A Copland Celebration Vol. 3

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Aaron Copland recorded a vast amount of his own music for Columbia and CBS Masterworks from the 1950s to the '70s, and now Sony Classical -- the heir to those labels' archives -- celebrates the centennial of the composer's birth with these reissues. This two-disc set features William Warfield in the orchestral version of the Old American Songs and Adele Addison in the 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson, along with the first CD release of Copland's recording of his In the Beginning. In another CD premiere, the second disc contains an abridged recording of Copland's opera The Tender Land, with the composer leading the New York Philharmonic, the Choral Art Society, and soloists including Joy Clements, Richard Cassilly, and ...
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Editorial Reviews

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Aaron Copland recorded a vast amount of his own music for Columbia and CBS Masterworks from the 1950s to the '70s, and now Sony Classical -- the heir to those labels' archives -- celebrates the centennial of the composer's birth with these reissues. This two-disc set features William Warfield in the orchestral version of the Old American Songs and Adele Addison in the 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson, along with the first CD release of Copland's recording of his In the Beginning. In another CD premiere, the second disc contains an abridged recording of Copland's opera The Tender Land, with the composer leading the New York Philharmonic, the Choral Art Society, and soloists including Joy Clements, Richard Cassilly, and Norman Treigle. Two other sets, released simultaneously, focus on Copland's Famous Orchestral and Chamber Works and Chamber Music and Rarities.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/7/2000
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 696998932920
  • Catalog Number: 89329
  • Sales rank: 1,957

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–5 Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 1, complete - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (12:22)
  2. 6–10 Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 2, complete - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (13:24)
  3. 11–22 Poems (12) of Emily Dickinson, song cycle for voice & piano (orchestrated 1970 as "Poems (8) of Emily Dickinson") - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (27:58)
  4. 12 In the Beginning, for mezzo-soprano & chorus - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (16:34)
  5. 13 Lark, for baritone & chorus - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (4:54)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Tender Land, opera: Gently flowing - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (1:15)
  2. 2 The Tender Land, opera: Once I thought I'd never grow tall as this fence - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (4:38)
  3. 3 The Tender Land, opera: Do you suppose they're makin' food in there? - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:57)
  4. 4 The Tender Land, opera: We've been north - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:16)
  5. 5 The Tender Land, opera: Halloo, halloo - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (3:38)
  6. 6 The Tender Land, opera: If you boys work as smooth as you talk, we'll make - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:04)
  7. 7 The Tender Land, opera: The Promise of living with hope and thanksgiving - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (4:37)
  8. 8 The Tender Land, opera: Not enough for me, Mrs. Moss - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (3:20)
  9. 9 The Tender Land, opera: Thank you, thank you all - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (3:15)
  10. 10 The Tender Land, opera: Ah, Laurie, you are a puzzle - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (1:35)
  11. 11 The Tender Land, opera: Stomp your foot upon the floor - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:51)
  12. 12 The Tender Land, opera: The World seems still tonight - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (11:01)
  13. 13 The Tender Land, opera: Introduction (Act III) - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:07)
  14. 14 The Tender Land, opera: Daybreak will come in such a short time - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (2:10)
  15. 15 The Tender Land, opera: That's crazy! - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (4:03)
  16. 16 The Tender Land, opera: The sun is coming up as though I'd never seen it r - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (7:10)
  17. 17 The Tender Land, opera: You are strange to me - Aaron Copland & Aaron Copland (6:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Aaron Copland Primary Artist
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