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Marlboro Month: Copland

08/03/11 8:00AM

(Barn raising, 1905)
VPR Classical's celebration of the Marlboro Music Festival's 60th anniversary season continues today! We're going to hear a a live Festival performance from July, 2006 of Aaron Copland's classic ballet about an Amish barn-raising: it's "Appalachian Spring" in its original version for 13 instruments.



Marche Ecossaise
Composer: Claude Debussy
(orch. by Debussy)
Ensemble: Orchestre National de O.R.T.F.
Conductor: Jean Martinon
CD/Album: "Debussy-Ravel Orchestral Works"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 75526
Note: ("Scottish March")


Scotts Tunes
Composer: The Lady Margaret Wemyss Book
Soloists: Jakob Lindberg, lute
CD/Album: "Lute Music from Scotland and France"
Record co./Cat #: Bis 201


Cyrano de Bergerac: Overture
Composer: Johan Wagenaar
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: "Wagenaar: Orchestral Works"
Record co./Cat #: London 425833


Piano Sonata #31 in Ab, Op. 110
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Glenn Gould, piano
CD/Album: "The Glenn Gould Legacy, Vol. 2"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 39036


Orchestral Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Berlin Baroque Soloists
Soloists: Emmanuel Pahud, flute
CD/Album: "J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 etc."
Record co./Cat #: EMI 57111


Five Negro Spirituals: A Child of Our Time
Composer: Michael Tippett
Conductor: Stephen Darlington
Soloists: Christ Church Cathedral Choir
CD/Album: "Tippett: Choral Works"
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5266


Appalachian Spring
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: Marlboro Music Festival Orchestra
CD/Album: "Marlboro Music Festival on 7/15/2006"
Record co./Cat #: Marlboro 2006-07-15
Note: (Recorded at the Marlboro Music Festival, 7/15/2006 - Ballet for Martha [Graham])


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VPR Classical's Marlboro 60th anniversary page Marlboro Music Festival
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