Earth Day Heritage: A Celebration in Music and Words / Alsop, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Choir

Release Date: 7/16/2021
Label: Albany
Catalog Number: 1814
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Number of Discs: 1

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Two works honoring Earth Day comprise this distinctive recording. The first, by composer John Harmon, is a symphonic setting of the words of John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Earth Day Founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson with descendants of these men as narrators. The second, Hymn to the Earth by Edward Joseph Collins, is a secular cantata for soloists, choir, and orchestra, praising Mother Earth and the beauty of the four seasons, using a by the composer. A portion of proceeds from this recording will benefit the Wisconsin non-profit Earth/Art Resources, supporting its mission of working at the intersection of Nature and Art toward a sustainable culture, including the fostering of Earth Day values.

Works on This Recording
1. Earth Day Portrait by John Harmon
Conductor: Marin Alsop
2. Hymn to the Earth by Edward Joseph Collins
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Period: 20th Century
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