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Copland: Orchestral & Ballet Works, 1936-1948
     

Copland: Orchestral & Ballet Works, 1936-1948

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by Aaron Copland
 

Product Details

Release Date:
01/18/1991
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074644655926
catalogNumber:
46559
Rank:
5582

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. El Salón México, for orchestra  (11:28)
  2. An Outdoor Overture, for orchestra or band  (09:01)
  3. Billy the Kid, orchestral suite from the ballet

    1. Introduction: The Open Prairie  (03:21)
    2. Street in a Frontier Town  (06:36)
    3. Prairie Night (Card Game at Night)  (03:08)
    4. Gun Battle  (02:28)
    5. Celebration (after Billy's Capture)  (02:15)
    6. Billy's Death  (01:28)
    7. The Open Prairie Again  (01:49)
  4. Quiet City, for English horn, trumpet & strings (from the incidental music)  (09:52)
  5. John Henry, railroad ballad for orchestra or chamber orchestra  (04:03)
  6. Our Town, suite from the film score for orchestra  (11:05)
  7. Las Agachadas (The Shake-down Song), for soprano, alto, tenor, bass & chorus  (03:08)
  8. Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3)  (03:15)

Disc 2

  1. Rodeo, selections from the ballet (including "Four Dance Episodes")

    1. 1. Buckaroo Holiday  (07:48)
    2. 2. Corral Nocturne  (03:51)
    3. 3. Saturday Night Waltz  (04:43)
    4. 4. Hoedown  (03:34)
  2. Music for Movies, suite for orchestra

    1. New England Countryside (from the City)  (06:12)
    2. Barley Wagons (from Of Mice and Men)  (02:34)
    3. Sunday Traffic (from The City)  (02:42)
    4. Grovers Corners (from Our Town)  (03:10)
    5. Threshing Machines (from Of Mice and Men)  (03:05)
  3. Appalachian Spring, concert suite for full orchestra

    1. Very Slow  (02:45)
    2. Fast  (03:03)
    3. Moderato  (03:37)
    4. Fast  (03:30)
    5. Still Faster  (04:05)
    6. As at first (slowly)  (01:06)
    7. Calm and flowing (Shaker tune: Simple Gifts)  (03:12)
    8. Moderato; Coda  (03:25)
  4. Letter from Home, for dance orchestra  (07:22)
  5. Danzón Cubano, for 2 pianos (or orchestra [1945])  (07:11)

Disc 3

  1. Lincoln Portrait, for speaker & orchestra

    1. Lento  (04:17)
    2. Subito allegro  (03:29)
    3. 'Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history..."  (07:22)
  2. Symphony No. 3

    1. 1. Molto moderato-with simple expression  (10:23)
    2. 2. Allegro molto  (08:49)
    3. 3. Andantino quasi allegretto  (09:54)
    4. 4. Molto deliberato  (14:50)
  3. Clarinet Concerto  (16:55)

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