Leaving Home, Vol. 5: American Way

Leaving Home, Vol. 5: American Way

     
 

Leaving Home, Volume 5: American Way offers a series of insights on how American composers changed the course of classical and popular music. The documentary includes selections from such famous composers as George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein.See more details below

Overview

Leaving Home, Volume 5: American Way offers a series of insights on how American composers changed the course of classical and popular music. The documentary includes selections from such famous composers as George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/18/2005
UPC:
0807280204193
Rating:
NR
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
0:50:00
Sales rank:
92,871

Special Features

Biographies of the composers; Bonus audio track "Appalachian Spring," picture gallery

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Leaving Home, Vol. 5: The American Way
1. Introduction [:34]
2. George Gershwin - Music That Smells Like New York [7:39]
3. Charles Ives - The Insurance Broker and Devine Composer [5:48]
4. Elliott Carter - America Itself in Music [5:10]
5. Aaron Copland - Through a Particularly American Camera [4:18]
6. Kurt Weill - Melting Pot America [4:12]
7. Leonard Bernstein - The Vibrancy of American Life [4:23]
8. John Cage - An Inventor of Genius [5:25]
9. Morton Feldman - A Kind of Pulsating Stillness [3:34]
10. Terry Riley - A Type of Hypnotic State [3:00]
11. John Adams - An Exhilarating Sense of Flying Motion [6:32]

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