The Story of American Classical Music

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  • Release Date: 6/21/2005
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943816424
  • Catalog Number: 8558164-65
  • Sales rank: 216,905


Disc 1
  1. 1 Overture to Macbeth - William Henry Fry & Royal Scottish National Orchestra (10:41)
    Composed byWilliam Henry Fry
    Conducted byTony Rowe
    Performed byRoyal Scottish National Orchestra, Tony Rowe
  2. 2 Symphony No. 1: "La nuit des tropiques" (Night in the Tropics), for orchestra, D. 104 (RO 255): Finale: 'Feste Criolla' - Louis Moreau Gottschalk & Richard Rosenberg (6:08)
    Composed byLouis Moreau Gottschalk
    Conducted byRichard Rosenberg
    Performed byRichard Rosenberg, Hot Springs Music Festival
  3. 3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23: Finale: Largo - Molto allegro - Edward MacDowell & Arthur Fagen (7:41)
    Composed byEdward MacDowell
    Conducted byArthur Fagen
    Performed byArthur Fagen, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  4. 4 Piano Quartet in C major, Op.23: Movement 1: Allegro comodo - Arthur Foote & James Barbagallo (6:48)
    Composed byArthur Foote
  5. 5 Angel of Death, symphonic poem for orchestra, L. 2/23 - George Whitefield Chadwick & Kenneth Schermerhorn (13:34)
    Composed byGeorge Whitefield Chadwick
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony
  6. 6 Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 64: Movement 3: South (Allegretto giocoso) - Henry Hadley & National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (6:43)
    Composed byHenry Hadley
    Conducted byJohn McLaughlin Williams
    Performed byNational Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, John McLaughlin Williams
  7. 7 Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op. 45: Movement 3: Largo - Alan Feinberg & Amy Beach (5:30)
    Composed byAmy Beach
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony
  8. 8 Preludes (3), for piano, A. 86-88: Prelude No. 2 - Charles Tomlinson Griffes & Michael Lewin (1:04)
    Composed byCharles Tomlinson Griffes
  9. 9 From the land of the sky blue water - Charles Wakefield Cadman & Paul Posnak (2:38)
    Composed byCharles Wakefield Cadman
  10. 10 Symphony No. 2, for orchestra, S. 2 (K. 1A2): Movement 4: Lento maestoso - Ives & Kenneth Schermerhorn (2:31)
    Composed byIves
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony
  11. 11 The Unanswered Question (I & II), for trumpet, winds & string orchestra, S. 50 (K. 1C25) - Ives & James Sinclair (4:42)
    Composed byIves
    Conducted byJames Sinclair
    Performed byJames Sinclair, Northern Sinfonia Chorus
  12. 12 Country Band March, for theater orchestra, S. 36 (K. 1C14) - Ives & James Sinclair (4:20)
    Composed byIves
    Conducted byJames Sinclair
    Performed byJames Sinclair, Northern Sinfonia Chorus
  13. 13 King Cotton, march for band - John Philip Sousa & Royal Artillery Band (3:00)
    Composed byJohn Philip Sousa
    Conducted byKeith Brion
    Performed byRoyal Artillery Band, Keith Brion
  14. 14 Maple Leaf Rag, for piano - Scott Joplin & Alexander Peskanov (3:10)
    Composed byScott Joplin
Disc 2
  1. 1 Cuban Overture - George Gershwin & James Judd (10:45)
    Composed byGeorge Gershwin
    Conducted byJames Judd
    Performed byJames Judd, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  2. 2 Symphony for Five Instruments, for flute, bassoon, trumpet, trombone & viola (2nd Version, a.k.a. "Quintette"), W. 129b: Movement 3: Presto - George Antheil & Hannah Davies (2:33)
    Composed byGeorge Antheil
    Conducted byDaniel Spalding
    Performed byPhiladelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Spalding
  3. 3 The Incredible Flutist, ballet suite for orchestra: Spanish Waltz - Walter Piston & Scott Goff (1:09)
    Composed byWalter Piston
    Conducted byGerard Schwarz
    Performed byGerard Schwarz, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  4. 4 Billy the Kid, orchestral suite from the ballet: Finale - Aaron Copland & James Judd (3:26)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byJames Judd
    Performed byJames Judd, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  5. 5 Kitten on the Keys, for piano - Zez Confrey & Eteri Andjaparidze (2:36)
    Composed byZez Confrey
  6. 6 New England Triptych, 3 pieces for orchestra or band: Movement 3: Chester - José Serebrier & William Schuman (3:21)
    Composed byWilliam Schuman
    Conducted byJosé Serebrier
    Performed byJosé Serebrier, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  7. 7 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, for high voice & orchestra (rev. for voice & chamber orchestra), Op. 24: Orchestral Introduction - 'It has become that time - Samuel Barber & Marin Alsop (3:48)
    Composed bySamuel Barber
    Conducted byMarin Alsop
    Performed byMarin Alsop, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Karina Gauvin
  8. 8 Totem Ancestor, for prepared piano - John Cage & Boris Berman (2:08)
    Composed byJohn Cage
  9. 9 West Side Story, musical: Act 1: Tonight - Leonard Bernstein & Kenneth Schermerhorn (3:58)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony, Mike Eldred, Betsi Morrison
  10. 10 Trio for piano, violin, & cello: Movement 3: With Swing - Gunther Schuller & Eaken Piano Trio (3:29)
    Composed byGunther Schuller
  11. 11 Symphony No.22 ("City of Light"), Op. 236: Movement 2: Angel of Light (Largo) - Alan Hovhaness & Alan Hovhaness (3:58)
    Composed byAlan Hovhaness
    Conducted byAlan Hovhaness
    Performed byAlan Hovhaness, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  12. 12 Piano Concerto: Movement 1 - Elliott Carter & Kenneth Schermerhorn (10:57)
    Composed byElliott Carter
    Conducted byKenneth Schermerhorn
    Performed byKenneth Schermerhorn, Nashville Symphony
  13. 13 Violin Concerto (rev. 2001 by Lyndon-Gee with composer): Introduction - George Rochberg & Christopher Lyndon-Gee (6:56)
    Composed byGeorge Rochberg
    Conducted byChristopher Lyndon-Gee
    Performed byChristopher Lyndon-Gee, Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
  14. 14 Violin Concerto: Movement 3 - Philip Glass & Ulster Orchestra (9:30)
    Composed byPhilip Glass
    Conducted byTakuo Yuasa
    Performed byUlster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa
  15. 15 Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra - John Adams & Marin Alsop (4:10)
    Composed byJohn Adams
    Conducted byMarin Alsop
    Performed byMarin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  16. 16 Rapture, concerto for percussion & orchestra: Movement 3: Metals (extract) - Michael Torke & Marin Alsop (6:29)
    Composed byMichael Torke
    Conducted byMarin Alsop
    Performed byMarin Alsop, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Colin Currie
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