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Copland: The Tender Land / Brunelle, Plymouth Music Series


Release Date: 09/23/1992 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 59253   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aaron Copland
Performer:  Janis HardyLeRoy LehrDan DressenJames Bohn,   ... 
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Plymouth Music Series OrchestraPlymouth Music Series Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This CD was originally released as Virgin Classics 59207. This CD was originally released as Virgin Classics 59207. Read less

Works on This Recording

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The Tender Land by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Janis Hardy (Alto), LeRoy Lehr (Bass), Dan Dressen (Tenor),
James Bohn (Bass), Maria Jette (Soprano), Elisabeth Comeaux (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Plymouth Music Series Orchestra,  Plymouth Music Series Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954/1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theatre, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 106 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

The Tender Land, ACT ONE: Prelude
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene One: The front yard of the Moss home (Beth, Ma Moss)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene One: 'Two little bits of metal' (Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene One: The arrival of the postman (Beth, Mr. Splinters, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Two: Opening the package (Beth, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Two: 'This is like the dress I never had' (Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Two: Dance and exit (Beth, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Three: Laurie's entrance: 'Once I thought I'd never grow' (Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Three: Ma's entrance (Ma, Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Three: 'Remember the boy that used to call'; Ma's exit (Laurie, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Four: Entrance of Martin and Top (Top, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Four: Martin and Top enter the farmyard (Martin, Top, Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Four: Duet: 'We've been north' (Martin, Top)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Four: Grandpa meets the boys (Grandpa, Top, Laurie, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Four: Trio: 'A stranger may seem strange that's true' (Martin, Top, Grandpa)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Five: The invitation (Grandpa, Laurie, Ma, Top, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT ONE, Scene Five: Quintet: 'The promise of living' (Martin, Laurie, Ma, Grandpa, Top)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene One: The supper ends (Top, Mrs. Jenks, Martin, Chorus)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene One: Grandpa's toast: 'Try makin' peace' (Grandpa, Mr. Jenks, Chorus)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene One: Laurie's reply: 'Thank you, thank you all' (Laurie, Grandpa, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene One: The invitation to dance (Ma, Top, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene One: The dance: 'Stomp your feet upon the floor' (Chorus)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Two: Dance music and dialogue (Ma, Mr. Splinters)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: Top' song: 'As I was goin' a-courtin' (Top, Grandpa, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: The dancing resumes (Mrs. Splinters, Top, Martin, Laurie, Grandpa)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: Duet: 'You dance real well!' (Martin, Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: 'Laurie, you know, Laurie' (Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: Duet: ' In love, in love' (Laurie, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Three: 'The Tender Land' (Laurie, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Four: Grandpa's confrontation (Grandpa, Laurie, Ma, Top, Martin, Mr. Splinters)
The Tender Land, ACT TWO, Scene Four: Party Farewell (Mrs. Jenks, Mrs. Splinters, Ma, Mr. Splinters, Mr. Jenks, Grandpa)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE: Introduction
The Tender Land, ACT THREE: Entr'acte: Martin alone
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene One: Duet: 'Laurie, Laurie ...' (Martin, Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene One: Martin alone: 'Daylight will come in such short time' (Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene One: Dialogue (Top, Martin)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene One: Top's aria: 'That's crazy' and exit of Martin and Top (Martin, Top)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE: Interlude: Daybreak
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene Two: 'The sun is coming up' (Laurie)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene Two: Laurie's farewell: (Beth, Laurie, Ma)
The Tender Land, ACT THREE, Scene Two: 'All thinking's done' (Ma)

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