColumbia Chamber OrchestraOrchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin
Performer:  John Steele Ritter (Piano), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Tommy Johnson (Tuba),
Shelly Manne (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Steele Ritter 
2.
Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail by Ferde Grofé
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
3.
Appalachian Spring: Excerpt(s) by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4.
Bethena by Scott Joplin
Performer:  John Steele Ritter (Piano), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Steele Ritter 
5.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  John Steele Ritter (Piano), Randy Kerber (Synthesizer), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Steele Ritter, Michel Colombier 
6.
Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  James Walker (Alto Flute), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Conductor:  Michel Colombier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Michel Colombier 
7.
The Entertainer by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Tommy Johnson (Tuba), John Steele Ritter (Piano), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Steele Ritter 
8.
Music for Movies: The Story of Grover's Corners by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
9.
Souvenir d'Amerique on "Yankee Doodle", Op. 17 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Conductor:  Lazar Gosman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Richards 
10.
Rhapsody in Blue: Andante by George Gershwin
Performer:  Ivan Davis (Piano)
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
11.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Conductor:  Michel Colombier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michel Colombier 
12.
Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 3, Saturday Night Waltz by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
14.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Summertime from Porgy and Bess (Excerpt)
Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring (Excerpt)
III. Saturday Night Waltz (Excerpt)
IV. Hoedown (Excerpt)
Maple Leaf Rag
On the Trail from Grand Canyon Suite (Excerpt)
Very Slowly; Allegro from Appalachian Spring (Original Version) (Excerpt)
Bethena: A Concert Waltz
II. Andante con moto e poco rubato from Preludes for Piano (Excerpt)
Bess, You Is My Woman Now from Porgy and Bess (Excerpt)
The Entertainer: A Ragtime Two Step
Grovers Corners from Music for Movies (Excerpt)
Souvenir d'Amérique, on "Yankee Doodle", Op.17
Andante from Rhapsody in Blue (Excerpt)

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