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America: Brilliant And Bold

Various Artists
$57.95
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Label Name:
ABC Classics
RELEASE DATE: 30/03/2018
8 CD Set

Discover two centuries of brilliant and bold American classical music – music with the majesty to define a nation, the brilliance to change the way we see the world, and the energy to embrace the variety and vastness of the land from which it springs. This collection showcases 9 hours of the most popular masterworks and hidden treasures from a broad, rich and exciting musical heritage. Includes music by Copland, Barber, Ives, Gershwin, Joplin, Adams, Bernstein, Glass, John Williams and many more.

Over 9 hours of music, including complete performances of:
COPLAND
Fanfare for the Common Man
Appalachian Spring

BARBER
Adagio for Strings • Violin Concerto • Dover Beach • Knoxville, Summer of 1915

IVES
Three Places in New England
The Unanswered Question


VARÈSE
Amériques

GERSHWIN
Rhapsody in Blue • An American in Paris

JOPLIN
The Entertainer • Maple Leaf Rag

REICH
Clapping Music • Different Trains

ADAMS
Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Plus highlights from:
COPLAND
Rodeo

BERNSTEIN
Candide • West Side Story

GERSHWIN
Porgy and Bess

GLASS
Etudes for Solo Piano

NANCARROW
Studies for Player Piano

WILLIAMS
Star Wars • E.T. • Raiders of the Lost Ark • Superman

And classics by
Cage Sousa Corigliano Crumb Anderson Lauridsen Whitacre and more

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