The Story of American Classical Music / Scherer, Et Al

Release Date: 6/21/2005
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: 8558164-65
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Includes work(s) by Edward MacDowell, Charles Ives, John Cage, Michael Torke, Philip Glass, various composers.
Works on This Recording
1. Macbeth: Overture by William Henry Fry
Conductor: Tony Rowe
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862 ; USA
2. Symphonie romantique, RO 255 "La nuit des tropiques": 2nd movement, Festa criolla by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Period: Romantic
Written: 1858-1859 ; Antilles
3. Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 23: Largo - Molto allegro by Edward MacDowell
Performer: Stephen Prutsman (Piano)
Conductor: Arthur Fagen
Orchestra/Ensemble: Washington National Symphony
Period: Romantic
4. Quartet for Piano and Strings in C major, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro comodo by Arthur Foote
Performer: James Barbagallo (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Da Vinci Quartet
5. Angel of Death by George W. Chadwick
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917-1918 ; USA
6. Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 64 "North, East, South, and West": 3rd movement, South by Henry Hadley
Orchestra/Ensemble: Washington National Symphony
7. Concerto for Piano in C sharp minor, Op. 45: 3rd movement, Largo by Amy Marcy Beach
Performer: Alan Feinberg (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
8. Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Performer: Michael Lewin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
9. American Indian Songs (4), Op. 45 no 1: From the land of the sky-blue water by Charles Wakefield Cadman
Performer: Peter Zazofsky (Violin), Paul Posnak (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1909 ; USA
10. Symphony no 2: 4th movement, Lento maestoso by Charles Ives
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
11. The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor: James Sinclair
Orchestra/Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century
12. Country Band March by Charles Ives
Conductor: James Sinclair
Orchestra/Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1903 ; USA
13. King Cotton by John Philip Sousa
Conductor: Keith Brion
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Artillery Band
Period: Romantic
Written: 1895 ; USA
14. Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin
Performer: Alexander Peskanov (Piano)
Conductor: James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1899 ; USA
15. Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor: James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932 ; USA
16. Symphony for 5 Instruments: 3rd movement, Presto by George Antheil
Conductor: Daniel Spalding
Period: 20th Century
17. Incredible Flutist: Spanish Waltz by Walter Piston
Performer: Scott Goff (Flute)
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
18. Billy the Kid: Finale by Aaron Copland
Conductor: James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
19. Kitten on the Keys by Zez Confrey
Performer: Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1921 ; USA
20. New England Triptych: Chester by William Schuman
Conductor: José Serebrier
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1956 ; USA
21. Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24: It has become that time of evening by Samuel Barber
Performer: Karina Gauvin (Soprano)
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
22. Totem Ancestor for Prepared Piano by John Cage
Performer: Boris Berman (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1943 ; USA
23. West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer: Mike Eldred (Voice), Betsi Morrison (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1957 ; USA
24. Trio for Piano and Strings: 3rd movement, With swing by Gunther Schuller
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eaken Piano Trio
25. Symphony no 22, Op. 236 "City of Light": 2nd movement, Angel of Light by Alan Hovhaness
Conductor: Alan Hovhaness
Orchestra/Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
26. Concerto for Piano: 1st movement by Elliott Carter
Performer: Mark Wait (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
27. Concerto for Violin: Introduction by George Rochberg
Performer: Peter Skaerved (Violin)
Period: 20th Century
28. Concerto for Violin: 3rd movement by Philip Glass
Performer: Adele Anthony (Violin)
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1987 ; USA
29. Fanfares (2) for Orchestra: Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1986 ; United States
30. Concerto for Percussion "Rapture": Metals by Michael Torke
Performer: Colin Currie (Percussion)
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
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