Ultimate Copland Album

The Ultimate Copland Album

     
 

The Ultimate Copland Album is actually a pretty good introductory sampler, featuring some of the composer's best-known pieces. "Fanfare for the Common Man" leads off, of course, and major portions of "Rodeo," "Billy the Kid," and "Appalachian Spring" make up the meat of the disc. While it's far from a definitive overview of Copland's music, it's a great place…  See more details below

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The Ultimate Copland Album is actually a pretty good introductory sampler, featuring some of the composer's best-known pieces. "Fanfare for the Common Man" leads off, of course, and major portions of "Rodeo," "Billy the Kid," and "Appalachian Spring" make up the meat of the disc. While it's far from a definitive overview of Copland's music, it's a great place for neophytes to start.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/09/1999
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028946690925
catalogNumber:
466909

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Tracks

  1. Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  2. Saturday Night Waltz  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  3. Hoe-Down  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  4. Simple Gifts  - Carl Davis
  5. Variations on a Shaker Hymn
  6. Grovers Corners (from Our Town)  - Elgar Howarth
  7. Introduction - The open prairie
  8. Street in a frontier town
  9. Mexican dance
  10. Gun Battle
  11. Celebration (After Billy's capture)
  12. The open prairie again
  13. El Salón México, for orchestra  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  14. Very Slowly  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  15. Allegro  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  16. Moderato  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  17. Fast  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  18. Subito Allegro  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  19. As at first (Slowly)  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  20. Doppio movimento  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  21. Moderato - Coda  -  Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Antal Doráti   Conductor
Marilyn Horne   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
London Sinfonietta   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
David Zinman   Conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Elgar Howarth   Conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Track Performer
Carl Davis   Conductor

Technical Credits

Penny Bennett   Art Direction
R. Peter Munves   Liner Notes,Concept
Hirschfeld   Illustrations

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