Explore America, Vol. 1

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2003
  • Label: Naxos American
  • UPC: 636943918722
  • Catalog Number: 8559187
  • Sales rank: 267,557


Disc 1
  1. 1 Appalachian Spring, complete ballet (original version for 13 instruments): [Excerpt] - Aaron Copland & Paul Gambil (2:56)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byPaul Gambil
    Performed byPaul Gambil, Nashville Chamber Orchestra
  2. 2 Four American Indian Songs, for voice & piano, Op. 45: No. 1, From the Land of the Sky-Blue Water - Charles Wakefield Cadman & Paul Posnak (2:31)
    Composed byCharles Wakefield Cadman
  3. 3 Adventures in a Perambulator, suite for orchestra: The Hurdy Gurdy - John Alden Carpenter & National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (3:46)
    Composed byJohn Alden Carpenter
    Conducted byJohn McLaughlin Williams
    Performed byNational Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, John McLaughlin Williams
  4. 4 The Nightingale, for voice & piano - Ned Rorem & Ned Rorem (1:10)
    Composed byNed Rorem
    Performed byCarole Farley
  5. 5 Violin Concerto, Op. 14: Presto - Samuel Barber & Marin Alsop (3:57)
    Composed bySamuel Barber
    Conducted byMarin Alsop
    Performed byMarin Alsop, Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  6. 6 String Quartet No. 1: Protestation Quartet - Gloria Coates & Kreutzer Quartet (5:38)
    Composed byGloria Coates
  7. 7 Cello Concerto, Op. 17: Allegro - Alan Hovhaness & Dennis Russell Davies (3:22)
    Composed byAlan Hovhaness
    Conducted byDennis Russell Davies
    Performed byDennis Russell Davies, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  8. 8 Symphony No. 3: The Camp Meeting, for orchestra, S. 3 (K. 1A3): Old Folks Gatherin' - Ives & James Sinclair (7:14)
    Composed byIves
    Conducted byJames Sinclair
    Performed byJames Sinclair
  9. 9 Americanistic Etude for piano, Op. 27 - William Bolcom & George Frederick McKay (2:13)
    Composed byGeorge Frederick McKay
  10. 10 Alexander's Ragtime Band, song: Excerpt - Chestnut Brass Company & Irving Berlin (1:39)
    Composed byIrving Berlin
  11. 11 Hollywood Suite for orchestra: Production Number - Ferde Grofé & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (2:16)
    Composed byFerde Grofé
    Conducted byWilliam T. Stromberg
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, William T. Stromberg, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  12. 12 West Side Story, musical: Tonight - Leonard Bernstein & Kenneth Schermerhorn (3:54)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony
  13. 13 Morning in the Woods, for piano - Leo Ornstein & Janice Weber (6:17)
    Composed byLeo Ornstein
  14. 14 Song to the Dark Virgin - Florence Price & Darryl Taylor (2:09)
    Composed byFlorence Price
    Performed byDarryl Taylor
  15. 15 Rapture, concerto for percussion & orchestra: Drums and Woods [Excerpt] - Michael Torke & Marin Alsop (3:43)
    Composed byMichael Torke
    Conducted byMarin Alsop
    Performed byMarin Alsop, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Colin Currie
  16. 16 The National Game, march for band - John Philip Sousa & Royal Artillery Band (3:13)
    Composed byJohn Philip Sousa
    Conducted byKeith Brion
    Performed byRoyal Artillery Band, Keith Brion
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