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Copland: Four Unpublished Cello Pieces / Terry King


Release Date: 02/27/2001 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1076   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinPaul CrestonGregor PiatigorskyAaron Copland,   ... 
Performer:  Terry KingShizue SanoJohn Jensen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The present program serves to demonstrate the lively diversity of the American musical heritage. The immediate lineage of all these composers came from other lands, and the European influences are reflected in much of the material heard here. This is the third in Terry King's ground-breaking series "Cello America" on the Music & Arts label which earned critical praise worldwide. King, a protégé of the legendary Gregor Piatigorsky, has been called "a wonderful cellist" and "a master player" by the New York Times. Many prominent American composers have written works for him as well as entrusted him with premieres, including Roy Harris, Virgil Thomson, Halsey Stevens, Paul Creston, Lou Harrison, Read more Lukas Foss, Otto Luening, and Lalo Schifrin. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), Shizue Sano (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/22/2000 
Venue:  Longy School of Music, Boston, MA 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Aaron Copland 
2.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Shizue Sano (Piano), Terry King (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/22/2000 
Venue:  Longy School of Music, Boston, MA 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Aaron Copland 
3.
Suite for Cello and Piano, Op. 66 by Paul Creston
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), John Jensen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 18 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4.
Prayer by Gregor Piatigorsky
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), John Jensen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 10/28/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
5.
Syrinx by Gregor Piatigorsky
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), John Jensen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 10/27/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6.
Stroll by Gregor Piatigorsky
Performer:  John Jensen (Piano), Terry King (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 10/28/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7.
Lament by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), Shizue Sano (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/22/2000 
Venue:  Longy School of Music, Boston, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8.
Poème by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), Shizue Sano (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/22/2000 
Venue:  Longy School of Music, Boston, MA 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Cello solo by Otto Luening
Performer:  Terry King (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1993 
Venue:  Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin 
Length: 12 Minutes 15 Secs. 
10.
Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), John Jensen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/27/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Terry King 
11.
Preludio for Cello and Piano by Gregor Piatigorsky
Performer:  Terry King (Cello), John Jensen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/28/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
12.
Suite for Cello and Piano by Nicholas Slonimsky
Performer:  John Jensen (Piano), Terry King (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/27/1995 
Venue:  Wartburg College Chapel, Waverly, Iowa 
Length: 12 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

24 Preludes, Op. 28 (arr. A. Copland): No. 4 in E minor
24 Preludes, Op. 28 (arr. A. Copland): No. 6 in B minor
Suite, Op. 66: I. Prelude
Suite, Op. 66: II. Scherzino
Suite, Op. 66: III. Cantilena
Suite, Op. 66: IV. Tarantella
Preludio
Prayer
Syrinx
Stroll
Lament
Poeme
Suite for Cello and Piano: I. Andante
Suite for Cello and Piano: II. Tempo di valse, ma pesante
Suite for Cello and Piano: III. Lirico
Suite for Cello and Piano: IV. Ritmico e giusto, dodecafonico
Suite for Cello and Piano: V. Grazioso, piacevole
Suite for Cello and Piano: VI. Agitato
Cello Sonata: I. Moderato
Cello Sonata: II. Allegro energico
Cello Sonata: III. Allegro molto
Cello Sonata: IV. Lamentoso
Cello Sonata: V. Allegro molto
3 Preludes (arr. T. King): No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
3 Preludes (arr. T. King): No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato
3 Preludes (arr. T. King): No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso

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